Rose Parade Bands 2011

More than 50 musical groups compete for 16 openings every year, according to the Tournament of Roses website. The following 23 marching groups (several receive automatic invitations) performed in the 2011 Rose Parade.

For photos of each group, taken by Halftime Magazine’s Lydia Ness, visit

  • Albertville (Ala.) High School
  • All Birdville high Schools representing Birdville, Haltom and Richland High Schools of North Richland Hills, Texas
  • Banda Musical Delfines from Xalapa, Veracruz, Mexico
  • Cal Fire Pipes and Drums from Sacramento, Calif.
  • The Pipes and Drums of California
  • Professional Firefighters from Sacramento, Calif.
  • Central Carroll high School from Carrollton, Ga.
  • Downingtown (Pa.) High School East and West Campus
  • El Dorado high School Colorguard and Drumline
  • Lindbergh High School from St. Louis, Mo.
  • Londonderry (N.H.) High School
  • Los Angeles Unified School District All District honor Band
  • North Carolina Central University from Durham, N.C.
  • North Japan Honor Green Band
  • Owasso (Okla.) High School
  • Pasadena (Calif.) City College Honor Band and herald trumpets
  • Salvation Army Tournament of Roses Band
  • Southwest Dekalb high School from Decatur, Ga.
  • Texas Christian University Marching Band from Forth Worth, Texas
  • United States Marine Corps West Coast Composite Band
  • University of Wisconsin Marching Band from Madison, Wis.
  • Upland (Calif.) high School
  • Western Carolina University from Cullowhee, N.C.
  • Wyoming All State

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