Calendar of Events

(Last UpdatedDecember 11, 2017)

We accept volunteers aged 7 on up. Under 14 must be accompanied by a parent or guardian. Under 18 must have a Release form sign by a parent or guardian. Everyone must have a signed Release form signed before working.  Release forms are available on-site.

Please wear clothes you don't mind getting dirty or ruined and please no open-toed shoes.

Work parties are held every Saturday 10:00 a.m. to at least 4:00 p.m.  Call 818-840-0060 to verify work party status

Map to Float Warehouse/site

December 2017

December 6:  Float Operator's Dinner. (on-float personnel only)  5:00 p.m.

December 9:  Test Drive #2 (T2) Tournament inspection and road test of float.  7:00 a.m.

December 13:  Denny's Dine-Out Fundraiser.  Located at 2525 N. Hollywood Way, Burbank CA  91505 (Near Burbank Airport) from 4:00 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Join us and enjoy their delicious burgers, salads, sandwiches, appetizers, entrees and beverages.  Present this flyer and Denny’s will generously donate 20% of ALL sales to BTORA

December 14:  Board of Directors Meeting - 7:00 p.m.

December 21:  General Meeting, 7:00 p.m. McCambridge Park Recreation Center,  Room 2, 1515 N. Glenoaks, Blvd., Burbank, CA  91504

December 25:  Merry Christmas (Float Site Closed)

December 26-December 31:  Deco Week (10am-10pm) however we usually work much later.  On December 31st we will typically finish decorating by second Judging and then will need volunteers after judging to help prepare the float for convoy by clearing all work spaces.  If you are interested in decorating, we recommend volunteering on or before December 30th.

December xx:  Pasadena Tournament of Roses Executive Committee float tour

December 30:  First Judging.  Time 2:28 p.m.

December 31:  Second Judging.  Time 2:28 p.m.

December 31:  Membership dues are due.

December 31:  Leave for Pasadena at 8:00 p.m. (6:30 pm Float Show, 7:00 pm Move float to Flower St, 8:00 pm leave for Pasadena)

January 2018

January 1:  Happy New Year!! 12:00:01am

January 1:  129th Annual Pasadena Tournament of Roses Parade-8:00 a.m. 

January 1:  Float site clean-up  and flower deliveries to local nursing homes and hospitals.  Noon-5:00 p.m. (tentative)

January 1:  Post Parade Float Viewing in Pasadena  1:00pm-5:00pm 

January 2:  Post Parade Float Viewing in Pasadena  7:00am-9:00am (seniors & mobility impaired only) 9:00am-5:00pm 

January 3-7:  Burbank Float Viewing, location:  CORNER OF OLIVE AVE. AND GLENOAKS BLVD. (across the street from the Burbank Central Library)

Animation Schedule: (depending on rain, fuel and other conditions)

  • 11:00 am – 11:15 am

  • 1:00 pm – 1:15 pm

  • 3:00 pm – 3:15 pm

  • 5:00 pm – 5:15 pm

  • 7:00 pm – 7:15 pm

January 9:  City Council Presentation.  6:00 p.m. City Council Chambers, Burbank City Hall, 275 E. Olive Ave., Burbank, CA 91502.  Please show up by 5:45 p.m. and wear your Rose Float shirts to show your support, everyone is welcome to attend. (tentative)

January 11:   Board of Directors Meeting - 7:00 p.m.

January 13:  Float De-Construction, 10:00 a.m.- 6:00 p.m. at the float site 

January 15:  Return flower cages back to BWP

January 18  General Meeting, 7:00 p.m. McCambridge Park Recreation Center,  Room 2, 1515 N. Glenoaks, Blvd., Burbank, CA  91504

January 18:  Post Mortem float meeting.  Immediately after the General Meeting.  To discuss the past year's good and bad and how to make improvements. (tentative)

January 18:  2019 Rose Parade Theme announced

January 22:  4th Monday of each month Domino's Fundraiser.  Download flyer and give to delivery driver.  Domino's will donate 20% of pizza sales to Burbank Rose Float.

January xx:  2017 Parade Evaluation Meeting.  (President, VP-Float and Construction Chair only) 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.

January 31:  Design Contest ends.  8:00 pm 

January 30:  Membership renewal due.  Last day to pay dues if you want to vote for the new float.

February 2018

February 3:  Special Board of Director's Meeting - Float Concept Review 10:00 a.m.

