Kansas Outdoor Events


07/30/2016

14th Annual Fall River Star Party

Location: Fall River State Park - Fredonia Bay Area - Casner Creek Campground

Type: Stargazing

Date: Saturday, July 30, 2016

Contact: Kimberly Jones

Phone No: 620-637-2213

Time: 8:00 pm

Other Information:

Enjoy a night with the Kansas Astronomical Observers, they will present an educational program, we'll enjoy refreshments, and then look into the night sky as it gets dark to see planets, moons, stars, constellations, nebulas, and other fun wonders of our skies! Event is in Casner Creek Campground, lawn chairs, and insect repellant are recommended to fully enjoy this great event!


Hays Bass Anglers

Location: Wilson State Park Hell Creek Boat Ramp

Type: Fishing Tournament

Date: Saturday, July 30, 2016

Contact: Clayton Rudman/Klint VonFeldt

Phone No: 785 639 1496/785 628 6667

Time: 6:00 am - 3:00 pm

Other Information:

Event will start at safe light.


Coffey Co. - Burlington

Location: Wolf Creek

Type: Hunter Ed Internet assisted field day and testing session

Date: Saturday, July 30, 2016

Contact: Dale Berry

Phone No: 620-203-8855

This is an All Day Event

Other Information:

Limited to 15 students. Students can also register by email to daberry402004@yahoo.com.


07/29/2016

Allen Co. - Iola

Location: Allen Co Courthouse

Type: Hunter Ed Course

Dates: 07/29/16 - 07/30/16

Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Other Information:

 Pre-Registration at Safehunters.com is MANDATORY. The class is FREE, but students MUST be on time and attend all sessions. On Saturday we will break for 30 minutes of lunch. Lunch will NOT be provided so students should bring a sack lunch or make other arrangements. For any additional questions or information call Jonathan Rather at 620-212-0183. Once you have registered, you do NOT need to bring your confirmation email with you to class.   

The class will be held in the basement of the Allen County Courthouse on the square in Iola, KS. Use the west entrance to the courthouse and the classroom will be at the bottom of the stairs.


07/31/2016

Wild WIthin You Fitness Adventures LLC

Location: Wilson State Park Switchgrass Trail

Type: 5k & 25k Trail Run

Date: Sunday, July 31, 2016

Contact: Sara Kay Carrell

Phone No: 785 650 1620

Time: 7:00 am - 1:00 pm


08/06/2016

Lovewell Fun Day

Location: Lovewell State Park

Type: Outdoor Games and Recreation

Date: Saturday, August 06, 2016

Contact: Thane Loring

Phone No: (785) 753-4971

Time: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm

Other Information:

5K or 2 mile Fun Run/Walk, Co-Ed Mud Volleyball, Rock/Paper/Scissors Tournament, Sandpile Treasure Hunt Pre-Registration required for Mud Volleyball, no later than August 4th.


American Bass Anglers

Location: El Dorado State Park

Type: Bass Fishing Tournament

Date: Saturday, August 06, 2016

Contact: Ed Watson

Phone No: 316-214-8968

Time: 5:00 am - 4:00 pm

Other Information:

This is a draw style tournament.  You do NOT need a boat to fish.  

If you don't have a boat you will be paired with a boater.  

For more informatin and complete rules go to http://www.americanbassanglers.com 


08/05/2016

Geary Co. - Junction City

Location: Godfrey's Indoor Shooting Range

Type: Hunter Ed Course

Dates: 08/05/16 - 08/06/16

Contact: Randy Fernandez

Phone No: 785-209-0751


Finney Co. - Holcomb

Location: Holcomb Rec Center

Type: Hunter Ed Course

Dates: 08/05/16 - 08/06/16

Contact: Holcomb Rec Center

Phone No: 620-277-2152

Other Information:

Class is limited to 60 students


08/06/2016

Cloud Co. - Concordia

Location: Concordia Fire Department

Type: Hunter Ed Internet assisted field day and testing session

Date: Saturday, August 06, 2016

Time: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Other Information:

Registration and additional information can be found online at safehunters.com.


Reno Co. - Arlington

Location: Prairie Wind Hunting Club

Type: Hunter Ed Internet assisted field day and testing session

Date: Saturday, August 06, 2016

Contact: Chris Newton

Phone No: 620-931-5434

Time: 8:00 am - 1:00 pm

Other Information:

Registration and additional information can be found online at safehunters.com. 

Students must complete the online portion of the course prior to attending the field day. The online course is accessed by links at http://ksoutdoors.com/Services/Education/Hunter/Internet-assisted-Course. Each student will be issued a pre-test over the online materials. 

All students will be tested over the Internet course material. This pre-test will be administered at the beginning of the Field Day. A passing score of 22 correct answers out of 25 questions is required to proceed with the rest of the course. Students failing to achieve the minimum score of 22 will be dismissed from the class.

The field walk session will be as much like an actual hunt as possible. It is recommended to wear boots or walking shoes and long pants. 

Instructor Notes for Students: Questions - Call Chris Newton at 620-931-5434 or e-mail at newtonc@usd308.com   


08/05/2016

Butler Co. - El Dorado

Location: 4-H Building

Type: Hunter Ed Course

Dates: 08/05/16 - 08/06/16

Contact: Butler Co Extension Office

Phone No: 316-321-9660

Time: 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Other Information:

August 5 5:30pm to 9:00pm and August 6 7:30am to about 4:00pm.

The course is being held at the 4-H Building in El Dorado, 206 N. Griffith. Pre-registration is required by calling or visiting the Butler County Extension Office in El Dorado, 316-321-9600, 206 N. Griffith, no later than Wednesday, August 3. Participants must pick up a student manual at the Extension Office, read each chapter and answer all questions at the end of each chapter prior to starting the course. Participants must attend every session of the course in order to be able to test to pass the course. For further information call Gene Maggard at 316-742-3746.


Sedgwick Co. - Wichita THIS CLASS IS FULL

Location: Range 54

Type: Hunter Ed Course

Dates: 08/05/16 - 08/06/16

Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Other Information:

Registration and additional information can be found online at safehunters.com.


08/06/2016

Butler Co. - Augusta THIS CLASS IS FULL

Location: FTAC Augusta, LLC

Type: Hunter Ed Course

Dates: 08/06/16 - 08/07/16

Time: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Other Information:

Registration and additional information is available online at safehunters.com.

For questions on the class please contact Shannon Selstedt by email sselstedt@hotmail.com, Phone: 316-706-9399 or Greg Rupp email: greg@ftac.co (this is .co not .com) Phone 316-651-7877 


Knothead's 3rd Annual Carp Bowfishing Tournament

Location: Hell Creek Boat Ramp

Type: Fishing Tournament

Dates: 08/06/16 - 08/07/16

Contact: Sue Graham

Phone No: 785-658-2166

Time: 8:00 pm - 7:00 am

Other Information:

Starts at 8pm on the 6th and weigh in is at 7am on the 7th.


08/07/2016

Johnson Co. - Lenexa THIS CLASS IS FULL

Location: Powder Creek Shooting Park

Type: Hunter Ed Internet assisted field day and testing session

Date: Sunday, August 07, 2016

Time: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Other Information:

Registration and additional information will be available online at safehunters.com starting July 8, 2016.

Students must complete the online portion of the course prior to attending the field day. The online course is accessed by links at http://ksoutdoors.com/Services/Education/Hunter/Internet-assisted-Course. Each student will bring their signed Certificate of Completion of the internet course. A pre-test over the online materials will be given at the beginning of the class and a final test near the end of the class. Passing scores are required to proceed with the field day. All students will be shooting at the range so wear comfortable clothing and dress for the weather. Bring a snack or buy at the club house to eat during breaks. 
Open toed shoes are not recommended. Please bring safety glass eyewear and hearing protection 
if you have them. Money will be required for shooting at the range to cover the costs at the range, approximately $10.


