Wednesday, July 06, 2011

MIA 4th of July, 2011








It was a great 4th of July in Montevideo this year. We had large turnouts for the parade, for the activities at the clubhouse and the pool, and for the 4 on the 4th race in the morning. Thanks to all who participated. You help make this a great neighborhood.

Congratulations to all our float builders and participants. Overall results were:
  • 1st place: - Montalban Drive - San Francisco
  • 2nd place - Lower Puerta Vallarta - Las Vegas
  • 3rd place - Upper Puerta Vallarta - Gotham City
  • 4th place - Monteverde for Honolulu
  • 5th place - Montellano & Montelegre Dr - Washington DC.
Category awards were:
  • Judges' Award - Monteverde - Honolulu
  • Just for the Kids Award - De Palma - New Orleans
  • Most Entertaining - Lower Puerta Vallarta - Las Vegas
  • Best Adaptation of Theme - Upper Puerta Vallarta - Gotham City
  • Most Creative - Montellano & Montelegre Dr - Washington DC
  • Most Enthusiastic - Upper Puerta Vallarta - Gotham City
  • Best Music - Piranha Swim Team - Anahiem
  • Best Costumes - Montalban Drive - San Francisco
  • Best Design - Montalban Drive - San Francisco
Thanks to our panel of judges that included Bill Hultzman, Local Parade Enthusiast; Jim Kabel of Case Remodeling (http://sanjose.caseremodeling.com/our-owner); Therese Swan, Local Realtor (http://www.tswan.com), and Carol Rosen, Almaden Times Reporter. Thanks also to the Just 4 Fun band, Montevideo's own, who provided great music during the clubhouse picnic .

For the 2011 4 on the 4th race, the top three finishers were:
  • 1st place: Tom Gardin, 23:48
  • 2nd place: Andy Lief, 24:20
  • 3rd place: Jose Murillo, 24:30
Full results are available at the "4 on the 4th" Results link on the right sidebar of this page.

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