The 17th annual Colorado Fiddle Championships (CFC) at the National Western Stock Show will be held on January 12th and 13th, 2019.
The contest is held the first weekend in the Beef Palace Auction Arena at the National Western Complex. The Colorado Fiddle Championships draws nationally recognized fiddlers, including previous Grand Champions of the National Oldtime Fiddlers contest, Bob Wills Fiddle Festival & Contest, Texas State Championships/Fiddlers Frolics and Grand Masters Champions.
Our judging panel for the 2019 Colorado Fiddle Championships are: Junior Marriott, Roberta Rast, and Wes Westmoreland III. We are so proud to have secured such outstanding professionals to judge! Our distinguished staff guitarists are Joey McKenzie and Anthony Mature. Our talented sound engineer is John Lardinois.
For the third year, there will be a Bob Wills Swing Fiddle division, sanctioned by the Bob Wills Heritage Foundation Inc., which seeks to preserve and promote Bob Will’s legacy through publications, recordings, educational outreach, events – all avenues to share the music and story of this American innovator and artist. Click here for the Bob Wills division rules.
There will be a judged guitar accompanist division. We are proud and honored to have Jake Jabs of American Furniture Warehouse sponsor this division.
Please join us at the 2019 Colorado Fiddle Championships for one of the finest fiddle contests in the nation! Contest registration is OPENING SOON!