Kansas Outdoor Events


03/19/2019

Shawnee Co. - Topeka

Location: Sunrise Optimist Club

Type: Hunter Ed Course

Dates: 03/19/19 - 03/28/19

Time: 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Other Information:

Registration and additional information is available at safehunters.com. 


03/30/2019

Geary Co. - Junction City

Location: Geary County Fish and Game Assoc

Type: Hunter Ed Internet assisted field day and testing session

Date: Saturday, March 30, 2019

Contact: Christopher Blodgett

Phone No: 785-375-2714

Time: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Other Information:

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


Clay Co. - Clay Center

Location: Clay Center United Methodist Church

Type: Hunter Ed Internet assisted field day and testing session

Date: Saturday, March 30, 2019

Contact: Dana Bergsten

Phone No: 785-632-4592

Time: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Other Information:

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

Questions can be directed to Dana at the number listed above.


03/26/2019

Crawford Co. - Pittsburg

Location: PSU KS Tech Center #S102

Type: Hunter Ed Course

Dates: 03/26/19 - 03/30/19

Contact: KDWPT

Phone No: (620) 231-3173

Time: 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Other Information:

CLASS DATES:        MAR.  26, 28, 30   (TUE/TH/SAT)

 TIMES:        6:00 - 9:30 PM weekdays 8:00 AM -Noon Saturday

 REGISTRATION:   No Pre-Registration Necessary  No Cost - Books Provided

SPONSORED BY:    Pittsburg State University and  KS. Dept. of Wildlife, Parks & Tourism


03/30/2019

Kids Fishing Rodeos

Location: Acorns Resort, Milford Lake

Type: Aquatic Education

Date: Saturday, March 30, 2019

Contact: Geary County Convention & Visitors Bureau

Time: 8:00 am - 11:00 am

Other Information:

Kids Fishing Rodeos presented by Crappie USA and Cabela's King Kat Trail will be held at Acorns Resort (3710 Farnum Creek Rd, Milford KS).  Sign ups will be from 8 to 9am and the tournament will start at 9am and end at 11am.  

This event is for kids 12 & under only. Bring you favorite fishing pole and bait.  For more information, contact Geary County Convention & Visitors Bureau.  


03/29/2019

Neosho Co. - Chanute

Location: Chanute Elks Lake

Type: Hunter Ed Course

Dates: 03/29/19 - 03/30/19

Time: 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

Other Information:

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


03/30/2019

Kansas Bass Federation

Location: Eisenhower State Park

Type: Tournament

Date: Saturday, March 30, 2019

Contact: Craig Wolf

Phone No: 620-664-3963

Time: 6:00 am - 4:00 pm


Miami Co. - Paola

Location: Hillsdale Range and Training Facility

Type: Hunter Ed Internet assisted field day and testing session

Date: Saturday, March 30, 2019

Time: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Other Information:

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


Prairie Spirit Trail - 100 Miler, 100K, 50 Miler, 50K - Timer Guys

Location: Celebration Hall in Ottawa, KS

Type: Ultra Running

Dates: 03/30/19 - 03/31/19

Time: 6:00 am - 1:00 pm

Other Information:

Like a challenge.  Enjoy part or all of the Prairie Spirit Trail while getting your exercise on.  Go to https://ultrasignup.com/register.aspx?did=57031 for more.


Greenwood Co. - Eureka

Location: Christian Hills Church Camp

Type: Hunter Ed Course

Dates: 03/30/19 - 03/31/19

Contact: Bud Repstine

Phone No: 620-583-6054

Time: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Other Information:

Register by calling Bud at the number listed above. Class will be held March 30 from 8-5 and March 31 from 8-3.

Students can also register through Flint Hills Feed Store, 100 N Mail, Eureka 620-583-6322 and Sheriff Heath Samuels.


03/31/2019

Saddle and Sirloin Club of Kansas City

Location: Perry State Park

Type: Horse Trail Ride

Date: Sunday, March 31, 2019

Contact: Jo Turner

Phone No: 785 230 4349

Time: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Other Information:

Location start is a Perry State Park Wild Horse Equestrian Campground.

Please remember that vehicle permits are required for entrance into the State Park.  If you do not have the annual vehicle permit for the Kansas State Parks for 2019.  There is a self pay station located at the office parking lot.  It is 5.00 a day per vehicle.


03/26/2019

Riley Co. - Tuttle Creek

Location: Tuttle Creek State Park at River Pond

Type: Hunter Ed Course

Dates: 03/26/19 - 04/02/19

Contact: Tuttle Creek State Park office

Other Information:

Pre-registration required at Tuttle Creek State Park Office at River Pond area (8am-4pm). Students receive class syllabus, locations, home work assignments, and manual at registration. The class is free to all students 11 years old or older.


