Here's a look at the winners in this year's Kansas State Fiddling & Picking Championships, which took place Sunday at South Park:
¢ Miscellaneous acoustic instruments: Steve Luper, Andover, autoharp, first.
¢ Ensemble folk singing: The O'Shea Sisters, Lawrence, first.
¢ Banjo: Jim Rome, Lawrence, first; and Matthew Oliphant, Chanute, second.
¢ Hammered dulcimer: Ron Jarvis, Overland Park, first.
¢ Mountain (lap) dulcimer: Troy Simonton, first.
¢ Mandolin: Tim Little, Kansas City, Mo., first; and Max Paley, Lawrence, second.
¢ Flat-pick guitar: David George, Lawson, Mo., first, and Efrem Plummer, Augusta, second.
¢ Fingerstyle guitar: Steve Gouge, Kansas City, Mo., first, and Chris Sanders, Overland Park, second.
¢ Fiddle: Steve Mason, Lawrence, first, and Diane Gillenwater, Topeka, second.
¢ Youth fiddle: Matthew Oliphant, Chanute, first; Emily Dickie, Paola, second; Victoria Gilman, Lawrence, third.
¢ Youth award: Matthew Oliphant, Chanute.
Other youth participants: Katie Beckwith, Perry, mandolin; Sage Cornelius, Berryton, youth fiddle; Lauren Cranden, Lawrence, youth fiddle; Amanda Dickie, Paola, youth fiddle; Blaine Dunlop, Parker, youth fiddle; Forrest Evans, Topeka, fingerstyle guitar; Chloe Frazier, Lawrence, youth fiddle; Courtney Gunter, Wichita, youth fiddle; Esther Maddox, Overland Park, youth fiddle; Jason McGinty, Topeka, youth fiddle; Cara Oliphant, Chanute, mandolin; and Shannon O'Shea, Lawrence, youth fiddle.