Community Sports

  • Little Britches Rodeo returns June 4-5
    The Little Britches Rodeo is set for a return appearance at the Adams County Fairgrounds, East 124th Avenue and U.S. Highway 85, the weekend of June 4. The events start at 10 a.m., June 4, and continue at 9 a.m., June 5. All-around and reserve all-around buckles will be presented to all divisions both days. The youngest age division is the Little Wrangers ( 5- to 9-year-olds). Boys and girls compete together in barrels, poles, flags and goat tail untying.
  • Big day on the track for Frederick's Nives-Martin
  • Swim lessons registration deadline is Jan. 14
        The registration deadline for swim lessons through the Fort Lupton Recreation Center is Jan. 14. The Monday and Wednesday evening lessons run from Jan. 18 through Feb. 17.     Cost for the seven levels of lessons (from parent/child up through levels 5 and 6 is $41. Call 303-857-4200 with questions.
  • Butler girls on the run
  • Benefit auction for Colorado 12 softball team Nov. 14
    The Colorado Stars 12 U competitive girls softball team is hosting a live and silent auction to raise moeny for the 2016 season. It starts at 6 p.m., Nov. 14, at Mulligan Joe’s, 815 Seventh St.,  Fort Lupton.  Cost is $10 per person.
  • Snowball softball Dec. 5
        Fort Lupton’s annual Winterfest Snowball Softball Tournament is set for Dec. 5 at Pearson Park Complex, state Highway 52 and U.S. Highway 85.     Play begins shortly after 8:30 a.m. Slots are avalable for men’s and coed teams.     Each team (15 roster spots per team) is guaranteed two games. Game length is 55 minutes, and each batter’s trip to the plate starts with a 1-1 count.     Team awards will be presented to tournament winners.
  • Faustin Baca
    Faustin Baca, 106, of Brighton, passed away in Fort Collins. He was born Feb. 12, 1909, in Sapillo, N.M., to Thomas and Rosita (Crespin) Baca and attended schools in New Mexico. He married Josephine L’Esperance June 26, 1946, in Las Vegas, N.M.
  • College track
    PUEBLO – Former Brighton track standout and Fort Lupton native Rachael Lopez earned all-academic honors from the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association. Lopez, a freshman at Colorado State University-Pueblo, has a 3.66 grade point average. Her major is general sciences.
  • Swim lessons start July 6
    Another two-week session of swimming lessons begins July 6 at the Fort Lupton Recreation Center. Lessons run from 9 a.m. to noon, depending on age and skill level. Fees vary depending on skill level. Registration ends July 2. For more information call 303-857-4200.
  • Pickleball tournament July 4
    The Fort Lupton Recreation Center is hosting a Pickleball tournament July 4 at 203 S. Harrison Ave. Action starts at 8 a.m. and features play for the over-50 crowd in women’s and men’s singles and doubles. The fee is $15 for singles players and $25 per doubles team. The tournament will be held at the basketball courts. For more information call 303-857-4200.