While rain broke forth at various intervals throughout the Stampede weekend it was clear sailing for the annual Daybreak Rotary Stampede Parade Saturday morning.
The Springhouse 4-H Club came through to win the $500 prize for best overall theme entry (number 4 and the letter H) and Red Tomato Pies won the second place prize of $250 in the same category.
Winners in the other categories were as follows.
Best Dressed Cowboy: first, Xeni Gwet’in Youth Wagon Trip; second, Riley DeRose; third (tie), Andy Sullivan and Len LeBlanc Community Policing.
Best Dressed Cowgirl: first, Kaylee Billyboy (BC High School Rodeo); second, Joan Palmantier Gentles; third, Chiotin Alphonse, Tl’etinqox Government.
Horse Group: first, Xeni Gwet’in Youth Wagon Trip; second, Cariboo Cowgirls Drill Team; third, Wild West Riders.
Buggy/Wagon: first, Roy Barter.
Best Equine: Kaylee Billyboy, BC High School.
Municipal: first, City of Kelowna; second, Cariboo Regional District.
Commercial: first, Blocks R Us; second, Red Tomato Pies; third, Pacific Coastal.
First, Horsefly 4-H Club; Horsefly 4H Club; second, Cariboo Chilcotin Gymnastics; third, Rose Lake/Miocene 4H Club.
First, Studio Theatre; second, Tl’entinqox Government; third, Central Cariboo Search and Rescue.
Horsefly 4H Club.
First, Williams Lake Pipe Band; second, Cariboo Shriners Club and Band; third, Williams Lake Community Band.
Williams Lake Pipe Band.
Best Dressed Girl (14 and under): first, Joey Augustine, Horsefly 4H Club; second, Paisley McNolty, Future Rodeo Champions; third, Aiya Cooper, Future Rodeo Champions.
Best Dressed Boy (14 and under): first, Nate Carnes, Future Rodeo Champions; second, Joshua Vandersaw, Unicyclists; third, Eli Schwaller, Pioneer Log Homes.
Joey Augustine, Horsefly 4H Club.
Antique Car/Truck (1900 – 1950): first, Wayne Potter.
Classic Car/Truck (1950-2006): first, John Lyndsey; second, Bill Montgomery.
Special Interest Car/Truck: first, Central Cariboo Limosine.
Central Cariboo Limosine.
First and BEST MASCOT, Red Tomato Pies.
First and BEST CLOWN: CRD Library; second, Joan Oliver.