The City of Leitchfield has announced that the Leitchfield Freedom Festival and Twin Lakes National Fiddler Championship will be cancelled for 2020 due to concerns over the COVID-19 pandemic and for the safety of the participants, audience and the community. 

 

We would like to thank all the participants who had committed to attend this year and hope you understand that safety is our number one concern. Please mark your calendars to join us for the 2021 Twin Lakes National Fiddler Championship to be held on Saturday July 17, 2021.

Schedule of Events

2021

Competition begins at 9:00am CDT

 

                   

 

  1st 2nd 3rd 4th 5th 6th 7th 8th 9th 10th
Small Fry Fiddle ( Ages 8 and under) $225 $175 $150 $125 $100 $75 $60 $50 $40 $30
Jr Jr Fiddle (Ages 9 thru 12) $250 $225 $200 $175 $150 $125 $100 $75 $60 $50
Flatpick Guitar $150 $125 $75 $60 $50 - - - - -
Jr Fiddle (ages 13 to 17) $350 $300 $250 $225 $200 $150 $100 $75 $60 $50
Young Adult Fiddle (18 to 39) $350 $300 $250 $225 $200 $150 $100 $75 $60 $50
Mandolin $150 $125 $75 $60 $50 - - - - -
Adult Fiddle (40 to 59) $350 $300 $250 $225 $200 $150 $100 $75 $60 $50
Sr Fiddle (60 and over) $350 $300 $250 $225 $200 $150 $100 $75 $60 $50
Banjo $150 $125 $75 $60 $50 - - - - -
Championship Fiddle-Off $200 $175 $150 $125 $100 - - - - -
Dancing - No Holds Barred, All Ages $125 $100 $90 $80 $70 $60 $50 $40 $30 $25

 

The Twin Lakes Fiddle Festival honors several musicians have played a vital role in Fiddling in Grayson County at the contest each year.  

 

The Senior division trophy will be named the “Herman Alvey Trophy” in honor of Herman Alvey, one of
Grayson County’s finest fiddlers and a multiple winner of the KY State Senior Championship.

 

A special award, the “Bud Meredith Showmanship Award” will be given to honor Bud Meredith, one of Grayson County most famous fiddlers who competed at the national level.

 

The Dancing trophy will be named the “Leo Mudd Trophy” in honor of Leo Mudd, one of the coordinators of the KY State Fiddler Championship and a longtime supporter of music and youth in Grayson County.

 

The Grand Champion trophy will be named the “Jodie Hall Trophy” in honor of Jodie Hall, who started the Kentucky State Fiddler Championship and was a musician, luthier, author and vital support of music in Grayson County.