Contests and Convention

Kansas Press Association sponsors several contests and events during the course of the year. Click here to e-mail Emily Bradbury for more information on KPA contests.

2021 Awards of Excellence

Call for Entries

2020 President's Hall of Fame and Special Award Presentation

https://kspress.wistia.com/medias/omu2xz8m3e

2020 KPA Convention

Click here to download the schedule of events.

Click here to register!

2020 Awards of Excellence

Click here for the 2020 Call for Entries.

2019 Awards of Excellence

Click here for the 2019 Call for Entries.

Click here for the 2019 Awards of Excellence Slideshow.

Click here to view the winning entries.

2019 Sunflower State Spelling Bee

Saturday, March 9, 2019

Newman University, Wichita Kansas

De Mattias Fine Arts Center

Speller Registration 8 am, Practice round 9 am, lunch (on your own) immediately following. 

First Round starts promptly at Noon. Spellers need to be on stage and ready to go by 11:45 am

Thank you to our sponsors, ITC, Newman University, Kansas Independent College Association, Wichita Eagle. 

2019 College Fair

Saturday, March 9, 2019

Newman University, Wichita Kansas

De Mattias Fine Arts Center

9 am - 4 pm

Open to the public.

2018 Awards of Excellence Results and Presentation

Click here for the 2018 AOE Presentation.

Click here to view the winning entries.

Click here for the 2018 list of winners and comments on entries (if provided by the judges). The Excel file is sorted by newspaper and the comments (if provided) are in Column F of the spreadsheet.

2018 Awards of Excellence Call for Entries

Click here for the printable version of the 2018 KPA AOE Call for Entries. Three instructional videos are below. The first video highlights the changes for 2018, the second outlines the need for combining PDFs and the other walks you through the uploading process (this video was originally made for 2017 but the instructions are similar for 2018).

Downloads