13 Open Grade pipers are confirmed for the 2018 PM Ian Swinton Open Piping competition, to be held on April 21 in northern Chicago suburb of Park Ridge, IL. Each piper submits 4 piobaireachd and 4 MSRs and plays one of each as selected by the judges. The aggregate results determines the winner.
The 2018 Terry McHugh Regional Amateur Solos Finals will be held in the same location, that morning. The amateur contest will start at 10am and awards will be presented around 1pm.
The location is Park Ridge Community Church, 100 Courtland Ave, Park Ridge, IL 60068. Doors open at 8:30am, and admission is free.
Should be a great day and early evening of piping. We hope to see a nice crowd this year. Good luck to all of the players!
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