Schedule of Events – 2016

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Fiddle Contest
Great Music – Top Entertainers
Great Food – Cajun Fun Night Friday
Barbecue Cook-Off / German & Czech Heritage
Lavaca County Showcase


Admission

Children under 12 FREE excluding Saturday night dance

Thursday night: FREE / Friday night: $10 / Saturday: $8 inside – $20 Saturday night dance.
Sunday: $8 inside-FREE outside / WEEKEND Pass: $45


CONGRATULATIONS to this year’s Hall of Fame inductee:

Henry Clay Gilliand


FIT AS A FIDDLE 5K RUN

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Thursday, April 21, 2016

6 p.m.– Jam Session


Friday, April 22, 2016

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6:00pm Anything Goes Fiddle Contest

7:45 p.m. –

Chris Rybak – Accordion Cowboy

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Bonnie Riley

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Keith Junot

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INSIDE – OUTSIDE

5 p.m.–Cajun Fun Night
Come taste the crawfish, gumbo, red bean & rice or sample the barbecue and Hamburgers.


Saturday, April 23, 2016

INSIDE

9 a.m. 
Approximate start time–Fiddle Contest – Forest Craig Freshman Division  [Note: 1st place winner new fiddle]
(15 and under) Prizes awarded to the top 10 contestants.

1 p.m. 
Approximate start time–Fiddle Contest – Gone to Texas
A warm Texas welcome to our out-of-state competitors! prize money awarded to the top 20 contestants, with a First Prize of $1,400


Dance – Texas Music at it’s Best

8:30- 1:00 am–

Sam Riggs

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Cory Marrow

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OUTSIDE

1P.M. – 6 P.M. – Hall Bar B.Q. Pavillion – Chris Rybak – Bonnie Riley – Keith Junot

3 p.m.–Texas State Championship Barbecue Cook-Off Judging begins
– Barbecue Pavilion –
3:00 – Best Tasting Sausage
3:15 – Jackpot Beans
4:15 – Grilled beef steak
4:30 – Gumbo

5 p.m.–Cook-Off Awards


Sunday, April 24, 2016

INSIDE

9:30 a.m.–Guitar Accompanist Contest
Prizes awarded to the top 10 contestants with the winner receiving $300.

10:30 a.m.–Texas Fiddlers’ Hall of Fame 
Inductees to Hall of Fame:

To Be Announced

11:30 a.m.Senior Division (65 and over) – Prize money awarded to the top 10 contestants, with a First Prize of $300

1 p.m. Approximate Start Time–
Texas State Championship Fiddle Contest
You must be a Texas resident to compete. Prizes awarded to the top 20 contestants.

5 p.m.–Cliff & Velda Fryer Championship Play Off
The top 3 contestants compete in an action packed round robin with the winner receiving $1,500 and the Title of Year: 2016 Texas State Champion Fiddler.

OUTSIDE

10 a.m.–Barbecue Showmanship

1 – 6 p.m.– Wild River Band

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1 p.m.–Texas State Championship Barbecue Cook-Off Judging Begins–Chicken

1:15 p.m.– Pork Ribs

2 p.m.–Brisket

2:15 p.m.–Sauce