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Colorado Old Time Fiddlers’ Association

In Memory of Kaitlin Kenney

Welcome! The Colorado Old Time Fiddlers’ Association (COTFA) is dedicated to fiddling of all kinds, with a special emphasis on contest (Texas Style) fiddling. We produce contests across Colorado, culminating in the Colorado Fiddle Championships at the National Western Stock Show, and provide workshops and other helpful programs for aspiring and veteran fiddlers in the Rocky Mountain Empire.

Upcoming Events:

The 13th annual Colorado Fiddle Championships at the National Western Stock Show is scheduled for Saturday and Sunday, January 10th and 11th 2015! 

We are looking forward to having Justin Branum, John Francis, and Katrina Nicolayeff as our judging panel, we well as Anthony Mature and Joey MacKenzie as staff guitarists.  Once again, the voice of the Colorado Fiddle Championships, Nicole Scribner will be behind the mic as Mistress of Ceremonies.  And as always, John Lardinois of Minot, ND will be our sound engineer.

The Quality Inn, Denver will be our host hotel again this year offering contestants and their families the special Colorado Fiddle Championships rate of $85 per night.  Please book your reservations today and let them know your are with the contest.

Please watch for online registration to begin November 15, 2014.

1st Annual Bob Wills Fiddle Festival and Contest in Greenville, TX October 31st to November 2nd 2014.  Judges will be JayDean Ludiker, Jimmie Don Bates, Tonya Hopkins and Calvin Vollrath.

Form more information about contests, concerts, camps and other events happening throughout Colorado and the country, check out our calendar!

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