The tentative order for the 2012 National Convention parade has been determined and is available online. The Department of the Philippines will lead the foreign posts contingent, while the Department of Florida starts off the procession of domestic departments. Parade order is determined by the following criteria:
• All departments that achieved an all-time high (with DMS) for the current year by the June 14 membership report. They will be in the order of attainment, followed by:
• All departments that achieved an all-time high (with DMS) for the previous year in order of consecutive years of achievement, followed by:
• All other departments in order of their appearance on the June 14 membership report (without DMS), followed by:
• The host department.