The deadline is May 23 for a youth essay contest in conjunction with the annual Governor's Fishing Classic on June 5-6 at Coffey County Lake near Burlington.
The contest is open to all Kansas youths 16 and younger. A certificate, a cash award of $100 and a plaque will be awarded to the winning boy and girl.
Kansas Wildscape Foundation will also provide an expenses-paid trip for the winners and accompanying adults to the classic.
"My Best Fishing Trip Ever" is the subject for this year's contest.
Essays must be 500 words or less and should be submitted to Kansas Wildscape Foundation, 1 Riverfront Plaza, Suite 123, Lawrence, 66044. Participants may fax their entries to 843 6379 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
For information, call Kansas Wildscape at 1-866 655-4377.