Southwest Fiddle & Stepdance Contest, Tavistock July 2,3

Enjoy a weekend of fiddling and stepping in the town of Tavistock, Ontario.

Long known for our hospitality we extend to you a special invitation to join us again in Tavistock. Bring your family, friends, fiddles and shoes. Camping conveniently located on the grounds surrounding the arena. There is plenty of space (park-like setting) for the Fiddle Park right next to the new arena, with showers and change rooms accessible from the Fiddle Park.

The 27th annual Southwestern Ontario Fiddle and Stepdance Competition will be held on Friday and Saturday, July 2 and 3, 2010, at the Tavistock and District Recreation Centre, 1 Adam St. Tavistock.

We have made some changes for the 2010 contest. The Friday evening preliminaries will start at 6:00 p.m. this year. Our Junior Duet Fiddle Class age requirement is for competitors aged 15 and under. Also be sure to check the program order as it has changed.

Once again we will be running a variety show at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday at the pavilion to be hosted by our very own Larry Stacey.

Quehl's of Tavistock will continue to provide a buffet-style roast beef dinner from 4:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. on Saturday. Our ever-popular Gospel Breakfast takes place on Sunday morning from 8:00 to 11:00 a.m. at the pavillion.

The 2010 Southwestern Ontario Fiddle and Stepdance Contest is pleased to announce our judges. Stepdance judges: Kelli Trottier, Tiffany Fewster and Jenny Stacey-Maclean. Fiddle judges: Doug McNaughton, Dan Stacey and Shane Cook. Our house musicians are Mathew Johnson as house fiddler, Melika Lemelin and Jake Charron will be the pianists. Judy Waymouth will be the emcee.

When Friday, July 2 and Saturday, July 3, 2010.
Where Tavistock Arena, 1 Adam St. Tavistock, Ontario. N0B 2R0
Simplified map of Tavistock
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Contact Contest Secretary:

Marianne Huitema
(519) 271-6115
P.O. Box 21054
Stratford, Ontario
N5A 7V4

If you would like a brochure, or to be put on our mailing list please mail to the above contact.
Friday Night Preliminaries 6:00 p.m. $10.00
Saturday Preliminaries 9:30 a.m. $10.00
Saturday Night Finals 7 p.m. $12.00
Children 12 and under (each event) $3.00
Pre-School Free
Weekend Passes
Adults $25.00
Tickets available at door for each event.