Competition Schedule

Friday, June 17, 2022

Convention Starts at 6:00 PM

 

Adult contestants (individual and bands) may register at any time on Friday beginning at 4:00 PM. Registration will be open through the evening. Even if you registered on line, you must go to the Welcome Center to pick up you number.  Friday competition will be a mixture of individual and band competition.  There is not a set schedule for Friday night. Competition begins at 6:00 PM and goes until the last one competes. 
 

Individual Competition

  • Fiddle (Bluegrass)

  • Fiddle (Old Time)

  • Guitar

  • Bass

  • Autoharp

  • Mandolin

  • Banjo (Bluegrass)

  • Banjo (Claw Hammer)

  • Dulcimer 

  • Dobro

  • Folk Song Women

  • Folk Song

  • Harmonica 

Bands

  • Band (Old Time)

  • Band (Bluegrass)
     

**Winner of Bands competition will be invited to play Song of Mountains in Marion, VA

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Saturday, June 18, 2022

Golf Cart Parade begins at 10:00 AM through the campground. Prize will be rewarded for best decorated golf cart. Free to enter. 

Convention begins 12:00 12:00 Noon with Youth Individual Competition. Youth Bands to follow immediately. Awards will be presented to Youth after Youth Bands. 

Contestants (individual and bands) may register from 11:00 AM until 5:00 PM.  All individual contestants will perform before 7:00 PM when the adult competition begins.

 

Dance Competitors will need to be registered by 8:00 PM. Competition will begin at 8:30 PM on Saturday, June 18th.

 

***ALL SONGS MUST BE FROM THE PUBLIC DOMAIN. 
 

Individual Competition

  • Fiddle (Bluegrass)

  • Fiddle (Old Time)

  • Guitar

  • Bass

  • Autoharp

  • Mandolin

  • Banjo (Bluegrass)

  • Banjo (Claw Hammer)

  • Dulcimer 

  • Dobro

  • Folk Song Women

  • Folk Song

  • Flatfoot Dance - "No taps allowed in flatfoot dance contest." The judges will be judging the footwork, not the sound.

  • Harmonica

Bands 

  • Band (Old Time)

  • Band (Bluegrass)
     

**Winner of Band Competition will be invited to play Song of the Mountains in Marion, VA


We are excited to announce the Legendary, Tim White will be the weekend emcee 

Click HERE for Prize Schedule

Click HERE for Competition Rules
 

***Note: Being the 1st Abingdon Fiddlers' Convention, the schedule is subject to change without notice. Updates will be made closer to convention. Also, will be updated on social media.  Pre-Registration and Camping Reservations highly recommended. 
Washington County Fairgrounds and The Abingdon Fiddlers’ Convention is not responsible for theft or damage to property or any bodily injury. Your attendance and participation in this event is an express waiver of any and all event and premise liability for theft or damage to property or any bodily injury occurring on the premises or during the course of the event.