Topanga Banjo Fiddle Contest

Since 1961, the premier Acoustic Music event in Southern California

2017-03-01
REMINDER – Submissions for 2017 Topanga Banjo-Fiddle Contest and Folk Festival Graphics are due March 15th!

The Topanga Banjo∙Fiddle Contest and Folk Festival is soliciting the submission of graphic designs for our 2017 event. Accepted entries may be used on T-shirts, posters, souvenir items or for advertising. The creator of the winning design will receive $650 cash, free contest admissions and T-shirts, and be honored in the program and on the main stage.

Designs should contain a banjo, fiddle or both, the year or date ("2017" or “May 21st, 2017”), “57th Annual,” “Topanga Banjo(bullet)Fiddle Contest” or (space permitting) “Topanga Banjo(bullet)Fiddle Contest and Folk Festival” and “Paramount Ranch.”

Optionally, other instruments, other original musical graphics, “Agoura Hills, CA,” “www.TopangaBanjoFiddle.org” or other items or text of your choosing.

Remember, the simpler the design the better it will screen print. For best results use no more than four colors to facilitate on-site screen printing.

Submit your entries as picture files, Hi-res (300dpi) PNG or JPG, to [email protected] and be sure to include your contact information.

Entries must be received by March 15th, 2017 – Questions to: [email protected]

Additional info and prior year’s designs at: http://www.topangabanjofiddle.org/T-Shirts.html

All entries become the property of The Topanga Banjo∙Fiddle Contest (May be used as sample of artists work)

[02/28/17]   CONTEST REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN! REGISTER IN YOUR CATEGORY BEFORE IT FILLS UP!

ADVANCED SALES TICKETS ARE AVAILABLE NOW! SAVE MONEY AND AVOID LINES!

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Topanga Banjo Fiddle Contest Home Page

Attention Graphic Artists: Submissions are due March 15th!

The Topanga Banjo∙Fiddle Contest and Folk Festival is soliciting the submission of graphic designs for our 2017 event. Accepted entries may be used on T-shirts, posters, souvenir items or for advertising. The creator of the winning design will receive $650 cash, free contest admissions and T-shirts, and be honored in the program and on the main stage.

Designs should contain a banjo, fiddle or both, the year or date ("2017" or “May 21st, 2017”), “57th Annual,” “Topanga Banjo(bullet)Fiddle Contest” or (space permitting) “Topanga Banjo(bullet)Fiddle Contest and Folk Festival” and “Paramount Ranch.”

Optionally, other instruments, other original musical graphics, “Agoura Hills, CA,” “www.TopangaBanjoFiddle.org” or other items or text of your choosing.

Remember, the simpler the design the better it will screen print. For best results use no more than four colors to facilitate on-site screen printing.

Submit your entries as picture files, Hi-res (300dpi) PNG or JPG, to [email protected] and be sure to include your contact information.

Entries must be received by March 15th , 2017 – Questions to: [email protected]

Additional info and prior year’s designs at: http://www.topangabanjofiddle.org/T-Shirts.html

All entries become the property of The Topanga Banjo∙Fiddle Contest (May be used as sample of artists work)

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[06/10/16]   2016 TBFC PHOTOS ARE NOW UP ON www.TopangaBanjoFiddle.org

Topanga Banjo Fiddle Contest Winners 2016

WINNERS OF THE 2016 CONTEST!
http://topangabanjofiddle.org/2016_Contest_Winners.html

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[05/12/16]   Please SHARE on your own Timeline & re-tweet
-------- WARNING --------
If you plan to sit in the shade of the old oak tree in the rear of the main stage audience area, your view of the stage will be obstructed by a church that is part of a movie set.
The stage will be rotated somewhat clockwise from its normal position and if you plan to sit elsewhere, you may want to bring your own shade to put in the back of the shifted audience area.

[05/11/16]   It's THIS Sunday folks.
The weather looks great.
Come early for closest parking.

[04/14/16]   LAST CALL FOR REGISTRATION!
Get yours in now!

REGISTRATION CLOSES APRIL 15th!
SIGN UP NOW. ALL CATEGORIES NEEDED!
IT'S EASY WITH ONLINE REGISTRATION
http://topangabanjofiddle.org/contestant_register_2016.html

Topanga Banjo Fiddle Contest

Congratulations to Stuart Mason for his artwork to be used for Topanga 2016.