04/05/2019

Private Event

Location: Neosho Wildlife Area

Type: Shelter reserved

Date: Friday, April 05, 2019

Contact: Denise Geag

Time: 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm


Linn Co. - LaCygne

Location: LaCygne Christian Church

Type: Hunter Ed Course

Dates: 04/05/19 - 04/06/19

Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Other Information:

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


04/06/2019

Barton Co. - Great Bend

Location: City of Great Bend Police Range

Type: Hunter Ed Internet assisted field day and testing session

Date: Saturday, April 06, 2019

Time: 8:00 am - 2:00 pm

Other Information:

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


Catfish Chasers

Location: Perry State Park

Type: Tournament

Date: Saturday, April 06, 2019

Contact: David Studebaker

Phone No: 785 289 0007

Time: 7:00 am - 4:00 pm

Other Information:

FISHING TOURNAMENT - Event will take place at the NORTH BOAT RAMP

Vehicle permits are required for all vehicles.  No matter the length of stay inside the park.

David Studebaker studebakerdavid@yahoo.com or Craig Collings 816-261-9353


Ellis Co. - Ellis

Location: VFW Post 9139

Type: Hunter Ed Internet assisted field day and testing session

Date: Saturday, April 06, 2019

Time: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Other Information:

Registration and additional information is available at safehunters.com.

This class is sponsored by Ellis Co Sheriff's Department.


Family Fish Camp

Location: Lake Henry, Clinton State Park

Type: Aquatic Education

Date: Saturday, April 06, 2019

Contact: Sherri Withers

Phone No: 785-842-8562

Time: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Other Information:

Family Fish Camp for elementary students and their families at Lake Henry is Clinton State Park.  Learn how to have a safe and successful fishing trip from KDWPT staff, Fishing Future's Master Anglers, and FishKS Instructors.  Volunteers Needed! Please contact Sherri Withers at Clinton State Park (785-842-8562) for more information and to volunteer.


OFF ROAD RAGE ADVENTURE RACING

Location: Perry Lake

Type: Adventure Race

Date: Saturday, April 06, 2019

Contact: Tiara Adams

This is an All Day Event

Other Information:

Longview Park - starting

https://www.facebook.com/OffRoadRageAdventureRacing

316-393-3682https:

https://www.offroadadventureracing.com


Jackson Co. - Holton

Location: American Legion/VFW

Type: Hunter Ed Course

Dates: 04/06/19 - 04/07/19

Time: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Other Information:

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


Kansas Bass Nation Youth Division

Location: Perry State Park

Type: Tournament

Dates: 04/06/19 - 04/07/19

Contact: Richard Heflin

Phone No: 785 246 0243

Time: 5:30 am - 5:00 pm

Other Information:

Bass FISHING TOURNAMENT - Youth Tournament

This 2- DAY Event will be held at the LAKE VIEW BOAT RAMP

Vehicle Permits are required to enter the State Parks - No matter the length of stay.


04/05/2019

Jayhawk Retriever Club

Location: Byron Walker Wildlife Area

Type: Field Trials

Dates: 04/05/19 - 04/07/19

Contact: Mark Balkenbush

Phone No: 620-491-1580

Time: 7:00 am - 6:00 pm


04/06/2019

Anderson Co. - Garnett

Location: Optimist Youth Building, North Lake

Type: Hunter Ed Course

Dates: 04/06/19 - 04/07/19

Contact: Rockers

Phone No: 785-835-6580

Time: 8:30 am - 5:00 pm

Other Information:

Saturday   April 6th:         8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

                       Classroom instruction- Bring your own lunch 

Sunday     April 7th     :    12:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.  

Field Day exercises; will be much like an actual hunt as possible with live fire and outdoor activities (all firearms and ammunition will be provided). It is recommended to wear boots or walking shoes and long pants.                                                                                                        

 

Students must be 11 to become certified and attend both days.

$15.00 each student to offset facility fees

Students must be pre-registered to attend

Limited Class Size  

Contact: Rockers 785-835-6580


04/07/2019

Anderson Co. - Garnett

Location: Optimist Youth Building, North Lake

Type: Hunter Ed Internet assisted field day and testing session

Date: Sunday, April 07, 2019

Contact: Rockers

Phone No: 785-835-6580

Time: 9:30 am - 6:00 pm

Other Information:

Sunday   April 7th:   9:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Bring your own lunch 

 

Internet Students must complete the online portion of the course at: ksoutdoors.com or (https://programs.ksoutdoors.com/prg/Programs/Hunter-Education-Certification) prior to attending   the field day. Please read all instructions online: students are required to bring to class the   Certificate of Online Completion.

Each student will be issued a pre-test over the online materials. 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.

Internet students are required to complete classroom training and participate in the Field Day exercises. Field Day exercises; will be much like an actual hunt as possible with live fire and outdoor activities (all firearms and ammunition will be provided). It is recommended to wear boots or walking shoes and long pants.                                                                                                        

 

Students must be 11 to become certified

$15.00  each student to offset facility fees

Students must be pre-registered to attend

Limited Class Size 

Contact: Rockers 785-835-6580


04/11/2019

Johnson Co. - Olathe

Location: Bass Pro Shops

Type: Hunter Ed Course

Dates: 04/11/19 - 04/12/19

Contact: Frank Audano Jr

Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Other Information:

Class is held April 11 from 6-9pm and April 12 from 10-5. 

Questions can be directed to  Frank at frank@franksrealty.com.

Registration available online at safehunters.com.


