A report on Rose Bowl Game

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The very first Rose Bowl Game at Tournament park in 1902: Michigan v Stanford
The Rose Bowl with the banners for the Rose Bowl Game (the right scoreboard had been removed during the 2011 renovation)
Stanford defeated Wisconsin 20–14 in the 2013 Rose Bowl on January 1, 2013
Large card stunt in 2004
Rose Bowl records at the Hall of Champions
2006 Rose Bowl: Texas defeated Southern California 41–38 on January 4, 2006

Annual American college football bowl game, usually played on January 1 at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California.

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Bowl Championship Series

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Selection system that created five bowl game match-ups involving ten of the top ranked teams in the NCAA Division I Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) of American college football, including an opportunity for the top two teams to compete in the BCS National Championship Game.

Selection system that created five bowl game match-ups involving ten of the top ranked teams in the NCAA Division I Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) of American college football, including an opportunity for the top two teams to compete in the BCS National Championship Game.

BCS logo (2010–2013)
BCS Championship game at the Rose Bowl, Pasadena, California, January 7, 2010, Alabama vs. Texas
LSU vs. Ohio State in the 2008 BCS National Championship Game
Utah Utes fans rush the field and carry the goalpost after defeating rival BYU in November 2004, completing a perfect regular season, and becoming the first BCS Buster by clinching a spot in the 2005 Fiesta Bowl (hence the sombrero).

The system also selected match-ups for four other prestigious BCS bowl games: the Rose Bowl Game, Fiesta Bowl, Sugar Bowl and Orange Bowl.

Fullback Adam Ballard (22) rushes while being pursued by defenders Cason Shrode (54) and Taylor Justice (42) during the 2005 Army–Navy Game, a college football rivalry in the United States

College football

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Gridiron football consisting of American football played by teams of student athletes fielded by American universities, colleges, and military academies, or Canadian football played by teams of student athletes fielded by Canadian universities.

Gridiron football consisting of American football played by teams of student athletes fielded by American universities, colleges, and military academies, or Canadian football played by teams of student athletes fielded by Canadian universities.

Fullback Adam Ballard (22) rushes while being pursued by defenders Cason Shrode (54) and Taylor Justice (42) during the 2005 Army–Navy Game, a college football rivalry in the United States
Plaque on College Avenue on the New Brunswick campus of Rutgers University identifying the place where the first college football game was played in 1869
The McKill vs. Harvard football game in Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1874
Walter Camp, the "Father of American Football", pictured here in 1878 as the captain of the Yale Football team
1902 football game between the University of Minnesota and the University of Michigan
University of Wisconsin football team in 1903
1895 football game between Auburn and Georgia
An 1894 football game in Staunton, Virginia between VMI and Virginia Tech
Sewanee's 1899 "Iron Men."
1904 Vanderbilt team in action; note the grid pattern on the field
The first USC football squad (1888). Before they were nicknamed the "Trojans", they were known as the USC Methodists.
The 1893 Stanford American football team
The Big Game between Stanford and California was played as rugby union from 1906 to 1914
Colorado's First football team in 1890
Kickoff during the 1916 Colorado – Utah game
The 1905 Utah football team
1906 St. Louis Post-Dispatch photograph of Brad Robinson, who threw the first legal forward pass and was the sport's first triple threat
Tom Davies runs against undefeated and unscored upon Georgia Tech in the 1918 game at Forbes Field.
Don Hutson in 1940.
The Virginia Cavaliers (orange and blue home uniforms) play against the Penn State Nittany Lions (all-white away uniforms) in 2012 in Scott Stadium
The BCS National Championship trophy on display at Florida State University. The 2013 Championship game marked the end of the BCS era.
A night game between Harvard and Brown, September 25, 2009
Map of Division I (A) FBS
Map of Division I (AA) FCS
Map of NCAA Division II
Map of NCAA Division III
Map of NAIA
Map of NJCAA
Map of CCCAA

From 1901 to 1905, Michigan had a 56-game undefeated streak that included a 1902 trip to play in the first college football bowl game, which later became the Rose Bowl Game.

Aerial view from south in 2018

Rose Bowl (stadium)

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Outdoor athletic stadium located in Pasadena, California.

Outdoor athletic stadium located in Pasadena, California.

Aerial view from south in 2018
Construction in 1921; note the original horseshoe shape
Panorama in October 2004, hosting Arizona
Exterior of the Rose Bowl stadium before the renovation
Texas and Alabama on January 7, 2010
Florida State and Auburn on January 6, 2014
Previous edition of Rose Bowl records at Hall of Champions
UCLA–USC football game at the Rose Bowl; the 2008 edition marked a return to the tradition of both teams wearing home jerseys
4th of July Fireworks over the Rose Bowl
Large card stunt performed at the 2004 Rose Bowl Game viewed from the Southeast corner

One of the most famous venues in sporting history, the Rose Bowl is best known as a college football venue, specifically as the host of the annual Rose Bowl Game for which it is named.

