How would you like to have hundreds or thousands of consumers helping to spread the word about you and your product or service?

Contests can build brand recognition and engage consumers who might not necessarily be aware of your brand or service. They empower your consumers to do the marketing for you by sharing your contests through word of mouth and social media. Amplifying your marketing message for you and increasing interaction with you and your brand.

  • CONTACT: To advertise, call your Kansas City Star account executive or Tonya Morton at 816-234-4703.

All Contest Packages Include:

  • Unique online schedules customized specifically for each individual contest
  • Featured position on contest page
  • Featured position on contest emails
  • Supported across all platforms
  • Mention in Star Reader Newsletters
  • Featured on The Kansas City Star’s Contest Facebook and Twitter page
  • Featured in Kansascity.com contest promotional ads leading entrants to contest page

Example Packages Include:

  • Sample Package 1
    • 8 4-color, quarter page ads in The Kansas City Star. Ads can run Monday - Saturday. Ads must run during the duration of the contest. 25% of the ad space must feature the contest.
    • Contest can run up to 30 days. For photo contests, please reserve one week for voting.
    • Contest winner(s) will receive aprize to be agreed upon by the advertiser and The Kansas City Star.
  • Sample Package 2
    • 6 4-color, quarter page ads in The Kansas City Star. Ads can run Monday - Saturday. Ads must run during the duration of the contest. 25% of the ad space must feature the contest.
    • Contest can run up to 3 weeks. For photo contests, please reserve one week for voting.
    • Contest winner(s) willreceive a prize to be agreed upon by the advertiser and The Kansas City Star.
  • Sample Package 3
    • 4 4-color, quarter page ads in The Kansas City Star. Ads can run Monday - Saturday. Ads must run during the duration of the contest. 25% of the ad space must feature the contest.
    • Contest can run up to 2 weeks. For photo contests, please reserve at least three days for voting.
    • Contest winner(s) will receiv e a prize to be agreed upon by the advertiser and The Kansas City Star.
  • Sample Package 4
    • 2 4-color, 15” ads in The Kansas City Star. Ads can run Monday - Saturday. Ads must run during the duration of the contest. 25% of the ad space must feature the contest.
    • Contest can run up to 1 week.
    • Contest winner(s) will receive a prize to be agreed upon by the advertiser and The Kansas City Star.