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39th Annual Natchitoches-NSU Folk Festival July 20-21, 2018

The Folk Festival will host the Louisiana State Fiddle Championship in Magale Recital Hall which is housed in the CAPA Annex and is located at 140 Central Avenue.  Fiddlers from around the state will compete for cash prizes and ribbons. The categories of competition are: Twin Fiddles, Non-Championship, and Championship.  Contestants in the Twin Fiddles division and the Championship division will compete for cash prizes. The top two fiddlers from each age group in the Championship Division will compete for cash prizes and the opportunity to be recognized as the state's best fiddler. The winner of the Championship Division will be awarded the title of Grand Champion and will play on the Festival's main stage in Prather Coliseum.
Participants may play in either the Non-Championship or Championship Divisions (not both). All participants may compete in the Twin Fiddles category. 
The Louisiana State Fiddle Championship is open to all Louisiana residents.

Prather coliseum and CAPA Annex/Magale Recital Hall are Wheelchair Accessible.




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