[03/05/16]   LAST 10 DAYS FOR SUBMISSIONS, PLEASE SHARE PREVIOUS POST. Thx

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Call for Submissions: 2016 Topanga Banjo-Fiddle Contest and Folk Festival Graphics



ALL: PLEASE SHARE TO YOUR TIMELINE, THANKS!
Attention Graphic Artists:
FINAL CALL: Submissions are due March 15th!

The Topanga Banjo∙Fiddle Contest and Folk Festival is soliciting the submission of graphic designs for our 2016 event. Accepted entries may be used on T-shirts, posters, souvenir items or for advertising. The creator of the winning design will receive $650 cash, free contest admissions and T-shirts, and be honored in the program and on the main stage.

Designs should contain a banjo, fiddle or both, the year or date ("2016" or “May 15th, 2016”), “56th Annual,” “Topanga Banjo(bullet)Fiddle Contest” or (space permitting) “Topanga Banjo(bullet)Fiddle Contest and Folk Festival” and “Paramount Ranch.”

Optionally, other instruments, other original musical graphics, “Agoura Hills, CA,” “www.TopangaBanjoFiddle.org” or other items or text of your choosing.

Remember, the simpler the design the better it will screen print. For best results use no more than four colors to facilitate on-site screen printing.

Submit your entries as picture files, Hi-res (300dpi) PNG or JPG, to [email protected] and be sure to include your contact information.

Entries must be received by March 15th, 2016 – Questions to: [email protected]

Additional info and prior year’s designs at: http://www.topangabanjofiddle.org/T-Shirts.html

All entries become the property of The Topanga Banjo∙Fiddle Contest (May be used as sample of artists work)

topangabanjofiddle.org

Attention Graphic Artists:

The Topanga Banjo∙Fiddle Contest and Folk Festival is soliciting the submission of graphic designs for our 2016 event. Accepted entries may be used on T-shirts, posters, souvenir items or for advertising. The creator of the winning design will receive $650 cash, free contest admissions and T-shirts, and be honored in the program and on the main stage.

Designs should contain a banjo, fiddle or both, the year or date ("2016" or “May 15th, 2016”), “56th Annual,” “Topanga Banjo(bullet)Fiddle Contest” or (space permitting) “Topanga Banjo(bullet)Fiddle Contest and Folk Festival” and “Paramount Ranch.”

Optionally, other instruments, other original musical graphics, “Agoura Hills, CA,” “www.TopangaBanjoFiddle.org” or other items or text of your choosing.

Remember, the simpler the design the better it will screen print. For best results use no more than four colors to facilitate on-site screen printing.

Submit your entries as picture files, Hi-res (300dpi) PNG or JPG, to [email protected] and be sure to include your contact information.

Entries must be received by March 15th, 2016 – Questions to: [email protected]

Additional info and prior year’s designs at: http://www.topangabanjofiddle.org/T-Shirts.html

All entries become the property of The Topanga Banjo∙Fiddle Contest (May be used as sample of artists work)

[11/29/15]   MARK YOUR CALENDAR NOW FOR MAY 15th, always the third Sunday in May - Contestant Registration and Advanced Sale Tickets will be available on FEB 1st.

[10/24/15]   Web site updates for 2016 are beginning now. Please let us know if you see anything that should be added, modified or added.

CONTEST WINNERS ARE UP ON THE TOPANGA WEB SITE.
See: http://topangabanjofiddle.org/2015_Contest_Winners.html

[05/13/15]   MY MISTAKE:
Tickets at the gate are $20 for adults and $15 for teens or seniors.
Sorry - See you there.

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Topanga Banjo Fiddle Contest Home Page

THIS SUNDAY !!!
The weather will be perfect, the ranch will be ready and the music will soar over the canyons as we gather for the 55th annual Topanga Banjo-Fiddle Contest and Folk Festival.

