Kansas Outdoor Events


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

Time: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Other Information:

Class will start promptly at 9am and won't dismiss until after 5pm.

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 Dove Hunt (age 12-15)

Location: Noe Hunting Area - Wetmore, KS

Type: Youth Hunt

Date: Saturday, September 03, 2016

Contact: Jerry 577-6127, Lu 364-0767, Greg 305-1417

Time: 8:00 am - 11:00 am

Other Information:

Steel shot is required, we have some to provide.

Sponsored by: K-16 Quail Forever Chapter 3220 


Youth Dove Hunt (age 12-15)

Location: Noe Hunting Area - Wetmore, KS

Type: Youth Hunt

Date: Saturday, September 03, 2016

Contact: Jerry 577-6127, Lu 364-0767, Greg 305-1417

Time: 8:00 am - 11:00 am

Other Information:

Steel shot is required, we have some to provide.

Sponsored by: K-16 Quail Forever Chapter 3220 


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.


Finney Co. - Garden City

Location: Garden City Community College and Garden City Trap Range

Type: Hunter Ed Internet assisted field day and testing session

Date: Saturday, September 10, 2016

Time: 9:00 am - 5:30 pm

Other Information:

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


Miami Co. - Paola THIS CLASS IS FULL

Location: Hillsdale Range and Training Facility

Type: Hunter Ed Internet assisted field day and testing session

Date: Saturday, September 10, 2016

Time: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Other Information:

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


Garnett Community Foundation - Pub to Pub

Location: Prairie Spirit Trail

Type: Run or Bike

Date: Saturday, September 10, 2016

Time: 4:30 pm - 11:45 pm

Other Information:

10 K Run Walk or Crawl to Scipio Supper Club from Trade Winds Bar and Grill, Garnett KS on the Prairie Spirit Trail. **NEW** this year 12 mile Bike Route also meeting at Scipio for the after party!!

$30 entry fee and no late deadline! Proceeds go to funding new equipment at the playground!

https://www.facebook.com/events/151203661978940/


09/09/2016

Allen County - Portland Alley Pedalfest

Location: Allen County and the Prairie Spirit Trail

Type: Biking

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

Time: 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Other Information:

The Portland Alley Pedalfest is an annual bicycling music festival that takes place in Iola, Kansas on the first weekend after Labor Day. The 2016 Portland Alley Pedalfest is scheduled for September 9-10, 2016 at Riverside Park in Iola, Kansas.  Please visit http://thriveallencounty.org/pedalfest/ for more information.


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 THIS CLASS IS FULL

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.


09/17/2016

Jefferson County Ducks Unlimited Benefit Shoot

Location: Cokeley Farms & Hunting Preserve

Type: Benefit Shoot

Date: Saturday, September 17, 2016

Contact: Dick Santner

Phone No: (785)845-8094

Time: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Other Information:


09/16/2016

Sedgwick Co. - Wichita THIS CLASS IS FULL

Location: Cabelas

Type: Hunter Ed Course

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

Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Other Information:

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


09/13/2016

Montgomery Co. - Cherryvale

Location: Cherryvale Community Center

Type: Hunter Ed Internet assisted field day and testing session

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

Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Other Information:

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

The classroom portion will be held Sept 13 from 6-9pm with the field day Sept 17 from 9-3 with an hour lunch break.


09/17/2016

McPherson Co. - Inman

Location: Inman Community Building

Type: Hunter Ed Internet assisted field day and testing session

Date: Saturday, September 17, 2016

Time: 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Other Information:

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


Sedgwick Co. - Cheney

Location: St Pauls Lutheran Church

Type: Hunter Ed Internet assisted field day and testing session

Date: Saturday, September 17, 2016

Time: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Other Information:

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


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


09/09/2016

Mobile Aquarium Exhibit at Kansas State Fair

Location: Hutchinson, KS

Type: Aquatic Education

Dates: 09/09/16 - 09/18/16

Contact: KDWPT

Phone No: 620-672-5911

Time: 12:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Other Information:

The Mobile Aquarium will be on display during the Kansas State Fair.  Come see different species of sport fish and rough fish, meet fisheries staff, learn fishing tricks and techniques, and more.  


09/17/2016

Sumner Co. - Belle Plaine

Location: Community Center

Type: Hunter Ed Course

Dates: 09/17/16 - 09/18/16

Contact: Clifford Clark

Phone No: 620-488-2871


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 THIS CLASS IS FULL

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!


