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10165 CR 120
Salida, CO 81201

Steve Wyatt,
Fairgrounds Manager

719-539-8918 or

Monday - Friday
8am - 5pm

Chaffee County Fairgrounds

2105 Fair Schedule

2015 Chaffee County Fair & Rodeo  Royalty Court

The 2015 Royalty competition is planned for Sunday, July 19th at the Chaffee County Fairgrounds.  If you are interested in more information please call Barbara Wind, Royalty Coordinator & Fair Board member at 719-221-1684. Application deadline is July 5, 2015. 

The royalty program seeks young ladies who exemplify friendliness, manners and a great big smile, a genuine, congenial, home-town cowgirl.  Queen candidates must be at least 14 years of age and no older than 18 years old age on January 1 of the contest year. Princess candidates must be at least 8 years of age and no older than 13 years of age on January 1 of the contest year.  Young horsewomen are given the opportunity to showcase their own western heritage and abilities in public speaking and horsemanship.

Fair Grounds Facility

To schedule an event or verify event dates please call Patty Baldwin at 719-539-2218 or

The Fairgrounds offer many amenities including a 6,000 foot Exhibit Hall, Meeting Room with demonstration kitchen, Commercial Kitchen, 10,000 foot Event Center, open-air livestock pavilion, two outdoor arenas, paved and unpaved parking, RV park with electricity and livestock and horse stalls.

The Fairgrounds can handle many events.  Past events include motorcycle rallies, state horse shows and rodeo events, RV group rendezvous, 4 x 4 rallies, military training, estate and antique auctions, receptions, music concerts and many other events.

2015 Facility License Agreement

2016 Facility License Agreement - Updated October 6, 2015

Chaffee County requires a certificate of insurance naming Chaffee County as an additional insured establishing that the Facility User has minimum insurance coverage (item 11 page 3 of the agreement). 

You may contact Anita Bruner Colorado Counties, Inc. to obtain a quote for insurance coverage for your event. Ms. Bruner's contact information is available below on the Information regarding the TULIP Program link.

 For more information on the TULIP (Tenant User Liability Insurance Program):
Information regarding the TULIP Program
Application for TULIP Program 

Events are not scheduled until a deposit has been secured by Fairgrounds staff.

Chaffee County can now accept credits cards. There will be an additional charge for use of a credit card as follows:
0 - $50.00                           $2.00
$50.01 - $100.00                $2.50
Each additional $100.00   $2.50 

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