IN ALL CATEGORIES: Judging is based on: intonation, timing and style. (Townsend, Messer and Vollrath are recommended styles.) All fiddles are played acoustically. No cross/double or shuffle bowing is accepted. Mutes must be removed or backed away from the bridge.
See page 3 for additional rules for the
Alberta Open classes.
|Championship (any age)||Golden (70 & over)||Traditional|
|Advanced Intermediate (19-54)||Youth (15-18)||Twin Fiddle Harmony|
|Intermediate (19-54)||Junior (10-14)|
|Senior (55-69)||Junior Junior (9 & under)|
A practice place will be provided for contestants to practice and warm up prior to the event. A keyboard will be available for the contestants' use. When possible, the house accompanist will be available to practice with you, but please be considerate. Run through your tunes with him as quickly as possible. His time is limited, and there are many others who wish his attention as well.
Review the Suggestions for Competition Contestants document before the contest.
Registrations will be accepted on site
Friday: 5:30 - 7:00 pm
Saturday and Sunday: 8:30 am
1 free adult admission per family for
contestants under 18