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2012 Rose Parade Lineup

"Never on Sunday," 123rd Rose Parade will be Monday, January 2

Tournament of Roses rules require that all visible elements of Rose Parade floats be completely covered with natural materials. PASADENA, Calif. (Dec. 10, 2011) — The 2012 Pasadena Tournament of Roses Parade presented by Honda will step off with another fantastic lineup of colorful floats, top-notch marching bands and majestic equestrian units from across the country and around the world. The annual procession begins at 8:00 AM (Pacific) on Monday, January 2.

The Rose Parade will be broadcast on ABC, Hallmark Channel, HGTV, KTLA, NBC, RFD-TV, Sky Link TV and Univision.

Curbside viewing is free of charge and available on a first-come, first-served basis. Pasadena city ordinance allows curbside space along the parade route to be occupied no earlier than noon on the day before the parade. Reserved grandstand seating is available through Sharp Seating Company at 626-795-4171.

The complete 2012 Rose Parade lineup in order of appearance is shown below.

2012 Tournament of Roses Parade Order
  1. Wells Fargo
  2. Flyover - Air Force B-2 Spirit
  3. American Honda
  4. Marine Corps Mounted Color Guard
  5. United States Marines Corps West Coast Composite Band 2012 Rose Parade Theme: Just Imagine
  6. Cal Poly
  7. Arizona Mini Mystique
  8. City of South Pasadena
  9. Arcadia H.S. Apache Marching Band, California
  10. Bayer Advanced
  11. 2012 Tournament of Roses Grand Marshal, J.R. Martinez
  12. Wells Fargo Stagecoach
  13. City of Glendale
  14. Avon Marching Black & Gold, Indiana
  15. Microsoft Kinect for XBOX 360
  16. Horse Cavalry Detachment
  17. Trader Joe's
  18. Ben Davis H.S. Marching Giants, Indianapolis, Indiana
  19. US Bank
  20. The Royal Swedish Navy Cadet Band, Kariskrona, Sweden
  21. Tournament of Roses President, Richard W. Jackson
  22. Pasadena City College Herald Trumpets
  23. Macy's
  24. Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament
  25. Odd Fellows and Rebekahs
  26. Ministry of Tourism & Creative Economies, Republic of Indonesia
  27. Rose Bowl Hall of Fame Inductees
  28. University of Oregon
  29. University of Oregon Marching Band
  30. Western Asset Management
  31. The Valley Hunt Club
  32. HGTV
  33. Spirit of the West Riders
  34. Mayor of Pasadena, Bill Bogaard
  35. University of Wisconsin
  36. University of Wisconsin Marching Band
  37. Burbank Tournament of Roses Association
  38. Los Angeles Unified School District Honor Band, California
  39. Shriners Hospitals for Children
  40. Banda Escolar de Guayanilla, Puerto Rico
  41. Donate Life
  42. Calgary Stampede Showband, Alberta, Canada
  43. Calgary Stampede Showriders
  44. Rotary International
  45. Calizona Appaloosa Horse Club
  46. Paramount Pictures
  47. The Salvation Army Tournament of Roses Band
  48. NAMCO Bandai Games America Inc.
  49. Scripps Miramar Saddlebreds
  50. Downey Rose Float Association
  51. Los Angeles Police Mounted Platoon
  52. China Airlines
  53. Crestview H.S. Big Red Machine, Florida
  54. Dick Van Patten's Natural Balance Pet Foods, Inc.
  55. Southern Californnia Peruvian Paso Horse Club Riders
  56. Lutheran Hour Ministries
  57. Mercer Island H.S. Marching Band, Washington
  58. Farmers Insurance Group
  59. Kyoto Tachibana H.S. Green Band, Japan
  60. Discover Card
  61. Hermanos Banuelos Charro Team
  62. Dole
  63. Cowgirls Historical Foundation
  64. City of Alhambra
  65. Franklin Regional H.S. Panther Marching Band, Murrysville, Pennsylvania
  66. Kiwanis International
  67. War Horse Foundation
  68. Loyola Marymount University
  69. Escondido Mounted Posse
  70. City of Torrance
  71. All-Lubbock Marching Band, Texas
  72. La Canada Flintridge Tournament of Roses Association
  73. Pasadena City College Tournament of Roses Honor Band
  74. California Clock Company
  75. Pulaski H.S. Red Raider Marching Band, Wisconsin
  76. AIDS Healthcare Foundation
  77. The New Buffalo Soldiers
  78. Sierra Madre Rose Float Association
  79. Broken Horn Ropers
  80. Girl Scouts of Greater Los Angeles
  81. American Fork H.S. Marching Band, Utah
  82. Lions Club International
  83. Siloam Springs H.S. Band, Arkansas
  84. City of Hope
  85. All American Cowgirl Chicks
  86. City of Los Angeles
  87. Needham B. Broughton H.S. Band, Raleigh, North Carolina
  88. Kaiser Permanente
  89. RFD Roy Rogers Riders
    89.01 RFD-TV Roy Rogers Riders
    89.1 Al Malaikah Shrine/Silver Mounted Patrol
    89.2 Kings County Sheriff's Posse
    89.3 Long Beach Mounted Police
    89.4 Merced County Sheriff Posse
    89.5 Santa Rosa Palomino Club
    89.6 United States Marshals Posse
  90. RFD-TV

Related stories: Iraq war veteran J.R. Martinez named 2012 Tournament of Roses Grand Marshal, Tournament of Roses Bandfest Schedule and Featured Event Profile: Pasadena Tournament of Roses Parade

The Pasadena Tournament of Roses is a volunteer organization that annually hosts the Rose Parade® presented by Honda, Rose Bowl Game® presented by VIZIO and various associated events. The 123rd Rose Parade themed Just Imagine will take place Monday, Jan. 2, 2012, at 8 a.m. (PST) featuring majestic floral floats, high-stepping equestrian units and spirited marching bands. Following the Rose Parade, the 98th Rose Bowl Game presented by VIZIO will kick off at 2:10 p.m. (PST) and feature an exciting match-up between two of the top collegiate football teams in the nation. For additional information on the Tournament of Roses visit the official website at

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