04/01/2019

Labette Co. - Parsons

Location: Arvon Phillips Community Center

Type: Hunter Ed Course

Dates: 04/01/19 - 04/13/19

Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Other Information:

Registration and additional information is available online at safehunters.com

Class dates and times are as follows:

April 1 6-9pm

April 2 6-9pm

April 4 6-9pm

April 9 6-8pm

April 13 is the field day.


04/13/2019

Montgomery Co. - Independence

Location: Farm Bureau Office

Type: Hunter Ed Internet assisted field day and testing session

Date: Saturday, April 13, 2019

Time: 8:00 am - 3:00 pm

Other Information:

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


Lyon Co. - Hartford

Location: Flint Hills National Wildlife Refuge

Type: Hunter Ed Internet assisted field day and testing session

Date: Saturday, April 13, 2019

Time: 8:00 am - 4:30 pm

Other Information:

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


Kansas State Bass Fishing Team

Location: Perry State Park

Type: Tournament

Date: Saturday, April 13, 2019

Contact: Zach Vielhauer

Phone No: 913-226-9013

Time: 6:30 am - 3:00 pm

Other Information:

Bass FIHSING TOURNAMENT - Kansas State Bass Fishing Team

The event will be held at the Lake View Boat Ramp

Vehicle Permits are required to enter the State Parks - No matter the length of stay


Reno Co. - Haven

Location: Irish Creek Outfitters

Type: Hunter Ed Internet assisted field day and testing session

Date: Saturday, April 13, 2019

Time: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Other Information:

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

Questions? Call Chris Newton at 620-931-5434 or email newtonc@usd308.com.


Backlashers of Kansas City

Location: Eisenhower State Park

Type: Tournament

Date: Saturday, April 13, 2019

Contact: Darrin Jones

Phone No: 816-591-7011

Time: 5:00 am - 3:30 pm


Family Fishing Camp

Location: High Park, Derby KS

Type: Aquatic Education

Date: Saturday, April 13, 2019

Contact: David Breth

Phone No: 620-672-5911

Time: 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Other Information:

Fishing's Future and Outback Bait & Tackle of Derby are hosting a Family Fish Camp at High Park Lake in Derby.  Participants can learn how to make their fishing trips safe and successful from Fishing' Future Master Anglers and FishKS Instructors.  FREE event but registration is encouraged to ensure enough tackle is available for everyone.  Sign up at Outback Bait and Tackle in Derby near K-15 and 63rd St South.  Please call David Breth at 620-672-5911 to help volunteer at this event.


04/14/2019

SouthFork Archers

Location: Byron Walker- Archery Range

Type: 3-D Archery

Date: Sunday, April 14, 2019

Contact: Joe Robinson

Phone No: 620-632-4159

Time: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm


East Kansas Bassmasters

Location: Eisenhower State Park

Type: Tournament

Date: Sunday, April 14, 2019

Time: 7:00 am - 3:00 pm

Other Information:

Bass Tournament at Melvern Reservoir, Eisenhower State Park West Ramp

For more info, go to: http://www.eastksbassmasters.com/home.html


Atchison Bass Club

Location: Perry Lake

Type: Tournament

Date: Sunday, April 14, 2019

Contact: Brian Monson

Phone No: 913 638 7539

Time: 6:00 am - 3:00 pm

Other Information:

Bass fishing Tournament - Location Slough (Corp East side of the Lake) Creek Boat Ramp


Fort Leavenworth Rod and Gun Club

Location: Eisenhower State Park

Type: Tournament

Date: Sunday, April 14, 2019

Contact: Fort Leavenworth Rod and Gun Club

Phone No: 913-684-2589

Time: 6:00 am - 3:00 pm


04/18/2019

Earth Day/OK Kids Day

Location: Cross Timbers State Park - Toronto Point

Type: Area School Event

Date: Thursday, April 18, 2019

Contact: Kimberly Jones

Phone No: 620-637-2213

Time: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Other Information:

Earth day event held especially for area schools. The students will enjoy Kansas Wildlife, Archery, Shelter Building, and more. Event sponsored by the OK Kids program presented by the Kansas Wildscape Foundation.


04/19/2019

Johnson Co. - Shawnee

Location: Shawnee Civic Center

Type: Hunter Ed Internet assisted field day and testing session

Date: Friday, April 19, 2019

Contact: Shawnee Civic Center

Phone No: 913-631-5200

Time: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Other Information:

Register with the Shawnee Civic Center.


Ellis Co. - Hays

Location: Hays Rec Commission

Type: Hunter Ed Course

Dates: 04/19/19 - 04/20/19

Contact: Hays Rec Commission

Phone No: 785-623-2650.

