Organizers release results of 119th Victoria day parade

Tim Collins

Victoria News

The results for the 119th Island Farms Victoria Day parade are in and, for American bands, Aberdeen High School received a first place award followed by Mercer Island High and Kingston Middle School.

Reynolds Secondary School won first place for Canadian bands as well as the Judges Award, followed by Spectrum Community High and MEI Middle School.

American drill teams excelled with Sultan High School winning first place, followed by Bremerton and Oregon City High Schools.

Galey Farms won for the best commercial float with Island Farms and Country Grocer rounding out the field.

For community floats, the City of Kelowna came first and won the overall award for floats. Falun Dafa and Sequim Irrigation Festival took second and third.

The top performing acts were Korean Performance, followed by Victoria Gymnastics and Victoria Taiwanese. For walking groups, Falun Dafu got first prize followed by Outer Rim Garrison and Victoria Filipino Community.

Cars are always a favorite and Old Time Racing topped the list with Century Toppers Custom Car Club and Victoria Fire Historical Society completing the list of winners.

Gary Stultz and Butchart Gardens came first and second in the antique car category.

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