Applications for the 2019 Tournament of Roses Royal Court are now available on the Tournament of Roses website. The Tournament of Roses invites young women to become a part of history, make lifelong friends, and become an inspiration for others.
The Pasadena Tournament of Roses Foundation is proud to announce the 2018 grant awards totaling $200,000 presented to 33 civic, educational and cultural organizations in the San Gabriel Valley. Two of the 33 organizations funded are first-time grant recipients. These organizations are: K9 Youth Alliance, and the San Gabriel Valley Choral Company.
Guided tours inside Tournament House, the iconic Southern California landmark, open to the public. Tours will be offered, at no cost, every Thursday at 2:00 PM and 3:00 PM beginning February 1. Tournament of Roses volunteers from the Heritage Committee, knowledgeable of the organizations' history and details of the house, conduct the tours.
The Tournament of Roses announced the 2018–2019 leadership and organizational structure. Terry Madigan, a volunteer member since 1993, was elected to the Executive Committee and will serve as the Tournament of Roses President in 2026. He will provide leadership for the 137th Rose Parade® and the 112th Rose Bowl Game® on January 1, 2026.
Official 2019 Tournament of Roses Travel Packages are now available through PRIMESPORT, the Official Fan-to-Fan Ticket Exchange, Hospitality and Corporate Travel Partner of the Rose Bowl Game. The 2018 Playoff Semifinal at the Rose Bowl Game presented by Northwestern Mutual proved to be one of the most exciting in the history of the iconic event with Georgia defeating Oklahoma, 54-48, for a spot to play for the National Championship. The 2018 Rose Parade made a global statement operating under the theme, “Making a Difference,” and featured 44 floats and 20 equestrian units with actor Gary Sinise serving as the Grand Marshal.
Free tours of Tournament House will conclude for the year on August 31, 2017. The last tours of 2017 will be offered, at no cost, on August 24 and 31 at 2 PM and 3 PM Reservations are not required except for groups of 10 or more. Tours of Tournament House, the operating headquarters for the Tournament of Roses® Association, which oversees the annual Rose Parade® and the Rose Bowl Game®, will resume in February 2018.