Entry to all competitions is at the Festival Office on Friday evening and early Saturday morning, and then on the doors of the relevant halls.

There are competition classes for the following:
Accordion; fiddle (including children’s class); traditional singing; Border Ballads; traditional instrument pairs (including children’s class); miscellaneous instrument (including children’s class); poetry (including children’s class); original composition (song and tune) (including children’s class); country dance bands and ceilidh bands (including children’s class); and storytelling.



If you won a trophy last year (or even earlier!!), please can you either bring it back to the festival or preferably post it to or drop it at:
Robbie Oliver, 2 Frank Coutts Court, Newcastleton, TD9 0RT