2006 Rotary Rose Parade Float
Construction Photographs


Rotary Rose Parade Float Committee

   
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The float will be constructed  in Azusa, California by Charisma Floats.  Dry flower decoration will be done in Azusa and final decoration with live flowers was done near the Rose Bowl.

2006 Rotary Rose Parade Float Video

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2006 Float Construction Photographs

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Artist's rendering of 2006 Rotary Float

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4/26/06

   
  Tournament of Roses Secretary, Gary DiSano, presents picture of float to Rotary Float Committee Chairman, Jim Miceli  

1/2/06

     
   
  Float in the Rose Parade  

1/1/06

Roses in individual water vials Finishing touches on rotating top. Snail Builders work on animated tops and bear head.
   
  Volunteers  
   
Float riders getting ready for the first judging of the float.

12/31/05

   
       
Volunteer Decorators

12/30/05

Volunteer Decorators

12/29/05

Volunteer Decorators
   
       

12/28/05

   
  Dry flowers glued to humming bird Dry flowers glued to bear head  

12/26/05

   
  Volunteer Decorators  

12/23/053

   
Painted float ready for application of flowers

12/21/05

Painted bears ready for application of flowers

12/17/05

Painted float Volunteer decorators
   
  Volunteers from Venice Marina Rotary with Rotary Float Committee Chair Jim Miceli on the right  

12/10/05

Volunteer decorators preparing dry flowers
Bear heads mounted on bodies

12/3/05

   
  Bear head frames Bear bodies ready for heads  

11/19/05

   
Volunteer decorators preparing dry flowers
Road Test

10/24/05

Painting figures on the float

10/15/05

   
Test Drive and Inspection by Tournament Officials

10/4/05

Foamed flowers and tops painted

9/1/05

Screening Pencil wire "bear" Construction building

8/15/05

  Screening flowers  
   
  Pencil steel frame Observers seat  

8/11/05

   
  Details added to float.  

7/28/05

Interactors hold Styrofoam model of float.

7/19/05

Chassis Bear Chair Rotary Sign

6/27/05

Float framework Arbor Top
   
  Large Bear Chair Small Bear Chair  

6/3/05

   
  Chassis Jim Miceli, Committee Chair tries out the drivers seat.  
Styrofoam model of float

4/19/05

   
Black and White Sketch

Photographs by  Jack Gilbert, John Alexander and Larry Crain

The Rotary Rose Float is not an official Rotary International program.