Monumental Fiddling Championship

When
May 25 2013 - 10:00am to 5:00pm
About this event
Description: 
The Monumental Fiddling Championship will be at Homestead National Monument of America in Beatrice, Nebraska on May 25, 2013 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The entire day of music and competition are free of charge. Registration and a free fiddling workshop are at 10 a.m., the contest is at 12 p.m., and a concert by the Sandy Creek Bluegrass Band follows at 4 p.m. There are 3 divisions and $1300 in prize money. Pieces should be a hoedown, waltz, and/or tune of choice, from the years prior to 1936 when Homestead National Monument was created. There will be 3 divisions: Junior Division (less than 5 years experience, play two pieces), Senior Division (more than 5 years experience, play 3 pieces), and Legends Division (past 1st place winners of Senior Division, play 3 pieces). First place winners in each division will receive a trophy and choose either prize money or a new fiddle. Second and third place will receive a trophy and a cash prize.
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Website: 
http://www.nps.gov/home/parknews/fiddling-contest.htm
Location
Homestead National Monument of America
8523 West State Highway 4
68310 Beatrice, NE
United States
Phone: 402-223-3514
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