February 3:  NO WORK PARTY AT FLOAT SITE DUE TO SPECIAL BOARD OF DIRECTOR MEETING

February 7:  Board of Directors Meeting - 7:00 p.m. (NOTE SPECIAL DATE CHANGE)

February 8:  Special Pick-the-Float meeting-All Paid Members. SPECIAL LOCATION: Buena Vista Library, 300 N. Buena Vista St., Burbank, CA  91505 (corner of Buena Vista and Verdugo) at 6:30 pm (tentative)

February 14:  Theme Draft - 8:00 am. (tentative)

February 15:  Annual Meeting, 7:00 p.m. McCambridge Park Recreation Center,  Room 2, 1515 N. Glenoaks, Blvd., Burbank, CA  91504(Pick new Officers and Directors)

February 24:  Design Committee Brainstorming Session 1:00 p.m. at the float site.  Open to everyone. (tentative)

February 26:   4th Monday of each month Domino's Fundraiser.  Download flyer and give to delivery driver.  Domino's will donate 20% of pizza sales to Burbank Rose Float.

March 2018

March 8:   Board of Directors Meeting - 7:00 p.m.

March xx:  Annual Awards and Installation of Officers and Directors Banquet.   Location:  Little White Chapel, 1711 N. Avon St., Burbank, CA  91505   Time: 6:30 p.m.

March 15:  General Meeting, 7:00 p.m. McCambridge Park Recreation Center,  Room 2, 1515 N. Glenoaks, Blvd., Burbank, CA  91504

March 26:   4th Monday of each month Domino's Fundraiser.  Download flyer and give to delivery driver.  Domino's will donate 20% of pizza sales to Burbank Rose Float.

April 2018

April 01:  New Release Forms must be filled out.

April 12:   Board of Directors Meeting - 7:00 p.m.

April 19:  General Meeting, 7:00 p.m. McCambridge Park Recreation Center,  Room 2, 1515 N. Glenoaks, Blvd., Burbank, CA  91504

April 23:   4th Monday of each month Domino's Fundraiser.  Download flyer and give to delivery driver.  Domino's will donate 20% of pizza sales to Burbank Rose Float.

April 28:  NO WORK PARTY AT FLOAT SITE- Burbank On Parade

April 28:  Burbank On Parade.  Theme:  "tbd" starts at 11:00 a.m.  On Olive Ave. Between Keystone and Lomita.

April xx:  Present Trophy Photo to City Council.  6:00 p.m. City Council Chambers, Burbank City Hall, 275 E. Olive Ave., Burbank, CA 91502.  Please show up by 5:45 p.m. and wear your Rose Float shirts to show your support, everyone is welcome to attend. (tentative)

May 2018

May x:  Self Built Get Together.  11:00 a.m.  to 3:00 p.m.  Hosted by: South Pasadena  (2018)

May 10:  Board of Directors Meeting - 7:00 p.m.

May 17:  General Meeting, 7:00 p.m. McCambridge Park Recreation Center,  Room 2, 1515 N. Glenoaks, Blvd., Burbank, CA  91504

May 28:  4th Monday of each month Domino's Fundraiser.  Download flyer and give to delivery driver.  Domino's will donate 20% of pizza sales to Burbank Rose Float.

June 2018

June 14:  Board of Directors Meeting - 7:00 p.m.

June 21:  General Meeting, 7:00 p.m. McCambridge Park Recreation Center,  Room 2, 1515 N. Glenoaks, Blvd., Burbank, CA  91504

June 25:  4th Monday of each month Domino's Fundraiser.  Download flyer and give to delivery driver.  Domino's will donate 20% of pizza sales to Burbank Rose Float.

July 2018

July 4:  Independence Day (Float Site Closed)

July 11:  Board of Directors Meeting - 7:00 p.m.

July 18:  General Meeting, Summer hiatus  - NO MEETING

July xx:  Present Color Rendering to City Council.  6:00 p.m. City Council Chambers, Burbank City Hall, 275 E. Olive Ave., Burbank, CA 91502.  Please show up by 5:45 p.m. and wear your Rose Float shirts to show your support, everyone is welcome to attend.

July 23:  4th Monday of each month Domino's Fundraiser.  Download flyer and give to delivery driver.  Domino's will donate 20% of pizza sales to Burbank Rose Float.

August 2018

August 9:  Board of Directors Meeting - 7:00 p.m.

August 16:  General Meeting, Summer hiatus - NO MEETING

August 27:  4th Monday of each month Domino's Fundraiser.  Download flyer and give to delivery driver.  Domino's will donate 20% of pizza sales to Burbank Rose Float.

September 2018

September 13:   Board of Directors Meeting - 7:00 p.m.

