Two floats from The OC won awards at the Rose Parade this year 2009. A rolling swimming pool from Mission Viejo and Making a Splash, Huntington Beach’s centennial recognition float, were chosen by Rose Parade judges for two of the Rose Parade’s 24 awards.
What a way to celebrate the centennial of Huntington Beach. We won the coveted Mayor’s Award for our Surf City USA-themed float! Congratulations Huntington Beach, and Happy Birthday. Huntington Beach won the Mayor’s Award for its “Surf City USA” float celebrating Huntington Beach’s city 100th anniversary celebration. The award is given
to the most outstanding city entry, national or international. The winners were announced this morning by the Pasadena Tournament of Roses Association. Cloris Leachman was the Grand Marshall for the 2009 Tournament of Roses Festivities. You can vote for HB’s best, by logging onto ktla.com/roseparade to cast your vote from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. today. In a popularity category, a winner will be announced Friday morning during the KTLA Morning News.