Be sure to review the Contest Rules before you register.
There are two ways to register for the fiddle contest: (The PayPal payment option is no longer operative.)
In person on the day of the contest, $10 fee
In advance by mail, $8.00 fee
Complete the form on line and pay $10 on day of contest
Contestants may register the day of the contest. The doors to the EPC will open at 10:00 am and contestants must be completely registered before 12:30 pm. Drawing for your place in the order of play will be at 12:30 in the registration area. Please don’t be late or you may be disqualified.
If you wish to register in advance by mail, see the Registration form below to see what items are required, include a check made to IOTFA for the $8.00 advance fee and mail it a week before Oct 15 to allow time for U.S. Mail delivery by Oct 22, 2022. Send your application and check to IOTFA via the Secretary/Treasure address (to Lerna, IL) given on the Home Page
Each constant may enter one of four divisions:
- Beginner (10 and under)
- Junior (11-19)
- Senior (70 and over)
- Open Division
Each division provides trophies and prize money to the top fiddlers in their respective category. Contestants and spectators attend from all areas of Illinois.