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08
Dec
PASADENA, Calif. (December 7, 2017) – The Tournament of Roses® is thrilled to announce talent for the Opening Show presented by Honda and the Closing Show presented by Wells Fargo for the 129th Rose Parade; Todrick Hall and Andy Grammer.The Tournament of Roses’ theme, “Making A Difference,” motivated every note of this year's Opening Show. YouTube sensation and Broadway star, Todrick Hall, leads a spectacular cast and crew of over 100 dancers and musicians through a mesmerizing, heart-racing... Read More
03
Dec
 The No. 2 CFP-ranked Oklahoma Sooners, champion of the Big 12 Conference, and the No. 3 CFP-ranked Georgia Bulldogs, champion of the SEC Conference, have been selected to play in the College Football Playoff Semifinal at the Rose Bowl Game presented by Northwestern Mutual at 1 p.m. PT/4 p.m. ET, on January 1, 2018, at the Rose Bowl Stadium.

“The Tournament of Roses is excited to host Oklahoma and Georgia at this year’s Playoff Semifinal at the Rose Bowl Game,” said Rose Bowl... Read More
30
Nov
The Pasadena Police Department will begin closing the route used for the annual Rose Parade effective 10 p.m., Sunday, December 31, 2017. The closures will occur along Colorado Boulevard, at Orange Grove Boulevard, east to Sierra Madre Boulevard; and up Sierra Madre Boulevard to Paloma Street.The earlier closure time for most of the route is being done to enhance public safety and provide for a more efficient deployment of public safety resources. Key intersections will be staffed by law... Read More
27
Nov
        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 13, Purdue running back Markell Jones and UCLA wide receiver Jordan Lasley were selected by the 17-person committee. Big Ten Player of the Week
Markell Jones, Purdue
Jr., RB, Columbus, Ind.▪... Read More
20
Nov
PASADENA, Calif. (November 20, 2017) – The Tournament of Roses Foundation is now accepting applications for its 2018 grant assistance program. Since its inception in 1983, the Foundation has invested over $3 million in more than 200 Pasadena-area organizations. The grant award maximum is $10,000.  The grant awards in 2017 totaled $200,000, and the average grant was approximately $4,400. Eligible applicants are organizations with 501(c)(3) status, as of the 2018 submission deadline,... Read More
20
Nov
        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 12, Wisconsin linebacker T.J. Edwards and USC running back Ronald Jones were selected by the 17-person committee. Big Ten Player of the Week
T.J. Edwards, Wisconsin
Jr., LB, Lake Villa,... Read More
13
Nov
        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 11, Ohio State running back Mike Weber and Washington State defensive end Hercules Mata’afa were selected by the 17-person committee.Big Ten Player of the Week
Mike Weber, Ohio State
So., RB,... Read More
06
Nov
        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 ten, Iowa quarterback Nate Stanley and Washington wide receiver Dante Pettis were selected by the 17-person committee. Big Ten Player of the Week
Nate Stanley, Iowa
So., QB, Menomonie,... Read More
30
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 nine, Ohio State quarterback J.T. Barrett and Arizona quarterback Khalil Tate were selected by the 17-person committee. Big Ten Player of the Week
J.T. Barrett, Ohio State
Sr., QB,... Read More
30
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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