Kansas Scholastic Press Association

2011 Contest

The 2011 regional contests in Lawrence, Manhattan, Hays, Pittsburg, Emporia and Wichita have been completed.

Remember, the top six students in each contest in each classification (1A/2A, 3A/4A and 5A/6A) qualify for state, scheduled for May 7 at the University of Kansas in Lawrence.


  • ON-SITE CONTESTS (Here are the 2011 on-site contests, which you may use to practice for the state competition, or as classroom exercises.)

1. Cutline Writing

2. Editing and the Editing Contest Key

3. Editorial Cartoon

4. Editorial Writing

5. Feature Writing

6. News Writing

7. Newspaper Sports Writing

8. Yearbook Copy Writing

9. Yearbook Sports Writing

  • CARRY-IN CONTESTS (Download instructions by clicking on links)
    • 2011 News Page Design *Updated 1/31/11
      • Main Story
      • Sidebar
      • Click on the image for a full-size file, and then save it. Scroll through the entire slide show and save as you go.


Below is a visualization of the KU regional based on how many student entries from 5A/6A schools qualified for state. Click on it to see a larger version.

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2011 Contest