PAST PROMPTS FROM STATE & REGIONALS

Check out the prompts from past KSPA Regional and State Contests. Use them to inspire your students, to prepare for the next contest & maybe even for a lesson plan during a teacher absence.

Notes: 

  • Some of the categories have changed names or category numbers. 
  • Some categories may have had different rules in previous years. 
  • Want to see the winners? Check out our Simply Better page, showcasing the winning entries from our State Contests. 

VISUAL PROMPTS

V01: ACADEMICS PHOTOGRAPHY

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V02: ADVERTISING DESIGN

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V03: DIGITAL ILLUSTRATION

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V04: EDITORIAL CARTOON

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V05: HEADLINE WRITING & DESIGN

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V06: INFOGRAPHIC DESIGN

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V07: MULTIMEDIA STORYTELLING

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V08: NEWS PAGE DESIGN

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V09: ONLINE PHOTO GALLERY (Discontinued)

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V10: SOCIAL MEDIA

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V11: SPORTS ACTION PHOTOGRAPHY

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V12: SPORTS FEATURE PHOTOGRAPHY

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  • Coming soon for 2023 Regionals

V13: STUDENT LIFE PHOTOGRAPHY

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V14: VIDEO NEWS

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V15: VIDEO PSA

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V16: VIDEO SPORTS PROMO

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V17: YEARBOOK DESIGN

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V18: YEARBOOK THEME & GRAPHICS

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WRITING PROMPTS

W01: COPYEDITING

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V02: CUTLINE WRITING

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W03: EDITORIAL WRITING

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W04: FEATURE WRITING

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W05: NEWS WRITING

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W06: REVIEW WRITING

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W07: SPORTS WRITING

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W08: YEARBOOK COPYWRITING

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W09: YEARBOOK SPORTS WRITING

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