49th Walnut Valley Festival

September 15, 16, 17, 18, 19, 2021

National Flat-Picking Championships
Winfield, KS

September 15-19, 2021

National Flat-Picking Championships
Winfield, KS

2021 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.

Arkansas Thumbpicking Workshops &
Finger Style Guitar Championships

Postponed to 2022

Dates TBA

Ozark Folk Center | State Park | Mountain View, Arkansas

Location

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

Website

More Info

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

Dulcimer Jamboree
Southern Regional Dulcimer Championships

Postponed to 2022

Dates TBA

Ozark Folk Center | State Park | Mountain View, Arkansas

Location

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

Website

More Info

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

Friday, July 30, 2021 through Saturday, July 31, 2021

Indiana State Fingerstyle Guitar Competition | Brown County, Indiana

Location

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

Website

Friday, May 7, 2021 through Sunday, May 9, 2021

Lone Star State Dulcimer Society

Location

Oakdale Park
1019 NE Barnard St
Glen Rose, TX 76043

Website

More Info

Lone Star State Dulcimer Society
mrbanjoist@gmail.com
817-275-3872

August 20 - 21, 2021

Location

The Brewer's Kettle
308 E Mountain Street
Kernersville, NC 27284

Website

Contests Postponed to 2022

Dates TBA

The Oyster Ridge Music Festival

Postponed to 2022

Dates TBA

Deep South Dulcimer Competition

Location

Calvary Baptist Church
1123 Hwy 42
Petal, MS 39465

Utah State Instrument Championships

Saturday, July 17, 2021
Registration Begins at 8am; Contests Begin at 9am

Intermountain Acoustic Music Association

Location

Salt Lake Arts Academy
844 South 200 East
Salt Lake City, Utah

Website

More Info

Intermountain Acoustic Music Association
iamaprez@iamaweb.org

Nathalie Ozberkman, USIC Chair
nemkrebzo@hotmail.com
801-808-0120

Texas State Championships

Friday, April 23, 2021 through Saturday, April 24, 2021

Location

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

Website

More Info

Bluegrass Heritage Association
P.O. Box 25032
Dallas, TX 75225
info@bluegrassheritage.org

Website
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9am-Noon; 1pm to 5pm


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