PASADENA, Calif. (March 6, 2019) – The Pasadena Tournament of Roses® has selected 20 of the marching bands that will participate in the 131st Rose Parade presented by Honda, themed “The Power of Hope.” The bands will travel to Pasadena MORE
PASADENA, Calif. (Feb. 7, 2019) – Our doors are open, and you’re invited! 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 p.m. and MORE
The Pasadena Tournament of Roses® Board of Directors has confirmed Laura Farber as President for the 2019-2020 Tournament of Roses year. Farber will provide leadership for the 131st Rose Parade® presented by Honda and the 106th Rose Bowl Game® presented by Northwestern Mutual on Wednesday, January 1, 2020.
PASADENA, Calif. (January 14, 2019) – The Pasadena Tournament of Roses Foundation is now accepting applications for its 2019 grant assistance program. Since its inception in 1983, the Foundation has invested over $3 million in more than 200 Pasadena-area organizations. MORE
PASADENA, Calif. (January 1, 2019) — Today, the Tournament of Roses announced the 24 floats awarded official honors in the 130th Rose Parade presented by Honda. These awards recognize excellence in a variety of categories and specifications.
Ohio State’s senior linebacker Jordan Fuller and Washington’s junior linebacker Ben Burr-Kirven were presented the first-annual Tournament of Roses Scholar-Athlete Award at the annual Lawry’s Beef Bowl on December 27 and 28, respectively. MORE
The Pasadena Tournament of Roses® is thrilled to announce the Opening Spectacular presented by Honda, the Grand Finale presented by Wells Fargo, float participants, and parade lineup for the 130th Rose Parade presented by Honda on Tuesday, January 1, 2019. MORE
The Granddaddy of Them All will take place on January 1, 2019 at 1 pm PT
The Ohio State Buckeyes, champions of the Big Ten Conference, and the Washington Huskies, champions of the Pac-12 Conference, have been selected to play in the 105th Rose Bowl Game presented by Northwestern Mutual at 1 p.m. PT/4 p.m. ET, on January 1, 2019, at the Rose Bowl Stadium.
“The Tournament of Roses is thrilled to have the Big Ten and Pac-12 Conference Champions in this year’s Rose Bowl Game,” said Rose Bowl Management Committee chairperson Scott Jenkins. “Both Ohio State and Washington had great seasons and we look forward to hosting both teams and their fans on New Year’s Day.”
This year’s Rose Bowl Game presented by Northwestern Mutual will be the 12th meeting between the Ohio State Buckeyes and the Washington Huskies, but will be the first occurrence in The Granddaddy of Them All.
Ohio State won its second consecutive and 37th overall Big Ten Championship against Northwestern Saturday, 45-24, and finished the season 12-1 overall and 8-1 in conference play. The Buckeyes will make their 15th appearance in the Rose Bowl Game. Ohio State is 7-7 in Pasadena on New Year’s Day, most recently defeating Oregon, 26-17, on January 1, 2010.
Washington won its 18th Pac-12 Championship against Utah, 10-3, on Friday and finished the season 10-3 overall and 7-2 in conference. The Huskies will also make their 15th appearance in the Rose Bowl Game. Washington is 7-6-1 overall in The Granddaddy of Them All. In their last Rose Bowl Game, the Huskies defeated Purdue, 34-24, on January 1, 2001.
Pre-game festivities on January 1, will begin at 1 p.m. PT (4 p.m. ET). The game will be televised nationally on ESPN.
Additional tickets for the Rose Bowl Game will go on sale on Tuesday, December 4, at 9 a.m. PT online via www.ticketmaster.com or by calling Ticketmaster at 1-800-653-8000.
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Throughout the 2018 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. MORE