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Contestants

54th Annual Tennessee Valley Old Time Fiddlers Convention
Presented by Aetos Systems
September 30 – October 2, 2021

$19,425 Total Cash Prizes
$1,800 Cash Prize plus Trophy to Top Fiddler

FRIDAY, OCTOBER 1, 2021
REGISTRATION: Begins at 12:00 Noon

COMPETITIONS HELD ON ALABAMA FARMERS COOPERATIVE MAIN STAGE at FOUNDERS HALL (Beginning at 7:00 PM)

Harmonica (Finals)
Mandolin (Finals)
Bluegrass Banjo (Finals)
Dobro (Finals)
Dulcimer (Finals)

COMPETITIONS HELD ON THE McCANDLESS HALL STAGE (Beginning at 8:00 PM)

Old Time Singing (Finals)

SATURDAY, OCTOBER 2, 2021
7:45 AM REGISTRATION: Beginning Fiddler, Beginner Musician & Guitar Finger Picking
8:30 AM REGISTRATION: All other competitions

COMPETITIONS HELD ON THE BROWN HALL STAGE (Beginning at 8:30 AM)

Beginning Fiddler (10 & under) (Finals)
Apprentice Fiddler (11-15) (Finals)
Beginner Musician – Guitar, Banjo, or Mandolin (12 & under) (Finals)

COMPETITIONS HELD ON ALABAMA FARMERS COOPERATIVE MAIN STAGE at FOUNDERS HALL (Beginning at 8:30 AM)

Guitar Finger Picking (Finals)
Old-Time Banjo (Finals)
Classic Old-Time Fiddler
Guitar Flat Pick (Finals)
Senior Fiddler (55+)
Bluegrass Band
Junior Fiddler (16-34)
Old Time String Band
Intermediate Fiddler (35-54)

COMPETITIONS HELD ON THE BROWN HALL STAGE (Beginning at 2:00 PM)

Buck Dancing

FINALS HELD ON ALABAMA FARMERS COOPERATIVE MAIN STAGE at FOUNDERS HALL (Beginning at 7:00 PM)

Senior Fiddler
Classic Old-Time Fiddler
Bluegrass Band
Junior Fiddler
Old Time String Band
Intermediate Fiddler
Buck Dancing
Fiddle-Off

  • Winners in all other categories will be selected from the first-round competition with no finals in these categories.
  • An admission ticket will pay the entry fee for one category of the competition.
  • Entry fees for additional categories are $5.00 each.
  • Registration for Bluegrass and Old-Time Band is $10.00.
  • Registration will close 30 minutes prior to the beginning of each category competition.

For more information contact Tonyia Bowling by email.

Tickets

  • An admission ticket will pay the entry fee for one category of the competition.
  • Entry fees for additional categories are $5.00 each.
  • Registration for Bluegrass and Old-Time Band is $10.00.
  • Registration will close 30 minutes prior to the beginning of each category competition.

Brochure

Contest Rules

Previous Winners

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