Utah State Instrument Championships


The 2017 Utah State Instrument Championships will take place on June 3 & 4 in conjunction with the Ogden Music Festival at Ft. Buenaventura State Park in downtown Ogden.

Registration is now available at

Saturday June 3    8:00 AM Flat Pick Guitar Championships  Novice & Open Divisions.

Mandolin Championships  Novice & Open Division.  Directly following the Flat Pick Guitar Championships.

Fingerstyle Guitar  Open Division Directly following the Mandolin Championships.

Sunday  June 4   8:00 AM

Banjo  Novice & Open Division

Bluegrass Fiddle  Novice & Open Division  Directly following the Banjo Championships.

For questions please contact event coordinator Mary Danzig  at [email protected]


2016 Utah State Instrument Championships (USIC)

2016 Utah State Instrument Championship Results

Congratulations to all that participated!

Friday June 3rd, 2016  Fingerstyle Contest—Open Contest Only

1–James Murray  2– Brad Bertram  3– Brad Tew

Saturday June 4th, 2016  Banjo Open

1–Jordan Benson  2–Kent Monson  3–Ayden Anderson

Fiddle Contest


1–Leona Schupach  2–Cruise Barry  3–Chase Hearn


1–Anastasia Lund  2–Danielle Montague-Judd  3–Bethany McCombe

Sunday June 5th, 2016

Mandolin Open

1–Moriah Ozberkmen  2–Charles Fuertsch  3–Graham Northrop

Flatpick Guitar


1–Rebecca Cengiz-Robbs  2–Julie Borgman


1– Moriah Ozberkmen  2– Erin Patterson  3–Amanda Johnson


The 2016 Utah State Instrument Championships werel  held in conjunction with the Ogden Music Festival June 3, 4, & 5th.
The open division champions will receive an automatic entry to the Instrument Championships at the Walnut Valley Music Festival in Kansas in September.