More than 10,000 expected for Feb. 16-18 collegiate rodeo
MANHATTAN, Kan. – The 62nd annual K-State Rodeo will be Feb. 16-18 in Weber Arena on the Kansas State University campus.
This year’s event is expected to bring more than 10,000 fans into Weber Arena. About 450 contestants from 18 colleges and universities in the Central Plains region are scheduled to compete.
“Those three days are a great time to watch some tough college rodeo competition and see a lot of good friends, whether you’re a K-State alumnus, supporter of the program or just a fan of the sport,” said K-State Rodeo coach Casy Winn, currently in his third year with the program.
Tickets are $10 in advance or $15 at the door for adults; $8 in advance or $10 at the door for children, K-State students with ID, or military with ID. A weekend pass is available at the door for $30. Children 4 and under are free.
The 2018 rodeo schedule includes:
Friday, Feb. 16
7:30 p.m. – “Tough Enough to Wear Pink” Night
Saturday, Feb. 17
1 p.m. – Children 12 and under are free with a donation of one canned good for the Flint Hills Breadbasket with the purchase of an adult ticket
4–6 p.m. – Rodeo Alumni & Friends Social at the Stanley Stout Center
6:45 p.m. – Miss Rodeo K-State Coronation
7:30 p.m. – Pack Weber with Purple Night
Sunday, Feb. 18
10 a.m. – Cowboy Church
1 p.m. – Military Appreciation Day and finals performance
Advance tickets are available through Feb. 16 at the following locations:
Manhattan — Orscheln’s, Tractor Supply, Yeehaw, Outpost Western Store and K-State Union Bookstore;
Junction City — Orscheln’s;
Topeka — R Bar B;
Clay Center — Ray’s Apple Market; and
Wamego — Vanderbilt’s.
For more information visit asi.ksu.edu and select K-State Rodeo under “Events.”