SHERIDAN — Participants in the Sheridan-Wyo-Rodeo parade were judged based on the category of entry, incorporating the theme of “Cowboys and Indians,” creativity and whether the group followed the parade rules.
The following are the winners of the 2013 parade.
Grand Prize winner
First People’s Powwow and all related participants
(As a special note from the judges, the spectacular costumes of the First People’s Powwow added color to the parade. Dancers entertained and captured the attention of all spectators.)
First place — True Colors
Second place — Heartland Kubota
Third place — Rangeland Hunting Adventures
(Includes costume and mounted individuals, mounted units, light harness and heavy harness)
First place — Gold Buckle Club wagon pulled by Friesan sport horse and “Jade & Marlee” owned by Norena Barbula.
Second place — M & M & The Diamond Cross, heavy harness
Third place — Morgan Flitner, Miss Cody Stampede Lady in Waiting
(Includes community, tax-exempt and youth organizations.)
First place — Eagle Ridge
Second place — Fort Phil Kearney State Historic Site
Third place — Rehabilitation Enterprises of North Eastern Wyoming
Bands and drill units
First place — Drum & Bugle Corp
Second place — Sheridan County Rodeo Marching Band
Third place — Kalif Shriners Oriental Band
First place — Eliot Manufacturing & Iksiks Washanala Little Swan Dancers, Yakima Indian Reservation, Wash.
Second place — First Interstate Bank
Third place — Weaver family on four –wheelers
Editor’s note: No photo of the first place novelty float was available by press time this morning.