Cal Poly Rose Float
Join the tradition.
Since 1949, students from San Luis Obispo and Pomona have worked together to create the joint Cal Poly Universities float. The float is an annual tradition carried on by Cal Poly students. Gain a true Learn by Doing experience through helping to design and build the only student-built float in the Rose Parade.
Cal Poly Universities’ 2024 Float Theme — Celebrating a World of Music: The Universal Language
The theme for the 2024 Tournament of Roses Parade sponsored by Honda has been announced and the Rose Float team is hard at work on their new design. Stay tuned for the announcement in September!
View Past Projects & Awards
For more than 70 years, the Cal Poly Universities Rose Float has cruised down Colorado Boulevard in Pasadena, California in the Rose Parade on New Year’s Day. Explore past floats and award wins!
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