Colorado State Fair
Department of Agriculture
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 18, 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
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
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.