Eight Nights of Rodeo Action
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 25, 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
Eight Nights of
Challenge Added to Lineup
PUEBLO, Colo. – The upcoming Colorado State Fair is hosting
eight nights of thrilling rodeo action and each night in the Budweiser Rodeo
Arena offers a different mix of entertainment and discounts. This year, the
Wrangler Champions Challenge has been added to the Colorado State Fair rodeo
Rodeo fans will be on the edge of their seats as
Professional Rodeo’s top cowboys and cowgirls compete for top scores and
fastest times. PRCA Ram Rodeo announcer, Boyd Polhamus, and rodeo entertainer,
John Harrison, will keep the arena hopping. Besides nightly entertainment
during the rodeo, national recording stars and discounts are also available to
allow rodeo fans the most bang for their buck.
Friday, August 28
Tracy Lawrence & PRCA Ram Rodeo, presented by Big R
Saturday, August 29
Jerrod Niemann & PRCA Ram Rodeo
Sunday, August 30
PRCA Ram Rodeo with American Freestyle Bullfights
American Heroes Day Presented by Black Hills Energy
All military personnel and emergency responders, with proof
of affiliation, may take advantage of $5 gate admission, on this day. Rodeo
tickets will also be available, for $7, with gate admission included.
Monday, August 31
PRCA Ram Rodeo
Girls Night Out: $20: Includes 2 rodeo tickets, 2 gate
admissions and 2 drinks.
Cowboys Kickin’ Cancer Fundraiser benefitting the Dorcy
Cancer Center Cancer Patient Needs Funs.
Tuesday, September 1
PRCA Ram Rodeo
NEW--Wednesday, September 2
Chase Rice & Wrangler Champion’s Challenge Rodeo
Presented by Justin Boots
Top competitors are pitted against the best livestock and
vying for their share of $128,000. The Colorado State Fair team, sponsored by
the Colorado Springs Airport, will host an autograph signing in the Rodeo
Experience tent on Wednesday, September 2nd at 4p.
Plus, on Thursday, September 3, rodeo fans can enjoy
the Calcutta & Ranch Rodeo, which begins at 6pm, and is free with paid
gate admission or $7. On Sunday, September 6, Fiesta Day celebrations include
theCelebración de los Charros & Los Rieleros del Norte concert,
presented by Entravision & LaTricolor. The rodeo kicks off at 7pm and costs
The Colorado State Fair runs August 28 - September 7,
2015. For more information, visitwww.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.
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.