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THE 1998 TOURNAMENT OF ROSES

The Winners

January 02, 1998| From Associated Press

Trophies were awarded Thursday to 23 floats in the 109th Tournament of Roses with the parade theme "Hav'n Fun." The winners list, including theme and sponsor:

Sweepstakes Trophy: "Adventures in the Rain Forest," Rain Bird Sprinkler Manufacturing. Most beautiful entry with outstanding floral presentation and design.

Lathrop K. Leishman Trophy: "Frolic'n Fun," Portland Rose Festival. Most beautiful float entered by a noncommercial sponsor.

President's Trophy: "Special Garden," Unocal. Floral excellence; most effective overall floral presentation, use of flowers and design of floral arrangements.

Grand Marshal's Trophy: "In the Center Ring," Reser's Fine Foods. Excellence in creative concept, design, dramatic impact and effectiveness.

Directors' Trophy: "Building the American Dream," Building Industry Assn. of Southern California. Outstanding artistic merit in design and floral presentation.

Theme Trophy: "Girls' Night Out," Dr Pepper. Excellence in presenting parade theme in design and flowers.

Judges' Special Trophy: "Saturday Matinee," Arco. Most spectacular showmanship and dramatic impact.

Queen's Trophy: "Family and Friends," Eastman Kodak. Most effective use and display of roses in concept, design and presentation.

Isabella Coleman Trophy: "Party Time," Odd Fellows and Rebekahs. Best presentation of color and color harmony through use of flowers.

Princesses' Trophy: "Adventures on the South China Sea," China Airlines. Most beautiful float less than 35 feet long.

Animation Trophy: "Fantastic Journey," 20th Century Insurance. Best use of animation and motion.

Fantasy Trophy: "Parlor Games," Sparkletts. Most outstanding display of fantasy and imagination.

Humor Trophy: "Rock Concert," Countrywide Home Loans. Most comical and amusing entry.

International Trophy: "Welcome to Our Celebration," the Philippines. Most beautiful entry from outside the continental United States.

National Trophy: "Your Own Backyard," Optimist International. Best depiction of life in the United States.

Governor's Trophy: "Our Science Project," Edison International. Best depiction of life in California.

Founders' Trophy: "Countryside Joyride," Cal Poly Universities--Pomona and San Luis Obispo. Most beautiful float built and decorated by volunteers from the sponsoring community or organization.

Mayor's Trophy: "Mama's Day Off," Burbank. Most outstanding entry from a city (U.S. or international).

Tournament Special Trophy: "High Flying Fun," La Canada Flintridge. Exceptional merit in multiple classifications.

Volunteers' Trophy: "Rollerbunnies," Downey. Best floral design of parade theme in a float less than 35 feet long.

Extraordinaire Trophy: "Macarena," Sunkist Growers. Most spectacular entry including floats that cannot retract to 55 feet in length.

Past Presidents' Trophy: "Reptile Wonderland," U.S. Postal Service. Most creative design and use of both floral and nonfloral materials.

Craftsman Trophy: "Amazing Thailand," Thai Airways. Outstanding showmanship and dramatic impact, more than 55 feet long.

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