Other Information:

They do require a $5.00 fee to attend.  Refundable as a credit to your account only if you cancel 5 business day prior to the first day of class. Registration can be done in office at 1105 Canterbury Drive, Hays KS or online at www.haysrecweb.org


04/20/2019

Finney Co. - Garden City

Location: Garden City Community College & Trap Club

Type: Hunter Ed Internet assisted field day and testing session

Date: Saturday, April 20, 2019

Time: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Other Information:

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


Reno Co. - Hutchinson

Location: Central Kansas Gun Club

Type: Hunter Ed Internet assisted field day and testing session

Date: Saturday, April 20, 2019

Time: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Other Information:

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


Heartland Coursing Ass. Race

Location: Picnic Area at Clinton State Park

Type: Race Meet

Dates: 04/20/19 - 04/21/19

Contact: Vickie Jacobs

Phone No: Vickie 785-379-5430 / Scott 913-907-5361

Time: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm

Other Information:

This event is in the Clinton State Park day use area. Lure coursing race meet.


04/27/2019

Kansas Special Olympics

Location: Clinton Lake Boat Ramp #2

Type: Crappie Tournament

Date: Saturday, April 27, 2019

Contact: Kim Brice

Phone No: 785-832-7554

Time: 5:00 am - 3:00 pm

Other Information:

This annual fishing tournament is a benefit for Special Olympics.   The tournament event and launch are is at Boat Ramp #2 near the Clinton Marina.


04/26/2019

The Great Plains Women's Expo

Location: Bar K Bar Arena and Celebration Center, Lyons, Kansas

Type: expo with vendors

Dates: 04/26/19 - 04/27/19

Contact: Penny McGlachlin

Phone No: gpwn@yahoo.com

Time: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Other Information:

Come see the KDWPT - BOW booth. as well as many other vendors.


04/27/2019

TRIAL NERDS ASSOCIATION

Location: Perry State Park

Type: Trail Running

Date: Saturday, April 27, 2019

Contact: Ben Holmes

Phone No: 816 810 0440

Time: 8:00 am - 9:00 pm

Other Information:

Trail Running Race on the MTB Trails

Start/Finish at the Branded B Ranch Meriden KS


Youth Aquatic Education Day

Location: Council Grove City Lake

Type: Aquatic Education

Date: Saturday, April 27, 2019

Time: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Other Information:

Come join Fishing’s Future for fun in the Great Outdoors!

FREE “Hands ON” learning activity for youth and family!

EVENT TIMES: 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

This event sponsored by Fishing's Future, KDWPT Fish Ks, What’s in Outdoors Fund and KVOE Radio Stations, Emporia

Questions? Please Contact Ginger Cansler,  785/499-3610 * 620/767-5924 cgmarina.cansler@gmail.com  or Phil Taunton - What’s in Outdoors *  620/794-5373


Kingman Co. - Kingman THIS CLASS IS FULL

Location: Eagles Nest

Type: Hunter Ed Course

Dates: 04/27/19 - 04/28/19

Contact: Wayne Maass

Phone No: 316-640-9688

Other Information:

Interested students can also contact Mike Gillen at 620-243-4248 or Chris Ingersoll at 620-532-9024.


05/04/2019

Sunflower Team Series

Location: Wilson State Park Hell Creek Boat Ramp

Type: FIshing Tournament

Date: Saturday, May 04, 2019

Contact: RIck Wheeler

Phone No: 316-734-1430

Time: 6:00 am - 3:00 pm

Other Information:

Check with organizer for exact times


Family Fishing Camp

Location: El Dorado State Park

Type: Aquatic Education

Date: Saturday, May 04, 2019

Contact: Phil Taunton

Time: 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Other Information:

Family Fish Camp at El Dorado State Park, location TBD, on May 4th.  Participants can learn how to make their fishing trips safe and successful from Fishing' Future Master Anglers and FishKS Instructors.  To register or volunteer to help, please contact Phil Taunton (KVOE, What's in Outdoors) 620-794-5373.


05/05/2019

EAST KANSAS BASSMASTERS

Location: Perry State Park

Type: Tournament

Date: Sunday, May 05, 2019

Contact: Brian Keeney

Phone No: 913 424 8285

Time: 7:00 am - 3:00 pm

Other Information:

Bass Tournament Lake View Boat Ramp


05/03/2019

Becoming an Outdoors-Woman

Location: Rock Springs 4-H Center

Type: BOW Workshop

Dates: 05/03/19 - 05/05/19

Contact: Shelby Stevens

Phone No: (620) 672-0751

Time: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Other Information:

Workshop for woman 18 and over. Teaches multiple classes, hunting/shooting; fishing; or non-consumptive.


05/12/2019

Heartland coursing Practice

Location: Clinton State Park

Type: Lure coursing pratice

Date: Sunday, May 12, 2019

Contact: Scott 913-907-5361 / Vickie 785-379-5430

Phone No: 816-405-6856

Time: 9:00 am - 2:00 pm


SouthFork Archers

Location: Byron Walker- Archery Range

Type: 3-D Archery

Date: Sunday, May 12, 2019

Contact: Joe Robinson

Phone No: 620-532-4159

Time: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm


05/18/2019

Kids to Parks Day - Amphibian&Reptile Program and Archery Clinic

Location: Lovewell State Park

Type: Amphibian & Reptile Interpretive Program and Youth Archery Clinic

Date: Saturday, May 18, 2019

Contact: Thane Loring

Phone No: 785.753.4971

Time: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Other Information:

Amphibian & Reptile Interpretive Program will be at 10 am. Youth Archery Clinic will be at 2pm.  Location for events will be announced. State park vehicle permit is required. 


