2019 Wheat Fest Button Design Contest Underway!

Create: 02/11/2019 - 09:11
Calling all creative people!  We are looking for artists savvy on their computers to create a digital design for the 119​th​ Kansas Wheat Festival.  The 119​th​ Kansas Wheat Festival is July 9-14, 2019 in Wellington, KS. 
 
The theme this year is “All Aboard”, which is based off of our premier sponsor’s logo, the Panhandle Federal Credit Union and their use of a train.  When designing your button, please consider using a train, and any other representations of Wellington, the great state of Kansas, agriculture, local industries and community.   The winning design will be featured on the 2019 Kansas Wheat Festival buttons, poster, t-shirts and other promotional items.  The winning artist will also receive $100 in cash, (1) 2019 KWF t-shirt and (2) 2019 KWF buttons - plus bragging rights galore! 
 
Artists must be 16 years of age and must reside in Kansas.  You may submit more than one.  There is no fee to enter, but to be eligible, designs must be received by 5 p.m. Friday, February 22, 2019.  
 
All designs submitted become property of the Kansas Wheat Festival/Wellington Area Chamber of Commerce/CVB.  Designs must be submitted in both the original design file and .png file and submitted electronically to ​wellingtonkschamber@gmail.com​.  Button designs must be digital designs.  Other recommendations and requirements can be found on the entry form.  
 
Prize money is sponsored by the Kansas Wheat Festival/Wellington Area Chamber of Commerce/CVB. Additional questions can be directed to Kelly Ford, Executive Director of the Wellington Area Chamber of Commerce/CVB at ​wellingtonkschamber@gmail.com​ or 620-326-7466. 

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Terrence Dean Nichols
Terrence Dean Nichols (T.D.) was born and raised here in Wellington, KS. After graduating from Wellington High School in 2008 Terrence focused on his photography and skateboarding while working small part time jobs. Terrence enjoyed working with kids as a Paraprofessional at Washington Elementary for 3 years Before becoming the videographer/film editor for Studio 55 in early 2017.