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2021 Top Hand Contest Leaders

Riley County Committee - 8
Jerry Kuckelman, Manhattan - 6
Scott County Committee - 6
Anderson County Committee - 6
Brandy Jones, Wamego - 6
Andy Larson, Randolph - 4
Cami Roth, Sterling - 2
Harry Moser, Wheaton - 2

Learn more about contest sponsor, John Deere

Recruiter of the Month Winners

December 2020 - Jerry Kuckelman, Manhattan - 6
April 2021 – Scott County Committee – 5
May 2021 – Andy Larson, Randolph – 3
July 2021 - Riley County Committee - 8
August 2021 - Anderson County Committee - 5
September 2021 - Brandy Jones, Wamego - 5

The top individual recruiter and top county committee recruiter each month receives a $50 Cabela’s gift card. To be eligible to win recruiter of the month, individuals must recruit a minimum of three new members and county committees must recruit a minimum of five new members. All monthly winners will be entered in a drawing for a $250 Cabela’s gift card to be given away at the annual KLA convention.

Recruiter prizes for 2021

1 recruit – leather work gloves
3 recruits – stainless steel koozie
5 recruits – $50 Cabela’s gift card OR soft sided cooler 
10 recruits – Personalized KLA silver belt buckle OR $150 Cabela’s gift card 
15 recruits – $300 gift card to any western wear store OR $300 gift card towards custom silver or leatherwork 
20 recruits – Engraved Rifle OR $600 gift card towards a Hunting/Fishing experience OR $600 Cabela’s gift card

Recruiter of the Year (Minimum of 25 recruits) - Custom-made Competitor felt hat from Greeley Hat Works

Top County Committee Recruiter of the Year (minimum of 25 recruits) - Custom-made Competitor felt hat from Greeley Hat Works

Contest prizes are cumulative, which means recruiters receive an additional prize for each level they reach. Two separate contests will be held, one for individual recruiters and one for county committees. The Top Hand Contest is sponsored exclusively by John Deere.


Contact Letty Meek or Shelbi Wiggs([email protected], [email protected] or 785.273.5115) for current and prospective member lists and applications for your use in inviting friends and neighbors to join our efforts. KLA staff will be happy to help you develop the recruitment strategy that best fits your area.