The Twin Lakes National Fiddler Championship contest is held annually each 3rd weekend of July.  The next contest will be held on Saturday, July 16, 2022 in Leitchfield, KY on the courthouse square starting at 9 am CDT in conjunction with the Leitchfield Fiddling Festival.  


There are 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 event is FREE to attend and will have special Free concert by The Cleverlys.


Click here for more information about the contest.




Pre-Registration is now Open. Click here to register online.


Pre-Festivities will begin on Friday, July 15, 2022 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, we will feature a concert by The Cleverlys. The Cleverlys are a one-of-kind comedy/music blend from the Ozarks who are known worldwide for their treatment of pop tunes such as "Blue (Da Ba Dee)" in a bluegrass/country way. Leitchfield native fiddler Matt Flake, who played with the group for many years, will again be joining them on fiddle as "Cub Cleverly". 


The concert and all events are free!


Make plans now to be in Leitchfield on Friday and Saturday, July 15 and 16, 2022 !!