08/08/2016

Riley Co. -Ft. Riley

Location: Building 1020

Type: Hunter Ed Internet assisted field day and testing session

Date: Monday, August 08, 2016

Contact: Environmental Division Office

Phone No: 785-239-6211

Time: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Other Information:

Students must complete the online portion of the course (https://programs.ksoutdoors.com/prg/Programs/Hunter-Education-Certification) prior to attending the field day. Each student will be issued a pre-test over the online materials.
Please call the Environmental Division Office at 785-239-6211 to enroll for the class.
The class will take place on Monday, August 8th at Building 1020, Huebner Road (8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.).  The field walk session will be as much like an actual hunt as possible.  It is recommended to wear boots/walking shoes and long pants.


08/13/2016

13OK Kids Day (Outdoors Kansas Kids Program) FISHING DERBY

Location: Clinton State Park

Type: Fishing Derby

Date: Saturday, August 13, 2016

Contact: Sherri Withers

Phone No: 785-842-8562

Time: 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Other Information:

At the Fishing Derby 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. @ Lake Henry (Located just South of the Park Office.) – Learn fish ID’s, improve your casting skills and how to bait your hook from the KDWPT Fisheries Dept.  After the 20 minute talk kids will fish for their chance to win a fabulous prize!  (The Biggest Fish, Smallest Fish and Most Fish were some of our winners last year.) This your first time fishing?  You’ll be entered into a special First Time Fishermen Award for a special prize drawing.   Fishing Poles & Bait will be provided.

We’re hoping to have a FREE Hotdog sack lunch for the first 200 people again this year!


OK Kids Day (Outdoors Kansas Kids Day) - Archery

Location: Archery Range near Campground #1

Type: Instructed Archery Program

Date: Saturday, August 13, 2016

Contact: Sherri Withers

Phone No: 785/842-8562

Time: 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Other Information:

Come join us in trying out ARCHERY!   Instructors will be on hand to give your child the knowledge and confidence to try out this exciting sport.   All Targets and Equipment provided.  


OK KIDS DAY (Outdoors Kansas Kids Program) - Animal Program

Location: Shelter #6 in Campground #3

Type: Snake Tails and Turtle Tales - Live animals on display

Date: Saturday, August 13, 2016

Contact: Sherri Withers

Phone No: 785/842-8562

Time: 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Other Information:

Come for your chance to get a close up look of our Live Animal’s on Display. The Animal Program is OPEN to the Public and will be @ Shelter #6 in Campground #3 from 7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.  (Right next to the PLAYGROUND) We’ll set our cages up outside and you’ll get a special viewing of our Snakes & Turtles.  We’ll talk about everything from how to identify and avoid venomous snakes to our cute little turtles.  Snake ID Booklet to each family.  (While supplies last.)   We even have a nice gentle snake who you can touch or hold at the end of our program.  


USA Bassin

Location: Wilson State Park Hell Creek Boat Ramp

Type: Fishing Tournament

Date: Saturday, August 13, 2016

Contact: Rick Wheeler

Phone No: 316 734 1430

Time: 6:30 am - 2:30 pm


Johnson Co. - Shawnee

Location: Shawnee Civic Center

Type: Hunter Ed Internet assisted field day and testing session

Date: Saturday, August 13, 2016

Contact: Shawnee Civic Center

Phone No: 913-631-5200

This is an All Day Event

Other Information:

Registration opens June 1, 2016. 

Shawnee Civic Center, 13817 Johnson Dr., Shawnee KS 913-631-5200. To meet state requirements this online class is designed to allow the qualified participant to complete the chapters and quizzes online. Visit www.ksoutdoors.com to complete the internet portion of the class. Students must print off Field Day Qualifier Exam certificate and bring it to the class. Participants must also successfully pass a quiz at the beginning of the in-classroom portion in order to continue with the instructional class where there will be a demonstration and a final written test. Enroll now, classes fill up quick! $15 fee required.


08/08/2016

Saline Co. - Salina

Location: National Guard Training Center

Type: Hunter Ed Course

Dates: 08/08/16 - 08/13/16

Other Information:

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. TO PRE-ENROLL IN THE AUGUST CLASS SIMPLY FILL OUT THE PRE-ENROLLMENT FORM AT ACE HARDWARE SPORTING GOODS COUNTER, 321 S. BROADWAY, SALINA. 


08/13/2016

Boating Education Class

Location: Scheels

Type: Boating Ed Class

Date: Saturday, August 13, 2016

Contact: Kansas City District Office

Phone No: 913-422-1314

Time: 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Other Information:

1/2 hour for lunch. Call or visit Kansas City District Office to register.

Location of class is:

Scheels

6503 W. 135th St.

Overland Park, KS


08/12/2016

Sedgwick Co. - Wichita THIS CLASS IS FULL

Location: Cabela's

Type: Hunter Ed Course

Dates: 08/12/16 - 08/13/16

Other Information:

Students can register online at http://www.kshuntered.org starting July 19. Once the class is full the registration form is no longer available.


08/09/2016

Bourbon Co. - Ft Scott

Location: Ft Scott Community College Room A129 and Field Day Hollister Wildlife area

Type: Hunter Ed Class

Dates: 08/09/16 - 08/13/16

Contact: Darrell Bloomfield

Phone No: 620-223-5418


08/12/2016

Neosho Co. - Chanute

Location: KDWPT Chanute Office

Type: Hunter Ed Course

Dates: 08/12/16 - 08/13/16

Time: 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Other Information:

Pre-registration online at safehunters.com is MANDATORY.

The class is FREE, but students MUST be on time and attend all sessions. On Saturday we will break for 30 minutes of lunch and reconvene at Elks Lake for the remainder of the class. Most of the Saturday afternoon session will be held outdoors so students will need to provide their own transportation to and from the Elks Lake. Come prepared for whatever weather might occur that day. Elks Lake is located at 24500 Elk Road (on Old Highway 169 north of Chanute). Lunch will NOT be provided so students should bring a sack lunch or make other arrangements. For any additional information call Jonathan Rather at 620-212-0183. Once you have registered, you do NOT need to bring your confirmation email with you to class.   


08/14/2016

Southfork Archers

Location: Byron Walker WA

Type: 3-D Archery Shoot

Date: Sunday, August 14, 2016

Contact: Joe Robinson

Time: 7:00 am - 10:00 pm


Milford State Park-Kansas City Bass Anglers

Location: South Boat Ramp

Type: Fishing Tournament

Date: Sunday, August 14, 2016

This is an All Day Event


08/13/2016

Milford State Park-Catfish Chasers

Location: Rush Creek Boat Ramp

Type: Fishing Tournament

Dates: 08/13/16 - 08/14/16

This is an All Day Event


Elk Co. - Fall River

Location: Flint Oak Shooting Resort

Type: Hunter Ed Course

Dates: 08/13/16 - 08/14/16

Contact: Jeff Oakes

Phone No: 620-658-4401


Washington Co. - Washington

Location: Washington

Type: Hunter Ed Course

Dates: 08/13/16 - 08/14/16

Other Information:

Students must register in person at the Washington Law Enforcement Center.


Hodgeman Co. - Jetmore

Location: Horsethief Reservoir Office

Type: Hunter Ed Course

Dates: 08/13/16 - 08/14/16

Contact: Daniel Haneke

Phone No: 620-450-7194

Time: 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Other Information:

Horsethief Reservoir Office is located 9 miles west of Jetmore on Hwy 156.

