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PASADENA, Calif. (September 28, 2016) – The finalists for the 2017 Tournament of Roses Royal Court were presented today at Tournament House.Nearly 1000 people participated in the interview process and seven of the 34 finalists will be named to the 2017 Royal Court on October 4, 2016. The Tournament’s Queen and Court Committee made its selections based on a number of criteria including poise, speaking ability, academic achievement, and community and school involvement. Top row, from left... Read More
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Sep
PASADENA, Calif. (September 15, 2016) – The Tournament of Roses has selected Phil Rulloda, Ronnie Siegel and Carol Togneri to be float judges for the 128th Rose Parade® presented by Honda. The judges will grant awards based on many criteria including creative design, floral craftsmanship, artistic merit, computerized animation, thematic interpretation, floral and color presentation and dramatic impact.The Tournament of Roses will announce the award-winning floats the morning of January 2, 2017... Read More
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Jul
PASADENA, Calif. (July 26, 2016) – Applications for the 2017 Tournament of Roses Royal Court will be available August 1 via the Tournament of Roses website. Young women from the Pasadena area who meet the eligibility requirements are encouraged to apply and participate in one of the initial interview sessions on September 10 and 12 at Tournament House.To be eligible, an individual must be an unmarried female resident of the Pasadena Area Community College District; be a senior in high school or... Read More
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Jul
PASADENA, Calif. (July 21, 2016) – Tournament of Roses® 2017 President Brad Ratliff is proud to announce 20 outstanding equestrian groups to ride in the 128th Rose Parade presented by Honda, themed “Echoes of Success.”The equestrian groups selected are (listed alphabetically):1st Cavalry Division Horse Cavalry Detachment (Fort Hood, Texas)Backcountry Horsemen of California – Mid-Valley Unit (Sonora, California)Budweiser Clydesdales (St. Louis, Missouri)California Highway Patrol Mounted... Read More
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Feb
PASADENA, Calif. (Feb. 18, 2016) – Pasadena Tournament of Roses® 2017 President Brad Ratliff today announced 19 of the 21 marching bands that will participate in the 128th Rose Parade presented by Honda, themed “Echoes of Success.” The bands hail from across the United States as well as from Japan and Mexico. The two bands not yet announced will be from the universities competing in the 103rd Rose Bowl Game® presented by Northwestern Mutual. They will be added to the lineup when those... Read More
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Jan
PASADENA, Calif. (Jan. 21, 2016) – In a ceremony this evening, the Pasadena Tournament of Roses® Board of Directors confirmed Brad Ratliff as president for the 2016-2017 Tournament year.  Ratliff will provide leadership for the 128th Rose Parade® presented by Honda and the 103rd Rose Bowl Game® presented by Northwestern Mutual on Monday, January 2, 2017.Ratliff announced “Echoes of Success” as the theme for the 128th Rose Parade. “Echoes of Success celebrates those... Read More
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Jan
PASADENA, Calif. (January 1, 2016) -- Today, The Tournament of Roses announced the 24 floats awarded official honors in the 127th Rose Parade presented by Honda.  These awards recognize excellence in a variety of categories and specifications.The 2016 Rose Parade float award-winners are (alphabetically):  AWARDDESCRIPTIONPARTICIPANT NAMETHEME BUILDERUNIT #AnimationBest animation and motion.Sierra Madre Rose Float AssociationRollin' On The RiverSelf-Built73Bob Hope HumorMost... Read More
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Dec
Learn all about the 2016 Rose Parade and find exclusive behind-the-scene photos, videos, parade trivia and more with our Official Digital Rose Parade Program. The Digital Parade Program for tablets and smart phones is now available for free download in the Mac App Store (iPad version), Mac App Store (iPhone version), and in Google Play.You can also access a digital version for all internet browsers HERE.

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Nov
PASADENA, Calif. (November 17, 2015) – The Pasadena Tournament of Roses® has announced the 44 float entries that will participate in the 127th Rose Parade presented by Honda, themed “Find Your Adventure.”The floats, listed with the builder are (alphabetically by participating company or organization):AIDS Healthcare Foundation, Fiesta Parade FloatsAmerican Armenian Rose Float Association, Inc., Phoenix Decorating CompanyAmerican Honda, Phoenix Decorating CompanyThe Bachelor, Fiesta Parade... Read More
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Nov
PASADENA, Calif. (November 10, 2015) – Award-winning filmmaker Ken Burns, who has directed and produced some of the most admired documentaries about the history of the United States, was announced today as the 2016 Tournament of Roses Grand Marshal. Throughout his almost 40-year career making documentary films, Burns, age 62, has been honored with countless awards, including 14 Emmy® Awards, two Grammy® Awards and two Oscar® nominations. Burns will ride in the 127th Rose Parade® presented by... Read More

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