The first contest for the #KSWheatFest is open.

The 2013 Kansas Wheat Festival Baby and Toddler Photo Contest is now open. This year's theme is "Celebrating the Kansas Farmer," photos for the contest will be taken, starting today (June 12) from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Susan's Portrait Designs, 107 W. Lincoln.

Contest photo sessions are also open on Thursday, June 13 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.; Friday, June 14 from 9 a.m. to noon; and Saturday, June 22 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

This contest is for boys and girls in the following age categories: six months to 12-month-olds, 13 months to 24 months, and two and three-year-olds. For contest rules and entry form, visit Any other questions may be directed towards the Wellington Area Chamber of Commerce/CVB.

The Kansas Wheat Festival is set for July 10 to July 14, 2013.