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Show Your Colorado Avalanche Pride and Support Kroenke Sports Charities with a Signature Colorado Avalanche License Plate!

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Colorado Avalanche license plates will be available January 1, 2012 at your County Motor Vehicle office.

All Colorado residents who make a $45 donation to Kroenke Sports Charities will be eligible to purchase Colorado Avalanche signature license plate. Kroenke Sports Charities will issue an approval certificate confirming the donation has been received. In order to receive your Colorado Avalanche license plate an individual must present to their County Motor Vehicle Office the Colorado Avalanche approval certificate proving donation was paid. Standard specialty license plate fees and taxes (annually) as assessed by your county DMV will apply.

Kroenke Sports Charities is the official charity of your Colorado Avalanche. Kroenke Sports Charities is a Colorado based 501c3 organization committed to improving the lives of families and children in Colorado. Our strategic community investment is in many forms: support of education, health and youth sports programs, donation of autographed merchandise and tickets, appearances by our players, coaches, alumni and the personal service of our employees. Funds from purchasers of the Special Group license plates will be used to help fund non-profit programs and services in Colorado.

Colorado Avalanche License Plate Information and Frequently Asked Questions

How do I purchase a Colorado Avalanche signature license plate?

  1. Starting 1/1/12 you may make a onetime $45 donation to Kroenke Sports Charities
  2. You will receive a Colorado Avalanche license plate approval certificate in the mail via U.S. Postal Service within 2-4 weeks
  3. Take the Certificate to the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) at which your car is registered to purchase your Colorado Avalanche signature plate (DMV specialty license plate fees apply)

How do I make a donation to Kroenke Sports Charities?

Donations may be made online.

When are applications and donations being accepted?

Starting January 1, 2012 Kroenke Sports Charities will accept application and donations.

Is there an application deadline?

No, you may submit your application and donation at anytime.

How much does a Colorado Avalanche license plate cost?

A onetime $45 donation to Kroenke Sports Charities along with the standard specialty license plate fees and taxes (annually) as assessed by your county DMV.

How much are the Department of Motor Vehicle fees for specialty license plates?

Please contact your local County Motor Vehicle Office for details and information on fees.

Is my donation tax-deductable?

Yes, Kroenke Sports Charities will provide a donation receipt for your onetime $45 donation to Kroenke Sports Charities.

What percentage of my donation will go to Kroenke Sports Charities?

100% of your donation will support Kroenke Sports Charities.

Can I bring my donation directly to Pepsi Center?

No, due to the high demand for Colorado Avalanche plates, please allow 2-4 weeks for processing your application and donation. Your approval certificate will be sent to the same address that your vehicle is registered via U.S. Postal Service.

Can I take my application and donation to the Department of Motor Vehicles?

No, the DMV cannot accept the donation to Kroenke Sport Charities. Please complete the application and donation online or via mail.

Can I purchase a Colorado Avalanche license plate if I don’t have an approval certificate?

No, the DMV will not issue Colorado Avalanche license plates to anyone without a Colorado Avalanche approval certificate.

Do I have to wait until my current vehicle registration is expired to purchase a Colorado Avalanche license plate?

No, you can take your approval certificate to the DMV at anytime. The DMV will issue a credit for any unused months left on your registration.

My current vehicle registration expires in a week, what can I do?

Go ahead and renew your current license plates. Once you receive your approval certificate you can take it to the DMV and transfer your registration to the Colorado Avalanche plates.

Do I need to make a $45 donation every year when I pay my vehicle registration taxes and fees?

No, it is a onetime donation. DMV specialty license plate fees apply annually.

Does making a $45 donation to Kroenke Sports Charities guarantee that I will get a Colorado Avalanche license plate?

Initially there will be a limited number of Colorado Avalanche license plates available at each Colorado County DMV office. If your DMV office runs out of Colorado Avalanche license plates before you get yours there may be a delay of a few months as they replenish their stock.

If I want to have Colorado Avalanche license plates on more than one vehicle do I need to complete more than one application?

Yes, you will need to complete an application and make a $45 donation for each set of license plates you purchase. One set of plates per vehicle consists of (1) front plate and (1) rear plate.

If I want to purchase a Colorado Avalanche license plate for someone else could the approval certificate be sent to a different name and address than on the vehicle registration?

No, the approval certificate must be sent to the address and to the person on the vehicle registration.

Can I purchase a Colorado Avalanche license plate for a motorcycle, truck or a motor home?

Yes, Colorado Avalanche license plates are available for motorcycles, trucks and motor homes.

Can I get a Colorado Avalanche license plate for a commercial vehicle?

No, per Colorado statue signature license plates are not allowed on commercial vehicles.

Can I get a Colorado Avalanche license plate for a registered trailer?

No, Colorado Avalanche license plates cannot be placed on registered trailers.

If I want to purchase a Colorado Avalanche license plate may I keep my existing license plate numbers and letters?

No, a new plate and number will be issued.

Why does the Colorado Avalanche logo not appear on a personalized license plate?

Per Colorado State Law logos cannot appear on personalized license plates.

If I currently own a personalized license plate and now wish to purchase a Colorado Avalanche license plate may I transfer my personalized plate information onto the Colorado Avalanche license plate?

If you have a current issued personalized plate and want to convert it to a Colorado Avalanche license plate you will need to reapply and request the transfer of the personalization and pay all the necessary DMV taxes and fees. Please contact your local DMV for more information.

I currently have Handicap Plates on my vehicle. Am I able to keep my handicap plates and still have a Colorado Avalanche license plate?

No, you will not be able to keep the Handicap plates on the vehicle that you put on the Colorado Avalanche license plate. You can have the Handicap plate alone or the Colorado Avalanche license plate with Handicap Placards. Contact your DMV for assistance and the application for Handicap Placards.

If I live out of state may I purchase a Colorado Avalanche license plate?

No, Colorado Avalanche license plates are only available to Colorado residents. The DMV is not able to issue license plates to out of state vehicles.

I have a license plate collection. May I get a sample of the Colorado Avalanche license plate to add to my collection?

No, unfortunately the DMV cannot issue sample license plates.

For other questions please call 303.405.1166 or email hgarcia@pepsicenter.com.

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