Indiana State Picking and Fiddling Contest
NEW DATE! Saturday, Aug. 30

May 22, 2014

In less than one month (Labor Day Weekend - August 30, 2014), fiddlers and pickers alike will congregate at the Gibson County Fairgrounds in Princeton, IN to celebrate the 35th Annual Indiana State Picking and Fiddling Championships.

There is over $4875.00 in cash prizes and plaques for winners.

Our Nationally Recognized Judges include:

" Daniel Carwile
" Amy Carwile
" Bobby Wilson
" Kenny Cardin

We have made this event at on day contest and the new categories' are as followed. Gambler's Draw, Guitar, Banjo, Mandolin, Old Time Singers, Free Style Clogging, Jr. Jr. Fiddle, Jr. Fiddle Adult Fiddle, Senior Fiddle, Grand Champion Fiddle, Accompanist, and Directors Choice Award.

We also have a group of talented musicians called Shade Tree Players who enjoy the preservation and playing of mountain, gospel, and folk music. The instruments played include the washtub base, dulcimer, washboard, ukulele, jaw harp, mandolin, guitar, and many more starting before registration all the way to show time starting at 10am. Then again on the free stage later that day.

Please remember Gibson County is on CDT Time.

Hope to see a bunch of you there. And don't forget to spread the word.


Zach Southard
Director of Indiana State Picking and Fiddling Championships

Saturday, August 30, 2014
Registration begins at 9:00 AM.