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2023 Top Hand Contest Leaders

Riley County Committee – 9 
Dustin Wootten, McLouth – 6
Miami County Committee – 4
Luke Collins, Piqua – 4

Cody Howell, Chanute – 4
Linn County Committee – 3

Learn more about contest sponsor, John Deere

Recruiter of the Month Winners

February 2023 – Dustin Wootten, McLouth

November 2023 – Cami Roth, Sterling; Anderson County KLA Committee

The top individual recruiter and top county committee recruiter each month receives a $100 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 2023

1 recruit – leather work gloves
3 recruits – pocket knife
5 recruits – $50 Cabela’s gift card 
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 – $600 gift card towards a Hunting/Fishing experience with a Kansas outfitter OR $600 Cabela’s gift card

Recruiter of the Year (Minimum of 25 recruits) - Custom-made Competitor felt hat from Greeley Hat Works and engraved .30-30 rifle

Top County Committee Recruiter of the Year (minimum of 25 recruits) - Custom-made Competitor felt hat from Greeley Hat Works and engraved .30-30 rifle

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 Shelbi Wiggs ([email protected]) or Megan Anguiano ([email protected]) by phone at 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.