The 74-year-old spruce was cut down near Meeker in October.
A teenager from Colorado Springs will help light the tree.
Ryan Shuster, 17, will be in Washington D.C. with his parents for the honor of flipping the switch to officially light the tree.
You can follow the tree's journey on Twitter at http://twitter.com/capitoltree2012.
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