The list of Finalists has been published for the 2016 Terry McHugh Memorial Solo Piping Contest, Regional Solos competition.  Everyone who finished in the top 3 of their Regional contest is eligible to play.  The order-of-play is currently being compiled, and will be published shortly for the pipers, and for the drummers who are competing in the Jim Enright, Sr. Memorial Solo Drumming Contest.

Both finals will be held on Saturday, April 09 at The Presbyterian Church of Palatine, 800 E. Palatine Road, Palatine, IL 60074.  This is the same location/venue as last year. Doors will open at 9:00am with the first contest starting at 10:00am. It should be a great contest this year.  The setting for the finals will be very nice with great acoustics.

If your name is on the list of qualifiers please send an email to Jim Sim at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. as soon as you can to let him know whether or not you will be competing.  If Jim has already reached out to you, there's no need to contact him again.

It should be a great day of piping and drumming, and the contest is open to the public at no charge.  We hope to see everyone there.