Colorado Farm Show has been Cancelled, Scholarship Program will Continue
October 6, 2020
For the first time in its more than 56-year history, the Colorado Farm Show Board of Directors announced that its annual event, held each January since 1964 has been cancelled for 2021. The 2021 Colorado Farm Show Scholarship Program will continue. Applications are due on November 1.
According to the Colorado Farm Show website, “In the best interest of our Vendors, Volunteers & Visitors, the Colorado Farm Show Board has made the difficult decision to cancel the event in 2021 due to rapidly changing conditions related to the COVID-19 pandemic.”
On a typical year it’s estimated that more than 35,000 people attend the three-day show which includes more than 300 exhibitors. However, with the coronavirus situation across the United States and the situation here in Colorado and after talks with both City, County and State officials the Board of Directors made the extremely difficult decision to cancel the event which will return January 25, 26, 27, 2022.
“Integrity, history and financial commitment were the main factors in making this tough decision over the last five months” said Erich Ehrlich, Colorado Farm Show Board Chair.
In keeping with the Colorado Farm Show's mission statement, "...to promote and support agriculture throughout the State of Colorado through the educational seminars, exhibits, trade show, exchange programs, scholarships and any other method available to assist in obtaining this goal, the Board of Directors unanimously voted to continue to fully fund and award the 2021 Scholarship Program. 2021 Colorado Farm Show Scholarship applications are due on November 1st, visit https://coloradofarmshow.com/scholarships/ for complete details.
For more information http://www.coloradofarmshow.com.
Source: Colorado Farm Show