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The Ohio State  Fiddlers’ Contest
Friday Aug. 18th, 2023
Certified by Weiser


Whether you're a fiddler, or someone who enjoys fiddling, this contest offers something for you. Held in historic Stuart's Opera House, this event will put a smile on your face, and have you tapping your toes in no time!


The first round of competition decides the winner of each age group, who then continue on to the championship round, and compete for the title of "Grand Champion," as well as and additional $300 and a plaque.

Register below - if you register online, you can always change your tune selections later, including the day of the contest. You can also register the day of the event.

  • 12 and under

  • 13-18 

  • 19-54

  • 55 and over 

* Rules note - the number of tunes in the opening round will be two(waltz and a hoedown). The championship round will play three tunes(hoedown, waltz, choice).​










Fiddlers Compete in 4 Age Groups

Age Groups 12 and under, 13-18, 19-54, 55+


13-18, 19-54, and 55+ compete for:

•1st Place - $300 and a plaque
•2nd Place - $200 and a medal
•3rd Place - $100 and a medal

12 and under 

•1st Place - $75 and a plaque

•2nd Place - $50 and a medal
•3rd Place - $25 and a medal


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