AOE a chance to recognize staff's work

Posted December 21, 2022

It’s time to begin identifying and assembling your entries for the 2023 Awards of Excellence contest put on annually by the Kansas Press Association.

The deadline for entries is set for Feb. 24, 2023. All entries must have been published between Jan. 1, 2022 and Dec. 31, 2022. Publication is defined by the issue date in the newspaper or timestamp.

Entry fees are $25 per newspaper plus $5 per entry, and payment must accompany your entries.

To download the AOE Call for Entries, click here. It provides all the rules, categories and important reminders.

This year, all entries will be uploaded electronically to The contest platform is optimized for Google Chrome, so please have a recent version installed for the best contest experience.

All entries must be uploaded/submitted as full page e-tearsheets that show the date of publication or a screenshot noting the day of online publication.

The Call for Entries includes directions for preparing and submitting entries.

KPA will again also award separate news and advertising sweepstakes awards in each circulation category.

Awards will be presented at KPA’s annual convention June 9 and 10, 2023 at the Kansas Star Casino in Mulvane.