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Mission

The Wild Rose Old Tyme Fiddlers Association exists to encourage, foster and develop an appreciation of Old Tyme Fiddle Music in a spirit of friendship, and to preserve this musical heritage for our generation and for future generations to enjoy.

To fulfill its mission, the club will pursue the following objectives:

  1. To promote fiddle music in a friendly, sociable environment; and to oppose any attempt to disrupt the fraternity of Old Tyme Fiddle Music.
  2. To assist in the development of young and older amateur musicians by organizing and providing a venue for meetings, practice sessions and workshops.
  3. In general, to provide for the wholesale recreation of club members and their friends, and, in particular, to offer performance opportunities to beginners.
  4. To provide such equipment and furniture as the club may need to conduct its activities.
  5. To spread the sound of fiddle music throughout the community.
  6. To run the Grand North American Old Tyme Fiddle Championship yearly.
  7. To encourage new memberships and community involvement to support the continuous development of Old Tyme musicians.
  8. To encourage the membership to be well informed of the club operations; to take an active role in club activities and in the preparation of new leaders of the Association.