Individuals wishing to become certified must be 11 years of age or older and MUST REGISTER (limited to 30 students). To register for the class or for more information please call Daniel. (Snacks and drinks are on your own)


08/18/2016

Johnson Co. - Olathe THIS CLASS IS FULL

Location: Bass Pro Shops

Type: Hunter Ed Course

Dates: 08/18/16 - 08/20/16

Contact: Frank Audano

Other Information:

Registration and additional information can be found on safehunters.com. Questions can be directed to Frank's email Frank@FranksRealty.com.


08/20/2016

Geary Co. - Junction City

Location: Sportsman's Acres

Type: Hunter Ed Internet assisted field day and testing session

Date: Saturday, August 20, 2016

This is an All Day Event

Other Information:

Registration details to be announced.


08/19/2016

Combat Veterans Motorcycle Association

Location: Eisenhower State Park - Blackjack & Churchill

Type: Motorcycle Rally

Dates: 08/19/16 - 08/20/16

This is an All Day Event


08/20/2016

Osborne Co. - Osborne

Location: Osborne Grade School Lunch Room

Type: Hunter Ed Internet assisted field day and testing session

Date: Saturday, August 20, 2016

Contact: Terry Zvolanek

Phone No: 785-346-6389

Time: 8:00 am

Other Information:

Students need to register with Terry at 785-346-6389 or Cleo Hahn at 785-346-4541. They will also give direction on completing the online portion of the course.


Grant Co. - Ulysses

Location: Grant Co Civic Center (Commerical Building)

Type: Hunter Ed Internet assisted field day and testing session

Date: Saturday, August 20, 2016

Time: 8:00 am - 2:00 pm

Other Information:

Registration and additional information can be found online at safehunters.com starting July 21, 2016.


08/18/2016

Leavenworth Co. - Basehor THIS CLASS IS FULL

Location: Basehor Community Library

Type: Hunter Ed Course

Dates: 08/18/16 - 08/20/16

Time: 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Other Information:

Registration and additional information is available online at safehunters.com.


08/20/2016

Angler Instructor Certification Class

Location: Salina, KS

Type: Aquatic Education Event

Date: Saturday, August 20, 2016

Contact: David Breth

Phone No: 620-672-5911

Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Other Information:

Saturday, August 20, 2016 -9:00am to 12:00pm

Fishing's Future and the KDWPT is hosting an Angler Education Instructors certification course at the Lakewood Discovery Center in Salina, Kansas.  Anglers aspiring to teach fishing techniques to youth, families, and students in Kansas are encouraged to attend.

This course is free to the public, although we do require anyone enrolling to go to this link https://programs.ksoutdoors.com/ans and complete the KDWPT ANS online course. certification.  After completing the ANS course you will be able to print your ANS Certification card.  Please bring this card to class with you. At class you will also be ask to sign a release and the KDWPT will run a background check to help ensure the safety of the children we all teach.

Teens between the ages of 12 to 17 may also attend  to get a Junior Ambassador card.  This form requires a permission form to be signed by a parent or legal guardian. If you are a teen and plan on attending, let me know and I will send the form to you once you register. Bring the completed form to the class with you.

Apart from becoming a certified angler education instructor, attendees will also be given valuable information regarding working with children, sample curriculum, and tips for preparing a class or clinic. Other subjects covered in the three hour class include current fishing regulations, species identification, fishing ethics, equipment, knot-tying, casting, fish habitat, aquatic nuisance species, and conservation practices.

Visit www.fishingsfuture.org for more information and to register for the class.


08/16/2016

Crawford Co. - Pittsburg

Location: PSU, Grubbs Hall, Rm 109

Type: Hunter Ed Course

Dates: 08/16/16 - 08/20/16

Contact: KDWPT Pittsburg Office

Phone No: 620-231-3173

Time: 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Other Information:

Other Information:  Tuesday and Thursday classes 6:00 - 9:30 PM, Saturday class 8:00 AM - noon.  No pre-registration.


Brown Co. - Hiawatha

Location: Fisher Center

Type: Hunter Ed Course

Dates: 08/16/16 - 08/20/16

Other Information:

No preregistration required, show up prior to 6pm on Thursday, Aug 18.

Class dates will be Tuesday, August 16, from 6:00 pm until 10:00 pm, Thursday, August 18, from 6:00 pm until 10:00 pm at the Hiawatha Fisher Center, 202 East Iowa St, Hiawatha, Ks.

There will be a field day August 20, from 9:00 am until 5:00 pm, at our farm, 2561 Horned Owl Rd, Hiawatha, Ks.  Lunch will be provided at the field day.


Montgomery Co. - Caney

Location: Caney Recreation Center

Type: Hunter Ed Internet assisted field day and testing session

Dates: 08/16/16 - 08/20/16

This is an All Day Event

Other Information:

Registration and additional information can be found on safehunters.com. 

Class will be held Aug 16 from 6-10 pm and Aug 20 from 8-12, 1-3.


08/18/2016

Montgomery Co. - Coffeyville

Location: First United Methodist Church

Type: Hunter Ed Internet assisted field day and testing session

Dates: 08/18/16 - 08/20/16

Time: 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Other Information:

Registration and additional information can be found on safehunters.com. 

Class will be held Aug 18 from 6-10 pm and Aug 20 from 8-12, 1-3.


08/15/2016

Leavenworth Co. - Leavenworth

Location: Leavenworth Rod and Gun Club

Type: Hunter Ed Course

Dates: 08/15/16 - 08/20/16

Contact: Mark Luna

Phone No: 913-683-0230

Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Other Information:

COURSE CONTACT: MARK LUNA TELEPHONE: 913-683-0230 EMAIL: mark.w.luna.civ@mail.mil COURSE LOCATION: Fort Leavenworth Rod & Gun Club Contact Mark Luna for directions COURSE IS LIMITED TO 40 STUDENTS.

Class times are 6:00-9:00 PM on August 15, 16, and 18; and 7:30-11:30 AM on August 20.


08/18/2016

Wyandotte Co. - Kansas City

Location: Cabela's

Type: Hunter Ed Course

Dates: 08/18/16 - 08/20/16

Contact: Brian Hutchison

Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Other Information:

To register contact Brian at scootinhutch@gmail.com or online at safehunters.com. Class schedule is Aug 18 from 6-9pm and Aug 20 from 9am to 5pm.


08/20/2016

Campground Christmas

Location: Lovewell State Park

Type: Christmas Lighting Contest

Dates: 08/20/16 - 08/21/16

Contact: Thane Loring

Phone No: (785) 753-4971

Time: 12:00 pm - 11:00 am

Other Information:

Campers decorate their campsites and camping cabins in yuletide themes. The public is encouraged to view the decorations. Entries must register at the State Park Office by 5 pm on Saturday. Decorations are judged Saturday evening, Prizes awarded Sunday morning.


Dickinson Co. - Abilene

Location: Dickinson Co Sheriff's Range and Abilene Parks and Rec

Type: Hunter Ed Course

Dates: 08/20/16 - 08/21/16

Contact: Bart Hettenbach

Phone No: 785-479-1261


08/17/2016

Shawnee Co. - Topeka

Location: American Legion Post and Shawnee Co Lake

Type: Hunter Ed Course

Dates: 08/17/16 - 08/21/16

Other Information:

Registration is available online at schea.org.

Classes begin Wednesday the 17th from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m at the American Legion Post , 3029 NW Highway 24, Topeka (On the Frontage Road between US 75 and the Goodyear exit) and Saturday the 20th from 8:00 a.m to 5:30 p.m. and Sunday the 21st from 1:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the Shawnee County State Lake, 86th & Landon Road.

Please check back prior to the beginning of any class to check for any changes to the schedule or meeting locations.


08/21/2016

Atchison Bass Club

Location: Eisenhower State Park - West Ramp

Type: Fishing tournament

Date: Sunday, August 21, 2016

Time: 6:00 am - 3:00 pm


08/20/2016

Wilson Co. - Fredonia

Location: Wilson Co Court House

Type: Hunter Ed Course

Dates: 08/20/16 - 08/21/16

Time: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Other Information:

Registration and more information can be found online at safehunters.com.


