Rose Parade 2013: List of float award winners
The Tournament of Roses on New Year's Day announced the winners of the 2013 float awards.
Sweepstakes Trophy for most beautiful entry -- Dole: "Dreaming of Paradise"
Grand Marshal's Trophy for excellence in creative concept and design -- HGTV: "All Paths Lead Home'
President's Trophy for most effective use and presentation of flowers -- Ministry of Tourism & Creative Economies, Republic of Indonesia: "Wonderful Indonesia"
Lathrop K. Leishman Trophy for most beautiful entry from a noncommercial sponsor -- Beverly Hills Pet Care Foundation: "Follow The Stars -- Adopt A Pet!''
Directors' Trophy for outstanding artistic merit in design and floral presentation -- City of San Gabriel Centennial: "Celebrating Our Journey''
Queen's Trophy for best use of roses -- AIDS Healthcare Foundation: "The Global Face Of AIDS''
Theme Trophy for best presentation of the Rose Parade theme -- Kaiser Permanente: "Oh, The Healthy Things You Can Do!"
National Trophy for best depiction of life in the United States, past present or future -- Department of Defense 60th Anniversary of the Korean War Commemorative Committee: "Freedom Is Not Free''
Governor's Trophy for best depiction of life in California -- City of Glendale: "Living The Good Life!"
Bob Hope Humor Trophy for most comical and amusing -- Cal Poly Universities: "Tuxedo Air"
Judges' Special Trophy for outstanding showmanship and dramatic impact -- Shriners Hospitals For Children: "Helping Children Live Their Dreams''
Animation Trophy for best animation and motion -- La Cañada Flintridge Tournament of Roses Assn.: "Dino-Soar''
Fantasy Trophy for most outstanding display of fantasy and imagination -- Burbank Tournament of Roses Assn.: "Deep Sea Adventures''
Founders' Trophy for the most beautiful entry built and decorated by volunteers from the sponsoring community or organization -- City of South Pasadena: "Sailing The Sea Of Knowledge'"
Princesses' Trophy for most beautiful entry under 35 feet in length -- Odd Fellows and Rebekahs: "Elevated Adventure"
International Trophy for most beautiful entry from outside the United States -- China Airlines: "Cycling Through Paradise'"
Isabella Coleman Trophy for best presentation of color and color harmony -- Sierra Madre Rose Float Assn.: "The Sky's The Limit!''
Tournament Special Trophy for exceptional merit in multiple classifications -- RFD-TV: "Classic Tractor Fever!"
Past Presidents' Trophy for most creative use of floral and nonfloral materials -- Dick Van Patten's Natural Balance Pet Foods: "Canines with Courage'"
Tournament Volunteers' Trophy for best floral design of parade theme under 35 feet in length -- Kiwanis International: "A Child's Magic Carpet Ride!"
Craftsman Trophy for outstanding showmanship and dramatic impact over 55 feet in length -- The Nurses' Float: "A Healing Place'"
Extraordinaire Trophy for most spectacular entry including floats that cannot retract to 55 feet in length -- Trader Joe's: "Recipe For Adventure!''
Crown City Innovation Trophy for best use of imagination and innovation to advance the art of float design -- Miracle-Gro: "Everyone Grows!"
-- Marisa Gerber
Photo: Kaiser Permanante's 'Oh, The Healthy Things You Can Do!' float Theme Trophy for best presentation of the Rose Parade theme. Credit: Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times