Winner – People That Make Patriotic Floats
Runner-Up – ABODE
Winner – Spring Hill Gymnastics
Runner-Up – St. John’s Lutheran School & Church
Winner – Danny’s Pizza
Runner-Up – Provena Saint Joseph Hospital
Competitors were judged in five categories: Keeping with Parade Theme of “Red, White and Food”, Originality, Workmanship, Performance & Special Effects and General Effect in Presentation. The parade judging panel consisted of Kat Dahlin, Mike Butirro, Laurie Faith Gibson, Dave Metzger, Ted Schnell and Janelle Walker.
The winners and runners-up will receive plaques for their accomplishments and will be recognized at a future Elgin City Council meeting.
The Parade Committee thanks all of our float contest competitors for participating as well as all parade units, entertainment, volunteers and parade-goers for braving the heat to enjoy this year’s Elgin 4th of July Parade.