One digital audio tape (DAT). Hood, president of the Florida State Fiddlers Association, served as emcee. Paine and Stapleton demonstrated fiddle styles, and were not in competition. The rest were competing in the contemporary division. The Florida State Fiddle Contest was held each year at the Festival on Saturdays (the stages varied from year to year). The winners were allowed to perform on the Main Stage that evening. The winners for 2001 were: Jonathan Hodge (contemporary); Kathy Agar & Ian Malinowksi (twin fiddle); Lloyd Baldwin (rustic); and Puck Pottsberg (junior).
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