Battle of the Bows

OCTOBER 7, 2017 at the Strand Theatre, 9:00am to 12:00pm

2017's 3rd Annual Battle of the Bows is dedicated in memory of the Legendary Cajun Fiddle Player, Mr. Varise Connor. Every year, the board will honor a different, local fiddle player. 

The Battle of the Bows Cajun Fiddle Competition is open to Cajun Style Fiddle playing of all ages and performance levels. There is no registration fee for the 2017 event but you MUST REGISTER to compete. You can download the Rules & Regs, and the Registration Form at the bottom of this page.


Trophies and Cash Prizes Will Be Awarded!

Deadline for registration is TBA 

There are 4 divisions in the 2017 competition:

Youth division: Age 12 and under, on or before October 1, 2017
Junior division: Age 13 - 18, on or before October 1, 2017
Adult division: Age 19 and older, on or before October 1, 2017
Professional Division: All ages

Twin fiddle compettion added this year! 

Event Tickets will be sold in advance, check back for dates and locations!

Trophies and Cash Prizes Will Be Awarded!

2016 Battle of the Bows Cajun Fiddle Competition Winners:

Youth Category - 1st Place - Ana Thibodeaux, 2nd Place - Eli Schmidt, 3rd Place -  Alyssa Rae Theriot

Junior  Category - 1st Place -Ailee Pardi, 2nd Place -  Mary Harris, 3rd Place -  Adeline Miller

Adult Category - 1st Place - Travis Benoit, 2nd Place - Ron Yule, 3rd Place - Jane Dupuis Labbie

Professional Category - Kevin Wimmer

Twin Fiddle Category - Youth - Ana Thibodeaux and Alyssa Theriot

                                     Junior - Mary Harris and Adeline Miller

                                     Adult - Ron Yule and Delmer Sonnier

                                     Professional - Jamie Bearb and Jason Bergeron 


Download Files

Please Note - The following files are in Adobe Acrobat PDF format. You will need Adobe Reader to view/print them. You can download it from Adobe for free by clicking here: Get Acrobat Reader

pdf Sponsor Letter (PDF)
pdf Sponsor Level Form (PDF)
pdf Registration Form (PDF)
pdf Rules & Regulations (PDF)

2016 Battle of the Bows

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