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2014 States of the United States Irrigation Days Parade Winners

Parade Chairman’s Choice: Economy Oil -- State of North Dakota working to become #1 in oil production

Best Use of Theme 1st place: Oakes Good Samaritan Center -- Hawaii

Best Use of Theme 2nd place: Kustom Machine -- North Dakota -- Peace Garden, Rough Rider Teddy Roosevelt.. & more "There is no place like HOME – ND"

Best Use of Theme 3rd place: Oakes Community Clinic – Nevada -- Don’t Gamble with your Health

Best Car Unit: Oakes Truck & Trailer: 1923 Model T Hot Rod

Best Tractor Unit: Larson Sales -- homemade wooden & Antique tractors, plow and spreader

Best Horse Unit: Bear Creek Roughriders

Judges Choice -- Oakes Elementary Girls Basketball team -- Won State Pacesetter Basketball Tournament and moving on to Great Four State tournament in Minneapolis

Judges Choice: Oakes Rural Fire District with all their truck including Miss Vivian the Pink Fire Truck and the dalmation.

Judges Choice: The Proposal -- Sarah Ness and Steven Todd

Little Miss and Mr. Oakes

Little Miss Oakes: Becca Schlader -- daughter of Chris and Candace Schlader

Little Mr. Oakes: Maddox Cline – son of Lucas and Nicole Cline

2013 Broadway and Movie Musicals Irrigation Days Parade Winners

BEST USE OF THE THEME Kustom Machine: " Wizard of Oz: Somewhere Over the Rainbow"

BEST IN TOWN: Economy Oil: "1776"

BEST OUT OF TOWN: LaMoure County Summer Theatre: " Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat"

BEST CAR UNIT: Computer Express: 33 Plymouth

BEST HORSE UNIT: Angtman Jerseys Dairy

JUDGE'S CHOICE: Dakota Improvement: Rock of Ages

JUDGE'S CHOICE: Starion Financial: Oakes Lahoma

JUDGES CHOICE: Grand Theatre: The Grand Marquee

The Parade Chairman Choice: Western Agency: "Wicked" The Musical

PictureMayor Monty Zimmer presents Phil Hansen with a Key to the City during the Phil Hansen Recognition which was held during the 2012 Irrigation Days Celebration.

2012 Game Shows Irrigation Days Parade Winners

BEST USE OF THE THEME - First Place: Kustom Machine: Any Way You Spin It (2012 "Game Shows" )

BEST USE OF THE THEME - Second Place: Good Samaritan Center Oakes: Concentration

BEST USE OF THE THEME - Third Place: Mertz Lumber & Supply: Hollywood Squares

BEST CAR UNIT: 1960 Chrysler Imperial LeBaron - Dwayne & Gloria Shelton

BEST HORSE UNIT: Dennis and Denise Dockter - Cogswell


JUDGE'S CHOICE: Hayen Farms - Cogswell

JUDGE'S CHOICE: Thistledew: Side Saddle Riding - Forman

JUDGES CHOICE: Oakes Golf Club: Bunco Babes

The Parade Chairman Choice: Novak Electric: Are You Smarter Than A 5th Grader

2011 Irrigation Days Parade Winners

Best In Town Unit: Kustom Machine

Best Out of Town Unit: Larry Morgan

Best Car Unit: Andersen Farms

Best Horse Unit: Bear Creek Roughriders

Blast from the Past THEME AWARD: Donna’s Diner

Spirit Award:Class of ‘58

Judge’s Choice: Economy Oil

Judge’s Choice: Starion Financial

Parade Chairman Award: B & B Gardens

39th Oakes Irrigation Days: 2010 World of Animation Irrigation Days Parade Winners

Best In Town Unit: B & B Gardens, Gifts & Floral

Best Out of Town Unit: Dickey Rural Networks

Best Car Unit: Oakes Drug

Best Horse Unit: Bear Creek Roughriders

Best Use of Theme: Kustom Machine

Judge’s Choice: Oakes Veterinary

Judge’s Choice: First State Bank

Judge’s Choice: Donna’s Diner

Parade Chairman Award: Economy Oil

2009 Wild Wild West Irrigation Days Parade Winners
(close to 100 units)

Best In Town Unit: Dethlefsen Chiropractic

Best Out Of Town Unit: Potters Way

Best Car Unit: Praska Hardware: 1925 Ford Model T

Best Horse Unit: Bear Creek Saddle Club: Gene & Linda Gerdon

Wild Wild West Theme Award: Kustom Machine

Judges Choice: OHS Wrestlers

Judges Choice: Duane Shelton: 1960 Imperial Town Car

Judges Choice: B & B Gardens

2009 Wild Wild West Irrigation Days Shine & Show Winners
(37 entries)

Most Desirable: Aaron Schulz, Wahpeton, ND: 69 Red Mustang

Best of Show: Ma & Pa(Dave) Bladow, Rutland, ND: 37 Chevy

Most Unusual: Don Henninger & Dick Henninger, Oakes, ND: 26 Buick

Window winners: Ptacek Financial and Wildrose Floral

Honorable mentions: Prairie Printing, First Community Credit Union, Starion Financial

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