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20th Annual George Sherriff Memorial Invitational Competition

A reminder to everyone that the 20th annual George Sherriff Memorial Invitational Competition is happening this weekend in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.  Fellow MWPBA member & piping competitor Christian Rhoads has been invited and will be competing.  He placed 3rd overall in this event in 2015; good luck to Christian.


For more information about the event, follow through to the competition's website for further details.


2016 MWPBA AGM minutes, and Rules updates for 2017

The preliminary minutes of the 2016 MWPBA AGM held on November 5th are now available here.  These minutes remain preliminary pending approval at the 2017 AGM.  The detailed Financial Report is available to members on request from the This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

A number of modifications to The Rules were approved at the AGM, as captured in the minutes.  These changes can be seen in the 2017 MWPBA Rules and Regulations.


MWPBA AGM, Nov 5 2016

The MWPBA 2016 Annual General Meeting will be held on November 5, 2016 at 1:00pm at The Scottish Home, 28th & Des Plaines Ave., North Riverside, IL.

All are welcome and encouraged to attend, and all bands should ensure that they are represented, either in person, or online via the web broadcast  To view the broadcast, login to Ustream and view the MWPBA Channel.  Get online a few minutes early to get set up.

If you are a voting band representative and you will be voting during the MWPBA, you will need to login to UStream so that you can cast votes by private chat. Anonymous users can still chat but will be unable to vote. For the seminar, anonymous is fine if you prefer.

Here are the various documents, reports, and agenda that will be covered during the meeting:


2015 AGM Minutes

Band Registrar's Report

Solo Registrar's Report

Music Board Report

Education Committee Report

MWPBA Competition Survey Results


Christian Rhoads Invited to the George Sherriff Memorial Invitational

Fellow MWPBA member & piping competitor Christian Rhoads has been invited to the 20th annual George Sherriff Memorial Invitational Competition that takes place in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada.


For more information about the event, check the PPBSO's website for further details.


Christian was invited to this event in 2015, and placed 3rd overall.  He is also a member of the St. Louis Caledonian Pipe Band based in St. Louis, MO


Winter Storm 2017 Registration Open

The 16th annual Winter Storm Pipes & Drums Event is currently open for registration.  Please visit the Winter Storm website for more information on how to register, event details, etc.


Chicago Stock Yard Kilty Band Annual Tartan Ball (2016)


2016 Champion Supreme Standings Updated

The band and solo results from the 2016 St. Louis Scottish Games and Cultural Festival in Chesterfield, MO have been posted in the results section, and all champion supreme standings are updated to reflect those results. Current as of 29 September, 2016.


2016 Champion Supreme BAND standings
2016 Champion Supreme SOLO standings




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