The Midwest Pipe Band Association

 


 

MWPBA Regional Solos Contest, 2020

Entry Form

Terry McHugh Memorial Solo Piping Contest

 

  • The top 3 qualifiers in each piping GRADE (not event) will qualify to play at the finals on May 2, 2020, in Park Ridge, Illinois.  The top 3 will be automatically enrolled in the finals.
  • The cost to enter is $11.00 USD. The entry deadline is the Saturday 1 week before the contest; no late entries will be accepted.
  • No refund of entry fees will be made for events entered but not competed in unless the event is cancelled.
  • Entry is open to individual members registered for 2020 with the MWPBA and individual members registered for 2020 in other pipe band associations.
  • Address all questions on the contest to MWPBA President Jim Sim.

 

The events offered are:

Piping      
  • Grade 1: MSR
  • Grade 2: 2/4 March + S/R
  • Grade 3: 2/4 March + S/R
  • Grade 4 Senior: 2/4 March
  • Grade 4 Junior: 2/4 March
  • Sr. Novice: 4 parts 2/4 March
  • Jr. Novice: 4 parts 2/4 March
     

 

  • 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.  (Junior and Senior Novice have the option of playing 4 parts of 2/4 march, rather than a single 4-parted 2/4 march.) 

The piping qualifier contests are as follows.  More events to follow in the coming weeks. Competitors may enter at any location(s):

Contest Entry Deadline Time and Location
Thu, Jan 16 -- Kansas City, MO Sat, Jan 9, 2020

2020 Winter Storm Weekend - The Pipes & Drums Event campus

Marriott Hotel, Westport Room (3rd Floor)

Thu, January 16, 2020.  3:00 p.m.

Sat, Mar 28 -- Alma, MI Sat, Mar 21, 2020

Dunning Memorial Chapel
Alma College Campus,
614 W. Superior St.
Alma, MI 48801

Sat, March 28, 2020.  Start Time: TBD

Sat, Mar 28 -- St. Paul, MN
Sat, Mar 21, 2020

Falcon Heights United Church
Alma College Campus,
1795 Holton St.
St. Paul, MN 55113

Sat, March 28, 2020.  Start Time: 10:00 am (Doors open at 9:00)

Sat, Apr 4 -- Milwaukee, WI Sat, Mar 28, 2020

The Celtic MKE Center
1532 N. Wauwatosa Ave.
Wauwatosa, WI 53213

Sat, April 4, 2020.  Start Time: 10:00 am (Doors open at 9:00)

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Upcoming Events

Saturday March 21
Alma Regional Solo Contest ENTRY DEADLINE
Saturday March 21
St. Paul Regionial Solo Contest ENTRY DEADLINE
Saturday March 28
Alma Regional Solo Contest
Saturday March 28
Milwaukee Regional Solo Contest ENTRY DEADLINE
Saturday March 28
St. Paul Regional Solo Contest
Tuesday March 31
Band Registration DEADLINE
Saturday April 4
Milwaukee Regional Solo Contest