TRAIL NERDS ASSOCIATION

Location: Perry State Park

Type: Trail Running

Date: Saturday, May 18, 2019

Contact: Ben Holmes

Phone No: 816 810 0440

Time: 6:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Other Information:

Trail Running race on the MTB Trails

Start/Finish at the Branded B Ranch in Meriden KS


05/19/2019

East Kansas Bassmasters

Location: Bone Creek Reservoir

Type: Tournament

Date: Sunday, May 19, 2019

Time: 6:30 am - 2:30 pm


06/01/2019

OK Kids Day

Location: Prairie Dog State Park

Type: Outdoor Kansas for Kids Day

Date: Saturday, June 01, 2019

Contact: Luke VanSkike

Phone No: 785-877-2953

Time: 8:00 am - 3:00 pm

Other Information:

Bring the kids out for hiking, fishing, archery, trap shooting, jet ski simulator and more plus a free lunch. All youth in attendance will receive a prize. Meet at the Prairie Dog State Park Office at 8:00 am. No vehicle permits are required since this is a free entry day.


National Trails Day

Location: Fall River State Park

Type: Trail Hike/Bike

Date: Saturday, June 01, 2019

Contact: Kimberly Jones

Phone No: 620-637-2213

This is an All Day Event

Other Information:

Celebrate National Trails Day by hiking or mountain biking one of seven trails at Fall River. Check out the new Badger Creek Trail just recently completed by the Kansas Trails Council.  Insect repellent, water, and sunscreen are recommended. 


National Trails Day

Location: Cross Timbers State Park

Type: Trail Hike/Bike

Date: Saturday, June 01, 2019

Contact: Kimberly Jones

Phone No: 620-637-2213

Time: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm

Other Information:

Celebrating National Trails Day! Cross Timbers has six trails for you to enjoy nearly 15 miles total.


District 17 AA

Location: Meade Shelter House

Type: Reserved

Date: Saturday, June 01, 2019

Contact: Eddie Day

Time: 12:00 pm - 8:00 pm


Pratt Kids Fishing Derby

Location: Pratt, KS

Type: Aquatic Education

Date: Saturday, June 01, 2019

Time: 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Other Information:

Annual Fishing Derby hosted by the Pratt Rec Center.   Registration opens at 8:30am, Fishing from 9-11, Prizes at 11, cookout at 11:30.  FREE but registration is required.  Please contact Amber Chisham at Pratt Recreation 620-672-3261 to register.  Contact David Breth at 620-672-5911 to volunteer to help at this event.   


06/02/2019

Chase Co Kids Fishing Derby

Location: Chase County State Fishing Lake

Type: Fishing Derby

Date: Sunday, June 02, 2019

Contact: Kay Klenk

Phone No: 620-273-6664

Time: 10:00 am - 8:00 pm


05/31/2019

Hell Creek Hoedown

Location: Pine Shelter-Otoe Park

Type: Bluegrass Music

Dates: 05/31/19 - 06/02/19

Contact: Todd Toman

Phone No: 785-216-0662

Time: 5:00 pm - 12:00 pm


06/08/2019

East Kansas Bassmasters

Location: La Cygne Reserviur

Type: Tournament

Date: Saturday, June 08, 2019

Time: 6:30 am - 2:30 pm


06/09/2019

Kids Fishing Clinic

Location: Lovewell State Park

Type: Kids Fishing Clinic

Date: Sunday, June 09, 2019

Contact: Thane Loring

Phone No: (785) 753-4971

Time: 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Other Information:

Kids Fishing Clinic. Ages 7-15. Pre-Registration at the State Park Office no later than Thursday, June 6th. Participants will learn fishing techniques and fish identification, with an adult mentor.  Registration is limited.


Heartland Coursing Practice

Location: Clinton State Park

Type: Dog Race

Date: Sunday, June 09, 2019

Contact: Vickie Jacobs

Phone No: Vickie 785-379-5430 Scott 913-907-5361

Time: 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Other Information:

This event is in the Clinton State Park day use area. Lure coursing practice


SouthFork Archers

Location: Byron Walker- Archery Range

Type: 3-D Archery

Date: Sunday, June 09, 2019

Contact: Joe Robinson

Phone No: 620-532-4159

Time: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm


06/15/2019

Johnson Co. - Shawnee

Location: Shawnee Civic Center

Type: Hunter Ed Internet assisted field day and testing session

Date: Saturday, June 15, 2019

Contact: Shawnee Civic Center

Phone No: 913-631-5200

Time: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Other Information:

Student register with the Shawnee Civic Center.


KC Team Tour

Location: Eisenhower State Park

Type: Tournament

Date: Saturday, June 15, 2019

Contact: KC Team Tour

Phone No: 913-449-7099

Time: 6:30 am - 3:00 pm


06/16/2019

"Whatever Floats Your Boat"

Location: Lovewell State Park

Type: Family/Team or Individual Cardboard Boat Building Contest

Date: Sunday, June 16, 2019

Contact: Thane Loring

Phone No: (785) 753-4971

Time: 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Other Information:

Participants must design and build a cardboard boat (specifications will be available in early June), and bring it to the Southwinds Beach for the contest to see who’s boat can float through the designated course without sinking! The boat’s “captain” must be aboard to qualify.


