Islanders Bank and Building Blocks Preschool win Best of Theme prizes

Judges at the 2016 Friday Harbor 4th of July parade were tasked with selecting eight prize-winners from the more than five-dozen entries. Islanders Bank won for the float with the Best Use of Theme.  Building Blocks Preschool with its little soldiers won for Best Use of Theme for the non-float division.  The Seattle Seahawk mascot Blitz and the Blue Thunder Drumline won the prize for Best Off-Island entry.  All of the eight winners are posted below. 


Best Use of Theme, Float winner Islanders Bank $600

Best Use of Theme, Non-Float, Building Blocks Preschool $400

Best Use of Theme, Children/Youth, Julie and Gianni, “Animals of American Camp” $300

Judges Special Choice, Cutthroat Pirates $300

Best Costumed Group, Soroptimist International of Friday Harbor $200

Best Animal/Animal Group Entry, Whale Museum - $200 

Best Off Island Entry, Seattle Seahawks Blitz and Blue Thunder Drummers - $200 

Best Vehicle, Thrift House 1923 Cadillac 53 Ford - $100

All photos by Matt Pranger except for Seahawk Blitz photo by Sharon Kivisto

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