September 20:  General Meeting, 7:00 p.m. McCambridge Park Recreation Center,  Room 2, 1515 N. Glenoaks, Blvd., Burbank, CA  91504

September xx:  Queen and Court Initial Tryouts.  Tournament House (tentative)

September xx:  Queen and Court Initial Tryouts.  Tournament House (tentative)

September 24:  4th Monday of each month Domino's Fundraiser.  Download flyer and give to delivery driver.  Domino's will donate 20% of pizza sales to Burbank Rose Float.

October 2018

October 6:  Test Drive #1 (T1):  Time: 7:00 a.m.  Tournament inspection of drive system and road test. (tentative)

October 6:  Open House and Craft Faire:  11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. at the float site. (tentative)

October 11:   Board of Directors Meeting - 7:00 p.m.

October 18:  General Meeting, 7:00 p.m. McCambridge Park Recreation Center,  Room 2, 1515 N. Glenoaks, Blvd., Burbank, CA  91504

October 22:  4th Monday of each month Domino's Fundraiser.  Download flyer and give to delivery driver.  Domino's will donate 20% of pizza sales to Burbank Rose Float.

October 31:  Happy Halloween!

November 2018

November xx:  Float Sponsor Photo Day.  Tournament House. Time: 7:45 am Board of Directors and Designer(s)

November x:  Float Building A-Z.  9:00 am-5:00 pm Pasadena Tournament of Roses Volunteer Training on how floats get built and decorated

November 8:  Board of Directors Meeting - 7:00 p.m.

November 15:  Last date to become a new member and vote for Officers and Directors in February.  Existing members must pay by January 30th. 

November 15:  General Meeting, 7:00 p.m. McCambridge Park Recreation Center,  Room 2, 1515 N. Glenoaks, Blvd., Burbank, CA  91504

November 22:  Happy Thanksgiving! (Float Site Closed)

November 23-24:  Work Parties 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

November 23-24  Prepare for foaming (chicken wire/sheet/etc) 10:00 am - 4:00 pm (tentative)

November 26:  Foam Float (tentative)

November 26:  4th Monday of each month Domino's Fundraiser.  Download flyer and give to delivery driver.  Domino's will donate 20% of pizza sales to Burbank Rose Float.

December 2018

December 5:  Float Operator's Dinner. (on-float personnel only)  5:00 p.m. (tentative)

December 8:  Test Drive #2 (T2) Tournament inspection and road test of float.  7:00 a.m. (tentative)

December 13:  Board of Directors Meeting - 7:00 p.m.

December 20:  General Meeting, 7:00 p.m. McCambridge Park Recreation Center,  Room 2, 1515 N. Glenoaks, Blvd., Burbank, CA  91504

December 25:  Merry Christmas (Float Site Closed)

December 26-December 31:  Deco Week (10am-10pm) however we usually work much later.  On December 31st we will typically finish decorating by second Judging and then will need volunteers after judging to help prepare the float for convoy by clearing all work spaces.  If you are interested in decorating, we recommend volunteering on or before December 30th.

December xx:  Pasadena Tournament of Roses Executive Committee float tour

December 30:  First Judging.  Time 2:08 p.m. (tentative)

December 31:  Second Judging.  Time 2:08 p.m. (tentative)

December 31:  Membership dues are due.

December 31:  Leave for Pasadena at 8:00 p.m. (6:30 pm Float Show, 7:00 pm Move float to Flower St, 8:00 pm leave for Pasadena)

 

January 2019

January 1:  Happy New Year!! 12:00:01am

January 1:  130th Annual Pasadena Tournament of Roses Parade-8:00 a.m. 

January 1:  Float site clean-up  and flower deliveries to local nursing homes and hospitals.  Noon-5:00 p.m. (tentative)

January 1:  Post Parade Float Viewing in Pasadena  1:00pm-5:00pm 

January 2:  Post Parade Float Viewing in Pasadena  7:00am-9:00am (seniors & mobility impaired only) 9:00am-5:00pm 

January 3-6:  Burbank Float Viewing, location:  CORNER OF OLIVE AVE. AND GLENOAKS BLVD. (across the street from the Burbank Central Library)

Animation Schedule: (depending on rain, fuel and other conditions)

  • 11:00 am – 11:15 am

  • 1:00 pm – 1:15 pm

  • 3:00 pm – 3:15 pm

  • 5:00 pm – 5:15 pm

  • 7:00 pm – 7:15 pm

January 8:  City Council Presentation.  6:00 p.m. City Council Chambers, Burbank City Hall, 275 E. Olive Ave., Burbank, CA 91502.  Please show up by 5:45 p.m. and wear your Rose Float shirts to show your support, everyone is welcome to attend. (tentative)

January 10:   Board of Directors Meeting - 7:00 p.m.