Russell Co. - Russell THIS CLASS IS FULL

Location: Milberger Lodge

Type: Hunter Ed Internet assisted field day and testing session

Date: Saturday, September 24, 2016

Time: 8:00 am - 2:30 pm

Other Information:

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


09/23/2016

Geary Co. - Junction City

Location: Godfrey's Indoor Shooting Range

Type: Hunter Ed Course

Dates: 09/23/16 - 09/24/16

Contact: Randy Fernandez

Phone No: 785-209-0751


09/24/2016

Ottawa SL Shelter house in use

Location: Ottawa State Lake Shelter house

Type: Shelter Reserved

Date: Saturday, September 24, 2016

Contact: Brandon Hay

Time: 8:00 am - 11:00 pm


McPherson Co. - McPherson

Location: McPherson Valley Uplands Outdoor Life Center

Type: Hunter Ed Internet assisted field day and testing session

Date: Saturday, September 24, 2016

Time: 9:00 am - 4:30 pm

Other Information:

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


09/23/2016

Neosho Co. - Chanute

Location: KDWPT Chanute Office

Type: Hunter Ed Course

Dates: 09/23/16 - 09/24/16

Time: 8:00 am - 3:30 pm

Other Information:

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


09/24/2016

Bike Rodeo

Location: Overland Campground Parking Lot

Type: Family Bike your Park Day

Date: Saturday, September 24, 2016

Contact: Cedar Bluff Office

Phone No: 785-726-3212

Time: 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Other Information:

Bicylcle safety course designed for children of all ages.
Vehicle Permit Still Required. May be purchased at Registration.
MUST BRING YOUR BIKE AND HELMET to participate
Bicycle safety inspections
Children must be accompanied by an adult
Register to win a bike!
Ride our BMX course!


Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks & Tourism

Location: Cedar Bluff State Park

Type: Bike Rodeo

Date: Saturday, September 24, 2016

Contact: Cedar Bluff State Park Staff

Phone No: 785-726-3212

Time: 9:00 am - 11:00 am

Other Information:

It is National Bike in your Park Day, so Cedar Bluff State Park is celebrating the day by hosting a Bike Rodeo with local law enforcement. Parents and children will need to bring a bike and a helmet. We will offer safety instructions, a trail ride and register to win a bike! Meet at the Overland Campground Parking Lot.


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


Sumner Co. - Wellington

Location: Wellington Senior High School in the Agriculture Building on east side of campus.

Type: Hunter Ed Course

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

Time: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Other Information:

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

Saturday, September 24, 2016 from 8:00AM to 5:00PM
Sunday, September 25, 2016 from 1:00PM to 5:00PM
Lunch provided by Wellington FFA on Saturday.

Limited to 75 students.


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.


Cherokee CO. - St Francis

Location: St Francis Gun Club, 1/4 mile south of the State Hwy Dept office.

Type: Hunter Ed Internet assisted field day and testing session

Date: Saturday, October 01, 2016

Time: 9:00 am

Other Information:

Contact Tim at 785-772-5033, Wil at 785-734-7443 or Francis at 785-772-7382. Limited to 20 students


Ford Co. - Dodge City

Location: Dodge City Gun Club

Type: Hunter Ed Internet assisted field day and testing session

Date: Saturday, October 01, 2016

Time: 2:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Other Information:

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


Pokemon in the Park

Location: Cedar Bluff State Park

Type: Family Fun

Date: Saturday, October 01, 2016

Contact: Cedar Bluff Office

Phone No: 785-726-3212

Time: 10:00 am - 8:00 pm

Other Information:

Have you been looking for a good place to hunt for Pokemon? Cedar Bluff State Park is your Place. Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas is sponsoring free vehicle permits so there is no cost to hunt pokemon! Bluffton Area has 10 Stops and 3 Gyms. Page Creek has 2 Stops and 1 Gym. We will be placing Lures at 3 different locations for 10 hours each, 10am to 8pm in the Bluffton Area Campgrounds.
Need a charge? If you pack your charger, any unused electrical spot will be available for free phone charging!
This will be great family fun, so take advantage of the cooler weather at this all free event! 
Here at Cedar Bluff State Park we encourage everyone to use safety and get outside and get some healthy fun!


Reno Co. - Arlington

Location: Prairie Wind Hunting Club

Type: Hunter Ed Internet assisted field day and testing session

Date: Saturday, October 01, 2016

Time: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Other Information:

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


Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks & Tourism

Location: Cedar Bluff State Park

Type: Pokemon Go in the Park

Date: Saturday, October 01, 2016

Contact: Cedar Bluff State Park Staff

Phone No: 785-726-3212

Time: 10:00 am - 8:00 pm

Other Information:

Cedar Bluff State Park will be hosting a Pokemon Go Hunt from 10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. putting Pokemon lures in the north side of the Park. With 3 gyms and 10 Pokemon stops in just a small area, you are sure to "catch them all!"


