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Kansas 811 2023 Excavator Training

Kansas 811 is excited to offer in-person training to all Kansas excavators and contractors. We hope you will be able to attend one of our in-person training sessions to hear the latest news and changes in the industry.

Below is a list of our in-person training meeting locations:

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The Call Before You Dig 8.11k and 5k

The Call Before You Dig 8.11k hosted by Black Hills Energy & Kansas 811 benefiting Construction Angels is proud to present the inaugural Call Before You Dig 8.11K on August 14, 2022 at Sedgwick County Park.  The event promises to be a fun, competitive, and memorable 8.11K (5.04 miles).  NEW FOR 2022 – The option to run/walk 5K.  Are you more comfortable with a 5K?  Then this event is for you.  You now have the option to run/walk 8.11K OR 5K.  The event is open to runners and walkers of all ages.  Each participant will receive a great event package, which includes a custom race bib with RFID timing tag, event shirt, beautiful finisher medal, personalized race completion digital certificate, and goodie bag.  The event is a chipped timed event.  Awards will be provided to the top 3 overall and within each age group.  Join us for this unique distance around a most scenic course in Kansas.

The Call Before You Dig 8.11K will provide a festive and partylike atmosphere.  Our DJ and MC will keep you moving and grooving, and wanting more.  You will not want to miss this event.  The earlier you sign up, the more you will save.


July 5 – August 13:  $38.11
August 14:  $48.11


Sunday August 14, 2022

Sedgwick County Park
6501 W 21st St
Wichita, KS  67205

6:45am:  Registration and Packet Pickup Open
7:00am:  Music and Entertainment begins
8:00am:  Announcements and National Anthem
8:11am:  Start of the Call Before You Dig 8.11K
9:45am:  Awards Ceremony

Kansas 811 2022 Excavator Training

COVID-19 continues to change everything in our daily lives (including work) as we know it. Kansas 811 is always focused on safety and it is always top priority to protect our employees, members, excavators, and communities.

After much deliberation, it has been decided to offer a mix of in-person and hybrid approaches this year to achieve our 2022 education goals. Kansas 811 will also continue to have the on-line training module available. 

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Diggin’ Springtime Contests Run Through April on Facebook

In honor of April being National Safe Digging Month, Kansas 811 is putting your “digging” skills to work with 15 fun contests that will be shared on our Facebook and Twitter channels. Spring into damage prevention education while competing for a fabulous prize.

Every other day in April, we’ll publish a new contest question on our social media. Your job? Read the question, like the post, and leave your answer in the comments! For the dig law-related subjects – you may want to check out our website and “dig up” the facts.

The following day, we’ll publish the correct answers and announce our contest champion in the comments of the original contest post! The lucky winner will receive a Visa gift card. It’s a great way to test your safe digging knowledge, get familiar with the Kansas 811 website, and possibly win a prize!

Follow Kansas 811 on Facebook to be the first to know when the contests are published.

Read more for official contest rules.

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Kansas 811 2021 Excavator Training

COVID-19 has changed everything in our daily lives (including work) as we know it. As we hope you know, Kansas 811 is always focused on safety and it is always top priority to protect our employees, members, excavators and communities.

After careful deliberations on how to best and most safely hold our 2021 Kansas 811 excavator training meetings, it has been decided to use a hybrid approach this year. Kansas 811 will make available two separate and unique training vehicles to achieve our 2021 education goals.

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Things to Remember:

When a meet is requested by an excavator, an affected operator shall make a reasonable effort to attend the meet at the proposed date and time, or contact the excavator before the meet and reschedule for a mutually agreed upon date and time.

Kansas 811 is available to assist you in optimizing Facility Operator notification areas.

Kansas 811

8100 E 22nd St. N, Bldg 2300-1
Wichita, KS 67226
phone: 316-687-2102

811 or 1-800-DIG-SAFE (800-344-7233)

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