AND THE WINNERS ARE…

ADVANCED GUITARISTS

1st Place

Vilen Hovansky – St. Petersburgh, Russia

2nd Place

Hideaki Yamakado – Japan

3rd Place

Jere Kortelainen – Kuopio, Finland

STUDENT GUITARISTS

1st Place

Addison Charlinski – Woodbridge, ON Canada

2nd Place

Shura Ladizhansky – Guelph, ON Canada

3rd Place

Smadja Theo – Paris, France

Thank you to everyone that participated. You were all amazing! Thank you to Schecter Guitars for your sponsorship and helpfulness through this process and for the awesome guitars you put up for the competition. And finally to Nick Johnston for lending your name to the competition and picking our winners! We are very happy that we connected with Nick. He helped spread our name throughout the world with this competition and we hope you all had fun putting together your solos in the process!

All winners will be contacted soon so we can take care of sending you the prizes! Congratulations!

Awesome guitar solo contest!

  • Win 1 of 2 Schecter guitars!
  • Win Nick Johnston Autographed CD’s.
  • Win Arcadia shirts and hats.
  • 2 categories; Student Level (ages 7 -17) & Advanced Level (18 and over).
  • Register and download the backing track for your category.
  • Contest closes Feb. 28th, 2017.
  • Winner will be announced March 6th, 2017 via our website.
  • Contest is open world-wide. Please check the rules below.
  • Click here for full contest rules.

CHECK OUT THE SUBMISSIONS!

ADVANCED SUBMISSIONS PLAYLIST

STUDENT SUBMISSIONS PLAYLIST