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2013 Contest

All results from the 2013 regional contests are now in. You can find them below.

All first-, second- and third-place entries, as well as all three honorable mentions in each category, advance to the state competition, set for Saturday, May 4, at the Kansas Union on the campus of the University of Kansas. Registration begins at 8 a.m., with a general session at 9 a.m. and contests at 9:30 a.m. Keep coming back to the website for details about state (including the carry-in contest prompts) as they become available. Carry-in contest prompts will be available before April 1.

KSPA and its afiliated universities would like to thank all members and judges for their patience during what has been an unprecedented period.

Pittsburg State

3A/4A Results

Fort Hays State

3A/4A Results

1A/2A Results

Wichita State

5A/6A Results

1A/2A Results

University of Kansas

5A/6A Results Corrected on 3/11/2013

3A/4A Results

Emporia State University

5A/6A Results

3A/4A Results

Kansas State University

All Results (1A/2A, 3A/4A, 5A/6A)

Below you will find important documents including a letter from KSPA Director Jeff Browne, regional assignments for every classification and site, the inclement weather policy and links to the various regional site’s registration forms. For questions about a particular regional site, please contact the person in charge of that contest, listed below.

Regional Dates:

  • Wednesday, Feb. 20 at Pittsburg State University
  • Thursday, Feb. 21 at Kansas State University
  • Thursday, Feb. 21 at Emporia State University
  • Thursday, Feb. 21 at Fort Hays State University is now an off-site competition, following KSPA’s Regional Weather Policy
  • Friday, Feb. 22 at Wichita State University
  • Friday, Feb. 22 at the University of Kansas

 

Letter from KSPA Executive Director, Jeff Browne outlining rules and details for the contests
Click here for letter

 

Where will your school compete in February?
Check the regional assignment documents below to figure out where your students will compete. The assignments are organized by school class.
1A/2A assignments
3A/4A assignments
5A/6A assignments

 

What if it snows the day of the contests?
KSPA has created an inclement weather policy in case it snows the day of a regional contest, so students may still compete and submit their entires. View the policy here. The file includes detailed step-by-step instructions and two forms needed in order to compete off-site.

 

2013 Regional Contest sites registration forms and contact information:

  • KU Contest Friday, Feb. 22 in Lawrence
    KU Registration link 
    For questions about the contests or to substitute a student, contact Claire McInerny at staff@kspaonline.org
  • Wichita State Contest Friday, Feb. 22 in Wichita
    Wichita registration link
    For questions about the contests or to substitute a student, contact Amy DeVault at amy.devault@wichita.edu or 316‐978‐3006
  • Fort Hays State Contest Thursday, Feb. 21 in Hays
    1A/2A Registration link  3A/4A Registration Link
    Substitution links: 1A/2A SUBSTITUTION link    3A/4A SUBSTITUTION link
    For questions about the contest, contact Marcella Marez at 785.628.4337 or mmarez@fhsu.edu
  • Emporia State Contest Thursday, Feb. 21 in Emporia
    3A/4A Registration link  5A/6A Registration link
    For questions about the contest or to substitute a student, contact Max McCoy at max.mccoy@gmail.com or 620‐341‐5544
  • Kansas State Contest Thursday, Feb. 21 in Manhattan
    K-State registration link
    For questions about the contest or to substitute a student, contact Kelly Furnas at furnas@ksu.edu or 785‐532‐7822
  • Pitt State Contest Wednesday, Feb. 20 in Pittsburg
    Pitt State registration link
    For questions about the contest or to substitute a student, contact Gerard Attoun at gattoun@pittstate.edu or 620-235-4817

 

Download the 2013 Regional Carry-In Contests Here

*all updated Jan. 11

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