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Oct
PASADENA, Calif. (October 30, 2017) – Actor and humanitarian Gary Sinise, who is most famously known for his portrayal of Lt. Dan Taylor in the landmark film Forrest Gump, was announced today as the 2018 Tournament of Roses Grand Marshal. Sinise will ride in the 129th Rose Parade® presented by Honda, themed “Making A Difference” and participate in the pre-game celebration of the College Football Playoff Semifinal at the Rose Bowl Game presented by Northwestern Mutual both are held on... Read More
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Oct
        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 eight, Penn State quarterback Trace McSorley and Washington State quarterback Luke Falk were selected by the 17-person committee.Big Ten Player of the Week
Trace McSorley, Penn State
Jr., QB... Read More
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Oct
PASADENA, Calif. (October 18, 2017) – Today the Tournament of Roses named Isabella Marie Marez as the 100th Rose Queenat the Announcement and Coronation ceremony presented by Citizens Business Bank. The event took place at the Pasadena Playhouse and was hosted by radio personality Ellen K of KOST 103.5FM. The announcement follows a month-long selection process with nearly 1000 people participating in interviews.2018 Rose Queen Isabella and the Royal Court will attend numerous community and... Read More
16
Oct
        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 seven, Ohio State quarterback J.T. Barrett and California linebacker Jordan Kunaszyk were selected by the 17-person committee. Big Ten Player of the Week
J.T. Barrett, Ohio State
Sr., QB... Read More
12
Oct
PASADENA, Calif. (October 12, 2017) – The Pasadena Tournament of Roses® has announced the 39 float entries that will participate in the 129th Rose Parade presented by Honda, themed “Making A Difference,” on Monday, January 1, 2018.     The floats, listed with the builder, are alphabetical by participating company or organization:24 Hour Fitness (AES)Ag PhD TV and Radio (AES)AIDS Healthcare Foundation (Fiesta Parade Floats)American Armenian Rose Float Association, Inc. (... Read More
09
Oct
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 six, Michigan State safety David Dowell and Arizona quarterback Khalil Tate were selected by the 17-person committee.Big Ten Player of the Week
David Dowell, Michigan State
So., S, North Ridgeville, Ohio▪ Intercepted two passes and... Read More
03
Oct
The Rose Bowl Game® presented by Northwestern Mutual, in conjunction with the National Football Foundation, honored coaches with its “Coaches Making A Difference” contest. From October 3 through December 4, individuals nominated high school coaches that have made a difference in the lives of student-athletes in their community. The grand prize winner received a trip to the “Granddaddy of Them All,” the Rose Bowl Game, on January 1, 2018. This year’s game will play host to a College Football... Read More
02
Oct
        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 five, Wisconsin safety D’Cota Dixon and Stanford running back Bryce Love were selected by the 17-person committee. Big Ten Player of the Week
D’Cota Dixon, Wisconsin
Jr., S, Oak Hill,... Read More
02
Oct
PASADENA, Calif. (October 2, 2017) – Today the Tournament of Roses announced the seven members of the 2018 Royal Court. The Royal Court will attend numerous community and media functions, as ambassadors of the Tournament of Roses and the Pasadena community at large. The grand finale for the 2018 Royal Court will be riding on a float in the 129th Rose Parade® presented by Honda and attending the College Football Semifinal at theRose Bowl Game® presented by Northwestern Mutual, both on Monday,... Read More
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Sep
PASADENA, Calif. (September 27, 2017) – Before the final round of interviews, the 37 finalists for the 2018 Royal Court took a group photo on the front steps of Tournament House.Nearly 1000 people participated in the interview process and seven of the 37 finalists will be named to the 2018 Royal Court on October 2, 2017. The Tournament of Roses’ Queen and Court Committee made its selections based on a number of criteria including poise, speaking ability, academic achievement, youth leadership,... Read More

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