2024 Accredited Contests

These state and regional championships are accredited by the Walnut Valley Association, complying with rules, regulations, and protocols set forth by Walnut Valley Association.  The winner of these championships receive one free Full-Festival Ticket to the Walnut Valley Festival and are guaranteed entry into their respective international, national or regional championship held each year the Third Weekend of September at the Walnut Valley Festival.

July 25 - 27, 2024

Fly In Festival

Huntington, West Virginia


Text Contest Questions to:  304-593-5650

Indiana State Finger Style Guitar Championship

Indiana String Fest
Brown County Playhouse
70 South Van Buren Street
Nashville, IN 47448

Friday, July 26, 2024 through Saturday, July 27, 2024

Indiana State Fingerstyle Guitar Competition | Brown County, Indiana

World of Bluegrass Week, September 27, 2024

Event Info:          anna@ibma.org

Event Phone:     (615) 256-3222


Event Location:     World of Bluegrass
                                    Raleigh Convention Center
                                    500 S. Salisbury St
                                    Raleigh, NC  27601,  USA

Friday, May 10, 2024 through Sunday, May 12, 2024

Lone Star State Dulcimer Society


Oakdale Park
1019 NE Barnard St
Glen Rose, TX 76043


More Info

Lone Star State Dulcimer Society

Utah State Instrument Championships

Dates and Times to be Determined

Intermountain Acoustic Music Association

For Contest Info Contact:

Intermountain Acoustic Music Association
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