Congratulations to New International Champions!

2016 National Guitar Flat Pick Champion Steve LewisHeld annually each year on the 3rd weekend in September, the Walnut Valley Festival is the home of the International Autoharp Championship, the International Fingerstyle Guitar, the National Mountain Dulcimer, the National Flat Pick Guitar Championship, the National Hammered Dulcimer Championship and the National Bluegrass Banjo Championship.

2016 National Guitar Flat Pick Championships

1st Place Winner:  Steve Lewis  --   Jefferson, NC 

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

2016 National Bluegrass Banjo Championships

1st Place Winner: Matt Davis  --  Murfreesboro, TN


2016 Walnut Valley Old Time Fiddle Championships

1st Place Winner:  Roger Netherton  --  St. Louis, MO

2016 International Finger Style Guitar Championships

1st Place Winner:  Jack Wilson --  Elk Grove Village, IL

2016 National Mandolin Championships

1st Place Winner:  Jordan Ramsey --  Boulder, CO

2016 National Mountain Dulcimer Championships

1st Place Winner:  Mark Gilston --  Cedar Park, TX

2016 National Hammer Dulcimer Championships

1st Place Winner:  Ilace Mears  --  Saddlebrooke, MO

2016 International Autoharp Contest

1st Place Winner:  Betty Scott --  Dallas, TX

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