Garden City Catbacker Event

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Garden City, Kansas

Garden City Catbacker


All K-State alumni and friends are invited to this Catbacker Tour golf tournament and dinner. Registration for golf and dinner is due May 14.

K-State Guests

  • 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
  • Amy Button Renz '76, '86, president and CEO, K-State Alumni Association
  • Gene Taylor, athletic director
  • Josh McCowan '09, '11, senior associate athletic director of development and advancement, K-State Athletics
  • Austin Schilling, senior director of development, K-State Athletics
  • Alan Fankhauser '82, assistant director of alumni programs, K-State Alumni Association
  • Taylor Braet '08, director of football recruiting
  • Susan Shipman '88, senior director of stewardship, hospitality and events, K-State Athletics
  • Matt Giller '11, director of development, K-State Athletics
  • Tracer Paul '18, assistant director of development, K-State Athletics
  • Leon Jackson, director of annual giving, K-State Athletics
  • Chayce Wynn '16, admissions representative, Kansas State University
  • Wyatt Thompson, director of sportscasting and public relations, Voice of the Wildcats, K-State Athletics
  • Willie the Wildcat

GOLF TOURNAMENT - Thursday, May 30

The Golf Tournament was rescheduled for Thursday, May 30 due to weather. Deadline to sign up is Wednesday, May 29. RSVP Online

Hole-in-one wins a 2019 Dodge Charger courtesy of Legacy Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram!

The Golf Club at Southwind
77 Grandview Drive
Garden City, Kansas

11 a.m. Check-in and lunch
12:30 p.m. Shotgun start

$125 per person: Includes green fees, cart, lunch, mulligan and a sleeve of golf balls

Grant Elpers: 620-271-1277 (c)

Families will enjoy games, inflatables and more! All kids in attendance will receive a clear drawstring bag full of goodies. Unique athletic commemorative items and ticket packages only available at this event. 

High school students (class of 2019 or 2020) and community college transfers who attend will receive a free K-State T-shirt. A scholarship drawing for Finney County area incoming 2019 K-State freshmen and transfer students will be held for those students in attendance at the event.

Alumni are encouraged to sponsor one or more prospective students to give them an opportunity to learn about K-State.

Clarion Inn
1911 E. Kansas Ave.
Garden City, Kansas
Please use ballroom entrance.

5:30 p.m. Doors open
6 p.m. Dinner begins
6:30 p.m. Program begins

$20 per person in advance
$25 per person at the door
$10 per child age 12-high school sophomore
Children age 11 and younger may attend for free.
No charge for high school students (classes of 2019 or 2020) or community college transfer students

K-State Night Registration - Due by Tuesday, May 14
RSVP Online
By phone: 800-600-2586
By mail: Complete and mail the registration form (PDF)


K-State Alumni Association

Phone: 785-532-6260