September 2017 Contests

Penny Hamilton of Granby poses with Colorado Country Life at the 101st Middle Park Fair & Rodeo where she won the grand champion award for her key lime pie.

Monthly Contests

  1. This month you can win a copy of Half Baked Harvest Cookbook, created by recipe developer, photographer, food stylist and Colorado resident Tieghan Gerard. To enter, send your name, address, phone number and your electric cooperative’s name to Please put “Half Baked Harvest” in the subject line. Deadline to enter is September 15. Contest closed. 
  2. Enter to win three wine-based salsas (Hot Garlic Salsa, Medium Artichoke Salsa and Mild Garlic Salsa) OR three wine-based candies (Cabernet Chocolate Blueberries, Champagne Chocolate Strawberries and Pinot Noir Chocolate Cherries). Deadline to enter is September 15.  Click here to enter! Contest closed. 

2018 Photo Contest

4 categories • 4 chances to win 1st, 2nd, or 3rd
Prizes: 1st place – $175 2nd place – $75 3rd place – $50

Categories are:
• Classic Colorado – Photos that convey the feel, the look that is Colorado
• Cute Critters – Animals of all kinds
• Seasonal Salute – Capture spring, summer, fall and winter
• Water Wonders – Creeks, rivers, waterfalls, water sports, fountains, water in all of its wonderful forms

Deadline: December 15, 2017
Winners will be published in March 2018

Contest rules:
• Photographer must be a member of a Colorado electric co-op.
• Photographer may enter up to 2 photos per category.
• A completed entry form must accompany each photo. Click here for the entry form or email to request a form. Form may be duplicated.
• Photos may be in a printed or digital format.
• Printed photos must be 8X10 inches and may NOT be printed on a home printer. Prints will not be returned.
• Digital photos must be at least 8X10 inches in size at least 300 dpi.
• Photographer may win only one first-place prize.
• By entering the contest, photographers give Colorado Country Life permission to publish the image in print and online.
• Deadline is December 15, 2017.

Send entries to Photo Contest, Colorado Country Life, 5400 Washington St., Denver, CO 80216 or

More Ways to Win!

Take a Selfie with the Magazine
It’s easy to win with Colorado Country Life. Simply take a photo of someone (or a selfie!) with the magazine and email the photo and your name and address to We’ll draw one photo each month to win a $25 gift card. The next deadline is Friday, September 15.

This month, the randomly drawn winner of the $25 gift card is Penny Hamilton of Granby. She took her copy of CCL with her to the 101st Middle Park Fair & Rodeo where she won the grand champion award for her key lime pie.

Funny Stories – Do you have a funny story you’d like to share? Every month we select multiple funny stories and print them in the magazine. You will receive $15 if your story is chosen. Send your funny story to or to 5400 Washington Street, Denver, CO 80216. Don’t forget to include your mailing address so we can send you a check!

Classifieds contest – Find the hidden treasure in the print version of Colorado Country Life and learn how you can win a $25 gift card. You must follow the instructions listed in the Classifieds to be considered.

If you prefer to enter these contests via snail mail, send your name, address and phone number to: Colorado Country Life, 5400 Washington Street, Denver, CO 80216. Just remember to include the name of the contest you are entering.