January 12:  Float De-Construction, 10:00 a.m.- 6:00 p.m. at the float site 

January 14:  Return flower cages back to BWP

January 17  General Meeting, 7:00 p.m. McCambridge Park Recreation Center,  Room 2, 1515 N. Glenoaks, Blvd., Burbank, CA  91504

January 17:  Post Mortem float meeting.  Immediately after the General Meeting.  To discuss the past year's good and bad and how to make improvements. (tentative)

January 19:  2019 Rose Parade Theme announced

January 28:  4th Monday of each month Domino's Fundraiser.  Download flyer and give to delivery driver.  Domino's will donate 20% of pizza sales to Burbank Rose Float.

January xx:  2018 Parade Evaluation Meeting.  (President, VP-Float and Construction Chair only) 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.

January 30:  Design Contest ends.  8:00 pm 

January 30:  Membership renewal due.  Last day to pay dues if you want to vote for the new float.

February 2019

February 2:  Special Board of Director's Meeting - Float Concept Review 10:00 a.m.

February 2:  NO WORK PARTY AT FLOAT SITE DUE TO SPECIAL BOARD OF DIRECTOR MEETING

February 7:  Special Pick-the-Float meeting-All Paid Members. SPECIAL LOCATION: Buena Vista Library, 300 N. Buena Vista St., Burbank, CA  91505 (corner of Buena Vista and Verdugo) at 6:30 pm (tentative)

February 13:  Theme Draft - 8:00 am. (tentative)

February 14:  Board of Directors Meeting - 7:00 p.m.

February 21:  Annual Meeting, 7:00 p.m. McCambridge Park Recreation Center,  Room 2, 1515 N. Glenoaks, Blvd., Burbank, CA  91504(Pick new Officers and Directors)

February 25:   4th Monday of each month Domino's Fundraiser.  Download flyer and give to delivery driver.  Domino's will donate 20% of pizza sales to Burbank Rose Float.

March 2019

March 2:  Design Committee Brainstorming Session 1:00 p.m. at the float site.  Open to everyone. (tentative)

March 14:   Board of Directors Meeting - 7:00 p.m.

March xx:  Annual Awards and Installation of Officers and Directors Banquet.   Location:  Little White Chapel, 1711 N. Avon St., Burbank, CA  91505   Time: 6:30 p.m.

March 21:  General Meeting, 7:00 p.m. McCambridge Park Recreation Center,  Room 2, 1515 N. Glenoaks, Blvd., Burbank, CA  91504

March 25:   4th Monday of each month Domino's Fundraiser.  Download flyer and give to delivery driver.  Domino's will donate 20% of pizza sales to Burbank Rose Float.

April 2019

April 01:  New Release Forms must be filled out.

April 11:   Board of Directors Meeting - 7:00 p.m.

April 18:  General Meeting, 7:00 p.m. McCambridge Park Recreation Center,  Room 2, 1515 N. Glenoaks, Blvd., Burbank, CA  91504

April 28:   4th Monday of each month Domino's Fundraiser.  Download flyer and give to delivery driver.  Domino's will donate 20% of pizza sales to Burbank Rose Float.

April 27:  NO WORK PARTY AT FLOAT SITE- Burbank On Parade (tentative)

April 27:  Burbank On Parade.  Theme:  "tbd" starts at 11:00 a.m.  On Olive Ave. Between Keystone and Lomita. (tentative)

April xx:  Present Trophy Photo to City Council.  6:00 p.m. City Council Chambers, Burbank City Hall, 275 E. Olive Ave., Burbank, CA 91502.  Please show up by 5:45 p.m. and wear your Rose Float shirts to show your support, everyone is welcome to attend. (tentative)

May 2019

May x:  Self Built Get Together.  11:00 a.m.  to 3:00 p.m.  Hosted by: tbd  (2019)

May 9:  Board of Directors Meeting - 7:00 p.m.

May 16:  General Meeting, 7:00 p.m. McCambridge Park Recreation Center,  Room 2, 1515 N. Glenoaks, Blvd., Burbank, CA  91504

May 26:  4th Monday of each month Domino's Fundraiser.  Download flyer and give to delivery driver.  Domino's will donate 20% of pizza sales to Burbank Rose Float.

June 2019

June 13:  Board of Directors Meeting - 7:00 p.m.

June 20:  General Meeting, 7:00 p.m. McCambridge Park Recreation Center,  Room 2, 1515 N. Glenoaks, Blvd., Burbank, CA  91504

June 23:  4th Monday of each month Domino's Fundraiser.  Download flyer and give to delivery driver.  Domino's will donate 20% of pizza sales to Burbank Rose Float.

