2011 Tournament of Roses® Highlights
The 2011 Rose Parade and Rose Bowl Game delighted audiences across the world. In tune with its theme Building Dreams, Friendships & Memories, the 122nd Rose Parade presented by Honda featured an array of spectacular floats, bands and equestrians led by cooking icon and Grand Marshal Paula Deen. The parade captivated audiences both far and wide, as all turned to Pasadena to see new records being set as one float was deemed “World’s Heaviest Float”, the beautiful pageantry, spirited marching bands, and talented equestrians. The 97th Rose Bowl Game presented by VIZIO featured no. 3-ranked Texas Christian University defeating no. 5-ranked University of Wisconsin in a non-traditional Big Ten versus Mountain West Conference match-up. The TCU Horned Frogs were victorious against the Badgers with a 21-19 win.