WBCA announced the Tecolotes De Los Dos Laredos as the 2019 Parade Marshals for the IBC Youth Parade Under the Stars.

The IBC Youth Parade Under the Stars, takes place Thursday, Feb. 21, at 6 p.m. and will follow a route South on San Bernardo Avenue, to the heart of Laredo’s historic downtown district.

The Tecolotes de los Dos Laredos (Owls of the two Laredos), one of the oldest teams in Mexican baseball, returned to the border cities this past season, to the delight of their many fans. This unique team plays on both sides of the Rio Grande at the Estadio Ciudad Deportiva in Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas, Mexico; and, at the Uni-Trade Stadium in Laredo, Texas as part of the Liga Mexicana de Beisbol (Mexican Baseball League). The Mexican Baseball League is a professional baseball league based in Mexico. It is a class Triple-A league in organized Minor League Baseball, which is only one grade below Major League Baseball. The Tecolotes de los Dos Laredos will proudly serve as the 2019 IBC Youth Parade Under the Stars Parade Marshals and lead more than 125 entries down San Bernardo Avenue.

“It is a great honor for us to be selected as Parade Marshals for IBC Youth Parade Under the Stars during the 122nd Washington’s Birthday Celebration. As part of the community, Tecolotes de los Dos Laredos has been concerned to keep both cities united through sport, for which we are pleased to be part of this traditional celebration,” said Benito Varela Muñoz.

The IBC Youth Parade Under the Stars is scheduled to take place on Thursday, February 21, 2019.  This illuminated evening parade highlights talented youth as they promenade over the streets of Downtown Laredo and entertain the crowds with their dance routines, marching units and fully decorated floats.