Rooster Roundup

Date: Saturday, November 9, 2019 to Friday, January 31, 2020
Time: 8:00am to 5:00pm
Location: Liberal Convention and Visitors Bureau

Dodge City, Garden City, Hugoton, Jetmore, Liberal, Ulysses, Cimarron, & Elkhart Kansas (Ford, Finney, Stevens, Hodgeman, Seward, Grant, Gray, & Morton Counties) are pleased to announce the 6 th annual pheasant hunting contest. During this year’s hunting season, 600 pheasants will be banded on the leg and released in Ford County near Dodge City, in Finney County near Garden City, in Grant County near Ulysses, in Stevens County near Hugoton, in Hodgeman County near Jetmore, in Seward County near Liberal, in Gray County near Cimarron, and in Morton County near Elkhart. If you are lucky enough to bag one of the banded pheasants, bring your leg band to one of the approved locations to register your leg band and claim your prize! Kansas consistently ranks as one of the top three when compared to other states' annual harvest of pheasants. With 185,000 acres of walk in hunting land, that is open to hunters in southwest Kansas, this area will give you a shot at cash and Seven GRAND PRIZES. Once you register the leg band at an approved location (listed below), you will automatically receive a “Rooster Roundup” hat and a community gift worth at least $10.00. At that time, your leg band will also be entered into a drawing to win a GRAND PRIZE of $500.00 in community gift certificate “bucks” (one per community) to be used for purchases of the winner’s choice. The “Rooster Roundup” Pheasant Contest runs from November 9, 2019 to January 31, 2020. If your bagged bird has one of the leg bands, you must bring the leg band to one of the approved locations to register your band and claim your prize! Drawing for the GRAND PRIZE for “Rooster Roundup”, will take place after the end of the contest (January 31, 2020) and winners will be contacted by phone. For a complete list of the rules for the contest, visit, or contact the Convention and Visitors Bureau at 620-626-0170 in Liberal, or any of the participating communities.