Scott Fore Is The New Flat Pick Guitar Champion!

Pictured L-R: Steve Kaufman of Alcoa, TN, (2nd Place), Scott Fore of Radford, VA (1st Place), and John Shaw of Lincoln, NE (3rd Place) Held this past weekend in Winfield, Kansas at the Walnut Valley Festival, the National Guitar Flat Pick Championships yielded three new certified guru's on the instrument.

Scott Fore of Radford, VA is the 1st place winner earning him the title of 2015  National Guitar Flat Pick Champion and a prize instrument - a Collings Winfield Model Mahogany/Adirondack Spruce Guitar.

2nd and 3rd place winners were Steve Kaufman and John Shaw respectively.

Held annually each year on the 3rd weekend in September, the Walnut Valley Festival is the home of  the National Flat Pick Guitar Championship, the International Autoharp Championship, the International Fingerstyle Guitar, the National Mountain Dulcimer, the National Hammered Dulcimer Championship and the National Bluegrass Banjo Championship.

Other contests held at the Walnut Valley Festival are the National Mandolin Championship and the Walnut Valley Old Time Fiddle. 

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