2014 Beef Empire Days - Friday, May 30 - Sunday, June 8

2014 Schedule of Events
Beef Empire Days
BEEF... The Chef's Choice.

Friday, May 16 - Sunday, May 25

Ottaway Amusements Carnival Friday, May 16 - Sunday, May 25 Exhibition Parking Lot

Friday, May 30

Cox Communication - Children's Story Hour - Mad Scientist 10:30 am Finney County Public Library
"Something Special" - Fun Shopping 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
+Tyson Battle of the Beef BBQ Challenge Cooks Meeting 7:00 pm Finney County Fairgrounds
+"Hairball" Concert 8:00 pm Finney County Fairgrounds

Saturday, May 31

+Tyson Battle of the Beef BBQ Challenge   Flyer   Rules and Entry Form 7:00 am Finney County Fairgrounds
+Hoof it to Health Road Run 7:30 am Garden City Family YMCA
+Horse Shoe Tournament 9:00 am Finnup Park Horse Shoe Pits
Saint Francis Community Service Children's Parade 10:00 am Stevens Park
+Hillside Session 11:00 am - 9:00 pm VFW Road
"Something Special" - Fun Shopping 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
+Beef Empire Days Youth Benefit Softball Tournament 12:00 pm - 7:00 pm Peebles Complex & Wiley Park
+Alltech Ranch Horse Competition   Entry Form   MRHA Rules   Rules & Guidelines 2:00 pm Finney County Fairgrounds
+Tyson Battle of the Beef BBQ Challenge Awards 4:00 pm Finney County Fairgrounds
+Ranch Rodeo   Entry Form   Rules 7:00 pm Finney County Fairgrounds
Praise in the Park - Concert 7:00 pm Stevens Park
    (1st Christian Church, 306 N. 7th in case of inclement weather)
+Born in the Barn Band 9:00 pm Finney County Fairgrounds

Sunday, June 1

+Beef Empire Days Youth Benefit Softball Tournament 10:00 am Peebles Complex & Wiley Park
+Feedlot & Sponsors Roping, Riding & Barrel Racing Events   Info & Guidelines   Entry Form 10:00 am Finney County Fairgrounds Arena
+Hill Side Session 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm VFW Road

Tuesday, June 3

Merck Animal Health Live Show 9:00 am Finney County Fairgrounds
Steak Cookout 11:30 am Finney County Fairgrounds
The Public Pick 5 12:00 pm Finney County Fairgrounds

Wednesday, June 4

+Beef Empire Days Sponsors Reception 6:30 pm Clarion Inn Ballroom
People's Choice Auction   Flyer 8:00 pm (approx) Clarion Inn Ballroom

Thursday, June 5

PRCA Rodeo Slack and PWRA Breakaway 9:00 am Finney County Fairgrounds Grandstand Arena
Queen Horsemanship (after slack) 10:00 am Finney County Fairgrounds
+Cattle Working Contest   Info & Guidelines   Entry Form 11:30 am Finney County Feedyard
+PRCA Rodeo - Family Night 7:00 pm Finney County Fairground Grandstand Arena

Friday, June 6

Children's Story Hour featuring PRCA Rodeo Clowns and Cowboys 10:30 am Finney County Public Library
+Miss Beef Empire Days Rodeo Queen Style Show and Brunch 10:00 am Finney County Fairgrounds 4H Building
Carcass Show   Flyer   Entry Form 2:00 pm Tyson Fresh Meats Complex
+PRCA Rodeo - Breast Cancer Awareness 7:00 pm Finney County Fairgrounds Grandstand Arena
+Beef Empire Days PRCA Rodeo Queen Contestant Introductions & Coronation during performance 7:45 pm Finney County Fairgrounds Grandstand Arena

Saturday, June 7

+Commerce Bank Chuckwagon Breakfast 6:30-9:30 am Stevens Park
Street Heat 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament 9:00 am Finnup Park Courts
Garden City Jackalopes 7s Rugby Tournament 10:00 am - 5:00 pm The Esquivel Soccer Complex
American State Bank Beef Empire Days Parade   Entry Form 10:30 am Main Street
+Chuckwagons in the Park 11:30 am Stevens Park
+Beef Empire Days & Awards Presentations 5:30 pm Clarion Inn
+PRCA Rodeo 7:00 pm Finney County Fairgrounds Grandstand Arena

Sunday, June 8

Buffalo Dunes 4-Person Golf Scramble   Flyer 8:00 am - 2:00 pm Buffalo Dunes Golf Course
Street Heat 3 on 3 Basketball Tournament 9:00 am Finnup Park Courts
+Beef Empire Cattle Crawl 4:30 pm Clarion Inn Parking Lot

June 27 - June 29

Beef Empire Days Cutting Horse Competition 8:00 am Finney County Fairgrounds Horse Palace

Future Event Dates

2015 Beef Empire Days Celebration Friday, June 5 - Sunday, June 14, 2014  



Events that require a ticket are noted in the official program guide with a or on the schedule of events with a "+".

In order to comply with Kansas State Alcohol and Beverage Control regulations, Beef Empire Days can not distribute or sell tickets at the door of receptions or dinners, therefore all tickets for receptions and dinners MUST BE PURCHASED IN ADVANCE.

For more information on acquiring tickets please contact the Beef Empire Days office.

A printable schedule is available here.