2018 Rose Parade Float Winners Announced by Judges, Tournament

Published : Monday, January 1, 2018 | 6:22 AM

Early Monday, the Tournament of Roses announced the 24 floats awarded official honors in the 129th Rose Parade presented by Honda. These awards recognize excellence in a variety of categories and specifications.

María Eugenia Carrion, Bradley Kaye, and Jim Sutton are float judges for the 129th Rose Parade. The judges granted awards based on many criteria including creative design, floral craftsmanship, artistic merit, computerized animation, thematic interpretation, floral and color presentation and dramatic impact.

The 2018 Float Trophy Winners – Sorted in Alphabetical Order:

Scores are based on criteria such as creative design, floral craftsmanship, artistic merit, computerized animation, thematic interpretation, floral and color presentation, and dramatic impact.

This year’s judges – María Eugenia Carrion, Bradley Kaye, and James Sutton — reviewed each float during judging sessions that take place during the decorating stages before the parade. The judges used their scores from the judging sessions to determine the trophy recipients. Banners for each award-winning float will be carried in the parade by select members of the Tournament of Roses Troop, which includes Gold Award Girl Scouts and Eagle Scouts.

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