Junior Piping Competition

Competition to be held at The National Piping Centre, Saturday February 21st 2015.
Closing date for entries is Friday 6th February 2015.

NPC - Junior Competition 2014 Winners

Entry Guidelines

  • Entry fees are £3 per event.
  • Entries will be taken on a first-come, first-served basis. Priority will be given where payment accompanies entries.
  • Competitors may enter in ONE category only.
  • Entries will be limited to 30 in each event, with the exception of Event 6, where more will be allowed at the discretion of the organisers.
  • Any event with too few competitors may be cancelled at the discretion of the organisers.
  • The draw will be emailed to competitors the week prior to the competition.
  • The Junior Championship will be decided on the highest aggregate score from Events 1, 2 and 3. In the event of a tie the overall award will be given to the competitor with the highest piobaireachd placing.
  • The Novice Championship will be decided on the highest aggregate score from Events 4, 6 and 7. In the event of a tie the overall award will be given to the competitor with the highest piobaireachd placing.
  • The Chanter Championship will be decided on the highest aggregate score from Events 8 and 9.
  • Chanter events will be held at the Holiday Inn Hotel, 161 West Nile Street, Glasgow. All other events will be held at The National Piping Centre.
  • All events begin at 9am.
  • Please report to stewards on arrival. Running times may vary, so it is advisable that competitors arrive well in advance.
  • It is the responsibility of competitors to maintain contact with their steward.
  • Competitors should be ready to play when called upon to do so.

If you have any queries, please contact Clare Lynas - 0141 353 0220 - clynas@thepipingcentre.co.uk

Category A - Junior Championship

Open to all pipers aged 15-17 inclusive
Event 1 - Piobaireachd
Event 2 - March, Strathspey & Reel
Event 3 - Jig

  • For all events in this category, 1 of each type of tune should be submitted. In events 2 and 3, all tunes must have a minimum of four parts.
  • The Junior Champion will be decided on the highest aggregate score from events 1, 2 and 3.
  • In the event of a tie the overall award will be given to the competitor with the highest Piobaireachd placing.

Category B - Novice Championship

Open to all pipers aged under 15
Event 4 - Piobaireachd *
Event 5 - Piobaireachd - ground only *
Event 6 - March
Event 7 - Strathspey & Reel

  • For all events in this category, only one of each type of tune should be submitted. In events 6 and 7, all tunes must have a minimum of four parts.
  • Competitors may not enter both events 4 and 5. The Novice Champion will be decided on the highest aggregate score from events 4, 6 and 7. In the event of a tie the overall award will be given to the competitor with the highest Piobaireachd placing.

(* Competitors may enter EITHER Event 4 OR Event 5.)

Category C - Chanter Contest

Event 8 - Slow air, two parts only
Event 9 - March, two parts only

  • For events in this category only one type of each tune should be submitted.
  • Competitors can enter both events.
  • Chanter competition to be held at Holiday Inn Hotel, 161 West Nile Street.

Competitor's Details

First Name*
Last Name*
Address*
Town*
Post Code*
Telephone*
Mobile
Date of Birth*
Email*
Newsletter
Send me the Draw
Parents Name & Mobile if arriving with Competitor
Photo permission:
If my child is a prize winner,
I consent to their photograph being taken
and used in print and online by
The National Piping Centre for the purpose
of publicising the Junior Piping Championship.

Events Details

Please tick the events you wish to enter:
Category A (Age 15-17 inclusive)
Event 1 - Piobaireachd - £3
Event 2 - March, Strathspey and Reel - £3
Event 3 - Jig - £3
Category B (Under 15s)
Event 4 - Piobaireachd - £3
Event 5 - Piobaireachd - Ground only - £3
Event 6 - March - £3
Event 7 - Strathspey and Reel - £3
Category C (Chanter contest)
Event 8 - Slow air - two parts only - £3
Event 9 - March - two parts only - £3
Please note: Entries will be limited to 30 per event on a first come first served basis. Any event that does not have enough competitors may be cancelled on the day. Entry to events will only be made on receipt of payment.