The First MWPBA Regional Solo contest regional qualifier locations and dates have been announced.  The Piping Contest is the Terry McHugh Memorial contest and the Drumming will be the Jim Enright, Sr. Memorial Contest:

  • February 9      Milwaukee, WI
  • February 9      Minneapolis, MN
  • February 16    Alma, MI
  • February 23    St. Louis, MO
  • February 23    Lexington, KY
  • March 9           Cleveland, OH

Players may enter at any location of their choosing.  The top 3 qualifiers in each GRADE (not event) will then qualify to play at the finals to be held in Chicago on April 20th, 2013.  Ties will be broken by the 2/4 March result.  Below are the events in each Grade:

Piping Snare Drumming Tenor Drumming Bass Drumming
  • Grade 1: MSR
  • Grade 2: 2/4 March + S/R
  • Grade 3: 2/4 March + S/R
  • Grade 4: 2/4 March
  • Sr. Novice: 4 parts 2/4 March
  • Jr. Novice: 4 parts 2/4 March
  • Grade 1: MSR
  • Grade 2: MSR
  • Grade 3: MSR
  • Grade 4: 2/4 March
  • Advanced: MSR
  • Intermediate: MSR
  • Novice: 2/4 March
  • Advanced: MSR
  • Novice: 2/4 March

All 2/4 marches must be 4-parted tunes, except in the Jr. & Sr. Novice Piping (which must be 4 parts of 2/4).

The specific locations of each event will be on the entry forms along with more information to follow.  Entry is open to solo members of the MWPBA and to members of other pipe band associations.
This should be a great event and we are looking forward to great participation.

Featured Sponsor

Upcoming Events

Saturday March 30
St. Paul Regional Solo Qualifier
Saturday April 6
Alma Regional Solo Qualifier
Sunday April 28
PM Ian Swinton Contest Entry Deadline
Saturday May 4
Ian Swinton Open & Terry McHugh Solo Piping Competition (Park Ridge, IL)