Catch the Spirit of Appalachia
                      "Keeping Appalachian Heritage Alive"

Festivals & Talent Contests

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Heritage Alive! Mountain Youth Talent Contests
Produced by Jackson County 4-H Youth Developement
Assisted by Catch the Spirit of Appalachia





In hopes of encouraging a continuing "sense of place" for our young  musical mountain youth, Catch the Spirit of Appalachia (CSA), will assist the 4-H of Jackson County in provide an outlet for this local talent.

Each year there are three talent contests. 
Here are the ones open for 2014:


Download the CSA Official Guidelines and then the appropriate application.  (Applications for 2015 to come)



April 25 2015             Greening Up the Mountains Festival 




May 16, 2015               Stecoah Valley Appalachian Center



Sept 5, 2015              GSMR Railfest



September 27    Mountain Heritage Day
                         
   WCU in Cullowhee, NC
                            Talent Best of Show Winners on WCU
                            Heritage Stage



Two 2012 participants in the Mountain Youth Talent Contest at Greening Up the Mountains Festival, Sylva, NC




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