July 2019

July 4:  Independence Day (Float Site Closed)

July 11:  Board of Directors Meeting - 7:00 p.m.

July 18:  General Meeting, Summer hiatus  - NO MEETING

July xx:  Present Color Rendering to City Council.  6:00 p.m. City Council Chambers, Burbank City Hall, 275 E. Olive Ave., Burbank, CA 91502.  Please show up by 5:45 p.m. and wear your Rose Float shirts to show your support, everyone is welcome to attend.

July 22:  4th Monday of each month Domino's Fundraiser.  Download flyer and give to delivery driver.  Domino's will donate 20% of pizza sales to Burbank Rose Float.

August 2019

August 8:  Board of Directors Meeting - 7:00 p.m.

August 15:  General Meeting, Summer hiatus - NO MEETING

August 26:  4th Monday of each month Domino's Fundraiser.  Download flyer and give to delivery driver.  Domino's will donate 20% of pizza sales to Burbank Rose Float.

September 2019

September 12:   Board of Directors Meeting - 7:00 p.m.

September 19:  General Meeting, 7:00 p.m. McCambridge Park Recreation Center,  Room 2, 1515 N. Glenoaks, Blvd., Burbank, CA  91504

September xx:  Queen and Court Initial Tryouts.  Tournament House (tentative)

September xx:  Queen and Court Initial Tryouts.  Tournament House (tentative)

September 23:  4th Monday of each month Domino's Fundraiser.  Download flyer and give to delivery driver.  Domino's will donate 20% of pizza sales to Burbank Rose Float.

October 2019

October 5:  Test Drive #1 (T1):  Time: 7:00 a.m.  Tournament inspection of drive system and road test. (tentative)

October 5:  Open House and Craft Faire:  11:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. at the float site. (tentative)

October 10:   Board of Directors Meeting - 7:00 p.m.

October 17:  General Meeting, 7:00 p.m. McCambridge Park Recreation Center,  Room 2, 1515 N. Glenoaks, Blvd., Burbank, CA  91504

October 28:  4th Monday of each month Domino's Fundraiser.  Download flyer and give to delivery driver.  Domino's will donate 20% of pizza sales to Burbank Rose Float.

October 31:  Happy Halloween!

November 2019

November xx:  Float Sponsor Photo Day.  Tournament House. Time: 7:45 am Board of Directors and Designer(s)

November x:  Float Building A-Z.  9:00 am-5:00 pm Pasadena Tournament of Roses Volunteer Training on how floats get built and decorated

November 14:  Board of Directors Meeting - 7:00 p.m.

November 15:  Last date to become a new member and vote for Officers and Directors in February.  Existing members must pay by January 30th. 

November 21:  General Meeting, 7:00 p.m. McCambridge Park Recreation Center,  Room 2, 1515 N. Glenoaks, Blvd., Burbank, CA  91504

November 25:  4th Monday of each month Domino's Fundraiser.  Download flyer and give to delivery driver.  Domino's will donate 20% of pizza sales to Burbank Rose Float.

November 28:  Happy Thanksgiving! (Float Site Closed)

November 29-30:  Work Parties 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

November 29-30  Prepare for foaming (chicken wire/sheet/etc) 10:00 am - 4:00 pm (tentative)

December 2019

December 2:  Foam Float (tentative)

December 4:  Float Operator's Dinner. (on-float personnel only)  5:00 p.m. (tentative)

December 12:  Board of Directors Meeting - 7:00 p.m.

December 14:  Test Drive #2 (T2) Tournament inspection and road test of float.  7:00 a.m. (tentative)

December 19:  General Meeting, 7:00 p.m. McCambridge Park Recreation Center,  Room 2, 1515 N. Glenoaks, Blvd., Burbank, CA  91504

December 25:  Merry Christmas (Float Site Closed)

December 26-December 31:  Deco Week (10am-10pm) however we usually work much later.  On December 31st we will typically finish decorating by second Judging and then will need volunteers after judging to help prepare the float for convoy by clearing all work spaces.  If you are interested in decorating, we recommend volunteering on or before December 30th.

December xx:  Pasadena Tournament of Roses Executive Committee float tour

December 30:  First Judging.  Time 2:08 p.m. (tentative)

December 31:  Second Judging.  Time 2:08 p.m. (tentative)

December 31:  Membership dues are due.

December 31:  Leave for Pasadena at 8:00 p.m. (6:30 pm Float Show, 7:00 pm Move float to Flower St, 8:00 pm leave for Pasadena)

 

 

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