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 Venture Out & Win in Telluride

Telluride Tourism Bureau launches contest to encourage summer travel 

Telluride Tourism Board (TTB) is offering fans and friends the opportunity to win lodging, lift tickets, helicopter skiing and other prizes through the new Venture Out & Win contest.  But, only for true Telluride “fans.”

The Venture Out & Win contest can be found at, and encourages potential or past Telluride visitors to become fans of the Telluride Tourism Board. Once a fan, entrants have a chance to win one of the prizes that will make a visit to Telluride truly rewarding.

A drawing will be held twice every month via, and one fan will be declared a winner. The winner will be announced and notified via the “Telluride Tourism Board” Facebook page. No purchase is necessary to win, but entrants must be fans to be eligible to win.

The first Venture Out & Win drawing will be held May 19, 2010. The first prize? A two-night stay for two people at Hotel Columbia in downtown Telluride, combined with a $75 gift certificate to the adjoining Cosmopolitan restaurant.

The prize for each upcoming drawing will be announced on the “Telluride Tourism Board” Facebook page and website,

TTB welcomes everyone from Telluride locals to Facebook members across the country to enter. According to Scott McQuade, the CEO of TTB, the inspiration behind Venture Out & Win is to “encourage people to familiarize themselves with our website and expand the dialogue about Telluride.”

Both and the “Telluride Tourism Board” Facebook page provide information and updates helpful for both locals and visitors.

Upcoming Venture Out & Win Prizes Include

  • ·Three nights at the New Sheridan Hotel for two, plus two two-day lift tickets at Telluride Ski Resort
  • ·Helicopter skiing with Telluride Helitrax
  • ·Two three-day passes to Jazz Celebration in Telluride
  • ·Rafting with Telluride Outside, plus $50 dining gift certificate at 221 South Oak
  • ·Two passes to the Telluride Festival for the Arts Grand Tasting
  • ·Two three-day passes to Telluride Blues & Brews Festival
  • Two nights lodging at The Peaks Hotel for two
  • ·Three nights at Mountain Lodge for two, plus two two-day lift tickets at Telluride Ski Resort
  • ·Private three-hour class in any medium at The Ah Haa School for the Arts, plus $50 dining gift certificate at 221 South Oak
  • ·Three nights at Capella in Telluride for two, plus two two-day lift tickets at Telluride Ski Resort
  • ·Outdoor gear from Boot Doctors and guided outings from Further Adventures
  • VIP tickets to Telluride Wine Festival’s Toast of Telluride and musical concerts
  • ·And more!

To enter the Venture Out & Win contest, go to For details about Venture Out & Win follow “@VisitTelluride” on Twitter and become a fan of “Telluride Tourism Board” on Facebook. To view the contest rules, go to

TTB is a community nonprofit organization that is funded by the Town of Telluride, Mountain Village and San Miguel County in southwest Colorado. The organization is dedicated to providing visitors with the most up-to-date information and ensuring that vacations to the Telluride region are easy, efficient and enjoyable. TTB also oversees operation of the Telluride Visitor Center and Telluride Central Reservations. For more information about Venture Out & Win and to view the official rules of the contest, please go to


For more information on the town of Telluride, visit