Member Reminders...
2017 Catbacker Summer Tour
When: Tuesday, May 23rd at 5:30 PM

Where: Tanganyika Wildlife Park
             1000 S. Hawkins Lane
             Goddard, KS 67052

  • $15 Adults
  • $10 Children (age 5-15)
  • FREE for children younger than 5.
  • For an additional $50, a table can be reserved for 8.
  • $25 late reservations (after May 12).
  • No walk-ins will be allowed on the day of the event.

  • BBQ Meal
  • Cash Bar
  • Special dietary requests can be accommodated. Please contact Tara Patterson at 316-204-6931.
K-State Guests (subject to change)
  • Amy Button Renz ’76, ’86, president and CEO, K-State Alumni Association
  • Andrew Hamor ’03, ’05, associate athletic director for development, K-State Athletics
  • Wyatt Thompson, Voice of the Wildcats
  • Gavin Hargrave ’08, ’10, associate director of alumni programs, K-State Alumni Association
  • Matt Giller ’11, ’14, assistant director of development, K-State Athletics
  • Willie the Wildcat
  • K-State football and basketball coaches and student-athletes

What's new this 2017 Summer Tour?
  • New family friendly format!
  • Games, inflatables and more!
  • All kids in attendance will receive a Catbacker T-shirt!
  • Unique athletic ticket packages will be offered, exclusively available at this event.

About Tanganyika Wildlife Park
Tanganyika is the most interactive zoo in the Midwest. It offers 10 animal encounters and is adding more every year.

Registered attendees of the 2017 Catbacker Tour event can arrive early on May 23 and enjoy the park for the day at a reduced admission of $8. (The park will have a list of registered attendees for the reduced admission.)

Looking to downsize your K-State Collection?
Make a donation to benefit our auctions and raffles!
For more information, send an email to

• Please contact Brice for membership, registration and general event questions:
Brice Lowe ’08, Wichita Catbacker President
Phone: 316-617-5873

• For donation questions and dietary requests, please contact:
Tara Patterson ’06, SummerFest Auction Committee Chair
Phone: 316-204-6931

Save the date!
2017 Powercat Open
Monday, August 23rd, 2017

Next Watch Party
Saturday, September 16th, 2017
K-State Football @ Vanderbilt University

Our Mission Statement:

"To support KSU athletics through events and fundraisers where KSU fans can come together to show their support for the Wildcats."

Wichita is home to thousands of K-State alumni, students, and fans and we believe that the Wichita Catbackers Club is one of the best sports organizations in the State.