This year marks the 100th anniversery of the DeKalb County Fiddler’s Convention that is held annually in Ft. Payne, Alabama.  This years convention will be held at the Ft. Payne Middle School where contestants will be competing for over $6,900 in prize money and trophey’s in 13 categories.  The Convention which was started in 1908 draws fiddle players from all over the South.  This year’s convention will feature Mike Snider and his band.  Snider is a member of The Grand Ole’ Opry and was a member of the Hee Haw cast.  The Convention will kick off with a workshop on August 1st, lead by Snider.  For more information you can contact the Big Wills Arts Council at 256-845-2224