Kansas Outdoor Events


02/17/2019

Heartland Coursing Assn. Practice

Location: Clinton State Park

Type: Lure coursing practice

Date: Sunday, February 17, 2019

Contact: Vickie Jacobs

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

Time: 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Other Information:

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


02/16/2019

Cherokee Co. - Riverton

Location: Riverton HS Ag Education Classroom

Type: Hunter Ed Course

Dates: 02/16/19 - 02/17/19

Time: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Other Information:

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


02/20/2019

Perry State Park Office

Location: Perry State Park OFFICE

Type: OFFICE CLOSED

Date: Wednesday, February 20, 2019

Contact: Perry State Park

Phone No: 785.246.3449

This is an All Day Event

Other Information:

Most license and permits can be purchased on line at www.ksoutdoors.com or other vendors across the state.  Please check the website for these vendors.  Daily vehicle permits and daily camping permits can be obtained at a self pay station.  Please check Kiosk for pricing.  Advance reservations for the 2019 camping season cam be made online at:

www.kshuntfishcamp.com or www.reserveamerica.com


Kansas Dept. Wildlife, Parks and Tourism

Location: Cedar Bluff State Park Area Office

Type: Office Closure

Dates: 02/20/19 - 02/21/19

Contact: Amber

Phone No: 7857263212

Time: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Other Information:

Cedar Bluff Office will be CLOSED February 20th and 21st due to training. We will be open Monday, February 18th- Tuesday, February 19th. Then will reopen Friday, February 22nd. If you need assistance during this time please contact the Hays Regional Office at 785-628-8614. Sorry for the inconvenience and thank you for your continued support.


02/21/2019

Johnson Co. - Olathe

Location: Bass Pro Shops

Type: Hunter Ed Course

Dates: 02/21/19 - 02/23/19

Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Other Information:

Registration for this class opens January 22, 2019 at 12am online at safehunters.com. Additional information can also be found on that website.


02/23/2019

Hamilton Co. - Syracuse

Location: Tamarisk Golf Course

Type: Hunter Ed Internet assisted field day and testing session

Date: Saturday, February 23, 2019

Contact: Mike Lewis

Phone No: 620-373-2106

Time: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Other Information:

Registration can be done by calling Mike at 620-373-2106. 

Please note that the Field Day class times are 8-4MT.


Cloud Co. - Concordia

Location: Cloud County Fairgrounds

Type: Hunter Ed Internet assisted field day and testing session

Date: Saturday, February 23, 2019

Time: 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

Other Information:

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


02/24/2019

Dickinson Co. - Abilene

Location: Abilene Rec

Type: Hunter Ed Course

Dates: 02/24/19 - 02/23/19

Contact: Abilene Rec

Phone No: 785-263-7266

Other Information:

Register by calling Abilene Rec.


03/02/2019

Johnson Co. - Shawnee

Location: Shawnee Civic Center

Type: Hunter Ed Internet assisted field day and testing session

Date: Saturday, March 02, 2019

Contact: Shawnee Civic Center

Phone No: 913-631-5200

Time: 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Other Information:

Registration will open December 1, 2018.

Another source of information: www.recreateshawnee.org 


Pawnee Co. - Larned

Location: The Place

Type: Hunter Ed Internet assisted field day and testing session

Date: Saturday, March 02, 2019

Time: 8:30 am - 3:30 pm

Other Information:

Lunch provided. Dress for weather, outdoor, hands-on portion taught after lunch.

For registration and more information visit safehunters.com.


Clark Co. - Ashland

Location: Ashland Gun Club

Type: Hunter Ed Internet assisted field day and testing session

Date: Saturday, March 02, 2019

Time: 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Other Information:

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

Questions can be directed to Tanner Dixson 620-262-7019 or Matt Hanvey 620-727-4822.


Leavenworth Co. - Tonganoxie

Location: Tonganoxie City Shop

Type: Hunter Ed Internet assisted field day and testing session

Date: Saturday, March 02, 2019

Contact: Brad

This is an All Day Event

Other Information:

Students can email brad at brad-trc@sunflower.com to register.


