2012 Parade Awards

All-Around Awards

President's Cup: awarded to the best group overall (most points overall)

Backlot Association

Pelton Plaque: awarded to the outstanding neighborhood group

Evanston Escola de Samba

Chief Judges Award: given for special merit by the chief parade judge

F.A.A.M. Youth Basketball

Awards by Category

Commercial Float

  1. Baird & Warner Real Estate
  2. West End Florist and Garden Center
  3. Collective Resource, Inc.

Community Float

  1. Backlot Association
  2. St. Francis Hospital
  3. St. Nicholas Church

Motor Vehicle

  1. Evanston Fire & Life Safety Service
  2. Windy City Miata Club
  3. Chicago Cubs

Paid Band

  1. Cavaliers Drum and Bugle Corps
  2. North End Mother's Club Presents The Pipes and Drums of the Chicago Highlanders
  3. Wilmette Community Band


  1. Sparky!
  2. Foster Senior Citizens Club - Fleetwood Jourdain
  3. Grandmother Park Initiative


  1. Evanston Escola de Samba
  2. Fabulous All-Amerika Marching Drum and Bugle Corps and Crack Precision Drill Team
  3. FAAM Youth Basketball


  1. South Shore Drill Team
  2. Jesse White Tumbling
  3. Illinois Wheelmen


  1. Evanston Township High School
  2. Evanston Girl Scouts
  3. Evanston Jr. Wildkit Football and Cheerleading