On March 1, 2013, Joe Poch–Chairman of the PPCF 2013– was called and received the news that the Pikes Peak Celtic Festival was awarded the contract and the City of Colorado Springs would be a major sponsor for the festival.

“This special event proposal has meant for the launch of a new event that can bring in people from all around the State and Region to celebrate their Celtic heritage and see what Colorado Springs is all about. “

Read the full award letter:

March 1, 2013


Mr. Joe Poch
Pikes Peak Celtic Festival


RE: City of Colorado Springs Food and Wine Event (RFP R13-010CD)


Dear Mr. Poch:


Congratulations, the City of Colorado Springs has concluded proposal evaluations for the Food and Wine Event RFP, and based on the evaluation criteria, your firm has been selected by the Festival as a City of Colorado Springs Sponsored Special Event.


As a City sponsored event, the City of Colorado Springs agrees to provide sponsorship up to $20,000 for in-kind services for the Pikes Peak Celtic Festival, June 28-30, 2013.


Again, congratulations, the City of Colorado Springs Looks forward to working with you on this event.


Curt DeCapite
Procurement Services Manager


cc: Brianna Goodwin, Event Coordinator