June 3–11, 2022Admission June 3–11, 2022Admission

Riverfest Photo Contest

Categories

1. That’s SO Riverfest
Three prizes awarded: 1st ($100), 2nd ($75), 3rd ($50)

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 five photos in this category.

2. Riverfest Live!
Three prizes awarded: 1st ($100), 2nd ($75), 3rd ($50)

Grab some great views of Riverfest 2019’s entertainment. Snap stellar concert headliners, fabulous opening acts and other entertainers, from magicians and actors to dancers and clowns.
You may enter up to five photos in this category.

3. What’s New?
Three prizes awarded: 1st ($100), 2nd ($75), 3rd ($50)

Watch for these new or returning events and help us tell their story: Downtown Get Down; The Budweiser Clydesdales; Windwagon Tub Races; Full-day Fiesta del rio; WEEE Carnival; Artfest at Riverfest Pop Up Market; Rivalry on the River; The Drone Show presented by Exploration Place and more!
You may enter up to five photos in this category.

4. River Antics
Three prizes awarded: 1st ($100), 2nd ($75), 3rd ($50)

From competitive action to leisurely fun, it’s all about the Arkansas! Show off our beautiful river while you follow events and river activities like the kayaks, canoes, Stock Tank Races or Cardboard Regatta. Don’t forget to snap a laidback scene on the bank at sunset, families enjoying paddle boats, the view from the Wagonmasters River Tour or any river-centric scene that inspires you.
You may enter up to five photos in this category.

5. Safelite AutoGlass® Sundown Parade
Three prizes awarded: 1st ($100), 2nd ($75), 3rd ($50)

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 five photos in this category.

6. Faces & Fireworks
Three prizes awarded: 1st ($100), 2nd ($75), 3rd ($50)

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 3 and the Capitol Federal Fireworks Finale on June 11.
You may enter up to five photos in this category.

7. The Thrill of Victory
Three prizes awarded: 1st ($100), 2nd ($75), 3rd ($50)

Riverfest offers thirty participatory events and contests this year – from classics such as the Fidelity Bank River Run and funnel cake-eating contest to new favorites such as the Windwagon Tub Races. Find a complete list at WichitaRiverfest.com and grab the action!
You may enter up to five photos in this category.

8. People’s Choice
Three prizes awarded: 1st ($100), 2nd ($75), 3rd ($50)

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.
You may enter up to three photos in this category.

9. Best of Show
One prize awarded: $250

One photo will be selected as Best of Show from all of the first place winners.