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48th Walnut Valley Festival

National Flat-Picking Championships

Sept. 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 2019

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2019 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.

Thursday, February 21, 2019 through Saturday, February 23, 2019

  • Deep South Mountain Dulcimer Championship
  • Deep South Hammer Dulcimer Championship

Location

Calvary Baptist Church
1123 Hwy 42
Petal, MS 39465

Deep South Dulcimer Competition

Dulcimer Jamboree

Thurday, April 25, 2019 through Saturday, April 27, 2019

  • Southern Regional Hammer Dulcimer Championship - Saturday, April 27, 2019
  • Southern Regional Mountain Dulcimer Championship - Saturday, April 27, 2019

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Daren Dortin, Music Director
daren.dortin@arkansas.gov
870-269-3851

Location

Ozark Folk Center
1032 Park Avenue
Mountain View, AR 72560-6008

Website
Ozark Folk Center | State Park | Mountain View, Arkansas

Lone Star State Dulcimer Festival &

Texas State Dulcimer Championships

Friday, May 10, 2019 through Sunday, May 12, 2019

  • Texas State Hammer Dulcimer Championship
  • Texas State Mountain Dulcimer Championship

Lone Star State Dulcimer Society

Website

Location

Oakdale Park
1019 NE Barnard St
Glen Rose, TX 76043

Lone Star State Dulcimer Society

Arkansas Thumbpicking Workshops &

Finger Style Guitar Championships

Friday, May 17, 2019 through Sunday, May 19, 2019

  • Arkansas Thumbpicking Finger Style Guitar Championship - Saturday, May 18, 2019
  • Guitar Workshops

More Info

Daren Dortin, Music Director
daren.dortin@arkansas.gov
870-269-3851

Location

Ozark Folk Center
1032 Park Avenue
Mountain View, AR 72560-6008

Website
Ozark Folk Center | State Park | Mountain View, Arkansas

Ogden Music Festival &

Utah State Instrument Championships

Friday, May 31, 2019 through Sunday, June 2, 2019

  • Utah State Banjo Championship - Sunday, June 2, 2019
  • Utah State Flat Pick Guitar Championship - Saturday, June 1, 2019
  • Utah State Finger Style Guitar Championship - Saturday, June 1, 2019
  • Utah State Old Time Fiddle Championship - Sunday, June 2, 2019
  • Utah State Mandolin Championship - Saturday, June 1, 2019

More Info

Intermountain Acoustic Music Association
iamaprez@iamaweb.org

Website
Intermountain Acoustic Music Association

Location

Ft. Buenaventura
Ogden, UT 84401

Texas State Championships

Friday, May 3, through Saturday, May 4, 2019

  • Texas State Mandolin Championship -- Friday, May 3
  • Texas State Flat Pick Guitar Championship -- Friday, May 3
  • Texas State Banjo Championship -- Friday, May 4

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Bluegrass Heritage Association
Attn: Alan Tompkins
P.O. Box 25032
Dallas, TX 75225
info@pearlbluegrass.com

Website

Location

Wyndham Garden Dallas North Hotel
2645 LBJ Freeway
Farmers Branch, TX 75234

Website

Coshocton Dulcimer Days Festival

Mid-East Regional Dulcimer Championships

Friday, June 14, 2019 through Sunday, June 16, 2019

  • Mid-East Regional Mountain Dulcimer Championship
  • Mid-East Regional Hammer Dulcimer Championship
Coshocton Dulcimer Days

Location

Historic Roscoe Village
Coshocton, OH 43812

Indiana State Finger Style Guitar Championship

Friday, July 26, 2019 through Monday, July 29, 2019

  • Indiana State Finger Style Guitar Championship

Location

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

Indiana State Fingerstyle Guitar Competition | Brown County, Indiana

Wyoming State Guitar Championships

Friday, July 26, 2019 through Sunday, July 28, 2019

  • Wyoming State Finger Style Guitar Championships - Sunday, July 28, 2019
  • Wyoming State Flat Pick Guitar Championships - Sunday, July 28, 2019

Location

Historic Triangle (Herschler) Park in Downtown Kemmerer
Pine Avenue
Kemmerer, Wyoming

The Oyster Ridge Music Festival

Office Hours

Post-Festival through May

Monday-Friday
9am-Noon; 1pm to 5pm

June through August 2nd

Monday-Friday
9am-5pm

August 3rd through September 7th

Monday-Friday
9am-5pm

Saturday
9am-1pm