08/27/2016

The Tiara Triathlon

Location: El Dorado State Park

Type: Race

Date: Saturday, August 27, 2016

Contact: Oz Endurance

Phone No: 316.516.5145

Time: 7:30 am - 11:00 am

Other Information:

On August 27th, 2016, El Dorado Lake will again host the area’s only all women’s triathlon. This all women’s triathlon event will be a Sprint Distance triathlon starting in the Walnut River Beach area. The 400 meter swim will follow a triangular course in the protected waters of Walnut River beach. The 9.5 mile bike course will follow a circular route throughout the lake and outskirts of El Dorado. The 3 mile run course will be throughout the lake property and along a paved bike trail. Aid stations will be found at every mile along the run course.

Various clinics and training opportunities will be hosted leading up to the event. Expect at least one clinic for each discipline hosted by local triathlon coaches and clubs.


OK Kids Day

Location: Tuttle Creek State Park

Type: OK Kids Day

Date: Saturday, August 27, 2016

Contact: Tuttle Creek State Park

Phone No: 785-539-7941

Time: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Other Information:

Family Oriented Outdoor Fun!

Come and join the fun!

NO VEHICLE PERMITS REQUIRED at Tuttle Creek State Park Aug 27

 

 2016!!  -   Activities subject to change

  • Wounded Warrior Picnic, 
  • Little Apple Train rides and giant inflatables to play on! 
  • Set your sights on Archery, tomahawk and hatchet throwing 
  • Sunset Zoo will have a fun presentation, find out about wild animals up close. 
  • Climb the ROCK WALL! 
  • Kids can get a passport and have it stamped at events to be eligible for prizes at the end of the day. 
  • Canoeing / kayaking
  • Photo booth


08/26/2016

Butler Co. - El Dorado

Location: El Dorado Correctional Training Center

Type: Hunter Ed Course

Dates: 08/26/16 - 08/27/16

Contact: Tony Cooley

Phone No: 316-323-8075


08/27/2016

Milford State Park-Kansas Bass Nation

Location: Rush Creek Boat Ramp

Type: High School Fishing Tournament

Date: Saturday, August 27, 2016

This is an All Day Event


Hays Bass Anglers Association

Location: Wilson State Park Hell Creek Boat Ramp

Type: Fishing Tournament

Date: Saturday, August 27, 2016

Contact: Clayton Rudman/Klint VonFeldt

Phone No: 785 639 1496/785 628 6667

Time: 6:00 am - 3:00 pm

Other Information:

Event will start at safe light.


08/26/2016

Trail Nerds Association

Location: Perry State Park Bike Trails

Type: Mountain Bike

Dates: 08/26/16 - 08/27/16

Contact: Trail Nerds Associaton

Phone No: 816-810-0440

Time: 8:00 am - 8:00 pm


08/27/2016

Graham Co. - Hill City

Location: Graham Co. Fair Grounds

Type: Hunter Ed Internet assisted field day and testing session

Date: Saturday, August 27, 2016

Contact: Graham Co Sheriff's Dept

Phone No: 785-421-2107

Time: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Other Information:

For registration contact the Graham County Sheriff’s Department at (785) 421-2107. Prior to coming to class students must take the online Hunter Education course available at: https://programs.ksoutdoors.com/prg/Programs/Hunter-Education-Certification  Click on the Hunter Ed logo for the course. Students please print off and bring with them their certificate of completion.

Students must be 11 years of age by the date of the class.

Maximum class size: 30 students. Parents are welcome to attend with their child.


08/26/2016

Thomas Co. - Colby

Location: Colby Community College/Pat Jones Property

Type: Hunter Ed Internet assisted field day and testing session

Dates: 08/26/16 - 08/27/16

Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Other Information:

Students can register with any of the following: Wes Sowards (785-462-3367), Kevin Klag (785-462-7993), and Kurtis Meier (785-443-4648).

Class will be held Aug 26 at Colby Community College from 6-9pm and Aug 27 at Pat Jones Property from 8-4:30.


08/27/2016

Lyon Co. - Emporia

Location: Rex Williams Farm

Type: Hunter Ed Internet assisted field day and testing session

Date: Saturday, August 27, 2016

Time: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Other Information:

Registration and additional information can be found online at safehunters.com. 


Smith Co. - Kensington

Location: 1st St John Lutheran Church

Type: Hunter Ed Internet assisted field day and testing session

Date: Saturday, August 27, 2016

This is an All Day Event

Other Information:

Registration and additional information can be found online at safehunters.com.


08/28/2016

Milford State Park-Kansas Bass Nation

Location: Rush Creek Boat Ramp

Type: Youth Fishing Tournament

Date: Sunday, August 28, 2016

This is an All Day Event


08/23/2016

Riley Co. - Manhattan

Location: Tuttle Creek State Park

Type: Hunter Ed Course

Dates: 08/23/16 - 08/30/16

Contact: Tuttle Creek State Park Office

Time: 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Other Information:

Class times are 8/23 & 8/30: 6PM to 10 PM, 8/27: 8 AM to 5 PM.

Course pre-registration required at Tuttle Creek State Park Office, students receive course syllabus, class locations and manual at sign-up. Class is limited to 50 students.


09/03/2016

John Rodgers Chili Cookoff

Location: El Dorado State Park

Type: Open air chili cookoff - Open to the public

Date: Saturday, September 03, 2016

Contact: Darryl Symonds or Shelia Metzger

Phone No: 620-262-7515 316-871-1553

Time: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm

Other Information:

Cooker Set-up starts at 8:00am

Judging will begin at 2:00pm till 5pm

Judging will be done by Camping Patrons $2.00 to taste chili and post your vote.

Winners for Chili Cook-Off will be at 6:00pm

$30.00 Entry Fee

All Proceeds to benefit El Dorado State Park

Location for the Chili Cook-Off will be at the Bluestem Bait and General Store 

Silent Auction will be held all day, winner will be announced at 5:30pm!


5th Annual Perry State Park Wild Horse Fund Raiser

Location: Perry State Park Wild Horse Trails/Campgrounds

Type: Trial Ride Fund Raiser

Date: Saturday, September 03, 2016

Contact: Dewayne Burgess

Phone No: 785-230-5241

Time: 9:30 am - 6:00 pm


Johnson Co. - Shawnee

Location: Shawnee Civic Center

Type: Hunter Ed Internet assisted field day and testing session

Date: Saturday, September 03, 2016

Contact: Shawnee Civic Center

Phone No: 913-631-5200

This is an All Day Event

Other Information:

Registration opens June 1, 2016. 

Shawnee Civic Center, 13817 Johnson Dr., Shawnee KS 913-631-5200. To meet state requirements this online class is designed to allow the qualified participant to complete the chapters and quizzes online. Visit www.ksoutdoors.com to complete the internet portion of the class. Students must print off Field Day Qualifier Exam certificate and bring it to the class. Participants must also successfully pass a quiz at the beginning of the in-classroom portion in order to continue with the instructional class where there will be a demonstration and a final written test. Enroll now, classes fill up quick! $15 fee required.


Youth ADA Mentored Deer Hunt

Location: Tuttle Creek Lake

Type: Mentored Deer Hunt

Dates: 09/03/16 - 09/04/16

Contact: Steve Prockish

Phone No: 785-539-8511

Time: 6:00 am - 8:00 pm

Other Information:

25 Youth/ADA will be taken on a guided deer hunt around Tuttle Creek Lake. Many partners on this event such as US Army Corps of Engineers, KDWPT, Riley Co. Fish and Game Assn., Tuttle Creek Lake Assn., KC Safari Club, Riley Locker, Alma Locker, Clay Center Locker


09/10/2016

Women on Target

Location: Tuttle Creek State Park (Fancy Creek Range)

Type: Community Event

Date: Saturday, September 10, 2016

Contact: Larry Conrad

Phone No: 785-456-2593

Time: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Other Information:

Space is limited to 36 participants. Register now! The clinic will fill up fast. 

