Hundreds attend Peetz FFA Oyster Fry and Student Auction

Annual event serves as main fundraiser for the upcoming school year


Anthony Ruiz / The Sun-Telegraph

Attendees to the Peetz FFA Oyster Fry and Student Auction choose between Rocky Mountain Oyster or chicken strips for their main course. The annual event draws hundreds to the small town every year.

Hundreds of people from around the area traveled to Peetz High School, more than tripling the population of the town, Thursday evening for a taste of Rocky Mountain tradition at the annual Peetz FFA Oyster Fry and Student Auction.

"Oyster fries are pretty synonymous with FFA chapters, especially in eastern Colorado," Peetz FFA teacher Michael Forster said.

The annual event features a full meal for attendees, with the star attraction being the main course of Rocky Mountain Oysters, or bull testicles that have been peeled, split, breaded and deep fried.

"Most people can't get over the idea of...

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