The Midwest Pipe Band Association



Terry McHugh Memorial Solo Piping Contest

MWPBA Solos 2023

Entry Form



  • The Terry McHugh Memorial Amateur Solo Piping Contest is on March 25, 2023, in Park Ridge, near Chicago.
  • There are no regional qualifier contests; the contest may be entered directly.
  • The cost to enter each event is $11.00 USD. The on-time entry deadline is the Sunday 2 weeks before the contest, with a grace period of 1 week for late entrants, for which a late fee of $10.00 will be assessed.
  • No refund of entry fees will be made for events entered but not competed in unless the event is cancelled.
  • Contest entry is open to current solo members of the MWPBA and other associations within ANAPBA with reciprocal membership agreement.
  • Address all questions on the contest to MWPBA President Jim Sim.
  • Current MWPBA contest rules apply.   Grade 2 and Grade 3 piping ties will be broken by 2/4 March result.
  • In each event, the competitor may play selections of their choosing, and need only submit 1.
  • All tunes must be 4-parted.  (Grade 5 player have the option of playing 4 parts of 2/4 march, rather than a single 4-parted 2/4 march.) 

The events offered are:


  • Grade 1: MSR
  • Grade 2: 2/4 March + S/R
  • Grade 3: 2/4 March + S/R
  • Grade 4 Senior: 4-parted 2/4 March
  • Grade 4 Junior: 4-parted 2/4 March
  • Grade 5 Senior: 4 parts of 2/4 March
  • Grade 5 Junior: 4 parts of 2/4 March



The piping contest details are as follows.

Contest Time and Location

Terry McHugh Memorial
Amateur Solo Contest

Sat, March 25 -- Park Ridge, IL


(On-time entry deadline March 5)

Sat, March 25, 2023

Doors open 9:00am

Contest starts 10:00am

Hope Community Bible Church,
1266 N. Northwest Highway,
Park Ridge, IL 

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