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International Sportsmen's Exposition
International Sportsmen's Exposition
Girl and Dad react to fish

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​America's Premier Hunting, Fishing & Sportsman 42st Annual Travel Show

Colorado Parks and Wildlife sponsors and coordinates the Youth Fair at the International Sportsmen’s Expo, where more than 500 companies pack three giant halls with outdoor, off-roading, fishing and hunting products and expert presentations. 

​​​​​The huge Youth Fair and Outdoors Colorado Pavilion will offer free activities geared toward young sportsmen and women, including live raptor demonstrations, a catch-and-release fishing pond and "Whac-A-Mussel" game. We'll also have a mini remote control truck off-highway vehicle course.

Look for CPW signs near the food court located in the northwest corner of the exhibit floor. 

​​Youth under 16 enter Expo for FREE! 
All gear and instructions provided.

Pass on Outdoor traditions by Visiting CPW's Youth Fair Booths​

Some of CPW's featured booths include:

  • State parks campground amphitheater - Join us for ranger-led campfire programs throughout the day. Families will also have the opportunity to explore amazing wildlife species with CPW staff and volunteers plus take a “selfie​​” in front of our beautiful state park backdrop, sponsored by the Friends of Colorado State Parks.

  • CPW careers area - Learn more about conservation careers from actual park rangers and wildlife officers.

  • Kids' fishing tank - Catch and release real fish! All rods, tackle and bait will be provided by CPW’s angler outreach program.

  • Invasive species - Try your hand at the “Whac-A-Mussel” game and learn about invasive species in Youth learning about wildlife through peltsColorado. 
  • Hatcheries - Check out our brand new hatchery trailer and learn how and why we stock fish in waters across the state. 

  • “Operation Game Thief” trailer - Learn about poaching and how CPW works to bring violators to justice. Visit with wildlife officers to learn about hunting and fishing regulations and opportunities in Colorado. 

  • CPW sales booth - Purchase CPW merchandise, Colorado Outdoors subscriptions and more.

  • Hunter education - Want to pass on your hunting heritage? Learn what it takes to become a hunter education instructor.

  • CPW information center - Be sure to visit this booth to enter in our daily drawing to win a free annual state parks pass. Here you will also be able to meet with CPW staff and learn about our 42 amazing state parks.

  • CPW partner booths - Learn more about trail etiquette with Stay the Trail’s mini remote control truck course and other topics with Colorado Wildlife Federation, Outdoor Buddies, the Wildlife Council, and the Raptor Education Foundation, which will have live birds as part of their educational booth.​​​
​CPW will present on our new K9 program and other topics throughout the show! For more information about the expo and a complete list of exhibits, visit the International Sportsmen's Expos​​​ition​ website​.