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The Joey & Terry Fiddle Contest
1982-1987

The forerunner of the Tony & Darin Fiddle Contest







The First Annual Joey & Terry Fiddle Contest


Here's the shirt from the very first Joey & Terry Fiddle Contest. They were silkscreened by hand by none other than Joey & Terry! Definitely a collector's item!!!



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The winner? None other than Tony Ludiker (Okay now, don't accuse them of nepotism! Just like the Tony & Darin Fiddle Contest, the decision of Joey & Terry is final!)




The Second Annual Joey & Terry Fiddle Contest






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The Third Annual Joey & Terry Fiddle Contest




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1982 National Fiddle Champion John Francis was the big winner.




The Fourth Annual Joey & Terry Fiddle Contest






Fabulous Texas Style fiddler Matthew Hartz came out on top of the heap.




The Fifth Annual Joey & Terry Fiddle Contest


One of my favorite shirts--the EYE CHART!



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Matthew Hartz became the only two-time winner of the Joey and Terry Fiddle Contest by winning the 1986 edition.




The Sixth (and Final) Annual Joey & Terry Fiddle Contest


This artwork by Terry (apparently while he was locked up in that... oops, sorry--family secret)



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Texan Jimmie Don Bates made the J&T the centerpiece of his wins in the Northwest during 1987. Others included warm-up contests such as the Northwest Regional and the National Fiddle Contest in Weiser, Idaho.


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