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Baby Dolls win judge's choice 'Best in Show' at River Days Parade | FULL LIST OF CONTEST WINNERS

The Baby Dolls won this year
The Baby Dolls won this year's Best in Show Judges Award at the annual Renton River Days parade Saturday.
— image credit: Brian Beckley, Renton Reporter

The following is a complete list of winners from the 2013 IKEA Renton River Days contests and events:

Rotary Club of Renton - Rubber Ducky Derby Winners:

First Prize ($1,000 donated by Renton Rotarians): Don and Pearl Jacobson, #66506

Second Prize ($750 donated by Renton  Coil Spring Co.): Mark Bauermeister, #66052

Third Prize ($500 Gift Card donated by IKEA): Jessie Merkel, #68091

Fourth Prize ($500 Gift Certificate donated by King & Bunny’s Appliance):    Elizabeth Roderick, #68646

Fifth Prize ($350 The Landing Gift Certificate Package): Todd Lantz, #66767

The Landing merchant donations include:  Papaya Vietnamese Cafe, Gyros House, World of Beer, Poggi Bonsi, C’est la Vie, Go Family Dentistry, Landing Stadium 14 (Regal), and Creative Mom Toys.

IKEA Renton River Days Parade Awards (parade sponsored by Brotherton Cadilliac):

Best of Show Award (Judges Choice): Baby Dolls

Spirit of Renton Award (best entry w/this year’s ”Specquackular” theme): Boeing Clowns

Mayor’s Award (best entry which shows community spirit and citizen contribution): First Savings Bank Northwest

Best Float Entry Awarded to: First Savings Bank Northwest

Best Drill Team Entry Awarded to: Baby Dolls

Best Band Entry Awarded to:  Torero’s Mexican Restaurant

Best Cheerleading Entry Awarded to: Hazen High School

Best Children’s Entry Awarded to: Lee’s Martial Arts

Best Vehicle Entry Awarded to: STAR 101.5 FM

Best Comedy/Novelty Entry Awarded to: West Coast Country Heat

Downtown Renton Window Display Contest:

Judges Pick: Old Renton Book Exchange

First Place Storefront Display: Antique Country Station

Second Place Storefront Display: Little Quadoo

First Place Window Painting: Better Properties Real Estate

Second Place Window Painting: Common Ground Coffee & Cupcakes

Window Display Contest prizes donated by IKEA, Renton Reporter, Renton Civic Theatre, and Arts n Carafes

Chalk Contest Winners (organized by Allien Arts and sponsored by Weiner & Lambka, P.S.):

Junior, Ages 10-12, Winner:  Grace Zhang and Mei Singer

Junior, Ages 10-12, Second Place: Anna Marie Roata

Junior, Ages 10-12, Third Place:  Zack

Adult, 13 & Up, Winner:  Charlie Jones

Adult, 13 & Up, Second Place:  John Madden

Adult, 13 & Up, Honorable Mention:  Daniel Burchardt

Adult, 13 & Up, Honorable Mention:  Joshua Eckness

Adult, 13 & Up, Honorable Mention:  Kate Lilly

Pro Winner:  James Lilly

Pro Second Place:  Althea Davidson

Pro Honorable Mention:  Joyce Holt

Best Theme:  Nancy Anderson

Barb Nilson People’s Choice Award, Adult:  Daniel Burchardt

Barb Nilson People’s Choice Award, Junior:  Grace Zhang and Mei Singer

Chalk Art Contest Prizes donated by IKEA, McLendon Hardware, Allied Arts, and Barb Nilson

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