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Annual Illinois State Fiddle Contest

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Event# 217-682-3208

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The contest will begin at 1:00 pm. New this year, the open division is Nationally Certified and the winner is eligible to go on to the National Fiddle Contest in Weiser, Idaho. This contest is the only officially recognized fiddle contest in Illinois. the contest began in 1965 and has a long list of amazing fiddle players. This includes three time winner Alison Krauss and six time winner Chlores Worlow. We welcome fiddlers of all ages to showcase their ablilities and spectators to come and watch the show. For rules, online registration, divisions and prizes, etc. go to www.illinoisoldtimefiddlers.org. You may also call 217-273-2482 or 217-682-3208 with questions.

The reason for our organization is to preserve the old time fiddle music and pass it on to future generations. We would love to have contestants from all over the state. If you play a fiddle, or know someone who does, please pass this info along and encourage them to enter the contest.

Annual Illinois State Fiddle Contest

Address : Thelma Keller Convention Center 1202 N. Keller Dr. Effingham IL
Phone : 217-682-3208   (Always call and confirm events.)

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Admission Fee : Adults $5 Children 8 & under free

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