Calling All Cowboy Poets
and those who care for the American West
Announcing the Fifth Annual
Kansas Cowboy Poetry Contest
Only those poets who qualify at one of the state’s regional qualifying contests will be eligible to compete at the state contest on June 12.
Ellsworth Public Library at 7 p.m. on Friday, April 24, 2015
Strong City will be at 4 p.m. on Saturday, June 6, 2015 at the Flint Hills Rodeo grounds
It is possible that one additional qualifying contest site could be announced.
7 p.m. Contest
9 p.m. Awards and Winners perform
New Location: The Volland Store
8 miles SouthWest of Alma near Volland Road and Old K-10 Road, Alma, Kansas
Two Categories: Serious and Humorous Poetry
Winners receive the coveted Governor’s Buckle
Top three receive gift certificates from leading western stores
In conjunction with the 10th annual Symphony in the Flint Hills
Chair: Ron Wilson, Poet Lariat firstname.lastname@example.org
Local Contact: Abby Amick email@example.com
Committee: Jeff Davidson, President, Kansas Chapter of Western Music Association from Greenwood County; Brad Hamilton, Western Entertainer from Hoyt; Geff Dawson, accomplished cowboy poet and entertainer from the Alma area; Trey Allen, Winner of the 2011 Kansas Cowboy Poetry Contest; and Tracy Henry, Wabaunsee County Economic Development Director.