Join The Topeka Capital-Journal as we celebrate and honor the accomplishments of the 2017-2018 All-Star high school student athletes at the inaugural Best of Kansas Preps Awards. The Best of Kansas Preps awards banquet is the Capital-Journal's way of saying thank you to the thousands of outstanding high school athletes, coaches, and fans who allow us to share their stories, performances and passions. Sponsored by Envista Credit Union, the event honors the top performers in 22 sports. Awards will be presented to the Outstanding Player of the Year in each sport, as well as Male Athlete of the Year and Female Athlete of the Year. Best of Kansas Preps athletes are invited to attend for free and the event is open to family, friends and the general public.
We are proud to welcome former University Kansas & NBA basketball star, Paul Pierce, as our featured special guest. Pierce will be live in Topeka for a question and answer session about lessons he's learned and memories he's made during his career.
Doors open at 6:00pm. Event starts at 6:30pm. General admission tickets may be purchased for $50. General admission ticket includes dinner, awards ceremony, and presentation by Paul Pierce. General admission seating is first come, first served in proximity to speaker. Best of Kansas Preps athletes will receive a invitation with instructions for claiming your free ticket.
Best of Kansas Preps is presented by The Topeka Capital-Journal in partnership with Envista Credit Union. Thank you, sponsors, for allowing us to bring this event to our community.
How much do the tickets cost?
Tickets, which include dinner, are $50.
Does anyone beside the student-athletes receive a free ticket?
No, our sponsors have made it possible for all of our honorees to attend Best of Kansas Preps for free.
How will the tickets be released?
You can print your tickets at home or show your phone at the door.
Will tickets be available at the door?
Tickets could sell out before June 19. If you want to guarantee your admission, purchase tickets in advance.
Will there be assigned tables?
Only sponsors and student-athletes will have assigned tables.