Worlds 2015 CLASP

Entries are now open for The World Solo Amateur Piping Competition.

The venue is The Trades Hall of Glasgow.
Grade 3 will be held on Tuesday 11th August.
Grade 2 – Wednesday 12th and Grade 1 will be on Thursday 13th August.

Eric and Maureen Stein have kindly continued their wonderful sponsorship of an all expenses paid trip to compete at the amateur section of the Metro Cup in New York! This will be presented to the overall winner of the Grade 1 section.

Judges are as follows:
Grade 3 – Ann Gray
Grade 2 – Willie Morrison
Grade 1 – Wilson Brown

CLASP Gradings for 2015/2016

CLASP organisers are having a meeting next week to determine gradings. All members will be notified of gradings as soon as possible.
Anyone who has entered in the wrong grade after gradings will be moved accordingly by the organisers.

Roseneath 2015 CLASP Draw

The CLASP competition will start at 10.30am. CLASP Competitors should register at the registration tent on the games field and competitors will also recieve their number badge for the day. The platform information will be on display in the registration tent and will show the platforms numbered 1-6, name of which competition is on which platform and name of judges for each platform.
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Uist and Barra Piping Association

Highlands and Islands Young Piper of the Year Competition

Sgoil Lionacleit, Benbecula
Thursday 23 July 2015 from 9am
Competitions: aged 30 and under, under 18, under 15, novice piping, open chanter

Closing date for entries 15 July 2015
Contact for entry forms

Piper’s Prize Giving Ceilidh (with bar, tea, coffee, raffle)
Dark Island Hotel
7.30 PM

Westside Agricultural Show 2015 Solo Piping Competition

Held on the 31st July 2015 – Gates open at 12noon – Barvas Machair, Loch street, Isle of Lewis

Types of competition: Piobaireachd, MSR, Jig and Hornpipe for all U15, U18 & Open categories.
Novice piping, chanter sections are beginner, novice and open

To enter, please contact Ashley MacDonald: 07919101011 –

Open top prizes for 1st for Piobaireachd – £80, 2nd £60, 3rd £45, MSR 1st £50, 2nd £45, 3rd £30, Jig & Hornpipe 1st £50, 2nd £45, 3rd £30. Overall winners in U15, U18 and Open have an overall trophy. Chanter, novice piping U15 & U18 receive medals up to 3rd prize.
Situated on the Barvas Machair unspoilt landscape we have the Westside Cattle Show running for the 33rd year – with various stalls and competitions for Cattle, Sheep, veg and fruit, knitting, Arts & crafts to heavy and sport events with a display from Highland dancers and pipe band – we also have a car and tractor show of various classics to Tea & coffee with a treat to taste our local baking, we also have an all day BBQ!

Competitors free, Adults £5 and children £2

Argyll Piping Trust – Scots Guards Junior Piping Competition

Results of the competition held on Monday 22nd of June at the Games Park Oban.

Novice Piping

  1. John Macleod
  2. Sinclair Hennessy
  3. Erin Byers
  4. Ian MacPherson

Piping Under 15 March

  1. Ross Connor
  2. Piers Gritten
  3. Calum McKillop
  4. Jamie Campbell​

Under 15 Strathspey and Reel

  1. Jamie Campbell
  2. Ross Connor
  3. Calum McKillop
  4. Piers Gritten

Under 18 March

  1. Aaron Hussain
  2. Alistair MacLean
  3. Alexander Anderson
  4. Rebecca Paterson

Under 18 Strathspey and Reel

  1. Aaron Hussain
  2. Alistair Maclean
  3. Alexander Anderson
  4. Rebecca Paterson