The clinic will be held rain or shine. Some events may be changed slightly to accommodate the weather.


09/09/2016

East Kansas Bassmasters

Location: Melvern Reservoir

Type: Bass Tournament

Dates: 09/09/16 - 09/10/16

Contact: Brian Keeney

Time: 6:00 am - 3:00 pm

Other Information:

For more information, go to: eastksbassmasters.com


09/10/2016

Hays Bass Anglers Assocation Big Bass Tournament

Location: Wilson State Park Hell Creek Boat Ramp

Type: Fishing Tournament

Date: Saturday, September 10, 2016

Contact: Clayton Rudman

Phone No: 785 639 1496

Time: 6:00 am - 2:00 pm


Women on Target - Fancy Creek Range

Location: Tuttle Creek State Park - Fancy Creek Range

Type: Educational

Date: Saturday, September 10, 2016

Contact: Marci Ritter

Phone No: 785-293-4406

Time: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Other Information:

Women On Target® Instructional Shooting Clinic provides you with a safe, comfortable environment for learning to shoot rifles, pistols, muzzleloaders, archery and much more. No previous experience required.

Space is limited to 36 participants.

Register now! The clinic will fill up fast.

The cost is only $50 per registrant.

Cost includes lunch, eye and ear protection, loaner equipment, ammunition and personal instruction by certified instructors, range safety officers, and outstanding volunteers.

Enrollment Deadlines August 29, 2016
or when the clinics are full!

The clinic will be held rain or shine. Some events may be changed slightly to accommodate the weather

For more information view the registration form


09/08/2016

Ellis Co. - Hays

Location: Hays Recreation Commission

Type: Hunter Ed Course

Dates: 09/08/16 - 09/10/16

Contact: Hays Recreation Commission

Phone No: 785-623-2650

Other Information:

Hays Recreation Commission requires a $20 deposit that will be refunded when the class is attended.


09/10/2016

Saline Co. - Gypsum

Location: Gypsum Valley Sporting Clays

Type: Hunter Ed Internet assisted field day and testing session

Date: Saturday, September 10, 2016

Contact: Greg Salisbury

Phone No: 785-452-0478

This is an All Day Event

Other Information:

TO PRE-ENROLL IN THE INTERNET FIELD DAY CLASSES GO ONLINE TO SAFEHUNTERS.COM AND ENROLL. YOU MUST COMPLETE THE ON-LINE TEST PORTION PRIOR TO TAKING THE FIELD DAY CLASS.

Any questions can be directed to Greg at 785-452-0478.


Butler Co. - El Dorado

Location: 4-H Building

Type: Hunter Ed Internet assisted field day and testing session

Date: Saturday, September 10, 2016

Contact: Butler Co Extension Office

Phone No: 316-321-9660

Time: 7:30 am - 3:00 pm

Other Information:

This is an internet assisted course field day. Participants must first register for this course by calling or visiting the Butler County Extension Office in El Dorado, 316-321-9660, 206 N. Griffith. Participants must then log on to the KDWPT website, ksoutdoors.com, click on the Education tab, then follow the instructions to take and complete the internet course. Participants must bring their completion certificate to the course in order to take the field day. A pretest will also be given, and participants must pass this pretest in order to take the field day. Call Gene Maggard at 316-742-3746, or email at gandpmaggard@gmail.com if there are further questions.


09/11/2016

Oz Endurance, LLC

Location: Tuttle Creek State Park

Type: Manhattan Triathlon

Date: Sunday, September 11, 2016

Contact: Patrick Todd

Phone No: 316-516-5145

Time: 6:00 am - 10:00 am

Other Information:

A sprint triathlon at Tuttle Creek State Park and through beautiful Flint Hills. Contact Patrick Todd for more information.  http://ozendurance.net/events/manhattan-triathlon/


3D Archery Shoot and Free Park Entrance

Location: Lovewell State Park

Type: 3D Archery Tournament; Free park vehicle entrance.

Date: Sunday, September 11, 2016

Contact: Thane Loring

Phone No: (785) 753-4971

Time: 8:00 am - 2:00 pm

Other Information:

3D Archery Shoot begins at 8 am - Individuals compete on 14 station 3D archery range. Divisions for Men, Women, Youth. Steel Deer Target Contest at 12 noon. Prizes awarded at 1 pm. Free Park Entrance Day, no vehicle permits required.


Southfork Archers

Location: Byron Walker WA

Type: 3-D Archery Shoot

Date: Sunday, September 11, 2016

Contact: Joe Robinson

Time: 7:00 am - 10:00 pm


09/10/2016

American Bass Angler

Location: El Dorado State Park - Bluestem Ramp #1

Type: Bass Fishing Tournament

Dates: 09/10/16 - 09/11/16

Contact: Ed Watson

Phone No: 316-214-8968

Time: 5:00 am - 4:00 pm

Other Information:

This is a draw style tournament.  You do NOT need a boat to fish.  

If you don't have a boat you will be paired with a boater.  

For more informatin and complete rules go to http://www.americanbassanglers.com 


09/09/2016

NATRC Competitive Trail Ride

Location: Perry State Park Horse Trails/Campground

Type: Competitive Horse Trail Ride

Dates: 09/09/16 - 09/11/16

Time: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm


09/10/2016

Wyandotte Co. - Kansas City

Location: Wyandotte Co Lake

Type: Hunter Ed Course

Dates: 09/10/16 - 09/11/16

Contact: Stan Hufford

Time: 7:30 am - 5:00 pm

Other Information:

Registration forms can be obtained by Stan at dareman264@hotmail.com, KCK FOP Lodge #4 and KCK Parks and Recreation as well as selected other locations throughout the KCK area. 

Class will be held Sept 10 from 7:40am to 5pm and Sept 11 from 10am to 2pm.


09/17/2016

Beatrice Bassmasters

Location: Wilson State Park Hell Creek Boat Ramp

Type: Fishing Tournament

Date: Saturday, September 17, 2016

Contact: Mike Jordan

Phone No: 402 806 5991

Time: 6:00 am - 3:00 pm


Trail Nerds

Location: Clinton State Park

Type: Trail running Race

Date: Saturday, September 17, 2016

Contact: Ben Holmes

Phone No: 816-810-0440

Time: 8:00 am - 2:00 pm

Other Information:

Trails just south of Park entrance.


Dickinson Co. - Abilene

Location: Dickinson Co. Sheriff's Range

Type: Hunter Ed Internet assisted field day and testing session

Date: Saturday, September 17, 2016

Time: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Other Information:

Registration and additional information can be found online at safehunters.com


09/15/2016

Leavenworth Co. - Basehor

Location: Basehor Community Library

Type: Hunter Ed Course

Dates: 09/15/16 - 09/17/16

Time: 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Other Information:

Registration and additional information is available online at safehunters.com.


09/13/2016

Bourbon Co. - Ft Scott

Location: Ft Scott Community College Room A129 & Field Day Hollister Wildlife area

Type: Hunter Ed Course

Dates: 09/13/16 - 09/17/16

Contact: Darrell Bloomfield

Phone No: 620-223-5418


09/15/2016

Montgomery Co. - Independence

Location: Montgomery Co Judicial Center

Type: Hunter Ed Internet assisted field day and testing session

Dates: 09/15/16 - 09/17/16

Time: 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Other Information:

Registration and additional information can be found on safehunters.com. Please note that registration doesn't open until Aug 16.

Class will be held Sept 15 from 6-10 pm and Sept 17 from 8-12, 1-3.


