Forty-one floats, 36 competitors, 24 trophies. Who won the awards in the 124th Rose Parade? Here’s the list of today's winners! Remember to bookmark this article, because as stories are posted about each float, they will be added here.
This year had some especially deserving entries. Some were shoo-ins—Kaiser Permanente with The Cat in the Hat on “Oh the Healthy Things You Can Do” for Theme trophy, and the Department of Defense salute to Korean War veterans for the National trophy, for example—but others were surprises.
For the first time in more than a dozen years, the prestigious Isabella Coleman trophy for “best presentation of color and color harmony through floral use” was awarded to a self-built float. Sierra Madre’s “The Sky’s the Limit” with a patchwork kite soaring above a trio of rainbows. Miracle-Gro didn’t come onboard until October, but the last-minute entry, “Everyone Grows!” took the Crown City Innovation award.
Paradiso, a brand-new float builder, had only one entry, the City of San Gabriel Centennial. “Celebrating Our Journey,” with beautiful representations of the various cultures that laid the foundation for the city, won the Director's Trophy honoring Jacob Maarse.
2013 award-winning Rose Parade floats
Animation Trophy, “Dino-Soar,” La Canada Flintridge Tournament of Roses Association, Self Built
'Dino-Soar' wins 2013 Rose Parade Animation Trophy
Bob Hope Humor Trophy, “Tuxedo Air,” Cal Poly Universities, Self Built
Cal Poly takes flight: Bob Hope Trophy in 2013 Rose Parade, 2014 contest opens
Craftsman Trophy, “A Healing Place,” The Nurses Float, Phoenix Decorating Company
Follow that float: Honoring nursing, president Bixby with 2013 Rose Parade float
Nurses win 2013 Craftsman Trophy for ‘A Healing Place’
Crown City Innovation Trophy, “Everyone Grows!,” Miracle-Gro, Fiesta Parade Floats
Raul Rodriguez, Fiesta Parade Floats create Miracle-Gro Rose Parade float
Radio gardener Nick Federoff visits the Miracle-Gro 2013 Rose Parade float
Director's Trophy honoring Jacob Maarse, “Celebrating Our Journey,” City of San Gabriel Centennial, Paradiso Parade Floats
Extraordinaire Trophy, “Recipe for Adventure!,” Trader Joe’s, Phoenix Decorating Company
Fantasy Trophy, “Deep Sea Adventures,” Burbank Tournament of Roses Association, Self Built
Burbank wins 2013 Rose Parade Fantasy Trophy with ‘Deep Sea Adventures’
Burbank Rose Parade float displays innovative ‘found’ floral materials
Founders' Trophy, “Sailing the Sea of Knowledge,” City of South Pasadena, Self Built
South Pasadena ‘Sailing Sea of Knowledge’ wins 2013 Rose Parade Founders’ Trophy
Governor's Trophy, “Living the Good Life!,” City of Glendale, Phoenix Decorating Company
Grand Marshal's Trophy, “All Paths Lead Home,” HGTV, Phoenix Decorating Company
International Trophy, “Cycling through Paradise,” China Airlines, Artistic Entertainment Services
Isabella Coleman Trophy, “The Sky’s the Limit,” Sierra Madre Rose Float Association, Self Built
Sierra Madre wins Isabella Coleman Trophy in 2013 Rose Parade
Judge's Special Trophy, “Helping Children Live Their Dreams,” Shriners Hospitals for Children, Phoenix Decorating Company
Lathrop K. Leishman Trophy, “Follow the Stars—Adopt a Pet,” Beverly Hills Pet Care Foundation, Fiesta Parade Floats
Mayor's Trophy, “Making Connections,” City of Los Angeles, Phoenix Decorating Company
National Trophy, “Freedom Is not Free,” DOD 60th Anniversary of the Korean War Commemoration Committee, Phoenix Decorating Company
DOD commemorates 60th anniversary of Korean War
Past Presidents Trophy, “Canines with Courage,” Dick Van Patten’s Natural Balance Pet Foods, Fiesta Parade Floats
"Canines with Courage" honors dogs who save the lives of troops at war
Rose Parade reunion: A soldier and his son reunited for the new year
President's Trophy, “Wonderful Indonesia,” Ministry of Tourism & Creative Economy, Republic of Indonesia, Fiesta Parade Floats
Princesses' Trophy, “Elevated Adventure,” Odd Fellows and Rebekahs , Phoenix Decorating Company
Queen's Trophy, “The Global Face of AIDS,” AIDS Healthcare Foundation, Fiesta Parade Floats
Sweepstakes Trophy, “Dreaming of Paradise,” Dole, Fiesta Parade Floats
Three-peat sweepstakes for Dole "Dreaming of Paradise"
Theme Trophy, “Oh, the Healthy Things You Can Do!,” Kaiser Permanente, Fiesta Parade Floats
Tournament Special Trophy, “Classic Tractor Fever!,” RFD-TV, Phoenix Decorating Company
Tournament Volunteers Trophy, “A Child’s Magic Carpet Ride!,” Kiwanis International, Phoenix Decorating Company
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The theme of the 124th Rose Parade and 99th Rose Bowl Game was “Oh, the Places You’ll Go!” The Tournament of Roses is a celebration that lasts several weeks in the fall and winter, with the high points being the Rose Parade presented by Honda and the Rose Bowl Game presented by VIZIO on Nedw Year's Day. Keep following your Tournament of Roses Examiner for the latest news and for upcoming announcements.
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