Nevada State Old-Time Fiddlers' Contest Event Schedule

May 1st and 2nd, 2020

2020 Nevada State Old-Time Fiddlers’ Contest


~ Thank you to all 2019 participants. We look forward to seeing you next year!  ~

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 FRIDAY   May 1
9:00 am. – 4:30 pm The Eureka Opera House will be open for tours and general perusal
6:00 pm – 6:30 pm Hot Fiddle Contest
6:30 pm – 7:00 pm Twin Fiddling Exhibition
7:00 pm – 8:15 pm Contra Dancing with Sierra Sweethearts
8:15 pm – 9:30 pm Jam Session
8:00 am Contestant registration and sign-up
9:15 am Judges introduction / questions
9:30 am Contest begins
         Round 1:
                  Junior-junior division
                  Junior division
                  Senior division
                  Senior-senior division
                  Adult division
         Twin fiddling exhibition
12:00 pm Lunch Break
1:00 pm Judges play
1:30 pm Contest resumes
         Round 2:
                  Junior-junior division
                  Senior-senior division
                  Junior division
                  Senior divison
                  Adult division
  Grand Champion Division
  Acknowledgments / Awards ceremony

*The highest scoring Nevada resident up to 17 years of age from the open divisions will be declared the Nevada State Junior champion. The highest scoring Nevada resident 18 years of age and older from the open divisions will be declared the Nevada State Adult champion. These 2 winners may represent Nevada at the National Old-Time Fiddlers’ Contest in Weiser, Idaho.

Thank you for coming!

For questions or more information contact Kim Russell at 775-237-5347 or