Press Releases

04
Nov
IRVING, Texas (Nov. 4, 2014) – The National Football Foundation (NFF)... Read More
04
Nov
PASADENA, Calif. (November 4, 2014) – The Tournament of Roses® Foundation is now accepting applications for its 2015 grant assistance program. In 2015, the total amount awarded to local charities will be $200,000 due to a contribution of additional funds from the Tournament of Roses Association. Since its inception in 1983, the Foundation has invested over $2.5 million in more than 170 Pasadena-area organizations. Grants typically range from $1,000 up to $10,000 per organization. The grant... Read More
28
Oct
PASADENA, Calif. (October 28, 2014) – The Tournament of Roses® Association has announced the 39 float entries that will participate in the 126th Rose Parade® presented by Honda, themed “Inspiring Stories.”The floats, listed with the builder are (alphabetically by participating company or organization): AIDS Healthcare Foundation, Fiesta Parade FloatsAmerican Armenian Rose Float Association, Phoenix Decorating CompanyAmerican Honda Motor Co., Phoenix Decorating CompanyThe Bachelor, Fiesta... Read More
22
Oct
PASADENA, Calif. (October 21, 2014) – The Tournament of Roses today named Madison Elaine Triplett as the 97th Rose Queen in an official ceremony at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium Plaza. Presented by Citizens Business Bank, the announcement concludes a month-long process that began with more than 700 Pasadena-area young women who participated in the Royal Court tryouts. The ceremony was emceed by KTLA Rose Parade® host and television personality, Stephanie Edwards. Rose Queen Madison and the... Read More
06
Oct
PASADENA, Calif. (October 6, 2014) - The seven members of the 2015 Tournament of Roses Royal Court were announced today at Tournament House. Selected from a group of 31 finalists, the Royal Court will attend as many as 100 community and media functions, acting as ambassadors of the Tournament and the Pasadena community at large. Their reign will culminate with the 126th Rose Parade® presented by Honda and the College Football Playoff Semifinal at the Rose Bowl Game® presented by Northwestern... Read More
18
Sep
PASADENA, Calif. (September 18, 2014) – The Florida State Seminoles were not the only big winners in the Pasadena area last January. Enigma Research, an international consulting firm, concluded that the 2014 VIZIO BCS National Championship generated $128.7 million for Southern California and supported hundreds of local jobs. Highlights of the report include: $17.3 million generated directly to Pasadena, Calif. $94.1 million generated in all of Los Angeles County 67,600 spectators, or 82... Read More
27
Aug
PASADENA, Calif. (August 27, 2014) – A limited number of tickets for the 2015 Rose Bowl Game presented by Northwestern Mutual, which will serve as a College Football Playoff Semifinal, will go on sale to the general public on Thursday, August 28 at 9 a.m. PT. Tickets will be available online at www.ticketmaster.com or by calling Ticketmaster at 1-800-653-8000. The pre-sale marks the first time that fans will have the opportunity to purchase a ticket to the inaugural College Football Playoff... Read More
26
Aug
PASADENA, Calif. (August 26, 2014) – The Tournament of Roses today announced that Knute Rockne, Dick Vermeil and Ki-Jana Carter will headline the Rose Bowl Hall of Fame Class of 2014. The Rose Bowl Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony will take place at noon PT on December 30 at the Pasadena Convention Center, two days before the 101st Rose Bowl Game presented by Northwestern Mutual. “We are thrilled to announce the Rose Bowl Hall of Fame Class of 2014,” said Tournament of Roses Executive Director... Read More
15
Aug
PASADENA, Calif. (August 15, 2014) – Free tours of Tournament House, part of the operating headquarters of the Pasadena Tournament of Roses® Association, which oversees the annual Rose Parade® and the Rose Bowl Game®, will conclude for the year at the end of this month. The last tours of 2014 will be offered, at no cost, on August 21 and 28, at 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. Reservations are not required except for groups of 10 or more. Located at 391 S. Orange Grove Blvd., the house was once the home of... Read More
11
Aug
PASADENA, Calif. (August 11, 2014) – Applications for the 2014-2015 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 13 or 15. 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 enrolled as a full-time... Read More

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