09/18/2016

Kansas BASS Nation

Location: El Dorado State Park

Type: Black Bass Tournament

Date: Sunday, September 18, 2016

Contact: Joel Porter

Phone No: 620-433-0121

Time: 6:00 am - 2:00 pm

Other Information:

This is a Black Bass Tournament! Shady Creek Marina


09/24/2016

14th Annual Fall River Rendezvous

Location: Fall River State Park - Fredonia Bay Area

Type: Historical Reenactment of the Mountain Man Era 1800-1840

Date: Saturday, September 24, 2016

Contact: Kimberly Jones

Phone No: 620-637-2213

Time: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

Other Information:

Step back to 1816, a time with the mountain man and the American Indians walked the recently purchased Louisiana Purchase. A time when Lewis and Clark had finished their exploration, and others were wanting to follow in their footsteps. The event interprets 1800-1840 with a traditional rendezvous when Mountain Men and American Indians camped together to trade for needed supplies from the fur companies. Activities will include Indian and Mountain Men Encampments, Historical Traders, Blackpowder Shoot, Archery Demo's, Tomahawk Throw, Skillet Throw for the Ladies, and a Kids Gold Rush. Come out to Fall River State Park and step back to 1816.


OK Kids Day

Location: El Dorado State Park - BS Point Area 7

Type: Free Outdoor Events for Kids

Date: Saturday, September 24, 2016

Contact: Tyler Burt

Phone No: 316-321-7180

Time: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Other Information:

This will be the 16th year that kids get to come out and enjoy a free, fun filled day at the Park. The day includes a free lunch and prizes for all. A fishing contest (sponsored by the Bill Higgins family) allows for some friendly competition. Don’t tell the kids, but they’re actually learning skills and science facts during the day too!


09/22/2016

Johnson Co. - Olathe

Location: Bass Pro Shops

Type: Hunter Ed Course

Dates: 09/22/16 - 09/24/16

Contact: Frank Audano

Other Information:

Registration and additional information can be found online at safehunters.com. Questions can be directed to Frank's email Frank@FranksRealty.com.


09/24/2016

Backlashers of Kansas City

Location: Melvern Lake Marina

Type: Bass Tournament

Date: Saturday, September 24, 2016

Time: 7:00 am - 2:00 pm


Heartland Coursing Association

Location: Clinton State Park

Type: sight hound dog Trial

Date: Saturday, September 24, 2016

Contact: Carol Lear

Phone No: 816-405-6856

Time: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm

Other Information:

Picnic Area, West field


Car Show

Location: Webster State Park

Type: 1st Annual Car Show

Date: Saturday, September 24, 2016

Time: 8:00 am - 3:00 pm

Other Information:

Come support the O.K. Kids Day at Webster State Park, the Friends of Webster State Park, the Stockton Rodders, and the Stockton FFA. Enjoy an amazing view and a great day spent with family and friends.

All vehicles entering the park will need to pay a $5 day pass (unless you already have a park pass).

To register, it is $25 and you get a goody bag, and dash plaque, and two meal tickets! Those registering cars in the Car Show will not need to buy a day pass. Hope to see you all there!


Heartland Coursing Ass. 9/24/2016

Location: Picnic Area West Field

Type: Dog Trials

Dates: 09/24/16 - 09/25/16

Contact: Vickie Jacobs

Phone No: 785-379-5430

Time: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm

Other Information:

Dog trial field racing in the day use part of the picnic area. 


09/23/2016

Critter Care's 21st Annual Benefit Horse Trail Ride

Location: Perry State Park Wild Horse Trails/Campgorund

Type: Trail Ride Rain or Shine

Dates: 09/23/16 - 09/25/16

Contact: Critter Care Voice Mail

Phone No: 785-478-9985

This is an All Day Event

Other Information:

Cost: By Fee or Raffle Ticket

Adults: $35.00

Kids: (12 & under) $15.00

Bring your own horse.


09/25/2016

KS Buddy Bass Fishing Tournament

Location: Perry State Park Lake View Boat Ramp

Type: Fishing Tournament

Date: Sunday, September 25, 2016

Time: 5:00 am - 5:00 pm


Wild Within You Fitness Adventures LLC

Location: Wilson State Park Wheatgrass Swim Beach

Type: Tri Wild Triathlon

Date: Sunday, September 25, 2016

Contact: Sara Kay Carrell

Phone No: 785 650 1620

Time: 7:00 am - 12:00 pm


Kansas City Hmong Bass Anglers

Location: Eisenhower State Park - East Ramp

Type: Bass Tournament

Date: Sunday, September 25, 2016

Time: 5:00 am - 4:00 pm


09/24/2016

Milford State Park-Hays Bass Anglers

Location: South Boat Ramp

Type: Fishing Tournament

Dates: 09/24/16 - 09/25/16

This is an All Day Event


09/20/2016

Riley Co. - Manhattan

Location: Tuttle Creek State Park

Type: Hunter Ed Course

Dates: 09/20/16 - 09/27/16

Contact: Tuttle Creek State Park

Time: 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Other Information:

09/20 & 09/27: 6PM to 10PM; 09/24: 8 AM to 5 PM

Course pre-registration required at Tuttle Creek State Park Office, students receive course syllabus, class locations and manual at sign-up. Class is limited to 50 students.


10/01/2016

Trail Nerds Association

Location: Perry State Park Bike Trails

Type: Mountain Bike

Date: Saturday, October 01, 2016

Contact: Trail Nerds Associaton

Phone No: 816/810-8440

Time: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm


Clay Co. - Clay Center

Location: Clay Center United Methodist Church

Type: Hunter Ed Internet assisted field day and testing session

Date: Saturday, October 01, 2016

Time: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Other Information:

Registration and additional information is available online safehunters.com.

Students must complete the online portion of the course prior to attending the field day. The online course is accessed by links at http://ksoutdoors.com/Services/Education/Hunter/Internet-assisted-Course. Each student will be issued a pre-test over the online materials. 

All students will be tested over the Internet course material. This pre-test will be administered at the beginning of the Field Day. A passing score of 22 correct answers out of 25 questions is required to proceed with the rest of the course. Students failing to achieve the minimum score of 22 will be dismissed from the class.

The field walk session will be as much like an actual hunt as possible. It is recommended to wear boots or walking shoes and long pants. 

Instructor Notes for Students: There is a range fee of $10.00 for this class. We will be outside for half of the class so please dress accordingly. Lunch is on you either bring a lunch or there are plenty of places for lunch.


10/02/2016

Wild Wilthin You Fitness Adventures LLC

Location: Wilson State Park Switchgrass Trail

Type: 5k, 30k, 50k Trail Run

Date: Sunday, October 02, 2016

Contact: Sara Kay Carrell

Phone No: 785 650 1620

Time: 7:00 am - 4:00 pm


09/30/2016

MOTDRA Competitive Trail Ride

Location: Perry State Park Horse Trails/Campgrounds

Type: Competitive Trail Ride

Dates: 09/30/16 - 10/02/16

Time: 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm


10/01/2016

Sedgwick Co. - Goddard

Location: Lake Afton

Type: Hunter Ed Course

Dates: 10/01/16 - 10/02/16

Other Information:

Registration and additional information will be posted in September.


10/08/2016

Saline Co. - Gypsum

Location: Gypsum Valley Sporting Clays

Type: Hunter Ed Internet assisted field day and testing session

Date: Saturday, October 08, 2016

Contact: Greg Salisbury

Phone No: 785-452-0478

This is an All Day Event

Other Information:

TO PRE-ENROLL IN THE INTERNET FIELD DAY CLASSES GO ONLINE TO SAFEHUNTERS.COM AND ENROLL. YOU MUST COMPLETE THE ON-LINE TEST PORTION PRIOR TO TAKING THE FIELD DAY CLASS.

