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The Winning Floats

January 02, 1985|From the Associated Press

Here is a list of the 18 trophy-winning floats and their corporate sponsors, chosen before the start of the 96th annual Tournament of Roses Parade.

--Sweepstakes Trophy, for most beautiful entry: "Scouting on the John Muir Trail," by Atlantic Richfield Co.

--Grand Marshal's Trophy, for excellence in presenting theme: "Circus America," by Eastman Kodak Co.

--President's Trophy, for floral excellence: "Spirit of the Eagle," by Bank of America.

--Directors' Trophy, for excellence of craftsmanship: "International Beauty," by Avon Products Inc.

--Queen's Trophy, for best use of roses: "The American Dream," by the City of St. Louis.

--Mayor's Trophy, for originality of design: "Andean Marketplace," by Lawry's Foods Inc.

--Theme Trophy, for excellence in presenting theme: "Architects of Freedom," by City of Santa Ana.

--Anniversary Trophy, for best depiction of life in the United States: "Wonderful World of Fairs," by California Fair Industry.

--Pioneer's Trophy, for depicting the romance of California: "California Here We Come," by Rand McNally & Co.

--Humor Trophy, for most amusing float: "The Old Corner Drugstore," by Dr. Pepper Co.

--Isabella Coleman Trophy, for most whimsical float: "Saturday Night Bath," by Family Home Entertainment Videocassettes.

--Animation Trophy, for best animation and motion: "America Sings," by American Honda Motor Co. Inc.

--Governor's Trophy, for outstanding city entry: "The Entrepreneur," by the City of Long Beach.

--Founder's Trophy, for best float self-built by community volunteers: "Road to Stardom," by City of La Canada-Flintridge.

--International Trophy, for most beautiful entry from outside the United States: "The Exciting Spirit of Puerto Rico," by Puerto Rico.

--Princess' Trophy, for most beautiful float shorter than 35 feet: "Taming a Continent," by City of Calgary, Alberta, Canada.

--Judges' Special Trophy, for most unusual entry: "Mardi Gras," by Yoplait.

--Tournament Special Trophy, for exceptional merit in any classification or category: "The Surprising Spirit of Singapore," by Singapore Airlines and Singapore Tourist Promotion Board.

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