Chatham County's Traditional Music Festival

September 12 - 14, 2024

categories & prizes

Click HERE to register with early contestant admission rate!

Refunds, Rules & Regs

$5,000 Total Prizes

band contests

 

Old Time String Band

1st: $400      2nd: $200       3rd: $100

Bluegrass Band*

1st: $400      2nd: $200      3rd: $100

Non-Traditional Band

1st: $400      2nd: $150       3rd: $100

individual contests

Photo by Todd E. Gaul

 

Fiddle

1st: $175      2nd: $100      3rd: $75

Banjo

1st: $145     2nd: $90       3rd: $45

Guitar

1st: $145     2nd: $90       3rd: $45

Mandolin

1st: $145     2nd: $90       3rd: $45

Bass

1st: $130      2nd: $75       3rd: $45

Folk Song

1st: $130      2nd: $75       3rd: $45

Song Duets (new category!)

1st: $145     2nd: $90       3rd: $45

Instrument Duo (new!)

1st: $145     2nd: $90       3rd: $45

Dance

1st: $130      2nd: $75       3rd: $45

All Youth Contestants will receive a participant ribbon!

Youth Fiddle

1st: $50      2nd: $25       3rd: $15

Youth Other Instrument

1st: $45      2nd: $20       3rd: $10

Youth Dance

1st: $20      2nd: $10       3rd: $5

Cook-Off

1st: $125      2nd: $75       3rd: $50

*Bluegrass places will be added with registrations. There must be at least 3 bands registered to have a 1st place winner. There must be at least 4 bands registered to have a second place winner. There must be at least 6 bands registered for all three place prizes.

Click HERE to Register!

Contest Rules & Regulations

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