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.


McPherson Co. - McPherson

Location: 4-H Building

Type: Hunter Ed Course

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

Time: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Other Information:

Class will be held Oct 1 from 8-5 and Oct 2 from 1 to finish. Limited to 25 students. Registration and additional information will be made available on safehunters.com.


Lincoln Co. - Lincoln

Location: Saturday, Lincoln Park Manor, Sunday, Bosch Farm.

Type: Hunter Ed Course

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

Contact: Lincoln Co Clerk (Courthouse)

Other Information:

Registration and manual pick up will be in person at the Lincoln Co Clerks Office, 216 E Lincoln Ave, Lincoln KS starting September 1.


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.   


Ellsworth Co. - Ellsworth

Location: EW Co Sportsman Club

Type: Hunter Ed Internet assisted field day and testing session

Date: Saturday, October 08, 2016

Time: 8:00 am - 2:00 pm

Other Information:

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


Artisan Shelter in use

Location: Meade State Lake

Type: Shelter in Use

Date: Saturday, October 08, 2016

Contact: Aaron Ball

Time: 8:00 am - 11:00 pm


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. 


10/04/2016

Wichita Co. - Leoti

Location: Wichita Co Community Building

Type: Hunter Ed Course

Dates: 10/04/16 - 10/09/16

Contact: Alan Baker, Wichita Co Extensive Office

Phone No: 620-375-2724

Other Information:

Class will be held Oct 4-5 with a field day on Oct 9.


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


10/09/2016

Franklin Co. - Williamsburg

Location: Williamsburg Community Center

Type: Hunter Ed Course

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

Contact: The Gun Guys

Phone No: 785-418-0711


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.


10/14/2016

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.


10/15/2016

Barton Co. - Great Bend

Location: City of Great Bend Range

Type: Hunter Ed Internet assisted field day and testing session

Date: Saturday, October 15, 2016

Time: 8:00 am - 2:30 pm

Other Information:

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


Pawnee Co. - Larned

Location: Larned Community Center

Type: Hunter Ed Internet assisted field day and testing session

Date: Saturday, October 15, 2016

Time: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Other Information:

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


Geary Co. - Junction City

Location: Sportsman Acres

Type: Hunter Ed Internet assisted field day and testing session

Date: Saturday, October 15, 2016

Time: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Other Information:

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


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


10/09/2016

Jefferson Co. - Valley Falls

Location: Kendall State Bank Community Hall

Type: Hunter Ed Course

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

Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Other Information:

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


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

Time: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Other Information:

Registration opens September 1, 2016. Class will start promptly at 9am and won't dismiss until after 5pm.

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.    


09/28/2016

Morris Co. - Council Grove

Location: Morris Co 4-H Building

Type: Hunter Ed Course

Dates: 09/28/16 - 10/29/16

Contact: Dennis DeLay

Phone No: 620-767-6649

Other Information:

Registration is done at the 4-H Building at 6:30 pm on 9/28. Class will be held every Wednesday evening Oct 5, 12, 19 and 26 with a field day on Oct 29. Lunch is provided.


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


10/21/2016

Douglas Co. - Lawrence

Location: DG Co Fairgrounds, Building 21

Type: Hunter Ed Course

Dates: 10/21/16 - 10/30/16

Time: 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Other Information:

The Lawrence Fraternal Order of Police Lodge #2 is sponsoring a Hunter Education class Oct 21 from 5:30-9pm and Oct 30 from 7:30am to 4pm. Registration and additional information can be found online at www.safehunters.com.


10/29/2016

Epic Ultras - Kansas Rails-to-Trails Fall Ultra Extravaganza

Location: Prairie Spirit Trail - 220 W 17th Street, Ottawa, KS 66067

Type: Ultra Running

Dates: 10/29/16 - 10/30/16

Time: 6:00 am - 2:00 pm

Other Information:

100 mile, 50 mile, and 50K runs on the beautiful Prairie Spirit Trail. Please go to https://runsignup.com/Race/KS/Ottawa/RailstoTrails for more information.


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

Time: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Other Information:

Registration opens September 1, 2016. Class will start promptly at 9am and won't dismiss until after 5pm.

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

Time: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Other Information:

Registration opens September 1, 2016. Class will start promptly at 9am and won't dismiss until after 5pm.

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.