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The King is Calling for Bakers

08/18/2015

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Colorado State Fair

Colorado Department of Agriculture

www.coloradostatefair.com

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

August 18, 2015

Contacts:  

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

                                               

The King is Calling for Bakers

 

PUEBLO, Colo. – King Arthur Flour invites you to compete in their “Yeast Roll Baking Contest” at the Colorado State Fair. The entry fee is only $5 with the top adult winning $75 and the top youth (14 and under) winning $50.

 

Bake your rolls from scratch using any type of King Arthur Flour. Any type or shape of yeast roll is welcome and each participant must present at least six rolls in any container of your choice. Creativity is strongly encouraged. This competition is for home bakers. No professional bakers allowed.

 

The contest will be held on September 3, 2015; registration is now open with an entry deadline of September 1, 2015. For contest details, official rules, and a list of other special contests, contact the Colorado State Fair general entry office at 719-404-2080 or visit http://www.coloradostatefair.com/p/events/competitive-events/231.

 

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 Hispanic culture. 

 

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Editor Notes:

·         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.

 

 

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