Welcome to the Upper Midwest Flatpicking Guitar Championship Site. The contest will be held at the Campus Inn (Best Western), River Falls, WI, Saturday, April 5th, 2014. Sign-in will begin at 10:00 and the preliminary round will start at 11:00. Contestants are encouraged to pre-register using the registration link, although registrations will be accepted on site. The top five contestants will advance to a final round. The contest is part of the River Falls Roots and Bluegrass Music Festival and is sponsored by Brickhouse Music and the River Falls Chamber of Commerce. Last year's champion won a new Larrivee D-50 valued at $2,800!
1st place wins a handcrafted dreadnought - brand to be announced soon.