Photo Contest Rules

Please follow the rules carefully.  Your photo will NOT be considered for the competition, if it does not comply with the rules.

  • Download Entry Form if mailing photo

  • Digital Entry Form available April 1, 2018

  • The Images of Aging Photo Contest runs from April 1 to May 15, 2018. Entry forms and photographs must be received by no later than May 15, 2018. Late entries will not be accepted.
  • Each photo must include at least one person, age 65 or older. Photographers living in the state of Kansas and Jackson, Platte, Cass, and Clay counties in Missouri are eligible to send in entries.
  • Photographers are responsible for getting subjects permission before submitting the photograph for the contest.
  • Prints must be submitted in digital format or mailed.
  • Digital images format (.jpg, .jpeg or .gif). Photographs must be at least 300 dpi resolution. There is a 4MB maximum per image.
  • Mailed in prints must be 8" x 10", on photo quality paper, mounted with mat board or cardboard same size as photo.
  • Prints must be of high quality and high resolution.
  • Use photo editing software only to enhance your photo (i.e. Brightness/Contrast, Color Correction) DO NOT use software to add special features to your photo.
  • A maximum of three entries (color or black and white) may be submitted by each photographer.
  • A complete contest entry form must accompany the photo submissions. Only entries with complete, accurate and legible information will be considered eligible.  You may copy the form, or download a form from our website at:
  • No entry fee.
  • Contest entrants agree to abide by the terms of these official rules and by the decisions of the judges, which are final on all matters pertaining to the contest.
  • Winners will be posted on the Landon Center on Aging website.
  • The Center reserves the right to use winning and non winning photos in any way related to the publicity or teaching programs of the University of Kansas for internal and external use at no cost.


  • $350-first place,
  • $200-second place
  • $100-third place
  • $50-Landon Center on Aging Community Pick
  • $50-Landon Center on Aging Staff Pick
  • $50- 5 Honorable mentions

Send Photos with Entry Form by May 15, 2018 to:

Landon Center on Aging/Photo Contest
Mail Stop 1005
University of Kansas Medical Center
3901 Rainbow Blvd.
Kansas City, KS 66160-7117
Questions: or call (913)588-1266

Last modified: Aug 03, 2017