Salina Catbackers Picnic

Wednesday, Jun 05, 2019

Oakdale Park - Eric Stein Stage
730 Oakdale Dr.
Salina, KS 67401

Salina Catbacker Event

All K-State alumni and friends are invited to the Catbacker Tour picnic in Salina, Kansas! There is no charge to attend or reservations required for this event. Bring your own lawn chairs and dinner or purchase food from various food trucks that will be present throughout the event. 

Enjoy games, inflatables and more! All kids in attendance will receive a clear drawstring bag full of goodies. Unique athletic commemorative items, K-State merchandise and ticket packages will be available to bid on via live and silent auctions only at this event. 

In case of inclement weather check or for indoor locations of the event. 

5 p.m. Event begins, food available for purchase
6 p.m. Program begins 

K-State Guests

  • Bruce Weber, head coach, K-State Men's Basketball
  • Brian Ostermann, associate head coach, K-State Women's Basketball
  • Buddy Wyatt, defensive ends, K-State Football
  • Amy Button Renz '76, '86, president and CEO, K-State Alumni Association
  • Alan Fankhauser '82, assistant director of alumni programs, K-State Alumni Association
  • Josh McCowan '09, '11, senior associate athletic director of development and advancement, K-State Athletics
  • Austin Schilling, senior director of development, K-State Athletics
  • Rob Heil '04, assistant athletics director for development, 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
  • Heidi Larson '18, development hospitality assistant, K-State Athletics
  • Susan Shipman '88, senior director of stewardship, hospitality and events, K-State Athletics
  • Wyatt Thompson, director of sportscasting and public relations, Voice of the Wildcats, K-State Athletics
  • Willie the Wildcat
  • K-State student-athletes

Bill Sturges:



K-State Alumni Association

Phone: 785-532-6260