Flutists ages 18-30 (18-31 for 2021) are invited to compete in the Upper Midwest Flute Association (UMFA) Young Artist Competition. In even years, the competition is open only to residents and students in the Upper Midwest. (MN, SD, ND, IA, and WI) In odd years, the competition is open nationally. Finals are held during the annual Flute Fest located in the Twin Cities (online for 2021). Winners will receive cash prizes.