Piping Competition Open for Entries


22 Jun 19
by Nathon Jones

Rhins of Galloway Pipes & Drums performing at last year's festival

We have 4 categories this year - 12 & Under Chanter (2-parted March), 14 & Under Bagpipes (4-parted March), 18 & Under Bagpipes (March, Strathspey & Reel) and 18 & Under Bagpipes (Hornpipe & Jig). Entry is free and we have some great prizes available as well as the fantastic winners trophies.

If you'd like to enter, please select from one of the options below making sure that you select the correct category/categories based on your age at the date of the competition (13th July 2019).

12 & Under Chanter / 2-parted March (any time signature)
Winner: £30.00 Voucher / Runner-up: £10.00 Voucher
Enter online - 12 & Under Chanter

14 & Under Bagpipes / 4-parted March (any time signature)
Winner: £30.00 Voucher / Runner-up: £10.00 Voucher
Enter online - 14 & Under Bagpipes

18 & Under Bagpipes / March, Strathspey & Reel
Winner: £30.00 Voucher / Runner-up: £10.00 Voucher
Enter online - 18 & Under Bagpipes (M/S/R)

18 & Under Bagpipes / Hornpipe & Jig
Winner: £30.00 Voucher / Runner-up: £10.00 Voucher
Enter online - 18 & Under Bagpipes (H/J)

Entering the competition is completely free however if you would like to watch the event, which is taking place at the Festival Marquee at Creebridge House Hotel from 10:30am on Saturday 13th July 2019, there is a £5.00 entry free, or free for under 25's, which you can book online using the button below.

Good luck to all of the competitors this year.  We look forward to a fantastic piping competition

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