As we ring in the new year we can’t help but be thankful for an amazing year of providing positively life-changing experiences. It seems hard to believe it has already been a year ago, but we started 2013 with one of those amazing experiences – our 2013 Bands of America Honor Band marching in the 2013 Roses Parade on New Years Day!


It has been heart warming to watch our 2013 members reminiscing on social media about their experience and talk about the friendships they created during that incredible, life-changing week. We are so thankful that we got to be a part of that with all 300 of those amazing students – thank you for sharing all of your wonderful stories with us.

Remember the experience with us! Read this wrap-up article of the experience and this blog post from one of our fantastic drum majors!

We know we will be kicking off the new year tomorrow by watching the 2014 Rose Parade! We cannot wait to watch all of the amazing marching bands (including our 2012 Grand National Champion – Carmel H.S., IN!)

Our friends at are providing AMAZING coverage of these bands in Pasadena! You can follow along with the action on Facebook and Twitter or head over to the website!

So make sure you are watching the parade tomorrow and cheering on the fantastic bands! Below is the lineup of the parade, with the marching bands in bold! (Thanks for the list!)

2014 Tournament of Roses Parade Order 

  1. Honda Sound Car and Pace Car
  2. United States Air Force Thunderbirds Flyover
  3. Wells Fargo Theme Banner
  4. Wells Fargo Opening Show
  5. Grand Marshal Vin Scully
  6. American Honda
  7. United States Marine Corps Mounted Color Guard
  8. United States Marine Corps West Coast Composite Band
  9. Western Asset Management Co.
  10. 2014 Rose Parade Theme: Dreams Come TrueSpirit of the West Riders
  11. City of Glendale, CA
  12. Hawai’i All State Marching Band “Na Koa Ali’i,” Kaneohe, Hawaii
  13. Dole Packaged Foods
  14. Tournament President and The Budweiser Clydesdales
  15. Donate Life
  16. Sierra Madre Rose Float Association
  17. Claudia Taylor “Lady Bird” Johnson H.S. Marching Band, San Antonio, Texas
  18. Farmers Insurance
  19. Wells Fargo
  20. Singpoli Group
  21. Pasadena City College Herald Trumpets
  22. Macy’s
  23. Liberty H.S. Grenadier Band, Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
  24. The New Buffalo Soldiers
  25. La Cañada Flintridge Tournament of Roses Association
  26. Nagoya Minami H.S. Green Band, Nagoya, Japan
  27. City of Hope
  28. South Pasadena Tournament of Roses
  29. Dobyns-Bennett H.S. Marching Indian Band, Kingsport, Tennessee
  30. Stella Rosa Wines
  31. Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament
  32. K9s4Cops
  33. Miracle-Gro
  34. The Salvation Army Tournament of Roses Band
  35. Valley Hunt Club
  36. Kiwanis International
  37. Michigan State University
  38. Michigan State University Marching Band
  39. The Norco Cowgirls Rodeo Drill Team
  40. The Beverly Hills Pet Care Foundation
  41. Pasadena City College Tournament of Roses Honor Band, California
  42. Mayor of Pasadena, Bill Bogaard
  43. Trader Joe’s
  44. Kaiser Permanente
  45. The Martinez Family
  46. Stanford University
  47. Stanford University Marching Band
  48. City of Alhambra, CA
  49. Torrance Rose Float Association
  50. War Horse Foundation
  51. 2013 Rose Bowl Hall of Fame Inductees
  52. Westfield H.S. Marching Bulldogs, Chantilly, Virginia
  53. NBC’s The Voice
  54. Hermanos Bañuelos Charro Team
  55. Cal Poly Universities
  56. Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy, Republic of Indonesia
  57. Rosemount H.S. Marching Band, Rosemount, Minnesota
  58. Harlem Globetrotters
  59. Shriners Hospitals for Children
  60. Downey Rose Float Association
  61. Scripps Miramar Saddlebreds
  62. Burbank Tournament of Roses Association
  63. Glendora Tartan Band and Pageantry, Glendora, California
  64. China Airlines Ltd.
  65. Carmel H.S. “Marching Greyhounds,” Carmel, Indiana
  66. Public Storage
  67. Homewood Patriot Band, Homewood, Alabama
  68. Calizona Appaloosa Horse Club
  69. Rotary Rose Parade Float Committee, Inc.
  70. Los Angeles Unified School District All City Honor Marching Band, California
  71. City of Los Angeles
  72. Los Angeles Police Metropolitan Division Mounted Platoon/Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Mounted Enforcement Detail
  73. SeaWorld Parks and Entertainment
  74. Banda de Música Herberto López Colegio José Daniel Crespo, Herrera, Panama
  75. eHarmony
  76. St. Augustine H.S. “Marching 100,” New Orleans, Louisiana
  77. Underground Service Alert of Southern California (DBA DigAlert)
  78. Odd Fellows Rebekahs Rose Float
  79. Norwegian Fjord Horse Registry
  80. City of Beverly Hills
  81. McQueen H.S. “Lancer Band,” Reno, Nevada
  82. AIDS Healthcare Foundation
  83. Lutheran Layman’s League
  84. USA Jump Rope – Palpitating Panthers
  85. The Lucy Pet Foundation, Inc.
  86. Colony H.S. Knights Marching Band “THEE Northern Sound,” Palmer, Alaska
  87. Lions Clubs International
  88. Wingtip to Wingtip Association
  89. All American Cowgirl Chicks
  90. RFD-TV
  91. Parade Closing Unit with XPOGO

The 2014 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 Wednesday, January 1.

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