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Kansas Country Living Grand-Prize Winner

Front cover of the Kansas Country Living magazineWe are once again partnering with Kansas Country Living magazine for a special Grand-Prize selected by the Kansas Country Living editorial team. The team will choose from all of the entries a $100 grand-prize winning photograph that will be featured on the January cover of the magazine. To the left is the 2021 cover featuring a photo by Chris Williams. Kansas Country Living tells the story of our rural Kansas communities and the people our electric co-ops serve. Photos should be a minimum of 8 x 10 inches at 300 dpi.

Kansas Country Living magazine carries out the mission of the state's 27 distribution electric cooperatives and three generation and transmission co-ops to help improve the quality of life of their consumer-members. The monthly magazine, with a circulation of approximately 132,000, reflects the lifestyles and cultures of rural, suburban, and small-town Kansas and covers topics that impact rural electrification and the rural way of life.

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Sunflowers by Denise Riebau

Best in Show

Show us the absolute best Kansas-themed image you've ever captured. One entry per photographer in this category.

First Place winner will receive $75 and Second Place winner will receive $35.


Dr. Lyman by Kylie Stamper

Healthcare in Kansas

What does a healthy Kansas mean to you? Show us by entering your representation of a healthy community, healthcare event, healthcare providers, healthcare facilities, etc.

First Place winner will receive $75 and Second Place winner will receive $35.


Wide Awake by Kristy Wempe Bellinger

Wildlife and Critters

This beloved category highlights all the fuzzy, furry, creepy and crawly friends that call Kansas home. 

First Place winner will receive $75 and Second Place winner will receive $35.


Winter Train by Jim Irey

On the Move

Everything from dirt bikes, snowmobiles, and ATVs to planes, boats, trains, and horses. Show us how you play fast in Kansas!

First Place winner will receive $75 and Second Place winner will receive $35.


Castle Rock by Mark Alexander

Road Trip

Interesting, entertaining, majestic, or quirky—Kansas is home to some fascinating sites. What kinds of places have you captured while on a road trip through Kansas?

First Place winner will receive $75 and Second Place winner will receive $35.


Twister by Michelle Ross

Sun, Wind, or Rain

Use your imagination and enter a visual with one of these base words: Sun, Wind or Rain (e.g., sunflower, windmill, raincoat, sunglasses, wind chime, rainbow, sunset, window, rain clouds, sundial, windsock).

First Place winner will receive $75 and Second Place winner will receive $35.


Contest Submission

Ready to join the photography contest? Photos should be a minimum of 8 x 10 inches at 300 dpi. Use the link below to apply!

Submit Photos

Community Engagement

University of Kansas Medical Center
Rural Health Education & Services
3901 Rainbow Boulevard
Kansas City, KS 66160
rhealth@kumc.edu
Phone: 316-293-2649