Category Archives: Entry Forms

Win tickets to the Argyll Gathering

The College of Piping has teamed up with the Argyll Gathering, a new traditional festival which takes place in Helensburgh on August 19-20, to give away a pair of weekend tickets. The line-up includes among others, the Red Hot Chilli Pipers, Mànran, Daimh, Treacherous Orchestra, the Jarlath Henderson Band plus RossAinslie and Ali Hutton.  As…
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Entry open for SPA Juvenile contest

In addition to the usual categories, this year's annual Scottish Pipers' Association Juvenile contest will feature chanter competitions. This is in order to stimulate interest in the younger learners.

The competition will be held at the College of Piping on September 9.

Download the entry form: Annual Juvenile Piping Contest Entry Form 2017.

Entries are now being accepted for this year's Iain Dall MacKay Young Pipers Festival. The competition takes place on Saturday, 23th September in Gairloch High School.

The memorial to Iain Dall MacKay which is located in the Flowerdale Glen, Gairloch.

Organiser, Ian Blake, said: "We have been running this competition for many years now with the main purpose being to encourage young pipers – under 18 years of age – to participate in friendly and relaxing competitions in memory of the celebrated Blind Piper of Gairloch.

"Iain Dall MacAoidh (1656-1754) was piper to MacKenzie of Gairloch and was blind from the age of seven as the result of smallpox. He composed some of the finest pibroch we have, of which about a dozen are still extant. He was also a fine poet."

There are eight classes: 

 Competition 1 – Primary pupil, March on practice chanter

Competition 2  – Secondary pupils, March on practice chanter

Competition 3 –Novice March on pipes, pupils playing pipes for less than 1 year        

Competition 4 – Under 15 years, Piobaireachd (Iain Dall Chanter)

Competition 5 – Under 15 yearsMarch, Strathspey and Reel

Competition 6 – Under 18 years, Piobaireachd (Iain Dall Quaich)

Competition 7 – Under 18 years, March Strathspey and Reel

Competition 8 – Open  Under 18, Original Composition for Pipes or Fiddle,  £100 (The Ishbel MacAskill Memorial Prize)

Entry forms s.a.e. by 1st September to the Acting Convenor, Blair Cottage, Aultgrishan, Melvaig, Gairloch, IV21 2DZ enclosing entry fee of or email:

Highlands & Islands Young Piper of the Year, 2017

Pauline Craib, Secretary of Comunn Phìobaireachd Uibhist agus Bharraigh (CPUB), the Uist and Barra Piping Association, has sent us these entry forms for this year's Highlands & Islands 'Young Piper of the Year' competition which takes place on  Thursday 20 July at Sgoil Lionacleit, Benbecula. Also, the South Uist Games are on Wednesday 19 July and…
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Aberfeldy Mòd Entries 2017

feldy-mod-logoLate entries are being accepted for the piping competitions at the Perthshire & Angus Provincial Mòd. The competition takes place on June 10 at the Breadalbane Community Campus in Aberfeldy, Perthshire.

The competition has categories for juniors and adults.

Download the entry form: Aberfeldy Mod Piping.

spa2Scottish Pipers' Association Annual Juvenile Piping Competition

Saturday 10th September 2016, The College of Piping, Otago St., Glasgow G12 8JH. Commencing 9.30am with B Grade events, after which the A Grade will commence.

Annual Juvenile Piping Contest Entry Form 2016

Robert Burns2Robert Burns 17th Annual Piping Competition

Robert Burns 17th Annual Piping Competition, Saturday 3rd September 2016, Main Assembly Hall, Dumfries Academy, Academy Street, Dumfries, 10 a.m. PROMPT

The entry cost will be £4.00 per class payable with return of entry. Cheques and Postal Orders should be made payable to “ROBERT BURNS PIPING COMPETITION”. Closing date for entries: 31st August 2016: NO ENTRIES ACCEPTED IN HALL.
All entries should be sent to:

Ms Shiela M Howat,
4 St Michaels Terrace,
Henry Street,
Tel: 01387 265423


This event is supported by ~ The South of Scotland Piping & Drumming Academy and the Holywood Trust

ardrossanArdrossan Highland Games Juvenile Solo Piping Competition

Sunday 12th June 2016
Events Start at 12 noon.

1 – March 13 Years and Under
2 – March, Strathspey and Reel. 15 Years and Under
3 – Pibroch (ground) 15 Years and Under
4 – March, Strathspey and Reel. 18 Years and Under
5 – Pibroch (whole) 18 Years and Under
6 – Jig 18 Years and Under

Entry Fees: £3 each event

Entry forms have to be posted in advance to:

Mr Thomas Bingham
64 Caledonia Road
KA21 5AP
Tel: 01294 – 604521

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