Any questions can be directed to Greg at 785-452-0478.


10/06/2016

Leavenworth Co. - Basehor

Location: Basehor Community Center

Type: Hunter Ed Course

Dates: 10/06/16 - 10/08/16

Time: 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Other Information:

Registration and additional information is available online at safehunters.com.


10/04/2016

Bourbon Co. - Ft Scott

Location: Ft Scott Community College Room A129 & Field Day Hollister Wildlife area

Type: Hunter Ed Course

Dates: 10/04/16 - 10/08/16

Contact: Darrell Bloomfield

Phone No: 620-223-5418


10/08/2016

Riley Co. - Randolph

Location: Fancy Creek State Park

Type: Hunter Ed Internet assisted field day and testing session

Date: Saturday, October 08, 2016

Time: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Other Information:

Registration and additional information is available online at safehunters.com.

Students must complete the online portion of the course prior to attending the field day. The online course is accessed by links at http://ksoutdoors.com/Services/Education/Hunter/Internet-assisted-Course. Each student will be issued a pre-test over the online materials. 

All students will be tested over the Internet course material. This pre-test will be administered at the beginning of the Field Day. A passing score of 22 correct answers out of 25 questions is required to proceed with the rest of the course. Students failing to achieve the minimum score of 22 will be dismissed from the class.

The field walk session will be as much like an actual hunt as possible. It is recommended to wear boots or walking shoes and long pants. 

Instructor Notes for Students: There is a $10.00 range fee for this class. There is no place to eat lunch close so bring a lunch with you, you will not be released for lunch. This class is at the Fancy Creek Shooting Range we will be outside for the whole class please dress accordingly.   


Dickinson Co. - Abilene

Location: Abilene Parks and Rec

Type: Hunter Ed Course

Dates: 10/08/16 - 10/09/16

Contact: Bart Hettenbach

Phone No: 785-479-1261


10/09/2016

East Kansas Bassmasters

Location: Bone Creek Lake

Type: Bass Tournament

Date: Sunday, October 09, 2016

Contact: Brian Keeney

Time: 6:00 am - 3:00 pm

Other Information:

For more information, go to: eastksbassmasters.com


10/05/2016

Shawnee Co. - Topeka

Location: Sunrise Optimist Club and Shawnee Co Lake

Type: Hunter Ed Course

Dates: 10/05/16 - 10/09/16

Other Information:

Registration is available online at schea.org.

Classes begin Wednesday the 5th - from 6:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m at the Sunrise Optimist Club, 720 NW 50th, Topeka (across from Seaman High school).  Students must also attend Saturday the 8th from 8:00 a.m to 5:30 p.m. and Sunday the 9th from 1:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the Shawnee County State Lake, 86th & Landon Road.

Please check back prior to the beginning of any class to check for any changes to the schedule or meeting locations. 


10/07/2016

Eisenhower State Park Benifit Trail Ride

Location: Eisenhower State Park

Type: Equestrain Trail Ride

Dates: 10/07/16 - 10/09/16

Contact: Jim Thomas

Phone No: 785-633-4761

Time: 4:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Other Information:

$30 dollar registration.  Join us for a weekend of riding that will include Eisenhower State Park trails and the Corps of Engineers land open through special use permit.   Dinner on Saturday night with door prizes and a live auction to raise additional proceeds.  Hot breakfast provided before the Sunday ride.    Additional sites and corrals are limited so reserve sites through our office. 


Topeka Retriever Club

Location: Eisenhower State Park

Type: AKC Retriever Field Trial

Dates: 10/07/16 - 10/09/16

Time: 7:00 am - 6:00 pm


10/10/2016

Milford State Park-Catfish Chasers

Location: Rush Creek Boat Ramp

Type: Fishing Tournament

Date: Monday, October 10, 2016

This is an All Day Event


10/14/2016

North American Trail Ride Conference

Location: Kanopolis State Park (Rockin'K Campground and trails)

Type: Competitive Trail Ride

Dates: 10/14/16 - 10/15/16

Contact: Erin Glassman

Phone No: 620-617-7221

Time: 7:00 am - 7:00 pm

Other Information:

This is a 2 day competitive trail ride for members of the North American Trail Ride Conference.  Non-members are encouraged to come and learn about the sport.  Novice and Veteran riders, ride trails, do obstacles for judges and the horses condition is checked at vet check stations.


10/13/2016

Johnson Co. - Olathe

Location: Bass Pro Shops

Type: Hunter Ed Course

Dates: 10/13/16 - 10/15/16

Contact: Frank Audano

Other Information:

Registration and additional information can be found on safehunters.com. Questions can be directed to Frank's email Frank@FranksRealty.com.


Johnson Co. - Olathe

Location: Bass Pro Shops

Type: Hunter Ed Course

Dates: 10/13/16 - 10/15/16

Contact: Frank Audano

Other Information:

Registration and additional information can be found on safehunters.com. Questions can be directed to Frank's email Frank@FranksRealty.com.


10/15/2016

Dickinson Co. - Abilene

Location: DK Co Sheriff's Shooting Range

Type: Hunter Ed Internet assisted field day and testing session

Date: Saturday, October 15, 2016

Time: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Other Information:

Registration will open online September 15 at safehunters.com. 


10/14/2016

Finney Co. - Holcomb

Location: Holcomb Rec Center

Type: Hunter Ed Course

Dates: 10/14/16 - 10/15/16

Contact: Holcomb Rec Center

Phone No: 620-277-2152

Other Information:

Class is limited to 60 people.


10/11/2016

Crawford Co. - Pittsburg

Location: PSU, Russ Hall, Rm 409

Type: Hunter Ed Course

Dates: 10/11/16 - 10/15/16

Contact: KDWPT Pittsburg Office

Phone No: 620-231-3173

Time: 6:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Other Information:

Other Information:  Tuesday and Thursday classes 6:00 - 9:30 PM, Saturday class 8:00 AM - noon.  No pre-registration.


10/16/2016

Kansas BASS Nation

Location: Eisenhowe State Park

Type: Black Bass Tournament

Date: Sunday, October 16, 2016

Time: 7:00 am - 3:00 pm


10/11/2016

Barton Co. - Odin

Location: Odin Store Meeting Room

Type: Hunter Ed Course

Dates: 10/11/16 - 10/18/16

Contact: John Bogner

Phone No: 620-587-3317

Other Information:

Interested students can also call Mark Bogner 786-6967, Jerry Steiner 587-3972 or Jim Steiner 653-4293 to register.


10/21/2016

Prairie Longrifles Inc.

Location: Kanopolis State Park (Mulberry Campground)

Type: Mountain Man Rendezvous / Black Powder Riffle Shoot

Dates: 10/21/16 - 10/22/16

Contact: Barbara Long / Luke Long / Jimmy Lewis

Phone No: Barbara or Luke Long 785-667-4612, Jimmy Lewis 785-827-5784

Time: 5:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Other Information:

Events: Men, Women & Juniors - Rifle, Pistol, Knife & Hawk, Supervised Pre-Junior Shoot, Under the Table Shoot, Kids Events.

ALL EVENTS SUBJECT TO CHANGE

All shooting from bag, Round Ball ONLY, Open Sights, NMRLA Rules Apply, Range Officers have FINAL WORD

ALL REGULAR EVENTS MUST BE FINISHED SATURDAY BY 3:00 PM

Saturday Evening Meal for Registered Guests, $3.00 for Non-Registered Guests

SUNDAY - ARCHERY SHOOT, TEAM POLE SHOOT

SHOOTING HOURS: Saturday 8:00 - 3:00, TRADERS WELCOME - $15.00 Fee or Donation, Prize of Equal Value

SHOOTING FEE: $15.00 Single, $25.00 Family


10/22/2016

Saline Co. - Gypsum

Location: Gypsum Valley Sporting Clays

Type: Hunter Ed Internet assisted field day and testing session

Date: Saturday, October 22, 2016

Contact: Greg Salisbury

Phone No: 785-452-0478

Time: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Other Information:

Students can register and get additional information from safehunters.com. Any questions can be directed to Greg.


