2019 Events

Each year, the 3i SHOW is host to many events and including Antique Tractor Display, Drone Demonstrations, Farm Machinery & Equipment, GPS Demonstrations, Health Programs, High School Ag Career Day, Legislative Forums, Ride & Drive Opportunities, Trucks & Equipment, and Vintage Saturday.

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Opening CeremoniesGiveawaysDemonstrationsEventsPresentationsEvening Activities


Opening Ceremonies will be held in the Special Events Arena on Thursday, March 21, at 10 a.m. The Dodge City Community College Rodeo Team and WKMA are working on a salute to veterans during the opening ceremonies! The Kansas Governor is invited along with several other Chamber Members and City Officials attending. This is a Do Not Miss event!

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Each year, exhibitors have many GREAT giveaways! Registrations are taken all 3 days up until the time of the drawings,
which will all be held on SATURDAY. Don’t miss out!

Dragon-Line $1000 Credit Giveaway Dragon-Line, LLC is “Transforming Pivot Irrigation through Drip Technology” and wants to help one lucky 3i SHOW attendee do the same by offering a $1000 Credit Towards a Complete System or Filtration Assembly! Dragon-Line is available through local pivot dealers all over the US, and saves producers 20-50% of water usage, bringing precision irrigation to precision farming. The drawing will be held at 11:00 a.m. in the Dragon-Line booth I-202. More Information.

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Demonstrations are put in alphabetical order by company name, not by when they’ll occur.

Blattner Feedlot Construction & Livestock Equipment – Blattner Feedlot is hosting on-demand demonstrations of their 110 and 220 Hydraulic Squeeze Chutes as well as “The Duke” Portable Wheel Corral. Both of the chutes feature a hydraulic head and tailgate with hydraulic squeeze. “The Duke” is full of features to make any job safer and easier! The Corral features an adjustable hitch with a 2-5/16″ ball mount, a large cylinder on the front to raise and lower the frame and has an alley with two 4′ cut gates and two palpation or access gates on the end. The on-demand demonstrations will take place in their booth spaces I-373, 375, and 377! More Information.
Fairbank Equipment – Fairbank Equipment is showcasing the SureFire QuickDraw trailer with on-demand demonstrations. Don’t miss this crowd-pleasing spray tender demonstration being held in exhibit spaces I-249-251 on the concrete side of the Western State Bank Expo Center. The SureFire QuickDraw is a fully automated spray tender system that can be utilized on a trailer or in a bulk plant for precision measurement of chemicals into a sprayer or tender. Manually calculating product amounts is a thing of the past. QuickDraw calculates the amount of each chemical in a batch, including manually added chemicals. Its integrated system makes creating repeatable recipes easy, the micro-motion mass flowmeter requires no calibration, and the closed system offers the tremendous safety benefit of eliminating operator exposure to chemicals. More Information.
Landoll Corporation – Don’t miss your opportunity to view Landoll’s new 7500 Series Vertical Tillage (VT) Plus with Adjustable Gangs in action! Daily on-demand demonstrations will be held in their booth spaces I-383-386 located on the dirt floor side of the Expo building. This piece of equipment can adapt to changing field environments and can be used in a variety of residue conditions. The adjustable gang feature allows the operator to change the disc gangs anywhere between 5 and 15 degrees on the go from the tractor cab. Landoll factory and sales reps will be on hand to demonstrate the adjustments and answer questions. More Information.
Simpson Farm Enterprises – Simpson Farm Enterprises is returning with another live demonstration for the 2019 3i SHOW! More information is coming soon!

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Community College Invitational Rodeo – More information coming soon!

Daily Health Programs presented by Pratt Regional Medical Center – For more than 60 years, Pratt Regional Medical Center has provided the most current and compassionate healthcare services in an efficient and up-to-date facility. PRMC are a progressive medical center licensed by the Kansas Department of Health and Environment, and are Medicare-certified. PRMC will be hosting health screenings all three days of the 3i SHOW! Check back soon as a more detailed schedule is currently in development.

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Educational and information sessions will all be held in the southwest corner of the concrete
side of the Western State Bank Expo Center in the area marked “Presentation Area.”