Kansas Walleye Tournament

Location: Eisenhower Sate Park

Type: Tournament

Date: Sunday, June 16, 2019

Contact: Shandi Webster

Phone No: 620-899-0222

Time: 6:00 am - 4:00 pm


06/22/2019

Atchison Bass Club

Location: Eisenhower State Park

Type: Tournament

Date: Saturday, June 22, 2019

Contact: Brian Monson

Phone No: 913638-7539

Time: 6:00 am - 3:00 pm


Kansas Walleye Association Tournament

Location: Glen Elder State Park

Type: Fishing Tournament

Dates: 06/22/19 - 06/23/19

Time: 5:00 am - 5:00 pm

Other Information:

Annual KS Walleye Assoc Tournament at Waconda Lake


07/06/2019

Lovewell Lake Association Fireworks Display

Location: Lovewell State Park

Type: Fireworks Display

Date: Saturday, July 06, 2019

Contact: Thane Loring, Park Manager

Phone No: 785-753-4971

Time: 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Other Information:

Independence Day Fireworks Display will be presented from the Walleye Point area of Lovewell State Park, beginning at dusk on Saturday, June 30th. State Park Vehicle Permit is required.  Event is tentative, pending private fundraising for fireworks purchase.


07/05/2019

Toronto Days

Location: Toronto Point & City of Toronto

Type: Fireworks, Food, Contests, etc.

Dates: 07/05/19 - 07/07/19

Contact: Kimberly Jones

Phone No: 620-637-2213

Time: 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Other Information:

Toronto Days will be held July 5 - July 7, 2019. Area wide event, most events held in the City of Toronto will include: street dance, baby contest, talent contest, mud run, raffle, mud volleyball tourney, and food vendors.  FIREWORKS will be July 6, 2019 after sunset in Toronto Point.


07/14/2019

East Kansas Bassmasters

Location: Pomona State Park

Type: Tournament

Date: Sunday, July 14, 2019

Time: 6:00 am - 2:00 pm

Other Information:

Bass tournament at Boat Ramp #1 in Pomona State Park.

For more information, go to http://www.eastksbassmasters.com/home.html


07/12/2019

DOUGLAS COUNTY TRAIL RIDERS

Location: Perry State Park

Type: Equine Trail Ride Benefit

Dates: 07/12/19 - 07/14/19

Contact: Kelley Hamersky

Phone No: 785 640 3398

This is an All Day Event

Other Information:

Contact Douglas County Trail Riders for entrance fees, etc. for this event. dctr@dctr.org


Location Wild Horse Equestrian Campground and Trails at Perry State Park. 


07/20/2019

SSG MOUNTAIN BIKING

Location: Perry State Park

Type: Mountain Bike Event

Date: Saturday, July 20, 2019

Contact: Danny or Tara Noble

Phone No: 785 633 5058

Time: 7:00 am - 4:00 am

Other Information:

State Park Vehicle Permits are required

Location Perry State Park - Biking and Hiking

Commissioner(s) Danny and Tara Noble 785 633-5058 edwinnoble@yahoo.com or tbusmom@yahoo.com

Additional information  Sunflower State Games https://sunflowergames.com/index.php/sports/mountain-biking

 

Additional information for all Sunflower State Games


08/03/2019

Lovewell Fun Day

Location: Lovewell State Park

Type: Outdoor Games and Recreation

Date: Saturday, August 03, 2019

Contact: Thane Loring

Phone No: (785) 753-4971

Time: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm

Other Information:

Kayak Kruse; Co-Ed Mud Volleyball, $20 per team; Sandpile Treasure Hunt; Sand Castle/Sculpture Contest Pre-Registration required for Mud Volleyball, no later than August 1st.


17th Annual Fall River Star Party

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

Type: Stargazing

Date: Saturday, August 03, 2019

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!


08/10/2019

Geary Co. - Junction City

Location: Geary County Fish and Game Assoc

Type: Hunter Ed Internet assisted field day and testing session

Date: Saturday, August 10, 2019

Contact: Christopher Blodgett

Phone No: 785-375-2714

Time: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Other Information:

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


08/11/2019

SouthFork Archers

Location: Byron Walker- Archery Range

Type: 3-D Archery

Date: Sunday, August 11, 2019

Contact: Joe Robinson

Phone No: 620-632-4159

Time: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm


08/14/2019

SouthFork Archers

Location: Byron Walker- Archery Range

Type: 3-D Archery

Date: Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Contact: Joe Robinson

Phone No: 620-632-4159

Time: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm


08/15/2019

Ellis Co. - Hays

Location: Hays Rec Commission

Type: Hunter Ed Course

Dates: 08/15/19 - 08/17/19

Contact: Hays Rec Commission

Phone No: 785-623-2650

Other Information:

They do require a $5.00 fee to attend.  Refundable as a credit to your account only if you cancel 5 business day prior to the first day of class. Registration can be done in office at 1105 Canterbury Drive, Hays KS or online at www.haysrecweb.org


08/17/2019

Saline Co. - Salina

Location: Gypsum Valley Sporting Clays

Type: Hunter Ed Internet assisted field day and testing session

Date: Saturday, August 17, 2019

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.

