SMITHVILLE FIDDLERS' JAMBOREE

JULY 6-7 ~ 2018

SCHEDULE of EVENTS

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Friday, June 6th, 2017 - Commencing at 9:00am

  1. OLD-TIME APPALACHIAN FOLKSINGING (Solo)* 1st-$125 · 2nd-$100 · 3rd-$75
  2. JUNIOR CLOGGING (Ages 13 – 39)* 1st-$125 · 2nd-$100 · 3rd-$75
  3. JUNIOR BUCK DANCING (Ages 13 – 39)* 1st-$125 · 2nd-$100 · 3rd-$75
  4. OLD-TIME APPALACHIAN FOLKSINGING (Duet, Trio, Quartet)* 1st-$125 · 2nd-$100 · 3rd-$75
  5. DOBRO GUITAR 1st-$125 · 2nd-$100 · 3rd-$75
  6. DULCIMER, Mountain 1st-$125 · 2nd-$100 · 3rd-$75
  7. DULCIMER, Hammer 1st-$125 · 2nd-$100 · 3rd-$75
  8. NOVELTY EVENT (Spoon Clacking, Jug Blowing, Washboard, Tub, Saws)** 1st-$125 · 2nd-$100 · 3rd-$75
  9. AUTOHARP 1st-$125 · 2nd-$100 · 3rd-$75
  10. GOSPEL SINGING(Solo)* 1st-$125 · 2nd-$100 · 3rd-$75
  11. COUNTRY HARMONICA 1st-$125 · 2nd-$100 · 3rd-$75
  12. OLD-TIME BANJO 1st-$125 · 2nd-$100 · 3rd-$75
  13. YOUTH SQUARE DANCING (4 Couples – 8 Total Dancers)* 1st-$300 · 2nd-$200 · 3rd-$100
  14. GOSPEL SINGING (Duet, Trio and Quartet)* 1st-$125 · 2nd-$100 · 3rd-$75
  15. MANDOLIN 1st-$125 · 2nd-$100 · 3rd-$75
  16. OLD-TIME FIDDLE BAND 1st-$525 · 2nd-$425 · 3rd-$325
  • Finals in above catagories 1.-16. and usually begin between 5-7pm depending on weather and number of contestents.

*Check rules and regulations for time limits. – The Jamboree Committee reserves the right to put time limits on any event.

**(Appalachian-Related only)

Saturday, July 7th, 2018 - Commencing at 9:00am

  1. JUNIOR OLD-TIME APPALACHIAN FLATFOOT DANCE (Ages 0-39) 1st-$125 · 2nd-$100 · 3rd-$75
  2. SENIOR OLD-TIME APPALACHIAN FLATFOOT DANCE (Ages 40 +) 1st-$125 · 2nd-$100 · 3rd-$75
  3. SENIOR BUCK DANCING (Ages 40 +)* 1st-$125 · 2nd-$100 · 3rd-$75
  4. SENIOR CLOGGING (Ages 40 +)* 1st-$125 · 2nd-$100 · 3rd-$75

*Check rules and regulations for time limits. – The Jamboree Committee reserves the right to put time limits on any event.

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NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP
COUNTRY MUSICIAN BEGINNERS
(Ages through 12 years by event date)

  1. BEGINNER BUCK DANCING* 1st-$100 · 2nd-$75 · 3rd-$50
  2. BEGINNER CLOGGING* 1st-$100 · 2nd-$75 · 3rd-$50
  3. BEGINNER DOBRO GUITAR 1st-$100 · 2nd-$75 · 3rd-$50
  4. BEGINNER MANDOLIN 1st-$100 · 2nd-$75 · 3rd-$50
  5. BEGINNER BANJO, Five-String 1st-$100 · 2nd-$75 · 3rd-$50
  6. BEGINNER FLAT TOP GUITAR 1st-$100 · 2nd-$75 · 3rd-$50
  7. BEGINNER FIDDLE 1st-$100 · 2nd-$75 · 3rd-$50
  • Finals in above 7 beginner catagories.

Beginner Events 3. – 6. Overall Award – Best Overall Instrumental Entertainer Trophy - $125 to the Winner

The James G. “Bobo” Driver National Championship Country Musician Beginners Fiddlers’ Memorial Trophy - $175 to the Winner

  1. BLUEGRASS BANJO1st-$125 · 2nd-$100 · 3rd-$75
  2. JUNIOR FIDDLERS (Ages 13-39)1st-$225 · 2nd-$175 · 3rd-$150
  3. FLAT TOP GUITAR1st-$125 · 2nd-$100 · 3rd-$75
  4. CONTEST FIDDLE (Neil Dudney Award)1st-$125 · 2nd-$100 · 3rd-$75
  5. BLUEGRASS BAND1st-$525 · 2nd-$425 · 3rd-$325
  6. SENIOR FIDDLERS (Ages 40 + Over)1st-$225 · 2nd-$175 · 3rd-$150
  7. SQUARE DANCING (4 Couples – 8 Total Dancers)*1st-$400 · 2nd-$300 · 3rd-$200
  8. JR. & SR. FIDDLERS’ FIDDLE-OFF for Grand Championship and the Berry C. Williams Memeorial Trophy - $300 to the winner
  • Finals will be held in above catagories 17.-27. and usually begin between 5-7pm depending on weather and number of contestents.

*Check rules and regulations for time limits. – The Jamboree Committee reserves the right to put time limits on any event.

(Participants can only win 2 years in a row in one category, out the third year, then are eligible to enter again.)
JUDGING: No contestants will participate in judging.
CONTESTANT RULES ARE AVAILABLE.
All Amateur Musicians, Singers, Dancers and Entertainers Invited.
EACH PARTICIPANT IN EACH EVENT MUST PAY A FEE OF $8.00 PER PERSON

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CONTEST REGISTRATION

Registration for all contestants will be held behind the stage. No advance registration required for singers, musicians, dancers and entertainers.


Friday & Saturday Registration Times
8:00 a.m. until 15 minutes before category begins

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