2024 International Finger Style Guitar Championship Prizes

1st Place

2nd Place

3rd Place


Those who compete in the Final Round, but do not win 1st, 2nd, or 3rd place, will receive one Paige Capo and a beautiful Wall Plaque commemorating their Top 5 placement in the competition.

FS Finger Style Guitar

This Huss & Dalton  FS Guitar is aimed directly at the modern finger-style player. This guitar has a Carpathian spruce top, figured East Indian rosewood back and sides, and the custom Kansas Windmill inlay  in Abalone on the peghead, telling everyone you are an international winner.

420 Bridge Street
Staunton, VA  24401-4508


50th Anniversary Builder's Edition 814ce LTD Guitar

There’s a reason why the 814ce is Taylor’s chosen guitar to represent it’s 50th Anniversary. This limited edition guitar includes Indian rosewood body for rich lows and sparkling highs and a sinker redwood top for warmth, power and touch sensitivity. It includes the patented V-Class bracing which improves volume, sustain and harmony and an ES2 electronics and a hardshell case.  Production of this beauty is limited  to 1,974 worldwide, representing the year Taylor started producing their guitars.

1980 Gillespie Way
El Cajon, CA  92020

Bourgeois Touchstone Signature Guitar

Showcasing some of the finest materials and painstaking attention to detail for which Bourgeois Guitars in known, the new Touchstone Signature features select Madagascar rosewood back and sides and a torrefied, old growth Alaskan Sitka spruce soundboard.  The body, fretboard, and headstock are all bound in Ziricote, a figured wood which pairs with Dana BOurgeois’ distinctive tri-color herringbone top border and delicate pearl inlays to create an air of understated elegance.

41 Canal Street
Lewiston, ME  04240-7764


Fishman Loudbox Artist Amplifier

One Loudbox Artist will be given to the First Place winner.  It features 120 watts of ultra-clean, bi-amplified acoustic power, two versatile input channels with Fishman’s legendary tone and feedback fighting controls, plus a new dual effects section making the new Loudbox Artist the ultimate portable acoustic instrument amplifier for the seriously active musician.

Fishman Matrix Pickup and Preamp System

One pickup and preamp system will be given to the First Place winner.

6 Riverside Drive
Andover, MA  01810

One custom handcrafted stand with carrying case will be given to the first place winner of the International Finger Style Guitar Championship.

Solid Ground Stands

9156 E 37th Court
Tulsa, OK 74145

One custom hat will be given to the First Place winner.

601 W. Douglas
Wichita, KS 67213

Revolutionizing the pick industry!  One pick of choice will be given to the First Place winner.

1112 New Henderson Rd
Knoxville, TN  37931

One Paige Capo will be given to  each of the three winners and to each of the two finalists.

11329 Moscow Rd
Jonesville, MI  49250

One Capo will be given to the First Place Winner.

P. O. Box 362
Brenham, TX  77384

Silver Pearl Designs

One silver encased 2022 Festival pick pendant will be given to the First Place winner.

Silver Pearl Designs by Debbie Winton

9125 W 82nd St N
Valley Center, KS  67147

Brendan White Jewelry Designs

One each music related, custom designed jewelry by Brendan White will be given to the first place winner. 

Brendan White Jewelry Designs

P.O. Box 1344
Gypsum, CO 81637

All contests will be held on Stage IV.  

Contestants must have a valid wristband for the day of the contest in order to gain admittance to the Festival grounds.

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