Starting at 9:00AM there will be great entertainment including the Beginners Stage and the Band, Singing and Intermediate Fiddle Preliminary Competitions.
Throughout the day there will be great profeesional bands including the T Sisters, Molly's Revenge, Dustbowl Revival and the Blue Grasshoppers on the Main Stage, as well as many acts on three other stages.
Over 100 contestants will batter it out for over $7500 in prizes and many workshops, exhibitors, performances and children's activities will run all day.
Dancing begins at 1:00 and the incredible jamming will be going on throughout the park from 9:00 to 6:00PM.- Bring your instruments!
Good food available or bring your own.
WE HOPE TO SEE YOU THERE!!!
PARAMOUT RANCH
AGOURA HILLS, CA
Adults: $15 - Teen/Sr: $10 - Parking: FREE
There's no better musical bargain!

AND: Please share this with all of your music loving friends so they will know as well.

More info at: www.TopangaBanjoFiddle.org

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Topanga Banjo-Fiddle Contest Online Ticket Purchase Page

MAY 17th IS RIGHT AROUND THE CORNER!
Start making plans now to attend the Greatest Day of Acoustic Music in Southern California.
Gates open at 9:00AM!
Buy tickets in advance – Save $$$ and avoid the line to buy tickets.
http://topangabanjofiddle.org/purchase_tix(2015).html
Bring instruments, kids, low-backed chairs to get close to the stage.
We will have water and food but feel free to bring your own.
For the safety and comfort of all, please leave dogs at home.
SEE YOU THERE!

topangabanjofiddle.org Topanga Banjo Fiddle Contest Ticket Information

Our congratulations to Alina Welch for her winning design for 2015.

[03/25/15]   The MUSIC LEGEND AWARD was established by the Topanga Banjo•Fiddle Contest & Folk Festival, Inc. (TBFC) in 2002 to honor and recognize a person, group or organization which has distinguished itself over the years in the preservation and advancement of old time, folk and bluegrass music in the Southern California area. The prize consists of a plaque and public proclamation with a cash award of $1000 and is presented at the Topanga Banjo•Fiddle Contest on the main stage every year.

The deadline for nominations has been extended until April 6, 2015. If you have someone that you would like to nominate, please see: http://www.topangabanjofiddle.org/legend_award.html

We are proud to announce that this year’s artwork design contest was won by Alina Welch. See it better at http://topangabanjofiddle.org/

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Topanga Banjo Fiddle Contest Contestant Registration

TBFC WANTS YOU!
Contestant registration for the Topanga Banjo-Fiddle Contest is nearing the deadline for entries. Submit yours NOW at http://topangabanjofiddle.org/contestant_register_2015.html
Some categories are filling up while others are in danger of being canceled or combined, including all instrument categories (banjo, fiddle, mandolin, guitar). Enter now to keep your category(s) separate.
Also, if you would like to compete in Finger-Style Guitar, submit now to keep that category from being combined with Other Instruments.
Contact us if you have questions.

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Topanga Banjo Fiddle Contest Shirts

LAST DAY! SUBMIT YOUR ARTWORK FOR THIS YEAR'S EVENT.
See: http://topangabanjofiddle.org/T-Shirts.html

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Topanga Banjo Fiddle Contest Shirts

2015 Design Contest - Closing in TWO weeks!!
Win $650 plus free admissions, T-shirts and MORE!!

Submit your 2016 Topanga design soon, submissions will close March 15th!

See: http://www.topangabanjofiddle.org/T-Shirts.html

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Topanga Banjo Fiddle Contest Home Page

Calling ALL CONTESTANTS, VOLUNTEERS and GRAPHIC ARTISTS!
55th ANNUAL TOPANGA BANJO•FIDDLE CONTEST & FOLK FESTIVAL
SUNDAY, MAY 17, 2015 9am – 6pm
Paramount Ranch, 2903 Cornell Road, Agoura Hills, CA 91301
www.topangabanjofiddle.org
Hotline: (818) 382-4819

1) Save the Date in Your Calendars: Sunday, May, 17, 2015

2) Contestant Registration: February 2 through April 15, 2015. Form available
NOW on-line for Mail-in. All Categories filling up quickly. Time to register to
secure your place!!!!!!!

