Floats Announced for 2015 Rose Parade

Published in the Pasadena Independent

Rose Parade Float. - Courtesy image.

Rose Parade Float. – Courtesy image.

The Tournament of Roses® Association has announced the 39 float entries that will participate in the 126th Rose Parade, themed “Inspiring Stories.”

The floats, listed with the builder are (alphabetically by participating company or organization):

  • ABC’s The Bachelor, Fiesta Parade Floats
  • AIDS Healthcare Foundation, Fiesta Parade Floats
  • American Armenian Rose Float Association, Phoenix Decorating Company
  • American Honda Motor Co., Phoenix Decorating Company
  • Burbank Tournament of Roses Association, Self Built
  • Cal Poly Universities, Self Built
  • China Airlines, Ltd., Artistic Entertainment Services
  • City of Alhambra, Phoenix Decorating Company
  • City of Hope, Phoenix Decorating Company
  • City of Los Angeles, Phoenix Decorating Company
  • City of Torrance, Fiesta Parade Floats
  • Dole Packaged Foods, Fiesta Parade Floats
  • Donate Life, Phoenix Decorating Company
  • Downey Rose Float Association, Self Built
  • Farmers Insurance, Phoenix Decorating Company
  • Kaiser Permanente, Fiesta Parade Floats
  • Kiehl’s Since 1851, Fiesta Parade Floats
  • Kiwanis International, Phoenix Decorating Company
  • La Cañada Tournament of Roses Association, Self Built
  • Lions Club International, Phoenix Decorating Company
  • Lutheran Laymen’s League, Phoenix Decorating Company
  • Northwestern Mutual (Rose Bowl), Fiesta Parade Floats
  • Northwestern Mutual NCAA “Inspiring Potential”, Fiesta Parade Floats
  • Odd Fellows and Rebekahs, Phoenix Decorating Company
  • Princess Cruises, Phoenix Decorating Company
  • Rotary Rose Float Committee, Inc., Phoenix Decorating Company
  • Scotts Miracle-Go, Fiesta Parade Floats
  • Shriners Hospitals for Children, Phoenix Decorating Company
  • Sierra Madre Rose Float Association, Self Built
  • Singpoli Group, LLC, Paradiso Parade Floats
  • South Pasadena Tournament of Roses, Self Built
  • Tournament of Roses Queen’s Float, Fiesta Parade Floats
  • Trader Joe’s, Phoenix Decorating Company
  • Underground Service Alert of Southern California, Fiesta Parade Floats
  • United Sikh Mission, Phoenix Decorating Company
  • Western Asset Management Company, Phoenix Decorating Company
  • Zappos.com, Paradiso Parade Floats

Also included among the 39 units will be floats representing the two teams that will play in the College Football Playoff Semifinal at the Rose Bowl Game® presented by Northwestern Mutual.

The Tournament of Roses Association’s Float Entries Committee oversees the selection process for Rose Parade floats, with the organization’s Executive Committee having final approval over all entries. Float participants pay an entry fee to the Tournament and are then responsible for all costs related to design, construction and decoration.

Source Beacon Media News