Arlington Fourth of July Parade winners

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Overall winners

Grand Prize: Tarrant County College Southeast Campus (awarded to best overall entry)

Mayor’s Award: St. Maria Goretti Catholic School (non-commercial entry that best depicts parade theme of "Emblems of the Land I Love")

Director’s Award: First Church of the Nazarene (Outstanding entry in any category, selected by Fourth of July Parade Association Board of Directors)

Spirit Award: Native Re-vision (best depicts the spirit of originality and enthusiasm and brings the greatest response from the crowd)

Honorable Mention: Patriot PAWS Service Dogs

Category Winners

Antique Vehicles:

First place: Former Arlington Mayor Richard Greene and Family

Second place: Arlington Historical Society

Third place: Perrine Family

Fourth place: William Kissel


First place: Arlington Cheer Legend

Second place: Arlington High School Cheerleaders

Third place: Sam Houston High School Cheerleaders

Fourth place: Martin High School Cheerleaders

Classic Car Clubs:

First place: Lone Star Region VCCA

Second place: Christian Classic Cruisers

Third place: Al’s Hamburger’s and Friends

Commercial Floats:

First Place: MWF Buildingsmith LLC 

Drill Teams:

First place: Arlington High School Colt Kickers Drill Team

Second place: Sam Houston High School Tex-Annes

Third place: Martin High School Sundancers

Marching Band:

First place: Arlington High School Alumni Band

Marching Units:

First place: Naval Sea Cadets

Second place: Knights of Columbus

Third place: Ulster Project

Fourth place: Air Force Junior ROTC

Mounted Units:

First place: General Motors UAW Riding Team

Second place: Springtown Spurs

Music, Other than Band:

First Place: Trinity Lutheran Church Marimba Band

Non-Commercial Floats:

First place: Tarrant County College Southeast Campus

Second place: Arlington Conservation Council

Third place: First Church of the Nazarene

Fourth place: Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8561

Novice Floats:

First place: Christian Classic Cruisers

Second place: Disabled American Veterans No. 157

Third place: Arlington Sunrise Rotary Club

Professionally Built Floats:

First place: Texas Health Arlington Memorial Auxiliary

Second place: Star-Telegram

Third place: University of Texas at Arlington

Fourth place: Fiesta Mart  

Small Business Floats:

First place: Arlington Board of Realtors

Second place: Still Brothers & Associates

Third place: Terrorplex Haunted House

Fourth place: Brown Cow Productions

Unique Commercial:

First place: Craig Real Estate

Second place: The Hoop Shack

Third place: Moseley Antique Farm Equipment Co.

Fourth place: Benjamin Franklin Plumbing

Unique Non-Commercial:

First place: Christian Motorcyclists Association

Second place: DFW International Airport Department of Public Safety

Third place: W.R.U.N.T.

Fourth place: Arlington Police Department COP Mobile Program

Youth Floats:

First place: YMCA of Arlington’s Father-Child Program

Second place: The Cheer Academy

Third place: SPJST Lodge No. 183 Youth Club

Fourth place: Native Re-vision

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