The Twin Lakes National Fiddler Championship contest is held annually each 3rd weekend of July. The next contest will be held on Saturday, July 18, 2020 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.
NEW for 2020: 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.
The Twin Lakes Fiddle Festival Queen Pageant will not be held this year. For more information about the pageant you can click here.
Pre-Festivities will begin on Friday, July 17, 2020 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, a car "Cruise-In', Sponsored by the Western Kentucky Car Club, and much more! Click here for more information about the Leitchfield Freedom Festival.
On Saturday evening after the competition, we will feature a free concert! The concert and all events are free!
Make plans now to be in Leitchfield on Friday and Saturday, July 17 and 18, 2020 !!