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Aug
PASADENA, Calif. (August 22, 2013) – Applications for the 2013-2014 Tournament of Roses Royal Court are now available online at the Tournament’s website. Young women from the Pasadena area who meet the eligibility requirements are encouraged to apply and participate in one of the initial tryout sessions on September 14 or 16. The month-long selection process will culminate with the announcement of the Royal Court on October 7, and then the announcement and coronation of the 96th Rose Queen on... Read More
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Aug
PASADENA, Calif. (August 13, 2013) – Free tours of Tournament House, part of the operating headquarters of the Pasadena Tournament of Roses® Association, which oversees the annual Rose Parade® presented by Honda and Rose Bowl Game® presented by VIZIO, will conclude for the year at the end of this month. The last tours of 2013 will be offered, at no cost, on August 15, 22 and 29, at 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. Reservations are not required except for groups of 15 or more. Located at 391 S.... Read More
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Jul
PASADENA, Calif. – The Pasadena Tournament of Roses®, in a joint effort with Legacy Connections, is proud to announce the launch of the Brick Campaign at the Rose Bowl Stadium. The Brick Campaign will allow fans of the Rose Bowl Game® and Rose Bowl Stadium to purchase personalized pavers and bricks that will be incorporated into the iconic plaza in front of Gate A, leading to the main entrance of the stadium. “We are excited to invite college football fans to celebrate the 100th edition of... Read More
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Jul
PASADENA, Calif. (July 10, 2013) – The Tournament of Roses® Foundation has elected Nancy Neal Davis as its new president. In addition, Tournament of Roses Association members Gerald Freeny and Karen Palmersheim will join the board, as will Norma Garcia Kachigian and Jerri Price-Gaines. Outgoing president Jacqueline Howard remains on the board, as do Dave Davis, Mike Hagedorn, Lance Tibbet and Mike Ward. Katherine Martinez Kleine and Ciran Hadjian will continue as Vice President and Treasurer... Read More
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May
PASADENA, Calif. (May 30, 2013) – Pasadena Tournament of Roses® Foundation President Jacqueline Howard distributed grant checks totaling $100,000 to 28 civic, educational and cultural organizations in the San Gabriel Valley at the Tournament of Roses Foundation Grant Award Reception held yesterday at Tournament House. Seven of the 28 organizations funded are first-time grant recipients. These organizations are Boys & Girls Club of the Foothills, Los Angeles Wilderness Training, Pasadena... Read More
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Apr
PASADENA, Calif. (April 30, 2013) – The Pasadena Tournament of Roses® Association and Miracle-Gro® have partnered to improve and enhance parks in the city of Pasadena through a project dubbed “White Suits Green Thumbs” – “white suits” being a reference to the traditional New Year’s Day uniform of Association volunteer members – that will have members digging, planting and utilizing Miracle-Gro products in three parks on Saturday, May 4. A fourth park will undergo a more extensive transformation... Read More
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Apr
PASADENA, Calif. – The Tournament of Roses along with its partners, the Big Ten and Pac-12 Conferences, and the Bowl Championship Series unveiled a series of new programs including a new logo and modifications to the champion’s trophy to commemorate the 100th Rose Bowl Game presented by VIZIO. “As the first postseason bowl to reach 100 games, we are excited to mark this momentous occasion with enhancements to some of our iconic marks,” Tournament of Roses Executive Director William B. Flinn... Read More
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Feb
PASADENA, Calif. (Feb. 20, 2013) – Pasadena Tournament of Roses® President R. Scott Jenkins today announced 18 of the 20 marching bands that will participate in the 125th Rose Parade® presented by Honda, themed “Dreams Come True.” They hail from all across the United States – including Alaska and Hawaii – as well as from outside the country. The two bands not yet announced will be from the universities competing in the Rose Bowl Game® presented by VIZIO. They will be added to the lineup when... Read More
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Feb
PASADENA, Calif. (Feb. 4, 2013) – Tournament House, part of the operating headquarters of the Pasadena Tournament of Roses Association®, which oversees the annual Rose Parade® presented by Honda and Rose Bowl Game® presented by VIZIO, will re-open for weekly public tours on Feb. 7. Tours will be offered, at no cost, each Thursday, at 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. through August 29. Reservations are not required except for groups of 15 or more. Located at 391 S. Orange Grove Blvd, the house was once the... Read More
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Jan
PASADENA, Calif. (Jan. 17, 2013) – In a ceremony this evening, the Pasadena Tournament of Roses® Association’s Board of Directors confirmed R. Scott Jenkins as president for the 2013-2014 Tournament year. Jenkins will provide leadership for the 125th Rose Parade® presented by Honda and the 100th Rose Bowl Game® presented by VIZIO on Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014.
Jenkins revealed “Dreams Come True” as the theme for the 125th Rose Parade. “The 2014 theme is a reminder that not only is it... Read More

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