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A String of Fiddle Competitions in Red Bluff

Published On: Oct 26 2012 07:45:15 PM CDT   Updated On: Oct 26 2012 08:07:13 PM CDT
RED BLUFF, Calif. -

The Western Open Fiddle Championships kicked off today at the Tehama County Fairgrounds.

It is held every year to showcase local fiddlers.

The championships started 30 years ago in Redding and moved out to Red Bluff 16 years ago.

Fiddlers of all ages come out to compete including 7-year-old Clara Boyle, who has been playing since she was two.

"My favorite song is 'On the Good Ship Lollipop," Boyle said.

The championships goes on Friday night through Saturday.

The division finals will be on Saturday at 6:15.

Ticket Prices:

Concert only tickets: $15; Dinner and concert: $30

2-day contest ticket: $15 general admission, $12 for seniors

1-day contest ticket: $8 general admission, $7 for seniors

You can also access the Western Open Fiddle Championships schedule here.