2018 Walnut Valley Festival Instrument Contest Winners

2018 International Autoharp Champions

1st Place Les Gustafson-Zook from Goshen, Indiana

2nd Place Hal Weeks from Denver, Colorado

3rd Place Steve Luper from Andover, Kansas

2018 International Finger Style Guitar Champions

1st Place Travis Bowman from Alexander, Arkansas

2nd Place Hiroya Tsukamoto from Woodside, New York

3rd Place William Russell from Washington, Michigan

2018 National Mountain Dulcimer Championship Winners

1st Place Wendy Songe from Tulsa, Oklahoma

2nd Place Len Swanson from Georgetown, Texas

3rd Place Jessica Hoskins from Arkansas City, Kansas

2018 National Mandolin Championship Winners

1st Place Solly Burton from Sullivan, Indiana

2nd Place Simon Dunson from Durham, North Carolina

3rd Place Ethan Batan from Spencer, Indiana

2018 Walnut Valley Old Time Fiddle Winners

1st Place Jason Shaw (center) from Lincoln, Nebraska

2nd Place Josiah Colle (left) from Batesville, Arkansas

3rd Place Maria McArthur (right) from Tucson, Arizona

2018 National Flat Pick Guitar Championship Winners

1st Place Luke Lovejoy from Spencer, Indiana

2nd Place Jason Shaw from Lincoln, Nebraska

3rd Place Roy Curry

2018 National Hammer Dulcimer Championship

1st Place Colin Beasley (center) from Mobile, Alabama

2nd Place Benjamin Barker (left) from Wilkesboro, North Carolina

3rd Place Ben Haugewood (right) from Mineral Point Missouri

2018 National Bluegrass Banjo Championship

1st Place Hudsen Doucette (center) from Waller, Texas

2nd Place Takumi Kodera (left) from Tokiwadai Hodogaya Japan

3rd Place Trevor Smith (right) from Austin, Texas