Classic Beneficiaries

Each year The Classic distributes the net proceeds received from live and silent auctions to beneficiaries.

  • Since 2016, the Board of Directors have awarded 100% of the net proceeds to the Northwest Kansas Conservation Foundation to support habitat improvement and wildlife conservation in Northwest Kansas.
  • $1,000 Scholarship is awarded each year to a college student majoring in a related field
  • Kansas Lifetime Hunting License & Pheasant Forever Lifetime Membership is awarded to four youth hunters

Past Event beneficiary funds have been awarded to:

2018 – Colby

All Proceeds were distributed to the Northwest Kansas Conservation Foundation

2018 Northwest Kansas Conservation Foundation
Awarded $20,000 to Pheasants Forever “Corners for Wildlife” program
Awarded $5,000 to Pass It On – Outdoor Mentors
$1,000 gifted to Heritage Hunting (youth) Group – Colby, KS

2017 – Colby

All proceeds were distributed to the Northwest Kansas Conservation Foundation.

2017 Northwest Kansas Conservation Foundation
Awarded $10,000 to Pheasants Forever, 2018 Northwest Kansas biologist assistance.
Awarded $25,000 grant to the Norton County Community Foundation, Secure Sebelius Lake Fund
$1,000 gifted to Heritage Hunting (youth) Group – Colby, KS 

2016 – Oakley

All proceeds were distributed to the Northwest Kansas Conservation Foundation.

2016 Northwest Kansas Conservation Foundation
Awarded $25,000 matching Habitat Grant to the Pheasants Forever Northwest Kansas Chapters.

2015 – Goodland/Sherman County

  1. Boy Scouts of America / Tristan Cooper Eagle Scout Project
  2. Sherman County Community Service:
    Home Owned Carnival & Northwest District Free Fair
  3. Goodland Activities Center
  4. Goodland Gun Club

2014 – Scott City & Healy

  1. Friends of Lake Scott State Park
  2. Scott County Historical Society
  3. Scott County Veterans Memorial
  4. Healy Community Health Center
  5. Scott County Pheasants Forever – Youth Hunt

2013 – Norton & Graham County

  1. Norton County Hospital
  2. Friends of the Prairie Dog State Park
  3. Graham County Medical Scholarships
  4. Graham County Wellness Center
  5. Norton County Community Foundation

2012 – Oakley

  1. Logan County Healthcare Foundation
  2. Buffalo Bill Cultural Center

2011 – Oakley

  1. Logan County Healthcare Foundation
  2. Western Vistas Historic Byway
  3. 2 Local Chapters / Pheasants Forever