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    Name: MD State Banjo, Fiddle and Mandolin Championships
    Date: October 13, 2017 - October 14, 2017
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    BB&T Bank is our lead sponsor for the event. Sue Lisantti from the events team is pictured on the left accepting the check from Kathy Getty, Market President from Branch Banking &Trust (BB&T Bank).
    Event Description:
    The Maryland State Banjo, Fiddle and Mandolin Championships are scheduled for Friday, October 13th and Saturday, October 14th. The State Championships are part of the 50th Annual Autumn Glory Festival. The banjo and mandolin championships are Friday evening and the fiddle championship will take place on Saturday evening at Southern Garrett High School in Oakland, Maryland. 
     
    Once again, the state competition will be conducted by The Greater Oakland Business Association & the Town of Oakland.  They are now taking contestant registrations. To register as a contestant, you can now download the necessary forms at www.agreatsmalltown.com or www.oaklandmd.com.
     
    Categories consist of Junior (age 15 & under), Seniors (age 60 and over), State Champion (Open Class) and the Clawhammer (for Banjo only).  First, second and third place all receives cash prizes and trophies.
     
    There is no fee to enter if entry(s) are received by Friday, October 6th. Each contestant must pay a $5 entry fee for every category entered after October 6th.  If you resister by Friday, October 6th your name will be printed in the program as a contestant.  Questions and forms can be remitted to:
     
    The Greater Oakland Business Association (GOBA)
    Banjo/Fiddle/Mandolin Contest
    Town of Oakland
    15 S. Third Street
    Oakland, MD 21550
     
    The state competition is sponsored in part by BB&T Bank, and the Garrett County & Maryland State Arts Council.
     
    Tickets will go on sale on September 15 and are available at Oakland City Hall, Gregg’s Pharmacy and Deep Creek Pharmacy.  Tickets are $12 in advance and $15 at the door, under 10 are free.  The doors open at 6pm and the championships begin at 7:00pm.
     
    Location:
    Southern Garrett High School gymnasium 
    345 Oakland Dr. Oakland, MD 21550 
    Date/Time Information:
    The Maryland State Banjo, Fiddle and Mandolin Championships are scheduled for Friday, October 13th and Saturday, October 14th. The State Championships are part of the 50th Annual Autumn Glory Festival. The banjo and mandolin championships are Friday evening and the fiddle championship will take place on Saturday evening at Southern Garrett High School in Oakland, Maryland.  
     The doors open at 6pm and the championships begin at 7:00pm. 
     
    Contact Information:
    Michelle Ross
    Fees/Admission:
    Tickets will go on sale on September 15 and are available at Oakland City Hall, Gregg’s Pharmacy and Deep Creek Pharmacy.  Tickets are $12 in advance and $15 at the door, under 10 are free.  The doors open at 6pm and the championships begin at 7:00pm.
     
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