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CSU at the State Fair in Pueblo Aug. 27-Sept. 6

August 27, 2010

CSU's building at the State Fair in Pueblo boasts 12,000 square feet of space that houses 4-H and youth activities and showcases CSU's statewide agencies, alumni associations, colleges and water expertise, Continuing Education, and many other programs.

The CSU Building at the State Fair features displays and activities from all three campuses — CSU, CSU-Pueblo, and the CSU-Global Campus. Image by CSU Photography.

Aug. 27-Sept. 6
Colorado State Fairgrounds
1001 Beulah Avenue, Pueblo

Colorado State University will be hosting fun and educational opportunities Aug. 27-Sept. 6 in Pueblo at the Colorado State Fair. All activities are free and open to the public.

New 12,000-square-foot facility

The university will unveil the Colorado State University Building at the State Fair. Inside the nearly 12,000-square-foot facility, CSU staff will feature:

The facility, formerly the Natural Resources Building, is located on the Colorado Concourse just inside the Arroyo Avenue Gate 2 entrance. The Colorado State University Building will be open for visitors each day throughout the Colorado State Fair.

Building to house 4-H activities, including archery range

The Colorado State University Building will be open for visitors each day during the Colorado State Fair. Image by CSU Photography.

A large portion of the space inside the Colorado State University Building will be dedicated to 4-H and youth activities, including the popular archery range. 4-H has been in Colorado for more than a century and serves as an educational program for the nation’s youth.

Today, 4-H meets the needs of and engages young people in positive youth development experiences. 2010 marks the centennial of 4-H and a renewed commitment to helping shape youth and communities.

CSU Day at the State Fair Aug. 31

A CSU Day Alumni and Friends Mixer is planned for Tuesday, Aug. 31, outside the CSU Building at the Colorado State Fair Grounds. It will be a special day to mix and mingle with CSU alumni, CSU-Pueblo alumni, friends, and family members. There are several special events planned including:

  • 5-6:30 p.m. - BBQ and tour of the new Colorado State University Building at the Colorado State Fairgrounds.
  • 7 p.m. - CSU Night at the Rodeo.

See more information about the Alumni event and rodeo.

2010 State Fair headline events

CSU's activities and events will be riding on the coattails of some of this year's spectacular attractions at the fair:

  • Emerson Drive
  • Charley Pride
  • Blake Shelton
  • Smokey Robinson
  • National Finals Rodeo World Champion Josh Peek

View ticket info about these and other headline events at the fair.

Contact: Jim Beers
Phone: (970) 491-6401