Summer Catbacker Tour Stops Announced

MANHATTAN, Kan. -- K-State Athletics is heading to a town near you as the department kicks off its annual four-month Catbacker Tour of the state of Kansas Monday in Dodge City.
The department will make a total of 28 stops and travel more than 8,000 miles between May 18 and August 22 as representatives from the administration and coaching staffs make visits to K-State fans across the state.
The tour, a join partnership between the athletics department and K-State Alumni Association, will kick off with consecutive stops in Dodge City, Garden City, Scott City, Colby and Hays over five days beginning Monday before wrapping up in August with events in Wichita and Junction City.
The annual tour is unlike any other across the country as Wildcat fans from across the state turn out in massive numbers in support of K-State's 450-plus student-athletes. Golf tournaments, social gatherings, dinner, live auctions and a program that features Wildcat coaches and athletics staff highlight each stop as the K-State Nation relives a memorable season while also preparing for an exciting 2015-16 year.
For information on each of the events or to follow the tour, visit Ahearn Those interested in joining the Ahearn Fund, K-State's National Fund for Student-Athlete Excellence, can do so for as little as $50 per year by calling  1.888.232.9074 or visiting