OLD TIME FIDDLERS
CONTEST
“Thirty-Seventh Annual”
Friday, September 8th
Chairperson: ……………………..Shirley Severn 905-623-0553
shirley123severn@gmail.com
Commencing at 7:30 p.m. on the Arena Stage
Registration at Fair Office
Fiddlers’ Contest Rules:
1. Each contestant must play a waltz 3/4 time, a jig 6/8 and
a hoedown (reel, breakdown, or hornpipe) 2/4
or 4/4 time. Duet class to play a waltz and tune of choice.
2. Each contestant may enter only one class (except for
Duet). ONCE REGISTERED CANNOT CHANGE
CLASSES.
3. In case of accident (e.g. broken string or power failure)
beyond contestant’s control, a replay will be
allowed.
4. Each contestant will be allowed one instrument (chord
only) for accompaniment. A house
accompanist will be available for those who do not have
their own.
5. Players are to be ready when called.
6. Marks can be picked up after the presentation of their
class. All judge’s decisions are final. Judges will
award points on the basis of Timing, Dance ability, Tone,
Accuracy and Old Time style.
7. The order of play will be determined by first to register,
last to perform. Contestants must register prior
to the start of their class.
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CLASSES (in order)
The contest will begin at 7:30pm with the following classes.
Please note rules on previous page.
Youngest Fiddler – trophy
12 and under
1st $100
2nd $75
3rd $50
18 and under
1st $100
2nd $75
3rd $50
19 to 59
1st $100
2nd $75
3rd $50
60 and over
1st $100
2nd $75
3rd $50
Duet Class
1st $100.00
2nd $75.00
3rd $50.00
Open Class
1st $200.00
2nd $150.00
3rd $75.00
4th $50.00
$5.00 gratuity:non-winners under 13yrs.