GYPSUM VALLEY SPORTING CLAYS IS LOCATED AT 7702 S. NILES ROAD.  NATIONAL GUARD CLASSROOM IS LOCATED AT 3010 ARNOLD, SALINA. TO ASSIST THE YOUNG HUNTERS, THE HUNTER SAFETY ASSOCIATION IS CONDUCTING LIVE FIRE AS PART OF ALL CLASSES.  ALL CLASSES ARE FREE OF CHARGE. 

Any questions? Please call Greg at 785-452-0478.


Beatrice Bassmaster Club Tournament

Location: Clinton State Park Boat Ramp #2

Type: Bass Tournament

Date: Saturday, August 17, 2019

Contact: Mike Jordan

Phone No: 402-806-5991

Time: 5:00 am - 3:00 pm

Other Information:

Catch and release Bass Tournament


Campground Christmas

Location: Lovewell State Park

Type: Christmas Lighting Contest

Dates: 08/17/19 - 08/18/19

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 at 11am.


08/24/2019

Butler Co. - Augusta

Location: FTAC Academy, LLC

Type: Hunter Ed Course

Dates: 08/24/19 - 08/25/19

Contact: Shannon Selstedt

Time: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Other Information:

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

For questions about the class, email Shannon at shannon@ftacacademy.com.


Dickinson Co. - Abilene

Location: Abilene Rec

Type: Hunter Ed Course

Dates: 08/24/19 - 08/25/19

Contact: Abilene Rec

Phone No: 785-263-7266

Other Information:

Register by calling Abilene Rec.


08/30/2019

8th Annual Perry State Park Wild Horse Trails

Location: Perry State Park

Type: Tail Ride

Dates: 08/30/19 - 09/02/19

Contact: Dewayne Burgess or Jo Turner

Phone No: 785 230 5241 785 230 4349

This is an All Day Event

Other Information:

Friends of Perry Lake Wild Horse Trails


09/07/2019

Saline Co. - Salina

Location: Gypsum Valley Sporting Clays

Type: Hunter Ed Internet assisted field day and testing session

Date: Saturday, September 07, 2019

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.

GYPSUM VALLEY SPORTING CLAYS IS LOCATED AT 7702 S. NILES ROAD.  NATIONAL GUARD CLASSROOM IS LOCATED AT 3010 ARNOLD, SALINA. TO ASSIST THE YOUNG HUNTERS, THE HUNTER SAFETY ASSOCIATION IS CONDUCTING LIVE FIRE AS PART OF ALL CLASSES.  ALL CLASSES ARE FREE OF CHARGE. 

Any questions? Please call Greg at 785-452-0478.


09/08/2019

3D Archery Shoot and Free Park Entrance

Location: Lovewell State Park

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

Date: Sunday, September 08, 2019

Contact: Thane Loring

Phone No: (785) 753-4971

Time: 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Other Information:

3D Archery Shoot begins at 9 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.


Heartland Coursing Practice

Location: Clinton State Park

Type: Lure Coursing

Date: Sunday, September 08, 2019

Contact: Vickie Jacobs

Phone No: Scott 913-907-5361 / Vickie 785-379-5430

Time: 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Other Information:

West Field. Lure Coursing This event is in the Clinton State Park day use area. Lure coursing practice


SouthFork Archers

Location: Byron Walker- Archery Range

Type: 3-D Archery

Date: Sunday, September 08, 2019

Contact: Joe Robinson

Phone No: 620-532-4159

Time: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm


09/07/2019

Catfish Chasers

Location: Perry State Park

Type: Tournament

Dates: 09/07/19 - 09/08/19

Contact: David Studebaker

Phone No: 785 289 0007

Time: 7:00 am - 4:00 pm

Other Information:

FISHING TOURNAMENT - Event will take place at the Lake View Boat Ramp

Vehicle permits are required for all vehicles no matter the length of stay

David Studebaker stidebakerdavid@yahoo.com    Craig Collings 816-261-9353


09/14/2019

East KS BassMasters

Location: Wilson State Park-Hell Creek Boat Ramp

Type: Fishing Tournament

Dates: 09/14/19 - 09/15/19

Time: 6:00 am - 3:00 pm


Lincoln Co. - Lincoln

Location: Lincoln Park Manor and Bosch Farms

Type: Hunter Ed Course

Dates: 09/14/19 - 09/15/19

Contact: Lincoln Co Clert

Phone No: 785-524-4757

Time: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Other Information:

Class will be held Sept 14 from 8-5 at Lincoln Park Manor and Sept 15 from 1-5 at Bosch Farm.

Register with Lincoln Co Clerk at the number above or Greg Babcock at 785-331-1829.


09/21/2019

Saline Co. - Salina

Location: Gypsum Valley Sporting Clays

Type: Hunter Ed Internet assisted field day and testing session

Date: Saturday, September 21, 2019

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.

