Georgia's Official State Fiddlers' Convention
Old Tyme Banjo
Management reserves the right to change any or all of the above.
Friday EventsRegistration will open at 5:00 P.M. for individual categories until each category starts. No registration fee will be required for any event.
Saturday EventsRegistration will be open from 9:30 A.M. for individual categories until each category starts. No registration necessary for Saturday night events. No registration fee will be required for any event.
Responsibility Of The ContestantContestants should be present to draw for position at least 10 minutes before their registered category begins or is called.*No contestant will be permitted to register or draw for a category after competition in that category has begun. No exceptions will be made! It is the responsibility of each contestant to be ready to perform when his position is called or announced.
Contest Starting TimeContests will begin at 7:00 P.M. Friday for single eliminations and 10:30 A.M. Saturday for preliminary eliminations, until all contestants have performed. Finals begin Saturday night at 7:00 P.M.
One (1) or two (2) accompanists may accompany instrumental contestants. Absolutely no electric instruments allowed (excluding electric bass). 1st, 2nd, and 3rd places will be selected in each category. All winners selected, as 1st place will be designated as Georgia State Champion.
One (1) or two (2) accompanists may accompany all contestants, excluding bands. Absolutely no electric instruments allowed (excluding electric bass). Saturday's top four (4) finalists in each category will be selected for final competition Saturday night starting at 7:00 P.M.
FinalsFinalists selected will appear Saturday night, beginning at 7:00 P.M. until categories have competed, in reverse order starting with mandolin. Every finalist will play two (2) numbers in final competition. No points carry over from the preliminary eliminations. All winners selected, as 1sr place will be designated as Georgia State Champ;ion. 1st place in Senior Fiddle and Junior Fiddle will compete for Georgia Mountain Fiddle Champion.