2:00 p.m. – “Climate and Weather Update” – Jeff Hutton, Warning Coordination Meteorologist for the National Weather Service in Dodge City, will provide a review of 2018 weather and discuss the variability of weather in the High Plains. Hutton will also provide an overview of large scale forcing mechanisms driving the current weather patterns and an expected evolution of large scale patterns. The session will conclude with an outlook for the upcoming growing season. More Information.3:00 p.m. – TBD
10:00 a.m. – TBD3:00 p.m. – “Becoming a Self-Directed Grain Marketer” – Tim Barker, President and CEO of Ag Astra, will provide the basic building blocks and insight that allows farmers to take control of their grain marketing and increase their farm revenue. Low-cost solutions that allow them to mitigate risk and take control of their marketing will be presented. The knowledge provided will give producers confidence to make decisions based on data and protect themselves from risk. More Information.
12:00 p.m. – TBD2:00 p.m. – TBD

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boothill_casinoBoot Hill Casino & Resort, located at 4000 W. Comanche Street, just off Highway 50 in Dodge City, is the first gaming facility in Kansas with state owned and operated casino games. A tribute to the legendary fame of the Old West, the property offers 24-hour gaming as well as dining and entertainment in a setting reminiscent of the Wild West era.

Boot Hill Casino & Resort features 800 electronic gaming machines, 18 table games, and 5 live poker tables. Casual dining is available with Firesides at Boot Hill, Wild Bill’s Beer Bar offering a variety of specialty, imported and domestic beers, and Nathan’s Famous Hot Dogs. Cowboy Café offers a light fare on-the-go including Daylight Donuts.

For more information about Boot Hill Casino & Resort, visit www.boothillcasino.com or call 1-877-906-0777.



Visit the Boot Hill Distillery for a booze-filled history lesson! The tasting room/gift shop hours vary seasonally, so be certain to visit their website. Tours Fridays and Saturdays at 1 p.m., 3 p.m. and 5 p.m.

Located at 501 W. Spruce Street, the Distillery sits on land that was the Boot Hill Cemetery back in the 1870’s. Then, from 1878 through 1927, the property housed a public school. But by 1929, a Spanish-revival colonial-style building was built on the spot and it became Dodge City’s Municipal Building. Call 620-371-6309 for information.


Boot Hill Museum, an Old West history museum, is open seven days a week. Sitting on the original site of Boot Hill Cemetery, the Museum’s complex extends over a 2 city block area with an extensive collection of artifacts boasting over 25,000 items showcased in 40 exhibits. Experience the Old West and shop in the Rath General Store, belly up to the bar and tip back an original recipe Sarsaparilla in the famous Long Branch Saloon, walk down the board walk and “Relive the Legend”!

Boot Hill Museum Summer Season Activities include World Famous Gunfights, Can-Can Lessons, Deputizing, Country-Style Dinner, and the Long Branch Variety Show. For more details on ticket options and pricing, please contact Boot Hill Museum by phone 620-227-8188 or email info@boothill.org.


If you’re a big fan of steaks, then don’t miss out on fine dining at Casey’s Cowtown Club. Casey’s Cowtown is an original Kansas style steakhouse that cooks only locally bought beef for your satisfaction. You can visit them at 503 E. Trail Street!

Monday through Fridays – 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM and 4:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Saturday – 4:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Sunday – 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM


Central Station is the best and only mesquite grill in town and is dedicated to providing a unique dining experience for their customers. By offering three different venues, customers can enjoy a tasty meal in a warm and cozy atmosphere, sit in a REAL dining car or hang out in the sports bar section to catch up on sports or news!

Monday through Friday – 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM & 5:00 PM to 2:00AM*
Saturday – 4:00 PM to 2:00 AM*
Sunday – Closed
*Kitchen closes at 10:00 PM


Where “making good beer is a combination of art and science.” Dodge City Brewing is a tap room featuring their own hand-crafted beers and brick-oven pizza, located at the base of “Booze Hill,” in historic downtown Dodge City. Be sure to visit them at 701 3rd Avenue!

Monday and Tuesday – Closed
Wednesday through Friday – 4:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Saturday – 11:00 AM to 10:00 PM
Sunday – 11:00 AM to 8:00 PM


Dodge City’s newest restaurant puts a modern twist on one of Dodge City’s historic brick treasures. Located across Wyatt Earp Blvd from the Boot Hill museum, the Guymon Petro Bar & Grill is open for lunch and dinner and features a menu with eclectic choices such as fried pickles, burgers, quail, steaks, seafood, and pasta all prepared before your eyes in their open kitchen.

Monday through Thursday – 11:00 AM to 9:00 PM
Friday and Saturday – 11:00 AM to 11:00PM
Sunday – 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM

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