Time is counting down to the Lancer’s performance in the 122nd Tournament of Roses Parade in Pasadena on New Years Day. During his visit to Londonderry earlier this year, Tournament of Roses President Jeff Throop introduced the Lancers to the 2011 parade’s theme “Building Dreams, Friendships, & Memories.” That theme will certainly apply to the three hundred LHS Lancers who will be marching down Colorado Boulevard in front of hundreds of thousands of spectators on the parade route.
The Lancer’s depart Londonderry on December 28 for an action packed trip including performances on Main Street USA at Disneyland, an on-ice performance at the Staples Center for the NHL LA Kings vs. Philadelphia Flyers game, and at the Tournament of Roses Bandfest at Pasadena City College.
This year’s Tournament of Roses Grand Marshal will be Paula Deen, Emmy Award-winning Food Network star, actress, restauranteur, and author. Ms. Deen and the Rose Parade Queen and Court will preside over the Parade and Game on New Years Day.
You don’t have to travel to Pasadena to see the Lancer’s perform though. You can join the millions of other viewers who will watch the parade on ABC, HGTV, the Hallmark Channel, and on the other major networks.
The Rose Parade will be broadcast in Londonderry starting at 11am ET on New Years Day.