Fathoms o’Fun Parade winners

Saturday night’s 44th annual Fathoms o’Fun Grand Parade wasn’t all fun and games — there was some serious competition, too, as the 105 entries vied for a one of the coveted awards in their particular category.

Among this year’s honorees:

Grand Sweepstakes Award

No. 23 — Tulalip Resort Casino Float*

*To be eligible for this award, an entry must have been judged “Best” in a parade category – all other units in Grand Sweepstakes winner’s category move up one place in awards)

Community Festival Float Awards (Prejudged at 4 p.m. and award presented at the starting point of the parade):

Festival Float Awards

Sweepstake — No. 62 Marysville Strawberry Festival

Mayor’s — No. 79 Mason County Forest Festival

Queen’s — No. 70 Sequim Irrigation Festival

Festival— No. 93 West Seattle Hi Yu

Governor’s — No. 56 Forks Old Fashioned 4th of July

Judge’s — No. 39 Capital Lakefair

President’s — No. 85 McCleary Bear Festival

Director’s — No. 51 Daffodil Festival

Appreciation Awards (Not Judged)

No. 1 — Tenino Motorcycle Drill Team

No. 3 — Leos Towing, Inc.

No. 11 — Columbia Bank – Grand Parade Sponsor

No. 16 — Wave Broadband

No. 17 — Clearwater Casino Resort

Judged Categories (Entries are judged as they pass the review stand)

Antique, Classic, Custom Vehicles-Individual

Best — No. 46 1928 Model A Ford Sports Coupe – Jerry Locke

Second — No. 47 1931 Model A Ford Sports Coupe – Rocky Thrall

Third — No. 45 1931 Model A Ford Sedan – Stan Ohman

Car Clubs

Best — No. 4 Gallopin’ Girdie Club

Second — No. 28 Saints Car Club

Third — No. 52 Kitsap Mustang Club

Commercial Entries

Best — No. 29 Wells Fargo Bank

Second — No. 4 Ronald McDonald

Third — No. 6 Chris Mueller DDS Toothfairy & Friends

Commercial Entries, 1st Year

Best — No. 91   Lagnaippe Salon

Second — No. 25   Mattress Ranch “Billy the Kid”

Third — No. 102 Third Dimension Salon

Drill, Drill & Gymnastics

Best — No. 21 The Dolls Drill Team

Second — No. 75 Northside Drill Team

Third — No. 53 Jazzercise


Best — No. 66 Kitsap Saddle Club


Best — No. 35 Port Orchard Eagles Kitchen Band

Military and Veterans Groups

Best — No. 7 Submarine Veterans of the Olympic Peninsula

Second — No. 81 Bremerton Submarine Veterans

Religious Groups

Best — No. 96 Bethany Lutheran Church School

SK School District

Best — No. 19A South Kitsap High School Marching Band

Service, Nonprofits Units

Best — No. 22 Soroptimist International of Port Orchard

Second — No. 65 South Kitsap Helpline Food Bank

Third — No. 76 Foster Care Resources

Service, Nonprofits — first Year Appearance

Best — No. 94 Kitsap Memorial Steel

Specialty Groups

Best — No. 78 Kitsap ARCS

Second — No. 73 Northside All Star Drum Squad

Third — No. 27 Olympic Bird Fanciers

Specialty Vehicles

Best — No. 105 Kitsap Destruction Derby Association

Visiting Royalty (without festival floats or horses)

Best — No. 67 Miss American Rose Royalty

Second — No. 68 Miss West Sound

Third — No. 55 Miss Viking Fest

Youth Groups

Best — No. 84 Happy Tails 4-H Club of Port Orchard

Second — No. 87 South Kitsap Derby Brats

Third — No. 83A Cub Scout Pack 4526


Valorie Kroke — branch manager, Kitsap Bank-South Park Village

Janis Maracic — assistant principal, South Kitsap High School

Paul Nelson – Chelan County District Court Administrator

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