Action during the 2006 Rose Bowl between Texas and USC

Bowl game

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One of a number of post-season college football games that are primarily played by teams belonging to the NCAA's Division I Football Bowl Subdivision .

One of a number of post-season college football games that are primarily played by teams belonging to the NCAA's Division I Football Bowl Subdivision .

Action during the 2006 Rose Bowl between Texas and USC
Action during the 1939 Cotton Bowl Classic between St. Mary's and Texas Tech
President John F. Kennedy (lower left of center) at the 1963 Orange Bowl in Miami
1973 Gator Bowl game program
2010 BCS National Championship Game between Alabama and Texas

With the 1923 Rose Bowl it began to be played at the newly completed Rose Bowl stadium, and thus the contest itself became known as the Rose Bowl game.

2006 Rose Bowl

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American college football bowl game that served as the BCS National Championship Game for the 2005 NCAA Division I-A football season.

American college football bowl game that served as the BCS National Championship Game for the 2005 NCAA Division I-A football season.

A Texas fan looks ahead to the Rose Bowl during Texas' very big win in the Big 12 Championship Game.
Vince Young about to score the go-ahead touchdown.
Confetti rains down on the field in the post-game celebration as Texas defeats USC.

It featured the only two unbeaten teams of the season: the defending Rose Bowl champion and reigning Big 12 Conference champion Texas Longhorns played Pacific-10 Conference titleholders and two-time defending AP national champions, the USC Trojans.

Fiesta Bowl

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American college football bowl game played annually in the Phoenix metropolitan area.

American college football bowl game played annually in the Phoenix metropolitan area.

Fiesta Bowl logo with no corporate sponsor
2006 Fiesta Bowl, the last Fiesta Bowl game in Sun Devil Stadium
2007 Fiesta Bowl, Boise State vs. Oklahoma; January 1, 2007, the first Fiesta Bowl at University of Phoenix Stadium

After the 1997 season, the three Bowl Alliance bowls joined with the Rose Bowl to form the Bowl Championship Series (BCS), with the Fiesta Bowl guaranteed to host the national championship game every four years.

College Football Playoff

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Annual postseason knockout invitational tournament to determine a national champion for the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS), the highest level of college football competition in the United States.

Annual postseason knockout invitational tournament to determine a national champion for the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS), the highest level of college football competition in the United States.

The two semifinal games rotate among six major bowl games, referred to as the New Year's Six: the Cotton Bowl, Fiesta Bowl, Orange Bowl, Peach Bowl, Rose Bowl, and Sugar Bowl.

A Chariot Race during the 1908 or 1911 Tournament of Roses; later replaced by the Rose Bowl Game

Rose Parade

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A Chariot Race during the 1908 or 1911 Tournament of Roses; later replaced by the Rose Bowl Game
Tournament House, also known as the Wrigley mansion
A close-up of roses used to create a parade float
Float and "White Suiter" volunteer
First Cavalry Division Equestrian Unit, US Army, Ft. Hood TX, at the 2007 Rose Parade
USMC color guard at the 2007 Rose Parade
Londonderry High School Marching Lancer Band, from New Hampshire during the 2004 parade
Theme float "2010: A Cut Above the Rest" rolling down Colorado Boulevard during the parade
2015 Grand Marshal Louis Zamperini at Tournament House
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Spectators gather before the 2004 Rose Parade: some pay for seats in stands; others spend the night to "reserve" a free spot on the sidewalks.

The Rose Parade, also known as the Tournament of Roses Parade (or simply the Tournament of Roses), is an annual parade that is followed by the Rose Bowl Game, held mostly along Colorado Boulevard in Pasadena in the Los Angeles metropolitan area, on New Year's Day (or on Monday, January 2 if New Year's Day falls on a Sunday).

Pac-12 Conference

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Collegiate athletic conference, that operates in the Western United States, participating in 24 sports at the NCAA Division I level.

Collegiate athletic conference, that operates in the Western United States, participating in 24 sports at the NCAA Division I level.

Locations of current Pac-12 Conference full member institutions.
Final Pac-10 Conference logo
NCAA National Championship trophies, rings, watches won by UCLA teams
UCLA–USC rivalry football game at the Rose Bowl; the 2008 edition marked a return to the tradition of both teams wearing color jerseys.
Big Game, 2004 between California and Stanford
Locations of the conference's full members.

The new league inherited the PCC's berth in the Rose Bowl; since 1947, the PCC champion had received an automatic bid to the bowl.

1961 Rose Bowl

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The 1961 Rose Bowl was the 47th Rose Bowl game, played on January 2, 1961, in Pasadena, California.