Riverfest 2018 Photo Contest Categories

1. That’s SO Riverfest
Four prizes awarded: 1st ($100), 2nd ($75), 3rd ($50), and Honorable Mention ($25)
Watch for those moments that are uniquely Riverfest and capture them all: the traditions, the excitement, the people, the food, the fun and everything that makes Riverfest Riverfest!            You may enter up to six photos in this category.

 

2. Riverfest Live!
Four prizes awarded: 1st ($100), 2nd ($75), 3rd ($50), and Honorable Mention ($25)
Grab some great views of Riverfest 2018’s entertainment. Snap stellar concert headliners, fabulous opening acts and other entertainers, from magicians and actors to dancers and clowns. Watch for these unique acts this year: Paul Bunyan Lumberjack Show, Squonk Opera, Xpogo  Stunt Team and the Last Carnival. 
You may enter up to six photos in this category.

 

3. What’s New?
Four prizes awarded: 1st ($100), 2nd ($75), 3rd ($50), and Honorable Mention ($25)
Watch for these new events and help us tell their story: Admiral’s Button Swap & Sale, Squonk Opera, Carlos O’Kelly’s Salsa Chop-Off, Field Station: Dinosaurs’ Dig and Bedtime Stories, Spring Kidfest, Paul Bunyan Lumberjack Show, Xpogo Stunt Team, The Last Carnival, It’s Not Faire – a Chef Competition, and AccuWeather presents Reed Timmer – Storm Chaser.
You may enter up to six photos in this category.

 

4. River Antics
Four prizes awarded: 1st ($100), 2nd ($75), 3rd ($50), and Honorable Mention ($25)
From competitive action to leisurely fun, it’s all about the Arkansas! Show off our beautiful river while you follow river events like the Canoe Races, Wichita Rowing Club Stake Race, Stock Tank Races, Jet Ski Races, Cardboard Regatta, and Kayak Races – or snap a laidback scene on the bank at sunset, families enjoying paddle boats, the view from the Wagonmasters River Tour or any river-centric view that inspires you.
You may enter up to six photos in this category.

 

5. Safelite AutoGlass® Sundown Parade
Four prizes awarded: 1st ($100), 2nd ($75), 3rd ($50), and Honorable Mention ($25)
Document a beloved tradition when citizens celebrate Wichita with floats, music, flags, costumes and more at the Safelite AutoGlass® Sundown Parade on June 1.
You may enter up to six photos in this category.

 

6. Faces of Joy / Fireworks
Four prizes awarded: 1st ($100), 2nd ($75), 3rd ($50), and Honorable Mention ($25)
Two things are famous for lighting up at Riverfest: the faces of attendees and the nighttime sky! Record the joy on the faces of our diverse festival fans, wherever you may encounter it. And after nightfall, test your skills by photographing one – or both – of this year’s colorful shows in the sky: the Textron Aviation Opening Night Fireworks on June 1 and the Capitol Federal Fireworks Finale on June 9.
You may enter up to six photos in this category.

 

 

 

7.The Thrill of Victory
Four prizes awarded: 1st ($100),2nd ($75), 3rd ($50), and Honorable Mention ($25)
Riverfest offers thirty participatory events and contests this year, including the Kansas Health Foundation River Run. Find a complete list at WichitaRiverfest.com and grab the action!
You may enter up to six photos in this category.

 

 

 

8. People’s Choice
Four prizes awarded: 1st ($100),2nd ($75), 3rd ($50), and Honorable Mention ($25)
Your fellow festival fans will choose the winners in this category! You may enter photos in this category that have been entered in other categories if you like.
You may enter up to six photos in this category.

 

9. Best of Show
One prize awarded: $250
One photo will be selected as Best of Show from all submitted entries.