03/03/2019

Geary Co. - Junction City

Location: Geary County Fish and Game Assoc

Type: Hunter Ed Internet assisted field day and testing session

Date: Sunday, March 03, 2019

Contact: Christopher Blodgett

Phone No: 785-375-2714

Time: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Other Information:

Contact Chris to register.


03/02/2019

Rush Co. - LaCrosse

Location: LaCrosse Fire Station

Type: Hunter Ed Course

Dates: 03/02/19 - 03/03/19

Contact: Leroy Penka

Phone No: 785-222-6006

Other Information:

Register with Leroy at 785-222-6006 or Ward Corsair 785-222-6350

NOTE: The location has changed from the Gun Club to the Fire station due to bad roads.


03/09/2019

Certified Angler Instructor Class

Location: Girard, KS

Type: Aquatic Education

Date: Saturday, March 09, 2019

Contact: David Breth

Phone No: 620-672-5911

Time: 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Other Information:

Want to become a Certified Angler Instructor?  Join us March 9th from 1:00 to 5:00 PM at the Greenbush Community Building, 947 W Hwy 47 in Girard, KS.   

Apart from becoming a certified angler education instructor, attendees will also be given valuable information regarding working with children, sample curriculums, and tips for preparing a class or clinic.  Note, this is not a class to learn how to fish.  This class is for those who have a basic understanding of fishing techniques and want to help others get involved.  Fishing will not take place at this event. 

Participants must be 18 years old and pass a background check prior to certification.

Youth between the ages of 12 and 17 with a signed parental form can also take the workshop and gain Junior Assisting Angler Volunteer status. This age group must work with a certified instructor when hosting an aquatic education activity, clinic, derby or outreach. 

To sign up please go to fishingsfuture.org find the events page and scroll through till you find the Greenbush course.  If you cannot sign up on line or have any questions please contact Fishing’s Future Master Angler, Bill Horvath by email at billh@fishingsfuture.org.


03/10/2019

SouthForth Archers

Location: Byron Walker- Archery Range

Type: 3-D Archery

Date: Sunday, March 10, 2019

Contact: Joe Robinson

Phone No: 620-532-4159

Time: 8:00 am - 6:00 pm


03/09/2019

Kearney Co. - Lakin

Location: Lakin Rec

Type: Hunter Ed Course

Dates: 03/09/19 - 03/10/19

Contact: Lakin Rec

Phone No: 785-355-7039


03/13/2019

Leavenworth Co. - Basehor

Location: Basehor Library

Type: Hunter Ed Course

Dates: 03/13/19 - 03/16/19

Time: 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Other Information:

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


03/14/2019

Wichita Sports Show

Location: Wichita, KS

Type: Mobile Aquarium

Dates: 03/14/19 - 03/16/19

Contact: David Breth

Phone No: 620-672-5911

This is an All Day Event

Other Information:

Join FishKS and the Mobile Aquarium at the 2019 Wichita Sports Show at Century II.  Staff and volunteers from Fishing's Future will be on hand to provide fishing education and answer questions relating to the aquatic resources of Kansas!  Demonstrations with the tank and fish will be conducted throughout the show by fishing professionals and staff. 


Leavenworth Co. - Basehor

Location: VFW Post 11499

Type: Hunter Ed Course

Dates: 03/14/19 - 03/16/19

Time: 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Other Information:

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


03/16/2019

Pratt Co. - Pratt

Location: Pratt Co Gun Club

Type: Hunter Ed Internet assisted field day and testing session

Date: Saturday, March 16, 2019

Time: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Other Information:

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


Reno Co. - Hutchinson

Location: Central Kansas Gun Club

Type: Hunter Ed Internet assisted field day and testing session

Date: Saturday, March 16, 2019

Time: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Other Information:

Registration and additional information is available at safehunters.com.


03/17/2019

Heartland Coursing Ass.

