The Twin Lakes National Fiddler Championship contest is held annually each 3rd weekend of July. The next contest will be held on Saturday, July 15, 2023 in Leitchfield, KY on the courthouse square starting at 9 am CDT in conjunction with the Leitchfield Fiddling Festival. The event will be aired LIVE on Livestream and is free: Go to https://livestream.com/Fiddle/2020TwinLakesFiddlerChampionship.
Prizes have been increased in all categories – now offering over $12,000 in total prizes! The combined fiddle prizes are the BIGGEST east of the Mississippi!
We have six categories of competition in fiddling, as well as dancing, guitar, mandolin and banjo. All six Fiddle categories are Certified by the National Oldtime Fiddlers’ Contest at Weiser, Idaho.
Click here for more information about the contest.
Pre-Festivities will begin on Friday, July 14, 2023 at 6:00 pm with events around the city and Courthouse Square.
On Saturday, the fun will begin early on the Courthouse Square. Several special performances are planned throughout the day. In addition to the competition on the east side of the square, the Leitchfield Freedom Festival events are happen all around the square with vendor booths, crafts, amusement rides and activities for the kids, an antique car/truck/bike/rat rode show.
On Saturday evening after the competition, we will feature a free concert by the Cleverlys! The concert and all events are free!
Make plans now to be in Leitchfield on Friday and Saturday, July 14 and 15, 2023!!
View 2022 brochure below
SKM_C25822031010080 2022 Twin Lakes National Fiddler Championship