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2019 Catbacker Summer Tour

The Summer Tour is nearly here, Wichita Wildcats! The Wichita Catbackers invite you to attend the annual Catbacker Tour stop in Wichita on May 29th. Come enjoy the festivities with fans and alumni as we celebrate a successful 2018-2019 athletic campaign and develop fan-tastic momentum about the exciting year in sports which lies ahead. Thanks to the wonderful reception last year from K-State's Wichita family, the event will once again be held at the Sedgwick County Zoo. Bring the entire family out to enjoy the festivities. Mail-in registration is now open (online registration will be available soon). See event details below:

When: Wednesday, May 29th at 5:30 PM

Where: Sedgwick County Zoo
             5555 W Zoo Blvd
             Wichita, KS 67212

  • $20 Adults
  • $10 Children (age 4-15)
  • FREE for children younger than 4.
  • For an additional $50, 8 seats can be reserved for program.
  • $30 late reservations (after May 17th).
  • No walk-ins will be allowed on the day of the event.
  • This is an outdoor event so please dress accordingly. No refunds will be given due to inclement weather.

  • Due by Friday, May17th
  • To register by mail: Click here to complete the form and mail to: Wichita Catbackers, P.O. Box 48791, Wichita KS 67201-8791
  • To register online:

  • BBQ Meal
  • Cash Bar
  • Special dietary requests can be accommodated. Please contact Alicia Shankle at 620-640-3528.

Don’t miss the chance to support K-State with live and silent
auctions, featuring numerous K-State items. MasterCard, VISA,
checks and cash are accepted. 

K-State Guests (subject to change)
  • Chris Klieman, head football coach
  • Bruce Weber, head men's basketball coach
  • Mike Dibbini, women's soccer head coach
  • Chris Carr, women's basketball assistant coach
  • Taylor Braet '08, director of football recruiting
  • Josh McCowan '09, '11, senior associate athletic director of development and advancement, K-State Athletics
  • Austin Schilling, senior director of development, K-State Athletics
  • Matt Giller '11, director of development, K-State Athletics
  • Rob Heil '04, assistant athletics director for development, K-State Athletics
  • Tracer Paul '18, assistant director of development, K-State Athletics
  • Heidi Larson '18, development hospitality assistant, K-State Athletics
  • Willie the Wildcat
  • K-State football and basketball coaches and student-athletes

Family Fun
  • Games, inflatables and more!
  • All kids in attendance will receive a clear drawstring bag full of goodies.
  • Unique athletic ticket packages will be offered, exclusively available at this event.

About Sedgwick County Zoo
Sedgwick County Zoo is the No. 1 outdoor family tourist attraction in Kansas. Please note that the zoo exhibits will be closed during our event.

This is an outdoor event so please dress accordingly. No refunds will be given due to inclement weather.

• President, Wichita Catbackers
Brice Lowe ’08, Wichita Catbacker President
Phone: 316-617-5873

• For donation questions and dietary requests, please contact:
Alicia Shankle '12
Phone: 620-640-3528

Upcoming Events in 2019

Annual Wichita Catbacker Powercat Open Golf Tournament
Monday, August 5th

K-State Football Watch Party Schedule (Road Games)
[All kickoff times for the 2019 season still to be decided.]
September 14th @ Missouri State
September 28th @ Oklahoma State
November 2nd @ Kansas
November 9th @ Texas
November 23rd @ Texas Tech

2019 K-State Men's Basketball Results
Big XII Regular Season Co-Champions (14-4)
Co-champs with NCAA Final Four contender: Texas Tech Red Raiders.

Big XII Tournament (#1 Seed)
Quarterfinal VS Texas Christian Horned Frogs
W 70-61

Semifinals VS Iowa State Cyclones
L 59-63

Big XII Tournament Champions: Iowa State Cyclones.

NCAA Tournament (#4 Seed)
First Four:
VS #13 Seed UC-Irvine
L 64-70

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.