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Rubrics for State & Regional Contests


Below are the rubrics used for both state and regional contests to score entries and identify winners. We hope these are helpful in guiding your students toward award-winning and solid journalism. While the checkmark criteria weigh into our judges decisions, they are not the entirety of the possible criteria for a well-written story, effective design and so on.

On-Site Contests

Digital Submission Contests

All of the frequent judges comments can be found on this simple pdf.

The Official Web Site of the Kansas Scholastic Press Association
Rubrics for State & Regional Contests