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Photo courtesy Tournament of Roses -- Rose Queen 2013 Vanessa Natalie Manjarrez

Tournament of Roses 2013 Queen announced today

Big announcement in Pasadena today. The Tournament of Roses selected Vanessa Natalie Manjarrez as the 2013 Rose Queen. Manjarrez beat out more than 900 hopefuls. The 17-year-old Pasadena resident was named to the Royal Rose Court on October 8. Manjarrez and six princesses will reign over the 2013 Tournament of Roses festivities including the 124th Rose Parade and 99th Rose Bowl game. Manjarrez will be crowned during an official coronation ceremony in the Pasadena Convention Center a week from this Thursday, October 25.

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Photo courtesy -- Seven princesses of the royal rose court 2013 announced in Pasadena October 8, 2012

Tournament of Roses Royal Court 2013 announced today

Seven happy young ladies found out today they’re going to be riding the queen’s float in the Tournament of Roses Parade on New Year’s Day 2013. The winners were selected from a field, which began at around 900 Pasadena area hopefuls about a month ago. Today the judge’s decision of the seven princess was announced at Tournament House in Pasadena. The princesses were picked from 33 finalists. All of the contestants were judged on a range of qualities including public speaking ability, poise, academic achievement, community involvement and personality. The... Read More →

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Photo: PRnewsFoto/Pasadena Tournament of Roses -- Dr. Jane Goodall, 2013 Rose Parade Grand Marshal, with Tournament of Roses President Sally Bixby Pasadena April 25, 2012

Dr. Jane Goodall 2013 Tournament of Roses Grand Marshal

Legendary scientist and conservationist, Dr. Jane Goodall, is the Grand Marshal for the 2013 Tournament of Roses festivities. The big announcement was made today in Pasadena. “We selected our theme, ‘Oh, the Places You’ll Go!’ with Dr. Goodall in mind as Grand Marshal,” said Tournament of Roses President Sally Bixby in a PR newswire release.  “The theme can be interpreted as a celebration of accomplishment, discovery and travel of course, but equally valid is its implicit call to action.  We think Dr. Goodall’s life story is a testament to the sense... Read More →

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