2019 "Wild About Kansas" Photo Contest

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DEADLINE TO ENTER: This contest has ended. Stay tuned for details on the 2020 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.



  • Wildlife (This category is primarily for mammals, migratory birds, furbearers, etc.)
  • Other Species (This category is primarily for insects, reptiles, and amphibians, etc.)
  • Landscapes
  • 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.