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The Mother Lode Round-Up




General chairman
Al O'Brien

Parade chairmen
Jim Opie

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2017 Parade Results
The Tuolumne County Cup
1st Kountry Kids Preschool
The Mother Lode Round-Up Sweepstakes
1st Connie Hawkins and Pogonip
Class 1 - Commercial Floats
1st OnStage Dance Studio
2nd Conifer Communications
3rd Rockin Bar B
Class 2 - Service Club Floats
1st Columbia College Forestry & Natural Resources Club
2nd E Clampus Vitus Matuca Chapter 1849 (Float)
3rd Sonora Emblem Club #124
Class 3 - Service Club Floats, Junior
1st Summerville FFA
2nd Girl Scouts Golden Timbers
Class 4 - Service Clubs, Walking
1st E Clampus Vitus Matuca Chapter 1849 (Flag)
Class 5 - Special or Comic Floats
1st Kountry Kids Preschool
2nd E Clampus Vitus Matuca Chapter 1849 (Bar)
Class 6 - Color Guards, Walking
1st Vietnam Veterans of America
Class 7 - Best Individual Character or Characters, Walking
1st The R & R’s (Retired Rebels)
Class 8 - Specialty or Novelty Acts, Senior
1st Sonora Geezers
Class 9 - Specialty or Novelty Acts, Junior (to age 18)
1st American Sports Acro & Gymnastics
2nd Mother Lode Dance Academy
3rd Sierra Xplosion
Class 10 - Best Pooper-Scooper Entry
1st St. Matthews Lutheran Church group 1
2nd St. Matthew’s Lutheran Church group 2
Class 11 - Special or Unique Musical Groups
Class 12 – Church/Religious Organizations
1st St. Patrick’s Catholic Church
2nd Sonora Christian Life Center
3rd Christian Heights Church
Class 13 – Family Entry
1st Pedroni Racing
Class 14 – Animal Entry (non-horse)
Class 15 – Non-Profit Organization Entry
1st tie: Tuolumne County Public Health and E Clampus Vitus Matuca Chapter 1849 (Hawkers)
2nd Tuolumne County Association of Realtors
3rd tie: Friends of the Mother Lode Fairgrounds; Tuolumne County Special Olympics; and Tuolumne City Memorial Museum
Class 16 - Drill Teams
Class 17 - Best Military, Group or Individual
1st VFW Post 3154
2nd Sonora Vets Helping Vets
Class 18 - Fire Department Entry
1st CAL-FIRE, Tuolumne County Fire, and US Forest Service
2nd Company #1, Columbia VFD
Class 19 - Horseless Carriage, Antique or Classic Auto
1st Sonora A's
2nd Mother Lode Region Antique Automobile Club
3rd Joe Hallett
Class 20 - Car Clubs
1st Northern California Dodge Brothers & Sisters & Others
2nd Mother Lode Corvettes
Class 21 - Motorcycle Clubs
1st Christian Motorcyclists Association
2nd Azusa Street Riders
Class 22 - School Bands Non-Competition
Class 23 - Non-Competition and Political Entries Non-Competition
Class 24 - Color Guards, Mounted Junior (to age 18)
1st Sierra Cowgirls
Class 25 – Family Mounted Groups
1st Future Cowgirls
Class 26 - Mounted Groups
1st Mid Valley Cowbelles
2nd Twain Harte Horsemen, Inc.
3rd Calaveras/Tuolumne Cattlewomen
Class 27 - Novice Mounted Group (open)
1st The Future of Rodeo
Class 28 - Mounted Drill Team (open)
Class 29 – Individual Rider (open)
1st Ella Njirich
Class 30 - Sheriff’s Posse (open)
1st Monterey County Sheriff’s Posse
Class 31 - Silver Mounted (open)
1st Laurette Locke
Class 32 – Novelty-Fiesta Costume, Junior (to age 18)
Class 33 – Novelty-Fiesta Mounted Group (multiple riders)
1st Backcountry Horsemen of California Mid-Valley Unit
Class 34 – Fancy Dressed, Senior
Class 35 - Matched Pairs (2 riders)
1st Leslie Cowboys
Class 36 – Working Western, Junior (to age 18)
Class 37 – Working Western, Senior
Class 38 – Future Horseman (ages 1 - 8)
1st tie: Paige Njirich and Ryan Lawson
Class 39 – Horse-Drawn Vehicles
1st Country Doctor Davey “Doc” Wiser
Class 40 – Miniature Drawn (open)
1st Connie Hawkins and Pogonip
Class 41 - Other
Class 42 – Get Your Horse and Go to Town Non-Competition
Submit Your Application Form

Download the Entry form (above) and you may either fill it out by typing into the fields, save the file and re upload it using the form above. Use the PayPal buttons to make payment to go along with your form.
If you prefer, you can fill out the form and mail it in to us with a check or money order.

Parade Entry Fee: $25.00

The world famous Mother Lode Round-Up Parade kicks off in Downtown Sonora at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 13th, and will feature nearly 200 parade entries marching, trotting and rolling down the entire length of Washington Street. As usual, thousands of spectators can be expected, lining the street to watch and cheer. It draws over 20,000 visitors and spectators and has become one of “the events to see” in California. The Parade has grown to 5 Sections of over 200 entries.

Remember, the Parade begins at 10am on Saturday, May 13th and there'll be a crowd so get there early to find a place to park and to stake your claim on place watch along Washington Street.

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