Ranchland Trust of Kansas photo contest deadline is Aug. 31

The Ranchland Trust of Kansas photography contest will be open through August 31. The contest is open to professional and amateur photographers of all ages. Photographs entered showcase the natural beauty of ranching and grazing lands across the state. The competition offers Kansans the chance to explore and capture the many activities, seasons and faces of Kansas’ ranching tradition.

Participants should submit photos expressing the mission of RTK: “To preserve Kansas’ ranching heritage and open spaces for future generations through the conservation of working landscapes.” This may include landscape, livestock and people, with preference to grasslands, grazing land, ranchers, cattle and much more. Participants may enter up to five photos. Entries will be judged by a panel of professionals in the field of photography and by RTK representatives.

All prizes for the contest are sponsored by Wolfe’s Camera of Topeka. Wolfe’s will award 10 photo cards to all 10 category winners. Categories include: Grand prize, landscape, livestock, people, youth (ages 5 to 17), Kansas Livestock Association member, fan favorite via Facebook voting and three honorable mentions. The grand prize winner will receive their choice of an 11-inch-by-14-inch stretched photo canvas or a 12-inch-by-18-inch metal print of their winning photo.

For full contest rules and to enter, visit www.ranchlandtrustofkansas.org and find “Photo Contest” on the News and Events page. For questions, please contact Samantha Weishaar at 785-273-5115 or [email protected].