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Tough Enough to Wear Pink Rodeo

cowboys dressed in pink

Pack it with pink Friday night, July 28, 2017! The Kaw Valley Rodeo Association (KRVA) will host the 11th annual Tough Enough to Wear Pink rodeo during the Riley County Fair at CiCo Park in Manhattan, to raise awareness and funds for cancer research at K-State.

The Kaw Valley PRCA Rodeo will be in Wells Arena July 27, 28 & 29, beginning at 8 p.m. Friday night's Tough Enough to Wear Pink Rodeo honors all who have ever faced cancer. Rodeo participants and spectators alike wear pink…even the horses!

We deeply thank the KVRA and its Pink Committee, which has been working very hard on this annual campaign since 2007!

PHOTOS of past TETWP events can be viewed on our Facebook Page (even if you don't have a Facebook account): 2017 Rodeo2016 TETWP activities, 2015 Rodeo & Dinner, 2014 Rodeo and Dinner, 2013 Rodeo and Dinner.

Related event: KVRA FUNdraiser Auction & Steak Fry – Sun July 23, at the Stanley Stout Center, 2200 Denison Ave. This benefits both KVRA and the Johnson Cancer Research Center. Tickets sold in advance--call 785-539-8404.

Big thanks to our 2017 Sponsors! 

PREMIER SPONSOR ($1,000+)

Women's Health Group
Innovative Livestock Services, Inc., Lee Borck (steaks for KVRA Steak Fry)

HOT PINK SPONSOR ($200-299)

Dr. David & Kathy Pauls

PETAL PINK SPONSOR ($100-199)

Dr. Mike & Barbara Finnigan

FRIENDS OF TETWP

Dr. Donna Vaughan

AUCTION ITEM DONORS

Flint Hills Auto, Joe & Rhonda Bowers - K-State Basket, Pink Basket
Longhorns Steakhouse, Manhattan

OTHER SUPPORT

KVRA Pink Committee
Manhattan Breast Cancer Support Group (labor)
K-State Cancer Fighters (labor)
K-State Sigma Alpha ag sorority (labor)
Mead Lumber Do-It Center (marquee message)
Community First Bank (marquee message)
Sunflower Bank (marquee message)
The Eye Doctors (marquee message)

drill team, horses wearing pink socks