90th Annual Home of Champions Parade guide

Wednesday, July 3, 2019

Photos by Alastair Baker

The 90th Annual Home of Champions Parades for 2019 will be Wednesday, July 3 and Thursday, July 4, in Red Lodge at noon each day.


The Grand Marshal: LUCKY HOMEWOOD a long time Parade participant and rodeo grounds worker. Lucky ranches in Frannie, Wyoming 


The Theme is: HOME TOWN PRIDE 

No-fee registration and line up begins each day at 9:00 am at the Civic Center parking lot one block west of Broadway between 13th and 14th Streets. Entries must be on site before 11 a.m. to be included in the judging.

Prize Categories are:

Wednesday, July 3: Mining and Agricultural Appreciation

1. Best Motorized, 2. Best Otherwise. Thursday, July 4: Traditional

1. Best Float, 2. Best Theme Float, 3.Best Harness, 4. Best Mounted, 5. Best Motorized, 6. Best Musical, 7. Best Aquatic, 8. Best Dressed Jr. Cowboy*, 9. Best Dressed Jr. Cowgirl*, 10. Best Dressed Sr. Cowboy**, 11. Best Dressed Sr. Cowgirl**, 12. Directors Award.

* Must be 12 years or younger **Must be 13 years or older

Please direct questions to me, Glory Mahan, Parade Director at (406) 446-1232

or email at gloryb@vcn.com









Upcoming Events

  • Thursday, July 18, 2019 - 6:30pm
    The Montana Metal Rockfest will feature Zen, Kicking Karma, and Mr. Big with Trixter, July 18-20 at Boyd’s Garage on 7th Street, Red Lodge. The gigs will kick off at 6:30 p.m. each night.  There is no cover charge. Vendors will be on site. For tickets and information call (406) 446-1519. 
  • Thursday, July 18, 2019 - 7:00pm
    Meets every Thursday, 7 p.m. – 8 p.m. at the Red Lodge Area Community Foundation, 122 S. Hauser. It is open to all. 425- 1755.
  • Thursday, July 18, 2019 - 7:00pm
    Clarks Fork Group meets at St. Joseph’s Catholic Hall, north end of Montana Avenue, Thursday at 7 p.m.
  • Friday, July 19, 2019 - 7:00pm
    Rock Creek Group meets Tuesdays and Saturdays at 8 a.m. and Wednesdays and Fridays at 7 p.m. at Calvary Church, 9 N Villard, Red Lodge.
  • Monday, July 22, 2019 - 7:00pm
    Joliet Group meets at the Community Center Monday at 7 p.m.
  • Tuesday, July 23, 2019 - 7:00pm
    Now Group meets at the Bridger United Methodist Church, 222 W. Broadway (west entrance of church) Tuesday at 7 p.m.

The Carbon County News

Street Address:

11 N. Broadway, Red Lodge, MT 59068

Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 970, Red Lodge, MT 59068

Phone: 406-446-2222

Fax: 406-446-2225

Toll-Free: 800-735-8843

Open: Monday-Friday, from 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.