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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.


Piping & Drumming Competition Schedule and Information

Competition Rules:

1.
The entry fee for pipe bands is $175 and includes admission for uniformed members of the band.

The entry fee for a solo competitor is $25 and includes admission. Individual admission purchase is not necessary.

NOTE: Both an entry form must be completed (links above) AND payment submitted to assure a spot in the competition for both solo and band entries.

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