2017 Indiana State Fair Fiddle Contest

Saturday, August 12, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
Pioneer Village Opry House

Every year, TAI sponsors the fiddle contest at Indiana State Fair to promote traditional music practices of Indiana and to bring people together to hear some toe-tapping fiddle tunes. The fiddle contest brings the music community together to celebrate the different talents and various styles of fiddlers from all over the state.

Participants of all ages are welcome to compete, within four age divisions: 11 & under, 12-17 years old, 18-59 years old, and 60 & above.

Our three judges represent a wide range of traditional fiddling styles and benefit from a combined experience of over 100 years. Points will be awarded on the basis of: 

1. Rhythm
2. Bowing technique
3. Intonation
4. Phrasing
5. Creativity
6. Old Time (Not included in overall score) 

Click the link below for more information about the contest and to register!

2017 Indiana State Fair Fiddle Contest Registration Form

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