Grant Co. - Ulysses

Location: Grant Co Civic Center (South Room)

Type: Hunter Ed internet assisted field day and testing session

Date: Saturday, October 22, 2016

Time: 8:00 am - 2:00 pm

Other Information:

Registration and additional information can be found online at safehunters.com start August 22, 2016.


10/18/2016

Riley Co. - Manhattan

Location: Tuttle Creek State Park

Type: Hunter Ed Course

Dates: 10/18/16 - 10/25/16

Time: 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Other Information:

10/18 & 10/25: 6PM to 10PM: 10/22: 8 AM to 5 PM

Course pre-registration required at Tuttle Creek State Park Office, students receive course syllabus, class locations and manual at sign-up. Class is limited to 50 students.


10/29/2016

Little Apple Glow Paddle

Location: Tuttle Creek State Park - Kansas River

Type: Evening float trip

Date: Saturday, October 29, 2016

Contact: Marcia Rozell

Phone No: 785-776-8829

Time: 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Other Information:

An evening canoe / kayak float trip on the Kansas River presented by a partnership of Tuttle Creek State Park, Manhattan Parks and Rec., and Manhattan CVB.  Participants can bring their own boats or rent a boat to participate.  For more information contact Marcia Rozell at marcia@manhattan.org


Johnson Co. - Shawnee

Location: Shawnee Civic Center

Type: Hunter Ed Internet assisted field day and testing session

Date: Saturday, October 29, 2016

Contact: Shawnee Civic Center

Phone No: 913-631-5200

This is an All Day Event

Other Information:

Registration opens September 1, 2016. 

Shawnee Civic Center, 13817 Johnson Dr., Shawnee KS 913-631-5200. To meet state requirements this online class is designed to allow the qualified participant to complete the chapters and quizzes online. Visit www.ksoutdoors.com to complete the internet portion of the class. Students must print off Field Day Qualifier Exam certificate and bring it to the class. Participants must also successfully pass a quiz at the beginning of the in-classroom portion in order to continue with the instructional class where there will be a demonstration and a final written test. Enroll now, classes fill up quick! $15 fee required.


Clay Co. - Clay Center

Location: Clay Center United Methodist Church

Type: Hunter Ed Internet assisted field day and testing session

Date: Saturday, October 29, 2016

Time: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Other Information:

Registration and additional information is available at safehunters.com.

 Students must complete the online portion of the course prior to attending the field day. The online course is accessed by links at http://ksoutdoors.com/Services/Education/Hunter/Internet-assisted-Course. Each student will be issued a pre-test over the online materials. 

All students will be tested over the Internet course material. This pre-test will be administered at the beginning of the Field Day. A passing score of 22 correct answers out of 25 questions is required to proceed with the rest of the course. Students failing to achieve the minimum score of 22 will be dismissed from the class.

The field walk session will be as much like an actual hunt as possible. It is recommended to wear boots or walking shoes and long pants. 

Instructor Notes for Students: There is a $10.00 range fee for this class. We will be outside for half of the class so please dress accordingly. Lunch is on you either bring a lunch or there are plenty of places close.    


10/28/2016

Devils Ditch Renegade

Location: Deweese Park and Range

Type: Mountain Man Rendezou

Dates: 10/28/16 - 10/30/16

Contact: Keith Thompson

This is an All Day Event


11/01/2016

Saline Co. - Salina

Location: National Guard Training Center

Type: Hunter Ed Course

Dates: 11/01/16 - 11/05/16

Other Information:

PRE-REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED. TO PRE-ENROLL IN THE AUGUST OR NOVEMBER CLASS SIMPLY FILL OUT THE PRE-ENROLLMENT FORM AT ACE HARDWARE SPORTING GOODS COUNTER, 321 S. BROADWAY, SALINA. 


11/12/2016

Lawrence Trail Hawks-Sanders

Location: Overlook Area

Type: Trail race

Date: Saturday, November 12, 2016

Contact: Sherri Klover

Phone No: 913-558-7622

Time: 5:00 am - 9:00 pm

Other Information:

Sanders Saunter. Start and Finish overlook area


11/08/2016

Bourbon Co. - Uniontown

Location: Uniontown

Type: Hunter Ed Course

Dates: 11/08/16 - 11/12/16

Contact: Darrell Bloomfield

Phone No: 620-223-5418

Other Information:

Uniontown class dates are tentative.


11/17/2016

Johnson Co. - Olathe

Location: Bass Pro Shops

Type: Hunter Ed Course

Dates: 11/17/16 - 11/19/16

Contact: Frank Audano

Other Information:

Registration and additional information can be found on safehunters.com. Questions can be directed to Frank's email Frank@FranksRealty.com.


11/23/2016

Johnson Co. - Shawnee

Location: Shawnee Civic Center

Type: Hunter Ed Internet assisted field day and testing session

Date: Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Contact: Shawnee Civic Center

Phone No: 913-631-5200

This is an All Day Event

Other Information:

Registration opens September 1, 2016. 

Shawnee Civic Center, 13817 Johnson Dr., Shawnee KS 913-631-5200. To meet state requirements this online class is designed to allow the qualified participant to complete the chapters and quizzes online. Visit www.ksoutdoors.com to complete the internet portion of the class. Students must print off Field Day Qualifier Exam certificate and bring it to the class. Participants must also successfully pass a quiz at the beginning of the in-classroom portion in order to continue with the instructional class where there will be a demonstration and a final written test. Enroll now, classes fill up quick! $15 fee required.


11/26/2016

Dickinson Co. - Abilene

Location: DK Co Sheriff's Shooting Range

Type: Hunter Ed Internet assisted field day and testing session

Date: Saturday, November 26, 2016

Time: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Other Information:

Registration will open online on Oct 27, 2016 at safehunters.com.


12/03/2016

Johnson Co. - Shawnee

Location: Shawnee Civic Center

Type: Hunter Ed Internet assisted field day and testing session

Date: Saturday, December 03, 2016

Contact: Shawnee Civic Center

Phone No: 913-631-5200

This is an All Day Event

Other Information:

Registration opens September 1, 2016. 

Shawnee Civic Center, 13817 Johnson Dr., Shawnee KS 913-631-5200. To meet state requirements this online class is designed to allow the qualified participant to complete the chapters and quizzes online. Visit www.ksoutdoors.com to complete the internet portion of the class. Students must print off Field Day Qualifier Exam certificate and bring it to the class. Participants must also successfully pass a quiz at the beginning of the in-classroom portion in order to continue with the instructional class where there will be a demonstration and a final written test. Enroll now, classes fill up quick! $15 fee required.


12/10/2016

Youth & Women Pheasant Hunt

Location: Glen Elder State Park

Type: Pheasant Hunt for Youth 11 thru 16 yr olds and all Women

Date: Saturday, December 10, 2016

Contact: Glen Elder Public Lands Manager - Chris Lecuyer

Phone No: 785 545-3345

Time: 7:00 am - 7:00 pm

Other Information:

KS Dept. of Wildlife, Parks & Tourism, Glen Elder State Park and many other donors sponsor this pheasant hunt for youth age 11 - 16 and women of all ages.


12/16/2016

Johnson Co. - Olathe

Location: Bass Pro Shops

Type: Hunter Ed Course

Dates: 12/16/16 - 12/17/16

Contact: Frank Audano

Other Information:

Registration and additional information can be found on safehunters.com. Questions can be directed to Frank's email Frank@FranksRealty.com.