The idea for a new contest in Alberta was conceived around the dinner table by a group of young fiddle players who were inspired by the Canadian Grand Masters Fiddling Championship visiting Alberta in 2016. less than one year from that time, the Prairie West Fiddle Contest became a reality.
"Canadian fiddle is Canadian culture and having a new fiddle competition in Alberta is such a great positive for the fiddle community of Alberta & western Canada." Calvin Vollrath, Canada's Fiddling Sensation
JUNE 15, 2019
Alberta’s newest fiddle contest welcomes players from The Prairies and beyond to showcase their skills and compete for generous prizes.
It all happens at Strome Community Hall - Situated in Central Alberta, Strome is a small farming community that has extended a warm welcome to this years fiddle event.