Location: Picnic Area

Type: Lure coursing Practice

Date: Sunday, March 17, 2019

Contact: Scott Hurlbert or Vickie Jacobs

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

Time: 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

Other Information:

Lure Coursing Practice.  Shelter #2/ Volleyball field.


03/21/2019

Johnson Co. - Olathe

Location: Bass Pro Shops

Type: Hunter Ed Course

Dates: 03/21/19 - 03/23/19

Time: 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Other Information:

Registration opens February 19, 2019 at 12am online at safehunters.com. Additional information can also be found on the same website. 


03/23/2019

Nemaha Co. - Corning

Location: Corning Community Building

Type: Hunter Ed Internet assisted field day and testing session

Date: Saturday, March 23, 2019

Contact: Ted VanDonge

Phone No: 785-364-7149

Time: 8:00 am - 4:00 pm

Other Information:

Any questions can be directed to Ted at tvandonge@embarqumail.com or 785-364-7149.

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

Course and luncheon sponsored by Roger and Judy Adams.


03/15/2019

Douglas Co. - Lawrence

Location: Flory Meeting Hall at Douglas Co Fairgrounds

Type: Hunter Ed Course

Dates: 03/15/19 - 03/23/19

Other Information:

Contact Info/Location: The Lawrence Fraternal Order of Police Lodge #2 is sponsoring a Hunter Education Course. ENROLL AT SAFEHUNTERS.COM. Friday, March 15th, 2019, 5:45-9:00 p.m. at Flory Meeting Hall (West) at the Douglas County Fairgrounds AND Saturday, March 23rd, 2019, 7:30 a.m-4:00 p.m. at the Fraternal Order of Police Lodge. Attendance on both days is required to pass. Parents or guardians of young students are welcome to attend along with their child if they like. PLEASE DO NOT ENROLL IN THE COURSE IF YOU ALREADY HAVE A HUNTER EDUCATION CERTIFICATE!! If you are only accompanying a child and do not need the course yourself, just come with them, do not enroll. Doing so uses up a spot a potential student may need. Students must be at least 11 years old as of March 23, 2019 to enroll in the course. All persons born after July 1, 1957 must have a Hunter Education certificate to hunt in Kansas. When registering, please provide your full legal name and do not use nicknames. Directions to the FOP Lodge will be provided to students on the first evening of class. Dress for the weather on March 23rd, because most of the day will be outside. A lunch of hotdogs, beans and chips will be provided for $3.00 or students are welcome to bring their own lunch if they prefer. Any questions may be directed to Course Director Max Miller at maxmil65@att.net.   


03/18/2019

Saline Co. - Salina

Location: Gypsum Valley Sporting Clays

Type: Hunter Ed Course

Dates: 03/18/19 - 03/23/19

Contact: Ace Hardware Sporting Goods

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 MARCH 18, 19, 20 & 23.

Questions? Contact Greg at 785-452-0478


03/23/2019

Butler Co. - Augusta

Location: FTAC Academy, LLC

Type: Hunter Ed Course

Dates: 03/23/19 - 03/24/19

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.


Russell Co. - Sylvan Grove

Location: Wilson State Park

Type: Hunter Ed Course

Dates: 03/23/19 - 03/24/19

Contact: Heath Barta

Phone No: 785-658-2465

Time: 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Other Information:

Students can register with Heath or Willis at Wilson State Park at 785-658-2465.

Class will be held March 23 from 8-5 and March 24 from 1-5.


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:

Contact Chris to register.


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.  


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


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


04/11/2019

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.


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


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

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. They do require a $20 deposit that will be refunded when class is attended.

Other Information:

A $20 deposit is required that will be refunded when class is attended.


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.


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


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


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


06/01/2019

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


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


06/16/2019

"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.


06/22/2019

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.


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:

Contact Chris to register.


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:

A $20 deposit is required that will be refunded when class is attended.


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


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.


09/25/2019

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:

Contact Chris to register.


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.