Colorado State Fair
Department of Agriculture
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 14, 2015
Chris Wiseman, General Manager, (719) 924-0151, Chris.Wiseman@state.co.us
Christi Lightcap, Dir. of Communications, (720) 480-8672, Christi.Lightcap@state.co.us
Put On Your Game Face For The Cookie Wars
PUEBLO, Colo. – The Girl
Scouts of Colorado are hosting an epic battle of good versus…well…really good.
On Tuesday, September 1st
at 6pm, the “Creative Cookie Wars” will highlight artwork created on-the-spot
made from Girl Scout cookies. Participants will receive cookie kits provided by
the Girl Scouts of Colorado and then will let their creatively flow to create
an original piece of art created entirely by the participants during the
Judging will be based on
the best use of materials, originality, and artwork theme. Any student in
kindergarten through 8th grade may participate. Participants can be individual
or enter as a team with a maximum of three. No Adults. To register, contact the
Girl Scouts of Colorado at 719-543-4690.
Each Finalist: $15 (a
total of 3 finalists), a certificate of recognition, artwork posted on the Girl
Scout social media pages.
Best of Show: $60, a
certificate of recognition, artwork posted on GS social media pages.
All contestants will be
recognized with a certificate of participation.
All registered Girl
Scout participants will also receive a fun patch, provided by Girl Scouts of Colorado.
The Colorado State Fair runs August
28 - September 7, 2015. For more information, visit www.coloradostatefair.com.
The 2015 Colorado State Fair will
mark the Fair's 143rd year as Colorado's premier celebration of
agriculture. The Fairgrounds provides nearly $34 million in economic activity
to Colorado throughout the year; $29 million of that activity is driven by the
annual State Fair event. In addition to showcasing Colorado agriculture, the
annual event features one of the country’s largest traveling carnivals,
artwork, crafts, food competitions, thrilling rodeo action, a wide variety of
food and merchandise booths and a Fiesta Day honoring Colorado's ties to the
Interviews are available with General Manager, Chris
Wiseman. Contact Christi Lightcap at (720) 480-8672 or Christi.Lightcap@state.co.us.
Media outlets can apply for media credentials at http://www.coloradostatefair.com/p/news/182.