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Competition Info & Schedule

The 2022 Fiddler's Convention Competition is scheduled for Saturday, February 5th.

The 14th Annual Old-Time Fiddler’s Convention
February 5, 2022, 10AM-5PM

Plemmons Student Union on Appalachian State University's Campus in


Registration Information

Registrations close 15 minutes prior to the respective competition. For example, guitar registration closes at 11:45am and the competition begins at 12:00pm. Be mindful of competition schedule in order to not miss your competitions time slot. If you would like to register ahead of time CLICK HERE.

A registration table will be located in the foyer outside the Summit Trail Solarium in the Plemmons Student Union.

  • Order of registration will determine order of play. Registered competitors who fail to appear when their name is called will be disqualified from that competition.
  • Competitors may only register for one instrument competition (this does not include Folk Song, Dance, or Stringband).
  • Winners in each youth competition from the 2019 Fiddlers Convention must compete in the adult categories at the 2022 Fiddlers Convention.
  • ALL prize winners must bring a valid form of ID and the ribbon they received to claim their prize. All prizes will be awarded after the last competition at 5pm, no earlier.

Please note competition times have changed since previous conventions!





Adult Mandolin

11:00am - 11:30am

Solarium Stage

Youth Guitar

11:00am - 11:50am

Linville Falls

Adult Guitar

11:40pm - 12:10pm

Solarium Stage

Youth Banjo

12:00pm - 12:50pm

Linville Falls

Adult Banjo

12:20pm - 1:20pm

Solarium Stage

Youth Fiddle

1:00pm - 1:50pm

Linville Falls

Adult Fiddle

1:30pm - 2:30pm

Solarium Stage

Folk Song


2:00pm - 3:30pm

Linville Falls

String Band


2:45pm - 3:50pm

Solarium Stage

Adult & Youth Dance

4:00pm - 5:00pm

Solarium Stage