UP Center announces CU Pride Parade winners


The Uniting Pride Center of Champaign County has announced the winners of this year’s Pride Parade.

Overall Best in Show: Ippatsu Salon

Best Float/Vehicle: nuEra Cannabis

Best Marching Group: Society for Creative Anachronism

Judges Choice Awards:

Family Representation in Costume: Urbana School District #116

Most Pride: Twin City Derby Group

Best Rainbows: UIUC Gender & Sexuality Resource Center

Best Outfit: The First Lady of Champaign-Urbana, Ms. Mona Monclair

“The judges made a point to say how hard it was to decide because there were just SO MANY amazing groups!” the center said in a Facebook post. “We look forward to seeing if these groups defend their titles or if other groups snag the awards next year!”