2019 Armed Forces Torchlight Parade Winners

Float Winners

Lilac Sweepstakes Award (Best Overall Community Float)

Connell Community Float – Connell, WA

Queen’s Award (Best in Population 100-1,000)

1st Place – Freeman Community Float, Freeman, WA2nd Place – Tekoa Slippery Gulch Float3rd – Rosalia Community Float & Royalty Association – Rosalia, WA

Princess’ Award (Best in Population 1,000-2,000)

1st Place – Manson Apple Blossom, Manson, WA2nd Place – Ritzville Festivals Association – Ritzville, WA3rd – Celebrate Davenport – Davenport, WA

President’s Award (Best in Population 2,000-12,000)

1st Place – Chewelah Community Float, Chewelah, WA2nd Place – Prosser Chamber of Commerce – Prosser, WA3rd – Deer Park Community Float – Deer Park, WA

Grand Marshal Award (Best in Population 12,000-700,000)

1st Place – Miss Sunnyside Scholarship Program – Sunnyside, WA2nd Place – Washington State Apple Blossom Festival – Wenatchee, WA3rd – Penticton Peach Festival – Penticton, British Columbia

Torchlight Award (Best Lighting)

1st Place – Prosser Chamber of Commerce Float – Prosser, WA2nd Place – Washington State Apple Blossom Festival – Wenatchee, WA3rd – C.O.P.S. Mounted Patrol Unit – Equestrian

Equestrian Winners


Walla Walla Fair & Frontier Days


U.S. Border Patrol


C.O.P.S. Mounted Patrol Unit

Pooper Scooper

Newport Rodeo

Michael Dedmon Memorial Award of Excellence

Pendleton Roundup Royalty

Evelyn Jones “Best Overall Equestrian”

Happy Canyon Company

Band Winners

The following schools earned “Lilac Gold Standard Awards” at the 2019 Lilac Parade.  The order is in alphabetical order and does not represent a hierarchy. The Lilac Gold Standard represents a high level of excellence.  All bands in the parade, regardless of school or band size are eligible for this award.  They are chosen by two expert band adjudicators.

Central Valley High School

Cheney High School

Colville High School

Davenport High School

East Valley High School

Ferris High School

Freeman High school

Highland High School

Jenkins High School

Kamiak High school

Kentlake High School

Lewis & Clark High School

Liberty High School

Mariachi al Lado Del Sol

Mead High School

Medical Lake High School

Moses Lake High School

Mt. Spokane High School

North Central High School

Northwood Middle School

Riverside/Deer Park HS

Rogers High School

Shadle Park High School

Sultan High School

Sunnyside High School

The Beat Goes On

University High School

West Valley High School