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2019 CSOTFA State/Open Fiddle Championship & Picking Contest Schedule
Tentative
2019 Fiddle Judges 2019 Picking Judges
   
 
1. Schedule subject to change depending on number of contestants.
2. All contestants must be registered at least 30 MINUTES before their division begins, be available 30 MINUTES prior to the start of their Division, and have tune sheets turned in to Traffic Personnel at check-in time. (See general contest rule # 6) This includes the Friday night programs. Times are preliminary and may change as much as 15 minutes.  
Friday, April 12 at Lodi Grape Festival Fairgrounds, Burgandy Hall - 413 E. Lockeford St. Lodi, CA map
1:30 PM ... CSOTFA GENERAL MEMBERSHIP MEETING (All members PLEASE attend)
2:30 PM ... Registration opens
3:00 PM ... Opening Ceremony-Flag Salute-Invocation-Reading of the Deceased Members
3:15 PM ... Fiddle contestants meet with Judges in the Auditorium
3:30 PM ... Senior-Senior Fiddle Preliminaries (70 years & over)
4:15 PM ... Senior Fiddle Preliminaries (60 – 69 years)
4:35 PM ... Senior-Senior Finals (70 years & over)
5:00 PM ... Senior Finals (60 – 69 years)
5:25 PM ... AWARDS: Senior-Senior, Oldest Fiddler, Senior    
5:45 PM ... ANYTHING GOES – any age, any instrument
7:45 PM ... AWARDS: Anything Goes
8:00 PM ... Contra Dance
     
 
Saturday, April 13 at Lodi Grape Festival Fairgrounds, Burgandy Hall - 413 E. Lockeford St. Lodi, CA map
7:30 AM ... Registration Opens (Young Adults first PLEASE)
8:45 AM ... Judges meeting with all contestants
9:00 AM ... Young Adults (18-36 years) Fiddle Preliminaries     
9:30AM ... Adult (37 – 59 years) Fiddle Preliminaries
10:05 AM ... Junior (13–17 years) Fiddle Preliminaries
10:40 AM ... Junior-Juniors (9-12 years) Fiddle Preliminaries
11:20 AM ... Pee Wee (8 years & under) Fiddle Preliminaries
12:00 PM ... Open Preliminaries
12:45 PM   LUNCH BREAK
1:45 PM ... Junior Twin Fiddle (17 years & under) Preliminaries
2:15 PM ...

Open Twin Fiddle (any age) Preliminaries

2:45 PM ...

Junior Twin Fiddle Finals

3:00 PM ...

Open Twin Fiddle Finals

3:15 PM ... Junior Picking (17 years & under) Preliminaries
3:40 PM ... Open Picking (any age) Preliminaries  
4:30 PM ... Junior Picking (17 years & under) Finals  
4:45 PM ... Open Picking (any age) Finals    
5:00 PM ... AWARDS: Twin Fiddle and Picking   
5:30 PM   DINNER BREAK
6:30 PM ... Opening Ceremonies –Presentation of Colors-Invocation-Mayor’s Welcome
6:45 PM ... Pee Wee (8 years & under) Top 5 Fiddle Finalists
7:05 PM ... Junior-Junior (9 – 12 years) Top 5 Fiddle Finalists
7:30 PM ... Junior (13 – 17 years) Top 5 Fiddle Finalists
7:55 PM ... AWARDS: Pee Wee,  Junior-Junior, Junior,  Youngest Boy & Girl Fiddler
8:10 PM ... Adult (37 – 59 years) Top 5 Fiddle Finalists
8:35 PM ... Young Adult (18 – 36 years) Top 5 Fiddle Finalists
9:00 PM ... Open (any age) Top 5 Fiddle Finalists
9:25 PM ... Judges Perform
9:50 PM ... AWARDS: Adult, Young Adult, Accompanist, Open
 
 
Sunday, April 14 at Lodi Grape Festival Fairgrounds Burgandy Hall - 413 E. Lockeford St. Lodi, CA map
8:00 AM ... CSOTFA State Officers & Board of Directors Meeting
CSOTFA Members are welcome to attend