Press Releases

01
Nov
PASADENA, Calif. (November 1, 2013) – The Pasadena Tournament of Roses® Foundation is now accepting applications for its 2014 grant assistance program. Eligible applicants are organizations with 501(c)(3) status that are based in and serving one or more of the following communities: Alhambra, Altadena, Arcadia, La Canada, Monrovia, Pasadena, San Gabriel, San Marino, Sierra Madre and South Pasadena. Grants will be given in the categories of performing and visual arts, sports and recreation, and... Read More
18
Oct
PASADENA, Calif. (October 17, 2013) – The Pasadena Tournament of Roses® Association today announced that Michaela Pereira, news anchor of the CNN morning show “New Day,” will emcee the 2014 Rose Queen® Announcement and Coronation on October 24 at First Church of the Nazarene of Pasadena. Tickets are now available for purchase by the public from Sharp Seating Company. The event is sponsored by Citizens Business Bank with support from Macy*s and Mikimoto. Before working at CNN, Pereira co-hosted... Read More
16
Oct
PASADENA, Calif. (October 15, 2013) – The Pasadena Tournament of Roses® Association has announced the 45 float entries that will participate in the 125th Rose Parade® presented by Honda, themed “Dreams Come True.” The floats, listed with the builder are (alphabetically by sponsoring company or organization): AIDS Healthcare Foundation, Fiesta Parade Floats American Honda, Phoenix Decorating Company The Beverly Hills Pet Care Foundation, Fiesta Parade Floats Burbank Tournament of... Read More
13
Oct
PASADENA, Calif. – Bob Chappuis, Harry Gilmer and Charley Trippi have been nominated as finalists for the Rose Bowl Game All-Century Class as representatives from the 1940’s. The candidates, as voted by an esteemed panel from the Football Writers Association of America (FWAA), are the fourth of a series of names that will be unveiled each Sunday throughout the remainder of the college football regular season. In commemoration of the 100th Rose Bowl Game, the All-Century Class will highlight... Read More
07
Oct
PASADENA, Calif. (October 7, 2013) – The seven members of the 2014 Tournament of Roses Royal Court were announced today at Tournament House. Selected from a group of 30 finalists, the Royal Court will attend more than 100 community and media functions, acting as ambassadors of the Tournament and the Pasadena community at large. Their reign will culminate with the 125th Rose Parade® presented by Honda and the 100th Rose Bowl Game® presented by VIZIO. The announcement follows a month-long... Read More
06
Oct
PASADENA, Calif. – Millard Howell, Don Hutson and Howard Jones have been nominated as finalists for the Rose Bowl Game All-Century Class as representatives from the 1930’s. The candidates, as voted by an esteemed panel from the Football Writers Association of America (FWAA), are the third of a series of names that will be unveiled each Sunday throughout the remainder of the college football regular season. In commemoration of the 100th Rose Bowl Game, the All-Century Class will highlight and... Read More
29
Sep
PASADENA, Calif. – Johnny Mack Brown, Elmer Layden and Ernie Nevers have been nominated as finalists for the Rose Bowl Game All-Century Class as representatives from the 1920’s. The candidates, as voted by an esteemed panel from the Football Writers Association of America (FWAA), are the second of a series of names who will be unveiled each Sunday throughout the remainder of the college football regular season. In commemoration of the 100th Rose Bowl Game, the All-Century Class will... Read More
25
Sep
PASADENA, Calif. – On Tuesday, September 24, the Tournament of Roses unveiled the 100th Rose Bowl Game commemorative plaque at the Rose Bowl Stadium. “We are excited to have a permanent plaque at the Rose Bowl Stadium that celebrates the 100th Rose Bowl Game,” Tournament of Roses President Scott Jenkins said. “We hope this plaque serves as a reminder to all who visit the stadium that this game would not be reaching this milestone without the support of the city of Pasadena, its residents,... Read More
22
Sep
PASADENA, Calif. – Paddy Driscoll, George Halas and Neil Snow have been nominated as finalists for the Rose Bowl Game All-Century Class as representatives from the 1900’s and 1910’s. The candidates, as voted by an esteemed panel from the Football Writers Association of America (FWAA), are the first of a series of names who will be unveiled each Sunday throughout the remainder of the college football regular season. In commemoration of the 100th Rose Bowl Game, the All-Century Class will... Read More
19
Sep
PASADENA, Calif.– In commemoration of the 100th Rose Bowl Game, the Tournament of Roses has announced a special program to honor great players and coaches throughout the history of The Granddaddy of Them All. Members of the Football Writers Association of America (FWAA) will select one Rose Bowl Game representative from each decade to comprise an All-Century Class. In addition, one overall player and one overall coach will be highlighted at a press conference on Selection Sunday, which will... Read More

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