3) Advance Ticket Purchase: Began Feb 1, 2015 – Save money and avoid long
lines
4) Graphic Design Award: Submissions due by March 15, 2015 ( $650 Award for Best
T-shirt Design)
5) Nominate Music Legend Award: Submissions due by March 15, 2015
6) Volunteer and enjoy a FREE Admission – sign up on our website
7) Join our email list on our website
8) Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/topangabanjofiddle
9) Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/TopangaContest

IMPORTANT CHANGE: Intermediate Flat-picking Guitar and Intermediate Mandolin is
a new level.

ALL information may be found on our website at www.topangabanjofiddle.org

Call the hotline (818-382-4819) or email me at [email protected]
for more information.

Joy Felt
Sr. Contestant Registrar
Topanga Banjo •Fiddle Contest & Folk Festival

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Topanga Banjo Fiddle Contest

2015 Topanga Banjo-Fiddle Contest and Folk Festival NOT canceled!!
Some folks got the impression that the event was canceled when we deleted the 2013 Facebook event page.
It is NOT and we are alive and well.

Registration is open so get signed up for your desired categories soon.

We'll see you there on May 17th!

https://www.facebook.com/topangabanjofiddle

Since 1961, the premier Acoustic Music event in Southern California

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Topanga Banjo Fiddle Contest Contestant Registration

REGISTRATION IS now open!
Sign up quickly for popular categories.
http://topangabanjofiddle.org/contestant_register_2015.html

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Bonnie

Does your favorite historic site or living history interpreter want to spread the word about their programming? We are looking for exhibitors . . .

Bonnie

Please spread the word if you know any talented artisans who are a good fit as a vendor for the TBFC!

Topanga Banjo Fiddle Contest

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS - 2015 ARTWORK

Attention Graphic Artists:

The Topanga Banjo∙Fiddle Contest and Folk Festival is soliciting the submission of graphic designs for our 2015 event. Accepted entries may be used on T-shirts, posters, souvenir items or for advertising. The creator of the winning design will receive $650 cash, free contest admissions and T-shirts, and be honored in the program and on the main stage.

Designs should contain a banjo, fiddle or both, the year or date ("2015" or “May 17th, 2015”), “55th Annual,” “Topanga Banjo(bullet)Fiddle Contest” or (space permitting) “Topanga Banjo(bullet)Fiddle Contest and Folk Festival” and “Paramount Ranch.”

Optionally, other instruments, other original musical graphics, “Agoura Hills, CA,” “www.TopangaBanjoFiddle.org” or other items or text of your choosing.

Remember, the simpler the design the better it will screen print. For best results use no more than four colors to facilitate on-site screenprinting.

Submit your entries as picture files, Hi-res (300dpi) PNG or JPG, to [email protected] and be sure to include your contact information.

Entries must be received by March 15th, 2015 – Questions to: [email protected]

Additional info and prior year’s designs at: http://www.topangabanjofiddle.org/T-Shirts.html

All entries become the property of The Topanga Banjo∙Fiddle Contest (May be used as sample of artists work)

Topanga Banjo Fiddle Contest

CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS - 2015 ARTWORK

Attention Graphic Artists:

The Topanga Banjo∙Fiddle Contest and Folk Festival is soliciting the submission of graphic designs for our 2015 event. Accepted entries may be used on T-shirts, posters, souvenir items or for advertising. The creator of the winning design will receive $650 cash, free contest admissions and T-shirts, and be honored in the program and on the main stage.

Designs should contain a banjo, fiddle or both, the year or date ("2015" or “May 17th, 2015”), “55th Annual,” “Topanga Banjo(bullet)Fiddle Contest” or (space permitting) “Topanga Banjo(bullet)Fiddle Contest and Folk Festival” and “Paramount Ranch.”

Optionally, other instruments, other original musical graphics, “Agoura Hills, CA,” “www.TopangaBanjoFiddle.org” or other items or text of your choosing.

Remember, the simpler the design the better it will screen print. For best results use no more than four colors to facilitate on-site screenprinting.

Submit your entries as picture files, Hi-res (300dpi) PNG or JPG, to [email protected] and be sure to include your contact information.

Entries must be received by March 15th, 2015 – Questions to: [email protected]

Additional info and prior year’s designs at: http://www.topangabanjofiddle.org/T-Shirts.html

All entries become the property of The Topanga Banjo∙Fiddle Contest (May be used as sample of artists work)

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