(Seguin) -- Several groups and businesses helped the celebrate the heritage and tradition of the Guadalupe County Fair and PRCA Rodeo during this year's annual fair parade held in downtown Seguin. Judges were said to have had the tough job of narrowing the votes down to the best of the best. The parade was held Friday morning. The parade traveled south on Austin Street -- coming to an end at the Guadalupe County Fairgrounds.
This year's Grand Prize Trophy was awarded to the Seguin High School Drama Department and its production of Peter Pan Jr. The Judge's Award for Best Overall Entry went to the Erin Caraway Group. The Best Animal Award went to the Guadalupe County Sheriff's Mounted Posse. Best Out of Town Heavy Equipment went to You Kill It, I'll Grill It.
This year's Best Festival Float went to the Texas Agricultural Education & Heritage Center. Best Float was the Guadalupe County Fair Queen's Court. Best Out of Town Float went to the Marion Youth Organization (MYO) Football/Cheer and the Best Equipment Award was presented to a pair of classic cars, a 1934 Ford and a 1961 Chrysler Imperial.
Rounding out the list of awards was Best Horse Entry, Six Shooters Mounted Drill Team; Best Local Float, Nesbit Living and Recovery; Best Military, the Seguin High School Naval Jr ROTC Unit and the Best Marching Band, Seguin High School.
Serving as this year's Parade Marshals were Willie and Rick Johnston. Both father and son was recognized for their leadership of having served as president of the Guadalupe County Fair Association.