L-R: Mike Cramer, Minneapolis, MN (2nd Place), Ian Ly, San Francisco, CA (1st Place), and Hayden Reidling, Dawsonville, GA (3rd Place)
Date: September 16, 2023 Time: 11:46 a.m.
Contest Name: 2023 National Guitar Flat Pick Championship
Champion: Ian Ly
City/State/Zip: San Francisco, CA
Prize Instrument Selected: Collings Winfield Model Mahogany/Adirondack Spruce Guitar Collings Guitar, Inc., 11210 W. Highway 290, Austin, TX 78737 (512) 288-7776 collingsguitars.com
2nd Place: Mike Cramer
City/State/Zip: Minneapolis, MN
Prize Instrument Selected: PK Thompson D-MA Guitar – PK Thompson Guitars 352 East Main Avenue, Sisters, OR 97759 (541)-588-6211 pktguitars.com
3rd Place: Hayden Reidling
City/State/Zip: Dawsonville, GA
Prize Instrument Selected: Martin D-28 Guitar – C.F. Martin & Co., 510 Sycamore St., Nazareth, PA 18064 (610) 759-2837 martinguitar.com
Runners up: Danny Spires, Wilmington, OH, and Chapman Welch, Pearland, TX
19 contestants from 15 states.