Apr 8, 2019

Drum roll, please! The Colorado Lottery is excited to announce the 11 recipients of the 2019 Starburst Award.

This unique award recognizes excellence in the use of Lottery proceeds for community and conservation projects. Winners are chosen based on the creativity of the project, the economic and social impact on the community, and whether the project achieved its goal. Without further ado, here are the 2019 winners:

  • City of Cortez – Centennial Park Pickleball Courts
  • City of Fruita – Kokopelli Section of the Colorado Riverfront Trail
  • City of Lakewood – Carmody Park
  • City of Lamar – Wheels Park
  • City of Pueblo – City Park Poolhouse Project
  • Town of Breckenridge – River Park
  • Town of Castle Rock – Festival Park Reimagined
  • Town of Cripple Creek – Mountain View Adventure Park
  • Foothills Park and Recreation District – Clement Park Interactive Water Feature
  • Larimer County, City of Fort Collins, City of Loveland – Long View Trail
  • Trust for Public Land, The Nature Conservancy, City of Trinidad – Crazy French Ranch

More than $16.2 million in Lottery funds is represented in these 11 projects. Two of the winning projects were the result of collaboration between neighboring municipalities or national non-profit organizations.

Projects will receive their awards at community events throughout the summer. 

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