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Posted on: June 7, 2021

[ARCHIVED] Bearkats Championship Parade& Celebration


The City of Huntsville will host a community celebration and parade honoring the 2020 NCAA Division I Football National Champion Sam Houston Bearkats on Monday, June 28 at 6:30 p.m.

The parade will follow the traditional route of beginning at 19th Street, traveling down Sam Houston Avenue, turning west on 11th Street, and ending at Ray Black Drive. The parade will make a brief stop at the Walker County Courthouse for the reading of proclamations from Mayor Andy Brauninger and County Judge Danny Pierce.

KSAM’s voice of the Bearkats, Rob Hipp, will serve as the event’s Master of Ceremonies and will formally introduce the National Champions.

“We are encouraging everyone to attend the parade or to submit an entry to participate. This is a community event and we want the community to show support and be involved,” says City of Huntsville Tourism Manager, Tracy Rikard.

The parade’s theme will be “Bearkat Spirit” and participants are encouraged to decorate their entries in Bearkat Orange and White. Trophies will be awarded for “Most Creative”, “Most Spirited”, and “Best Use of Theme.”

To submit an entry please visit

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