Aug. 8, 2014 – The Wyoming Lottery Corporation today announced its sponsorship of the Wyoming State Fair, one of Wyoming’s largest attended single events, attracting over 45,000 visitors from all over Wyoming and the region.
“We are very pleased to start a partnership with the Wyoming State Fair, which has been providing great entertainment to the state for over 100 years,” said Jon Clontz, the Wyoming Lottery's CEO. “The State Fair is a true cowboy tradition in Wyoming, embodying friendly competition, highlighting the state’s important agricultural roots and putting on fun nightly entertainment.”
“We welcome the Wyoming Lottery’s support in keeping our tradition alive and helping the State Fair’s efforts to provide quality entertainment,” said James Goodrich, Director of the Wyoming State Fair. “We’re excited about working with them for the demolition derby and other events here.”
During the crazy, loud demolition derby, the Wyoming Lottery will drive the 2014 Jeep® Wrangler into the arena. The Jeep is part of the grand prize in the WyoLotto Launch Day Giveaway which also includes being able to buy the first lottery ticket in Wyoming. The entries for the giveaway may be submitted fromAugust 6 through August 16 on wyolotto.com.
A proud Wyoming tradition since 1905, the Wyoming State Fair runs Aug. 9-16 in Douglas, Wyo. In addition to featuring equine and livestock shows, the State Fair also offers entertainment with the popular Demolition Derby, three night concerts, two PRCA rodeo competitions, Wyoming State Ranch Rodeo Finals and other engaging performances through the duration.
The official launch of Powerball® and Mega Millions® sales by the Wyoming Lottery is August 24. For more information about where tickets will be sold, visitwww.wyolotto.com.