GYPSUM VALLEY SPORTING CLAYS IS LOCATED AT 7702 S. NILES ROAD.  NATIONAL GUARD CLASSROOM IS LOCATED AT 3010 ARNOLD, SALINA. TO ASSIST THE YOUNG HUNTERS, THE HUNTER SAFETY ASSOCIATION IS CONDUCTING LIVE FIRE AS PART OF ALL CLASSES.  ALL CLASSES ARE FREE OF CHARGE. 

Any questions? Please call Greg at 785-452-0478.


09/20/2019

BNSF Railroad

Location: Perry State Park

Type: Tournament

Dates: 09/20/19 - 09/22/19

Contact: Craig Eastman

This is an All Day Event

Other Information:

Company Event BBQ and Fishing Tournament - Lake View Campground, Boat Ramp, and Shelter, and Cottonwood Bridge Campground

Contact: craig.eastman@bnsf.com


09/25/2019

Heartland Coursing Ass. Race Sept

Location: Picnic Area at Clinton State Park

Type: Race Meet

Date: Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Contact: Vickie Jacobs

Phone No: Vickie 785-379-5430 / Scott 913-907-5361

Time: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm

Other Information:

This event is in the Clinton State Park day use area. Lure coursing Race Meet.


09/28/2019

17th 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 28, 2019

Contact: Kimberly Jones

Phone No: 620-637-2213

Time: 9:00 am - 6:00 pm

Other Information:

Step back to 1819, 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, Tomahawk Throw, Skillet Throw for the Ladies, and a Kids Gold Rush. Come out to Fall River State Park and step back to 1819.


09/27/2019

Critter Care's 24th Annual Benefit Horse Trail Ride

Location: Perry State Park

Type: Trail Ride Rain or Shine

Dates: 09/27/19 - 09/29/19

Contact: Critter Care Voice Mail

Phone No: 785 478 9985

This is an All Day Event

Other Information:

Cost by Fee or Raffle

Bring your own horse

Email: cc@crittercareoftopeka.com


10/05/2019

Back Lashers of Kansas City

Location: Clinton State Park Boat Ramp #2

Type: Bass tournament

Date: Saturday, October 05, 2019

Contact: Darrin Jones

Phone No: 816-591-7011

Time: 5:00 am - 3:00 pm

Other Information:

Boat Ramp #2


TRAIL NERDS ASSOCIATION

Location: Perry State Park

Type: Trail Running

Date: Saturday, October 05, 2019

Contact: Ben Holmes

Phone No: 816 810 0440

Time: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Other Information:

Trail Running race on the MTB Trails

Start/Finish at the Branded B Ranch Meriden KS


10/12/2019

Geary Co. - Junction City

Location: Geary County Fish and Game Assoc

Type: Hunter Ed Internet assisted field and testing session

Date: Saturday, October 12, 2019

Contact: Christopher Blodgett

Phone No: 785-375-2714

Time: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Other Information:

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


Dickinson Co. - Abilene

Location: Abilene Rec

Type: Hunter Ed Course

Dates: 10/12/19 - 10/13/19

Contact: Abilene Rec

Phone No: 785-263-7266

Other Information:

Contact Abilene Rec to register.


10/14/2019

Saline Co. - Salina

Location: National Guard Training Center

Type: Hunter Ed Course

Dates: 10/14/19 - 10/19/19

Contact: Ace Hardware Sporting Good

Other Information:

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

CLASS DATES ARE OCT 14, 15, 16 & 19. 

Questions? Contact Greg at 785-452-0478


10/19/2019

Heartland Coursing Ass. Race Oct

Location: Picnic Area at Clinton State Park

Type: Race Meet

Dates: 10/19/19 - 10/20/19

Contact: Vickie Jacobs

Phone No: Vickie 785-379-5430 / Scott 913-907-5361

Time: 9:00 am - 9:00 pm

Other Information:

This event is in the Clinton State Park day use area. Lure coursing race meet.


10/26/2019

Kansas Rails-To-Trails Extravaganza

Location: Celebration Hall, Ottawa, KS

Type: Long Distance Running

Dates: 10/26/19 - 10/27/19

Time: 6:00 am - 1:00 pm

Other Information:

Pick your pleasure.  Enjoy the beautiful fall colors on the Prairie Spirit Trail while running one of 6 distances.  Go to https://ultrasignup.com/register.aspx?did=63764 for more information.


11/02/2019

Saline Co. - Salina

Location: Gypsum Valley Sporting Clays

Type: Hunter Ed Internet assisted field day and testing session

Date: Saturday, November 02, 2019

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.

GYPSUM VALLEY SPORTING CLAYS IS LOCATED AT 7702 S. NILES ROAD.  NATIONAL GUARD CLASSROOM IS LOCATED AT 3010 ARNOLD, SALINA. TO ASSIST THE YOUNG HUNTERS, THE HUNTER SAFETY ASSOCIATION IS CONDUCTING LIVE FIRE AS PART OF ALL CLASSES.  ALL CLASSES ARE FREE OF CHARGE. 

Any questions? Please call Greg at 785-452-0478.