Health, Fitness, and Beyond
10th Annual Adams State University Autumn@Adams
September 9th through September 14th, 2013
The 2013 theme, Health, Fitness, and Beyond promises to hold many events focusing on mental health, physical health, spiritual health, and environmental health. The Autumn@Adams Committee is currently planning and organizing events for the 2013 Autumn@Adams Week. This Website will be updated as events are scheduled.
For the last ten years, Adams State has organized events revolving around a select theme and choosing a week in September to host these educational and entertaining events.
Themes from past years include:
- 2012 The American Dream: Yours, Mine, and Ours;
- 2011 Honor Your Story-Discover Your Possibilities;
- 2010 Everyone Has a Story to Tell; 2009, Transformations Begin Here;
- 2009 Transformations Begin Here;
- 2008 Our Earth-Our Valley;
- 2007 Understanding Peace;
- 2006 Roots Remembered.
These past ten years, the campus has brought in nationally-known speakers, authors and entertainers, such as: Thomas Linzey, James Bilagody, Laura Pritchett, Sean Carroll, Denise Chavez, Demetria Martinez, and Grammy Award winning pianist Daryl Davis. Local and regional talent is also tapped to round-out the events.
Beginning in 2008, Autumn@Adams Week includes the popular Cook-Off.
The 2013 Autumn@Adams Annual Cook-Off will include a jalapeno eating contest for adults and a watermelon seed spitting contest for children with prizes.
Prize money for the top three winners of the green or red chile or salsa has increased this year as well.