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    Fair Pueblo

    Pueblo is proud home to the Colorado State Fair as well as the Pueblo County Fair.

    Fair Pueblo

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    Sand Sculpture Colorado State Fair, Pueblo photo by Van Truan

    Sydney Baty, of Loveland, gives one of her grand champion rabbit a kiss during the 2012 Junior Livestock Sale at the Colorado State Fair. Chieftain photo John Jaques 8.28.12

    Austin Huwa, 10, of Roggen, rests against the ample side of his steer, Tex, while waiting to sell the animal during the Junior Livestock Sale. Austin said he named the steer Tex because the white mark on his forehead looks like the state of Texas. Photo by Chris McLean (Aug. 28, 2012)

    Tyran Johnson, 13, from Pueblo, takes a ride down the Zip It at the Colorado State Fair. Chieftain photo John Jaques 8.27.12

    Hayden Segelke of Snyder, Colo., rides hard in her barrel racing run at the Colorado State Fair Budweiser Arena in Monday's PRCA rodeo. (Mike Sweeney, Aug. 27, 2012)

    Xander Winget, 17 months, gets a help up from mom Dennise Winget of Canon City so he can get a closeer look at the soft, fuzzy ear of a donkey on display at the Agricultural Pavilion at the Colorado State Fair. In addition to a variety of farm animals, the ag display also features lots of hands-on activities for kids and informational displays for adults. Photo by Chris McLean 8-27-12

    As temperatures reach the high-90's Monday afternoon, young fairgoers (and even a few not-so young ones) fnd relief in the poplar kids fountain in front of the Ag Palace on the Colorado State Fairgrounds Monday. The weather is expected to stay hot the rest of week, making the fountain an even more attractive place to spend a least a little time while visiting the fairgrounds. Photo by Chris McLEan 8-27-12

    Pueblo cowboy Casey Colletti completes a successful 8-second ride aboard a horse named Short Cut during Sunday's bareback competition at the Colorado State Fair rodeo. Colletti scored a 76. (Chieftain photo by Bryan Kelsen, Aug. 26, 2012)

    Shelby Teague, 16, of Fort Morgan, earned a rare trifecta at the State Fair over the weekend, having earned first place in showmanship in three species: hog, goat, and lamb. Fair officials couldn't recall that happening in recent memory. Photo by MIke Sweeney (Aug. 26, 2012)

    Rayna-Kay Bonnell, 5, of Colorado Springs, pets Memo, a 70-year-old African spur tortise, at the Lemur Land of Madagascar petting zoo Sunday at the Colorado State Fair. Photo by Mike Sweeney (Aug. 26, 2012)

    Shelby Teague, 16, of Fort Morgan, leads 22 from the ring after winning the senior market goat showmanship contest Thursday during preliminary competition of the Colorado State Fair Junior Livestock Show. (Chieftain photo by Chris McLean, Aug. 23, 2012)

    Isabella Trogden, 1, of Canon City, and Linus, a lemur, look up at something interesting at the Colorado State Fair Lemur Land of Madagascar & Exotic Petting Zoo this weekend. (Chieftain photo by Chris McLean, August 2012)

    Taylor Vandergriff, 16, of Calhan, gives her Hereford steer Oscar a bath Thursday in preparation for competing in the Colorado State Fair 4-H beef show today on the first day of the Colorado State Fair. Livestock competition is one of the highlights of the Fair's first weekend leading up to the market sale Tuesday afternoon. (Chieftain photo by Chris McLean, 8/23/2012)

    Greg Miranda, of Corpus Christi, Texas, pauses momentarily while helping to assemble The Giant Wheel ferris wheel Saturday in the Midway of the Colorado State Fair. The ride belongs to Crabtree Amusements and requires four semi tractor trailers to transport it. The Giant Wheel is also scheduled to make an appearance at the Louisiana State Fair in Shreveport, La., in October. (Chieftain photo by Brian Kelsen, 8/18/2012)

    Hopeful entrants watch as pies, pastries, jams and jellies and other homemade goodies are tested during Colorado State Fair pantry judging Tuesday in the Creative Arts Building. Queen or King of the Kitchen, the entrant with the best overall score in a variety of categories, will be announced Friday afternoon during the opening day of the Fair. (Chieftain photo by Chris McLean, 8/21/2012)

    California Redwood Signs plays to the home team's fans with its decorative entryway decor, one of many items set for sale at its State Fair booth. (Chieftain photo by Chris McLean, 8/21/2012)

    One of the horses stabled at the Colorado State Fairgrounds may look to be sticking out his tongue but actually was chewing something on Friday. The horses are among the animals that arrived at the Fairgrounds for the National Little Britches Finals Rodeo that gets under way Monday. The competition will draw more than 700 contestants from across the U.S. [Chieftain photo by Bryan Kelsen]

    Sarah Robles, 15, from Rye, takes aim at targets during the Pueblo County Fair archery competition held at the Colorado State Fair Livestock pavilion. (Chieftain photo by John Jaques, July 7, 2012)

    Celestina Lynch grooms her German wirehaired pointer, Arielle, prior to her showing at the 4-H Dog Show during last year's Pueblo County Fair. (Chieftain file photo)

    Nikki McKinney (left) from Boone, fixes her daughter, Taylor, 10, hair before she and her horse QT takes center stage for the Showmanship competition during the Pueblo County Fair horse show. (Chieftain photo by John Jaques, July 7, 2012)

    Laura Jimison, 14, sends her Australian shepherd, Stormy, over a jump while competing in the rally course Tuesday at the Pueblo County Fair's dog show. (Chieftain photo by Mike Sweeney, July 2012)

    Jayce Ervin and her horse Sue take part in the flag racing portion of the gymkhana competition Sunday at the Pueblo County Fair. Ervin logged a 10.844 in the event. (Chieftain photo by Mike Sweeney, July 8, 2012)

    Trent Hockman, 11, from Pueblo takes aim during the Pueblo County Fair archery competition held at the Colorado State Fair livestock pavilion. (Chieftain photo by John Jaques, July 7, 2012)

    Maryssa Romero, 15, (left to right) Marysue Gonzales, 12, and Savannah Gonzales, 16, enjoy a cold treat Friday morning while walking Rocky, a Hereford steer, down a street on the Colorado State Fairgrounds. The girls were attending the Pueblo County Fair. (Chieftain photo by John Jaques, July 13, 2012)

    Laney Sheppard, 18, of Beulah talks to her goat, Cash, following the Pueblo County Fair goat show at the Colorado State Fairgrounds. (Chieftain photo by John Jaques, July 13, 2012)