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Jan
PASADENA, Calif. (Jan. 19, 2018) – The Pasadena Tournament of Roses® Board of Directors has confirmed Gerald Freeny as President for the 2018-2019 Tournament of Roses year.  Freeny will provide leadership for the 130th Rose Parade® presented by Honda and the Rose Bowl Game® presented by Northwestern Mutual on Tuesday, January 1, 2019.Freeny announced “The Melody of Life” as the Pasadena Tournament of Roses theme to encourage creativity in float entries, marching bands and equestrian... Read More
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Jan
PASADENA, Calif. (Jan. 19, 2018) – The Tournament of Roses announced the 2018-2019 leadership and organizational structure. Terry Madigan, a volunteer member since 1993, was elected to the Executive Committee and will serve as the Tournament of Roses President in 2026.  He will provide leadership for the 137th Rose Parade® and the 112th Rose Bowl Game® on January 1, 2026.Madigan was appointed a Tournament of Roses Chair in 2010 and a Director in 2013.  He has served as Committee Chair... Read More
12
Jan
 Official 2019 Tournament of Roses Travel Packages are now available through PRIMESPORT, the Official Fan-to-Fan Ticket Exchange, Hospitality and Corporate Travel Partner of the Rose Bowl Game.The 2018 Playoff Semifinal at the Rose Bowl Game presented by Northwestern Mutual proved to be one of the most exciting in the history of the iconic event with Georgia defeating Oklahoma, 54-48, for a spot to play for the National Championship. The 2018 Rose Parade made a global statement operating... Read More
01
Jan
PASADENA, Calif. (January 1, 2018) -- Today, the Tournament of Roses announced the 24 floats awarded official honors in the 129th Rose Parade presented by Honda.  These awards recognize excellence in a variety of categories and specifications.The 2018 Rose Parade float award-winners are (alphabetically): AwardDescriptionParticipantThemeBuilderSweepstakesMost beautiful entry: encompassing float design, floral presentation and entertainmentSingpoli American BDRising Above ... Read More
20
Dec
Experience America's New Year Celebration with the first official event app for mobile devices!-Access information about the 2018 Rose Parade, Decorating Places, Equestfest, Bandfest and Post Parade
-View the full parade lineup and learn more about our participants
-See maps and purchase event tickets
-Follow the latest updates from all the Rose Parade social media accounts
-Get instant alerts and notificationsThe "Tournament of Roses Event App" is now available for FREE download in... Read More
18
Dec
The Pasadena Tournament of Roses® Foundation will be sponsoring a booth at this year's Post Parade: A "Showcase of Floats" on January 1st through 2nd. Please stop by to visit for a chance to win a “Making A Difference” prize basket. Two (2) winners will be chosen from all the entries with one winner will receive 4 Disneyland Tickets and the second winner will receive 4 Rose Parade tickets for the 2019 Rose Parade.  No purchase necessary to enter.  If you cannot enter in person, please... Read More
08
Dec
PASADENA, Calif. (December 7, 2017) – The Tournament of Roses® is thrilled to announce talent for the Opening Show presented by Honda and the Closing Show presented by Wells Fargo for the 129th Rose Parade; Todrick Hall and Andy Grammer.The Tournament of Roses’ theme, “Making A Difference,” motivated every note of this year's Opening Show. YouTube sensation and Broadway star, Todrick Hall, leads a spectacular cast and crew of over 100 dancers and musicians through a mesmerizing, heart-racing... Read More
03
Dec
 The No. 2 CFP-ranked Oklahoma Sooners, champion of the Big 12 Conference, and the No. 3 CFP-ranked Georgia Bulldogs, champion of the SEC Conference, have been selected to play in the College Football Playoff Semifinal at the Rose Bowl Game presented by Northwestern Mutual at 1 p.m. PT/4 p.m. ET, on January 1, 2018, at the Rose Bowl Stadium.

“The Tournament of Roses is excited to host Oklahoma and Georgia at this year’s Playoff Semifinal at the Rose Bowl Game,” said Rose Bowl... Read More
30
Nov
The Pasadena Police Department will begin closing the route used for the annual Rose Parade effective 10 p.m., Sunday, December 31, 2017. The closures will occur along Colorado Boulevard, at Orange Grove Boulevard, east to Sierra Madre Boulevard; and up Sierra Madre Boulevard to Paloma Street.The earlier closure time for most of the route is being done to enhance public safety and provide for a more efficient deployment of public safety resources. Key intersections will be staffed by law... Read More
27
Nov
        Throughout the 2017 college football season, the Tournament of Roses and the Rose Bowl Game Football Committee will select players from each partner conference as the Big Ten and Pac-12 Player of the Week.For their outstanding performances in week 13, Purdue running back Markell Jones and UCLA wide receiver Jordan Lasley were selected by the 17-person committee. Big Ten Player of the Week
Markell Jones, Purdue
Jr., RB, Columbus, Ind.▪... Read More

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