2017 Winners

2017 Winners

Adult Winners

Bluegrass Band

First           Bad Ridge, Haysi, VA Second      Harrison Ridge, Mt. Airy, NC Third         Coyote Café, Kingsport, TN Fourth       Last Minute, Jefferson, NC Fifth           Gaining Ground, Mocksville, NC

Old Time Band

First           Strictly Strings, Boone, NC Second       High Ridge Pickers, West Jefferson, NC Third         Cabin Creek Boys, Lansing, NC Fourth       Tater Hill Mashers, Boone, NC Fifth           Civil Gap, Sparta, NC Sixth          The Ralston Family, North Wilkesboro, NC

Bluegrass Fiddle

First           Ruth Shumway, West Jefferson, NC Second       Carrie Webster, Faith, NC Third         Crystal Shipley, Winston Salem, NC Fourth       Chris Testerman, Lansing, NC Fifth          Madison Elmore, Hays, NC

Old Time Fiddle

First          Ruth Shumway, West Jefferson, NC Second     Chris Testerman, Lansing, NC Third       Anissa Burnett, Boone, NC Fourth     Erika Testerman, Lansing, NC Fifth         Willow  Dillion, Boone, NC

Guitar

First         Eric Hardin, West Jefferson, NC Second     Joshua Raines, Haysi, VA Third        Daniel Thrailkill, Mt.Ulla, NC Fourth     Brandon Graybeal, West Jefferson, NC Fifth         Steve Kilby, Mouth of Wilson, VA

Dobro

First        Andrew Dowling, Spartanburg, SC Second    Jim Ball, Mocksville, NC Third       Jim Reynolds, Glendale Springs, NC

Mandolin

First        Matt Stacy, Grundy, VA Second    Caleb Coatney, Boone, NC Third       Jonah Horton, Wilkesboro, NC Fourth     Devin Huie, Purlear, NC Fifth        Jeff Moretz

Bluegrass Banjo

First         Eric Hardin, West Jefferson, NC Second     Mike Mullins, Hays, NC Third       Gary Webb, Max, Meadows, VA Fourth     Ted Nixon, Mocksville, NC Fifth        Alex Edwards, Salisbury, NC

Old Time Banjo

First        Jared Boyd, Galax, Va Trish Kilby Fore, Galax, VA Second    Madison Shepherd, Jefferson, NC Third       Kevin Fore, Galax, Va Fourth    Caleb Coatney, Boone, NC Fifth        Joshua White, West Jefferson, NC

Bass Fiddle

First         Jamie Stacy, Raven, VA Second    Stacy Boyd, Laurel Fork, VA Third      Tommy Nichols, Mt. Airy, NC Fourth    Ben Silcox,  Riner, Va Fifth      Will Thrailkill, Mt. Ulla, NC

Autoharp

First        JoAnn Redd, Galax, VA Second    Vickie Boyd, Laurel Fork, VA Third       Virgil Adams, Galax, VA Fourth     Lois Shumake, Olin, NC Fifth        Wayne Seymour, Reidsville, NC

Dulcimer

First        John McCallum, Glendale Spring, NC Second    Mary Greene, Boone, NC Third      Steve Kilby, Mouth of Wilson, VA Fourth    Lois Hornbostel, Bryson City, NC Fifth      Ehukai Teves, Bryson City, NC

Folk Song

First        Daniel Thrailkill, Mt. Ulla, NC Second    Jamie Stacy, Raven, Va Third      Chad Harrison, Claudville, VA Fourth    Coleman Emerson, Salisbury, NC Fifth       Anneli Burnett, Boone, NC

Dance

First        Madison Shepherd, Jefferson, NC Second    Karlie Keepfer, Sparta, NC Third      Anneli Burnett, Boone, NC

Youth Winners

Youth Band

First        The Lucky Ones, Boone, NC Second    The Ralston Family, North Wilkesboro, NC

Bluegrass Fiddle

First          Asa Nelson, Zionville, NC Second     Madison Elmore, Hays, NC Third       Libby Harbour, Wilkesboro, NC

Old Time Fiddle

First         Asa  Nelson, Zionville, NC Second    Rachel Mosher, Sugar Grove, NC Third      Sophia Burnett, Boone, NC

Guitar

First         Devin Huie, Purlear, NC Second    Anna Rollins, Wilkesboro, NC Third      Austin Blackburn, Ronda, NC

Mandolin

First       Owen Combs, Roaring River, NC Second    Emma Lowe, Wilkesboro, NC Third      Corbin McLean, Hays, NC

Bluegrass Banjo

First        Jacob Moretz, Boone, NC Second    Ethan Pardue, Sparta, NC Third      Ettore Buzzini, Mooresville, NC

Old Time Banjo

First         Louie Winger, Boone, NC Second    Karlie Keepfer, Sparta, NC

Bass Fiddle

First      Owen Combs, Roaring River, NC

 



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