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K-State Rodeo Returns to Weber Arena

K-State's 63rd Annual College Rodeo set for Feb. 15-17 in Manhattan.

MANHATTAN, Kan. – The 63rd annual K-State Rodeo will be Feb. 15-17 in Weber Arena on the Kansas State University campus.

K-State RodeoThe 63nd annual K-State Rodeo will be Feb. 15 -17 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 will travel to Manhattan to compete.

"Our rodeo draws one of the biggest crowds of any National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association event across the country," said K-State Rodeo Coach Casy Winn. "The attendance is a tribute to the hard work K-State Rodeo Club student leaders put in organizing and carrying out this event."

The 2019 rodeo schedule includes:
Friday, Feb. 15
7:30 p.m. — "Tough Enough to Wear Pink" Night
Saturday, Feb. 16
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
7:00 p.m. — Miss Rodeo K-State Coronation
7:30 p.m. — Pack Weber with Purple Night
Sunday, Feb. 17
10 a.m. — Cowboy Church
1 p.m. — Military Appreciation Day and finals performance

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; or $30 at the door for a weekend pass. Children 4 and under are free.

Pick up a ticket at any of the nine pre-sale ticket locations. The Manhattan locations are Orscheln's, Yeehaw, Outpost Western Store and K-State Union Bookstore. Other locations are: Orscheln's, Junction City, Kan.; R Bar B, Topeka, Kan.; Ray's Apple Market, Clay Center, Kan., and Vanderbilt's, Wamego, Kan.

Pre-sale is available through Feb. 14. For more information and ticket outlet locations visit asi.ksu.edu and select K-State Rodeo under "Events."