Public Invited to Compete in This Year’s Colorado State Fair Virtual Competitions

Pueblo, Colo. – As part this year’s reimagined Colorado State Fair, several virtual competitions will be offered to keep the spirit of the State Fair alive and encourage fun, creative competition and involvement from participants across Colorado.

All contests are free to enter and there are no physical or in-person components to the competitions. Winners will be chosen by a line up of celebrity judges and announced on the Colorado State Fair website and on the State Fair’s Facebook and Instagram sites.

Pet Photo Competition, sponsored by Big R Stores
Submit an interesting digital photo of your pet. The photo must be of an animal(s) who lives in your household. Your pet can be lounging in the grass or wearing his favorite costume. As long as the photo highlights your pet, we want to see it!

Garden Harvest Competition
Submit a digital photo of your garden arrangement. The arrangement must include 5-10 different types of vegetables, fruits and/or herbs. You many add other items grown in your garden such as flowers and a basket or creative vessel on which to display your arrangement.

Vast, Great Outdoors Photo Contest, sponsored by The Colorado Lottery
Have you been enjoying the gorgeous Colorado sunset on your evening walks this summer? Are you appreciating the intricacies of that beautiful flower that is blooming in your yard? Help celebrate the gorgeous, colorful state of Colorado by sharing your winning digital photo of the Vast, Great Colorado Outdoors.

Talent Contest
Do you have a special talent you want to share with Colorado and the world? Submit a video up to 90 seconds in length of you showcasing your talent. This could be a musical act, comedy, dance, or anything else you are eager to share.

Visit the Colorado State Fair website for contest and award details. Please contact Trisha Fenandez, General Entry and Fine Arts Coordinator, at 719-240-0607 with questions.

The 2020 Colorado State Fair will take place August 28-September 7. FAQs related to this summer’s modified State Fair can be found here. Additionally, visit the Colorado State Fair websiteFacebook page @colostatefair, or call 719-561-8484 for the latest updates and information.

The mission of the Colorado State Fair is to create an entertaining, inspiring, and educational inter-generational experience highlighting the preservation, promotion and exposition of our State’s vibrant and diverse agriculture, industry and culture. The State Fair is a division of the Colorado Department of Agriculture.

By Brian Allmer - The BARN

Brian Allmer & the BARN are members of the National Association of Farm Broadcasting (NAFB), the Colorado FFA Foundation, the Colorado 4H Foundation, the Colorado Farm Show Marketing Committee, 1867 Club Board Member, Denver Ag & Livestock Club Member, the Weld County Fair Board, the Briggsdale FFA Advisory Council, Briggsdale 4H Club Beef Leader & Founder / Coordinator of the Briggsdale Classic Open Jackpot Show.