The Pasadena Tournament of Roses by BarkerC

Champion(s):

PeskinK


Runner(s)-Up:

BahnamanS
Taz'dingo!


Quiz Description

Given clues, name the following related to "America's New Year's Tradition", the Pasadena Tournament of Roses.

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1 PeskinK 362 97 00
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3 UllspergerA 323 88 00
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7 RobinJRichards 299 69 00
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8 Vintsanity 294 64 00
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9 GoodmanDL 289 59 00
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10 GrahamJ 280 54 00
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11 HightB 275 50 00
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12 usuiw 265 45 15
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13 ConnorA 261 40 00
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15 RichmondJ 249 30 00
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16 dott888 241 26 00
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Questions:

Within one year either way, in what 19th century year was the first Tournament of Roses held?

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1890

Michigan and Stanford played in the first Rose Bowl game on January 1, 1902. What B1G team is facing #6 Stanford in the 2016 game?

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Iowa Hawkeyes

The theme of the 2016 Tournament of Roses is "Find Your Adventure", which is working in conjunction with the National Park Service to celebrate the NPS's 100th anniversary. What man, maker of a 2009 documentary about the National Parks, will serve as the Grand Marshal?

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Ken Burns

The 2015 Rose Parade Grand Marshal, as announced in May 2014, passed in July 2014 at the age of 97. A USC track star, he was the subject of Laura Hillenbrand's work Unbroken

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Louis Zamperini

Many awards are given out for floats in the Rose Parade. One is the Humor Award, named for two-time Grand Marshal (1947 & 1969) who resided in nearby Toluca Lake from the 1930s until his death at age 100 in 2003.

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Bob Hope

As anyone who has marched in it can tell you, the Rose Parade covers nearly 5.5 miles, starting at Tournament House headed north on South Orange Grove Boulevard beginning at Green Street before making a tricky 105 degree turn at "TV Corner" on to this major Pasadena thoroughfare, made famous in a 1964 song by Jan and Dean.

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Colorado Boulevard

Meaning "dry stream" in Spanish, the Rose Bowl Stadium is located in parkland at the base of this Los Angeles watershed.

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Arroyo Seco

The Rose Parade broadcast on HGTV as been hosted for the last three years by Nancy O'Dell and Drew and Jonathan Scott, the latter of whom are better known for co-hosting what HGTV show?

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Property Brothers

What school's 24 wins in the 102 Rose Bowls is three times more than the next highest school (Michigan)'s win total?

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University of Southern California Trojans

What tiki-culture themed grocery store, known for their "Fearless Flyer", founded in Pasadena in 1958, is a regular float sponsor in the Rose Parade?

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Trader Joe's

This ABC show, which films in Agoura Hills and is long associated with roses, will have a float in the 2016 Parade?

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The Bachelor

What quarterback, a Heisman Trophy winner and top-five selection in the 2015 NFL Draft, was named the Rose Bowl's Offensive Player of the Game?

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Marcus Mariota