Mark Ralph named Fiddle Champion of 49th Tennessee Valley Old Time Fiddlers Convention

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

ATHENS, Ala. (WHNT) – Athens State University welcomed the 49th annual Tennessee Valley Old Time Fiddlers Convention over the weekend.

The convention is the home of the Alabama State Fiddle Championship.

On Saturday, Mark Ralph of Somerville claimed the title by winning the “fiddle off”, which puts the top players from the junior, intermediate, and senior divisions together. Ralph won the senior division to get to the final.

Andrew Lin of Lexington, Kentucky finished runner-up.

You can find the full results here.