answersLogoWhite

0

Why is it called the Rose Bowl?

Updated: 9/27/2023
User Avatar

Wiki User

10y ago

Best Answer

The first Rose Bowl Game, called the "East-West" tournament exhibition football game was sponsored by the Rose Bowl in 1901. It was designed as a way to not only showcase the relatively new and budding sport of gridiron football, but also as a way to entice easterners to visit Pasadena for the Tournament of Roses.

The game became known as the Rose Bowl Game because of the stadium built to host the game, the Rose Bowl. The Rose Bowl was named for the annual Tournament of Roses held in Pasadena, California since 1895. The Tournament was designed as a tourist attraction to showcase Southern California's beautiful wintertime weather to entice residents of colder climates to vacation in southern California each winter to boost the economy.

It is important to note that the phrase "Rose Bowl" refers to the stadium and "Rose Bowl Game" refers to the football event held at the stadium each January 1st.

User Avatar

Wiki User

10y ago
This answer is:
User Avatar
More answers
User Avatar

Wiki User

10y ago

A local newspaperman suggested they plant a few roses around the stadium, and so it was called the rose bowl

This answer is:
User Avatar

Add your answer:

Earn +20 pts
Q: Why is it called the Rose Bowl?
Write your answer...
Submit
Still have questions?
magnify glass
imp
Related questions

Is the highest bowl game in collage football called the Rose Bowl?

No. It's the oldest bowl game (and sometimes called "the granddaddy of them all"), but it's just another bowl game. The Rose Bowl is also the name of the stadium in Pasadena, California, that hosts the Rose Bowl game. Traditionally, the Rose Bowl game matched the champions of the Big Ten conference and the Pacific Ten conference, but since the onset of the Bowl Championship Series (BCS), that is no longer necessarily the case. The BCS rotates the national championship game among four stadiums -- the Rose Bowl, the Fiesta Bowl, the Orange Bowl, and the Sugar Bowl. Each year, there is a bowl game at each of those locations, plus there is an additional game held at one of those locations. The Rose Bowl therefore hosts the national championship game every fourth year (as well as the Rose Bowl game itself every year).


What is the Super Bowl of college football called?

not really an exact answer. its called the national championship game. it is either the sugar bowl in Louisiana, orange bowl in Miami Florida, rose bowl in pasadena California, or the fiesta bowl in Arizona.


Did the University of Hawaii play in the Rose Bowl?

As of the 2008 Rose Bowl, the University of Hawaii has never played in a Rose Bowl game.


What do the losers get for playing in the Rose Bowl?

The losers of the Rose Bowl get nothing but :(


What team won this year's Rose Bowl?

Bears won the Rose Bowl.


Why is the rose bowl the rose bowl?

The "Rose Bowl" is part of the "Tournament of Roses" parade and celebration, which has been going on for over a century in Pasadena, California.


How old is the college football Rose Bowl?

2011 marks the 97th Rose Bowl


How many Rose Bowl appearances does LSU have?

Through the 2010 Rose Bowl, 0.


Where can a Rose Bowl be found?

The Rose Bowl Stadium can be found in Pasadena, California. A rose colored bowl can be found at Target or Bed, Bath, and Beyond. A rose colored bowl may also be found on Amazon or other online stores.


Was Ohio State in the Rose Bowl in 1978?

The 1978 Rose Bowl was between Michigan and Washington.


Who is the tenant of Rose Bowl?

The tenant of Rose Bowl is Hampshire County Cricket Club in England.


How many Rose Bowl appearances does Michigan have?

Michigan has made 20 appearances in the Rose Bowl.