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2017 Piping & Drumming Competitions

The NJ Irish Festival will host EUSPBA sanctioned competitions for pipe bands and solo competitors at the 2017 Festival on June 11.

Applications are on-line only via the following links:

Pipe Bands

Bands competing in multiple grades must submit an application and fee for each group.
Solo Piper Solo Drummer


Entry fees can be paid by check sent via mail or with Pay Pal (account or credit card)

Fees
Competition Rules:

1.
The entry fee for pipe bands is $150 and includes admission for uniformed members of the band. The entry fee for a solo competitor is $20 and includes admission. Individual admission purchase is not necessary.

All fees are valid until April 30, 2017 and on May 1, 2017 increase to $175 for bands and $25 for individuals.

Applications must be submitted and payment received and cleared by May 29, 2017.

2.
Highland Dress must be worn. Solo competitors must check in with the registration table at 8:00 AM and representatives from bands at 11:00 AM.

3.
Band Competition: First, Second and Third place prizes will be awarded only if there are 4 or more bands participating in each grade. One less prize will be awarded for each entry under 4 for each grade. For example, if there are 3 entries in any grade, that grade will only have 2 prizes awarded.


Grade
1st Place
2nd Place
3rd Place

1
Grade 1 not offered

2
Grade 2 not offered

3
$600
$500
$400

4
$550
$450
$350

5
$400
$300
$200


Questions or comments may be directed to John Giblin at band@jspipesanddrums.com