Featured Partners


Lexus launched in 1989 with two luxury sedans and a commitment to pursue perfection. Since that time, Lexus has expanded its line-up to meet the needs of global luxury customers. Lexus is now going beyond its reputation for high quality vehicles with the integration of innovative technology, emotional exterior and interior designs, and engaging driving dynamics and performance. With five models incorporating Lexus Hybrid Drive, Lexus is the luxury hybrid leader. Lexus also offers six F SPORT models and two F models, including the LFA supercar, for top-of-the-line performance. In the United States, Lexus vehicles are sold through 234 dealers who are committed to exemplary customer service.


UnitedHealthcare is dedicated to helping people nationwide live healthier lives by simplifying the health care experience, meeting consumer health and wellness needs, and sustaining trusted relationships with care providers. The company offers the full spectrum of health benefit programs for individuals, employers, military service members, retirees and their families, and Medicare and Medicaid beneficiaries, and contracts directly with more than 850,000 physicians and care professionals, and 6,000 hospitals and other care facilities nationwide. UnitedHealthcare is one of the businesses of UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH), a diversified Fortune 50 health and well-being company. For more information, visit UnitedHealthcare at www.uhc.com or follow @myUHC on Twitter.

Centura Health

It's a great day to inspire health.

Centura Health connects individuals, families and neighborhoods across Colorado and western Kansas with more than 6,000 physicians and 17,100 of the best hearts and minds in health care. Through our 15 hospitals, six senior living communities, health neighborhoods, physician practices and clinics, home care and hospice services, and Flight For Life® Colorado, we are making the region's best health care accessible and affordable in every community we serve. Centura Health has always believed that physical, emotional and spiritual well-being is closely connected. For over a century, our facilities, physicians and philosophies have been inspired by this positive healing spirit.

Health care is not 'one size fits all,' and we are dedicated to making health care work for you, keeping your needs at the forefront of every decision we make. By sharing best practices and allowing greater physician collaboration and use of emerging technologies across all our facilities, we are able to provide an unmatched level of care.

We believe you can inspire the people you care about to live healthier lives by encouraging them to do the little things that can make a big difference. We're Centura Health and we're here for your health.

1st Bank

We here at FirstBank are fortunate to have financial stability, outstanding employees, and the greatest customers we could ask for. We owe our success to the core values we've held since we were founded in 1963. Ever since, we've maintained a strong commitment to convenience, friendly and intelligent customer service, and loyalty to our employees. FirstBank has grown through consumer and commercial lending, innovative banking products and services and a high regard for community investment. FirstBank now has over $13 billion in assets and over 115 locations in Colorado, Arizona, and California. We're still a growing company, but after 50 years, our commitment to our customers and to our communities has not changed.


Every year the world's best cyclists and over a million spectators ascend upon Colorado. They arrive for a race but soon discover the setting is just as dramatic. A state full of dude ranches and mountain vistas. Waterfalls and sand dunes. Family attractions and national parks. Colorado is the perfect place to host this incredible event and Colorado Tourism is proud to be a Founding Partner.

Sierra Nevada

'A craft brewing original since 1980'

With three decades of innovation and experimentation in the brewhouse, Sierra Nevada is a USA Pro Challenge founding partner with a unique cycling history A cyclist from an early age, Sierra Nevada Founder Ken Grossman skipped his high school graduation ceremony in 1972, opting instead for a bicycle tour along the Northern California coast. It led him to visit and fall in love with Chico, Calif., where he soon moved and combined long days working in bike shops with long nights building the first Sierra Nevada brewhouse. Years later, Sierra Nevada has set the standard for artisan brewers worldwide, and its steadfast bike culture has earned recognition from the League of American Bicyclists.


Smashburger was born to carry the torch for the modern burger lover. Where smash. sizzle. savor means a dedication to creating the best-tasting 'cooked-to-order' burger. We start with 100% Angus Beef, smashed, seared and seasoned on the grill, placed on a butter-toasted artisan bun and topped with the highest-quality cheeses, freshest produce and condiments. A place where you can get a 1/3 or 1/2 pound burger with one of our great recipes or you can create your own. A place that is close to home and affordable. Where the energy is comfortable and relaxed. Where the food is served to you quickly and on a plate - not in a bag. Smashburger is the better way.

Colorado State University

Founded in 1870, six years before Colorado became a state, CSU is a world-class research institution grounded in the firm belief that inspiration and ideas can and will change the world. Our learning, teaching and research are focused on bringing these ideas to life and improving our planet, every day.

More than 27,000 students are seeking degrees on CSU's Fort Collins campus, which is home to world-class research programs in infectious disease, atmospheric science, clean energy technologies, environmental science, and biomedical technology. Our professional programs in veterinary medicine, occupational therapy, journalism, agriculture and construction management are ranked among the nation's best.

In addition to tackling critical local and global issues, CSU faculty provide an enriching and rewarding student learning experience. The approach — based on the land-grant philosophy — combines intellectual classroom pursuits with hands-on experience in the field and laboratory. Colorado State's rankings include its recognition as a top tier university in U.S. News and World Report's rankings of 'America's Best Colleges and Universities,' as well as Kiplinger's Personal Finance Magazine's ranking as one of the top public universities in the United States for educational quality and affordability.

CSU is a vibrant learning community that's constantly in forward motion. The university is filled with philosophers, engineers, scientists, poets, growers and healers who are hungry to take on what's next. CSU's students, faculty and staff are united and driven by a common purpose – to make tomorrow better than today.