"Making My Blues Green" Campsite Challenge

We’re excited to announce the return of the "Making My Blues Green" Coolest & Cleanest Campsite Challenge! Brought to you in collaboration with the Leave No Trace Center for Outdoor Ethics, the contest encourages festival campers to build a clean, sustainable and creative campsite for a chance to win 2017 Blues & Brews Festival passes and other great prizes!

How Do We Participate?

The contest is open to all campers attending the Blues & Brews festival. To nominate your own campsite or one of your neighbors:

1. Name your campsite and register it at the Leave No Trace booth located in Sponsor Village.

2. Stop by the Leave No Trace booth each day to view all entries and daily winners.

3. Post your campsite name for judging in the campground and popular vote!

4. Winners will be announced daily with the Grand Prize winner being selected after the campground is loaded out on Monday.

How Do We Win?

Our Green Team will rate your campsite on four criteria:

  1. Cleanliness: Green is clean. Show us how creative you can be in keeping your site clean.

  2. Sustainability: Show us how you Reuse, Reduce & Recycle your campsite. Some ideas: Reuse cups, utensils and water bottles; Alternative green energy sources to power your campsite; carpool and bike; share your resources with your neighbors.

  3. Theme: Come up with a creative and environmentally friendly theme. Make your campsite FUN! Remember, BE ORIGINAL, BE GREEN and have fun!!

  4. Popular Vote: Get your friends to come by the Leave no Trace booth and vote for your campsite. They can win prizes too! Don’t forget to post the name of your campsite in the campground visually.

What Do We Win?

One grand prize winner will be selected from the daily finalists after the campground load-out on Monday, September 18th. The grand prize winner will receive a pair of Festival and camping passes for the 2017 Festival.

Grand Prize – Two 3-Day festival passes plus camping to the 2017 Telluride Blues & Brews Festival. The Grand Prize is awarded to whoever excelled in all three criteria and popular vote!

Daily Prizes – Campground passes for the 2017 Telluride Blues & Brews Festival, packs, t-shirts, water bottles and more! Stop by the Leave No Trace Booth to win even more swag. Daily Winners will be announced from the stage each day.

See you in the Campground, good luck! For general info on camping, click here.

Steve Gumble2016