2020 "Wild About Kansas" Photo Contest
The Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism's "Wild About Kansas" photo contest showcases Kansas outdoors through the lens of amateur and professional photographers. Participate and show us what makes you WILD ABOUT KANSAS.
2019 Wild About Kansas Photo Contest Winners
Wildlife: 1st – David Birmingham, Derby; 2nd – David Kiger, Pratt; 3rd – Marilyn Friesen, Inman
Outdoor Recreation : 1st – Mark Alexander, Newton; 2nd – Mary Mejia, Olathe; 3rd – Kelly Nachtigal, Newton
Landscapes: 1st – Robin Dicks, Marion; 2nd – AJ Thomas, Shawnee; 3rd – Sheryll Marks, Wellington
Other Species: 1st – Jennifer Wagner, Spring Hill; 2nd – Mary Mejia, Olathe; 3rd – Chris Koster, Valley Center
Hunting and Fishing: 1st – AJ Thomas, Shawnee; 2nd – Donna Fletcher, Kingman; 3rd – Joe Lucas, Littleton, Colo.
Wildlife: 1st – Johanna Walker, Franklin; 2nd – Josie Parsons, Leavenworth; 3rd – Kylie Rankin, Oxford
Outdoor Recreation: 1st – Nathan Knapp, Seneca; 2nd – Adria Nelson, Garden Plain; 3rd – Lucas Dedonder, Abilene
Landscapes: 1st – Cayley Lindsey, Abilene; 2nd – Kylie Rankin, Oxford; 3rd – Max Callahan, Abilene
Other Species: 1st – Brea Carroll, Alma; 2nd – Stephen Knapp, Seneca; 3rd – Dan Jones, Abilene
Hunting and Fishing: Due to a lack of sufficient entries, no winners were selected in this category for 2019.
To purchase a copy of the 2020 photo issue or to subscribe to Kansas Wildlife And Parks Magazine, call Annie Campbell-Fischer in circulation at (620) 672-5911.
- Wildlife (This category is primarily for mammals, migratory birds, furbearers, etc.)
- Other Species (This category is primarily for insects, reptiles, and amphibians, etc.)
- Outdoor Recreation (Not hunting or fishing)
- Hunting and Fishing
-Mailed entries and photos less than 1 MB will NOT be accepted.
-Participants may enter only/up to three (3) photos total for the contest, regardless of categories.
-Each photo is judged on creativity, composition, subject matter, lighting and overall sharpness.
-The contest is open to residents and non-residents, and there is no age limit.
-Photos must be the participants original work and taken in the state of Kansas.
-Photos from participants under the age of 18 will be placed in a youth division; all others will compete in the adult division.