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.

2022 Awards of Excellence

2022 AOE Presentation without narration

Judges' Comments (if provided)

Browse AOE Winners

2022 Call for Entries

KPA Golf Scramble

2021 Awards of Excellence

2021 Awards Presentation without narration

2021 Awards Presentation with narration

Browse 2021 KPA Awards of Excellence Winning Entries (Dropbox or Google Drive

2021 Call for Entries

2020 President's Hall of Fame and Special Award Presentation

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 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. 

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.