SEPTEMBER 10 TO 13 2020 - Phone: (905) 983-9510 - Email: [email protected]
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Orono Fair

September 10th - 13th 2020

A Small Town With A Big Heart

Celebrating 168 years of the Orono Fair

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OLD TIME FIDDLERS CONTEST

“Thirty-NinthAnnual”
Friday, September 6th

Chairperson: ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….Shirley Severn 905-623-0553 [email protected]
Commencing at 7:30 p.m. on the Arena Stage
Registration at Fair Office

Fiddlers’ Contest Rules:
1. NEW NOVICE CLASS  Contestant must be 10 years of age and under and competed less than 3 times in any Ontario fiddle competition. One piece will be played in the choice of 3/4, 6/8, 2/4 or 4/4 time.
2. All other classes must play in Old Time style: a waltz 3/4 time, a jig 6/8 time and a hoedown (reel, breakdown, or hornpipe) 2/4 or 4/4 time. Duet class will play a waltz  and tune of choice.
3. Each contestant may enter only one class (except for Duet). ONCE REGISTERED CANNOT CHANGE CLASSES.
4. In case of accident (e.g. broken string or power failure) beyond contestant’s control, a replay will be allowed.
5. 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.
6. Players are to be ready when called.
7. Marks can be picked up after the presentation of their class. All judges decisions are final. Judges will award points on the basis of Timing, Dance ability, Tone, Accuracy and Old Time style.
8. The order of play will be determined by first to register, last to perform. Contestants must register prior to the start of their class.

CLASSES
(in order)
The contest will begin at 7:30pm with the following classes. Please note rules on previous page.

*NEW* 10 and under novice
1st $30.00 and trophy
2nd $20.00
3rd $10.00
* $5.00 gratuity for all non-winners
* Recognition of youngest fiddler with trophy

12 and under
1st $60.00 and trophy
2nd $40.00
3rd $30.00
* $5.00 gratuity for all non-winners

18 and under
1st $100.00 and trophy
2nd $75.00
3rd $50.00

19 to 59
1st $100.00
2nd $75.00
3rd $50.00

60 and over
1st $100.00
2nd $75.00
3rd $50.00

Duet Class
1st $150.00
2nd $100.00
3rd $80.00

Open Class
1st $200.00 and trophy
2nd $150.00
3rd $75.00
4th $50.

MEMORIAL SPONSORS

Kevin Crago—late Calvin & Dorothy
Doug & Lynn Rutherford—late Bob & Audrey
Bunting Family—late Bill & Mary
Andrews Family— Late Ruth and Norman

INDIVIDUAL SPONSORS

Friends of the Fair
Kingside Oshawa/Whitby Fiddle Club
Morris Funeral Company, Bowmanville
Maureen McAvoy
Nurse Next Door—D. Stamplecoskie

Thanks to all sponsors for helping to keep our Heritage Music alive.

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