Dec. 29, 2002
Pasadena, CA ?- Thousands of Cougar fans will line the streets of Universal Studios Hollywood to celebrate the Cougar's bid to the Rose Bowl! Official Rose Bowl Pennants and other gifts will be handed to WSU fans from across the country along the Cougar Holiday Parade route.
Trumpets will sound at 6:35 and at 8:35 pm to announce the start of the Cougar Holiday Parade with Throwin' Samoan, Jack Thompson, and former Super Bowl MVP Mark Rypien as Co-Grand Marshall's of the 6:35 pm Cougar Holiday Parade.
The 8:35 pm Parade just announced: KOMO 4 News Anchor Kathi Goertzen, and Bud Nameck of KXLY, with Jack Thompson as Co-Grand Marshalls. Both Parades also feature: Laurel and Hardy, The Marx Brothers, The Rug Rats, Woody Woodpecker, Spiderman, King Kong and Shrek.
Many Cougar Sports and Media Personalities will be in the Parade!! KXLY TV KOMO 4 and Fox Sports Northwest will film the Cougar Parade live so that COUG fans in Washington can also enjoy the festivities.
The Cougar Bash is on Tuesday, December 31, 2002. The Exclusive "Cougar" Party Headquarters is located at The Globe Theatre, festively decorated with balloons, banners, & pennants, Two 12x15 TV screens will play highlights of the Cougar's Road to the Rose Bowl and DJ's will play music and introduce WSU sports and media personalities in the Globe Theater throughout the evening and accessible only with "Cougar" wristbands.
Gates open at 2:00pm and the park closes at 9:00pm. After the park closes, Coug Fans can join thousands of New Year's Eve party-goers at the Fabulous Universal City Walk which is just a short walk from the park. On New Year's Eve, Universal City Walk will be better known as "Time Square of the West" with 70's and 80's bands, a DJ in the Fountain Court and a Midnight countdown on the astrovision. The festivities on City Walk don't stop until 2:00 am January 1st, 2003!!!!
For more information please call 323.344.0959