Awards to Eagle County Fair & Rodeo |

Awards to Eagle County Fair & Rodeo

EAGLE COUNTY, Colorado Top contestants from the Mountain States Rodeo Circuit have voted the 2008 Eagle County Fair and Rodeo Rodeo of the Year and Most Improved Rodeo of the Year. Long time rodeo announcer Les Ohlhauser announced and accepted the awards on behalf of the county at the Dodge Mountain States PRORODEO Circuit finals in Denver.The contestants cited selection criteria such as provision of horse stalls, arena conditions, purse size and best VIP treatment for contestants and their families. Also acknowledged was the excellent family environment of the event and the community in which its held. I would like to congratulate the Eagle County Fair and Rodeo Committee, the county commissioners and the community for doing an outstanding job with the entire fair and rodeo, said Ohlhauser. Fair and Rodeo Manager Brad Higgins said, everyone who worked on this years event gave their all. We went into it with the goal of making it the best in 69 years and feel like these awards affirm those efforts.The Mountain States Circuit hosts more than 50 rodeos each year in Colorado and Wyoming.Check out more at

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