4th of July Parade Float Contest Winners

The results of the 2012 City of Elgin 4th of July Parade – Presented by Sherman Health Parade Float Contest are in and here are your winners and runners-up:

OPEN:

Winner – People That Make Patriotic Floats
Runner-Up – ABODE

CHILDRENS:

Winner – Spring Hill Gymnastics
Runner-Up – St. John’s Lutheran School & Church

BUSINESS:

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.