The social Hour begins at 6:00 p.m. at the Clarion Inn Ballroom, immediately followed by the awards banquet. Guests will be served succulent Western Kansas beef and all the trimmings. Then, the excitement begins as all the Live and Carcass Show awards are presented, as well as awards for the Cattle Working Contest, Feeders Cattle Challenge, People’s Choice Auction, Public Pick 5, Ranch Rodeo and the Mary M. Hopkins Award for Volunteer Service. In addition, the Beef Empire Days Academic Scholarship recipients will be recognized along with the Southwest Kansas CattleWomen academic scholarship winner.
The Awards Banquet is sponsored by American AgCredit and Zoetis.