Piping

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Solo and Band Competitions

The Festival is pleased to offer solo piping and drumming competition. Piping is offered in grades 4 through 2 (including piobaireachd); drumming is offered in grades 4 through 2 and tenor drumming through intermediate. You must be a registered soloist in WUSPBA or other recognized organization to compete. Please see sign up forms for the schedule.

Band competitions are offered in grade 5, 4 and 3 this year. See band entry form for details.

This year the Festival has located a beer tent, the “Piper’s Pub”, near the band tents. It is a public beer tent, but the location will allow easy access for the soloists and pipe bands.

Time and interest permitting, the committee will offer “mini” workshops in drumming, general piping and piping for dancers on Sunday. The Col. Craig Chamberlain Memorial Kitchen Piping Contest will be held on Saturday, at the “Piper’s Pub” beer tent, time to be announced. Signups will be at the piping tent.