Cowboy Channel float wins Showmanship Award at Rose Parade


The Cowboy Channel’s float earned the Showmanship Award at the 131st Rose Parade.

The award, which goes to the “most outstanding display of showmanship and entertainment,” is one of 24 given annually.

The scores for each float are based on creative design, floral craftsmanship, artistic merit, computerized animation, thematic interpretation, color presentation, floral presentation and more.

The Cowboy Channel’s “Walk.Ride.Rodeo.” float took more than 45,000 flowers to create and is about 75-feet long. You can see how it was made here and a photo gallery here.

Below is a full list of winners:


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