The Midwest Pipe Band Association



MWPBA Preseason Solo Contests 2023

Master Entry Form


  • Entry is open to current members of the MWPBA and other ANAPBA affiliated pipe band associations registered for solo competition.  Membership in a registered pipe band is not sufficient to be eligible to compete in MWPBA solo events.
  • All contests shall be conducted according to the current Rules of the Midwest Pipe Band Association.
  • All contest entries must be made using this online form by the deadline stated for each contest. Phone or email entries will not be accepted. No field entries. The cost to enter is $11.00 USD per individual event. Late entry is accepted for 7 days after the published deadline, for which a single late fee will be assessed. All fees must be paid prior to competing.
  • No Entry Fee Refunds For Any Reason Except Event Cancellation.
  • This entry form supports entering any and all MWPBA offseason contests, and may be submitted multiple times if you so choose.
  • Competitors must play in their registered solo competition grade(s) assigned by the MWPBA or home association.
  • Orders of play shall be posted on the MWPBA website approx. 7 days before each contest. Soloists are required to register with the steward for each event entered, and to verify event start time in case of schedule change.
  • Appropriate 'Highland' attire and headgear must be worn by all competitors and accompanists, and all competitors are requested to check-in with the event steward(s) prior to performing.
  • The MWPBA and event sponsors disclaim any and all liability for injury to person or property related to the events sanctioned. Each event sponsor, by accepting sanctioning, has agreed to defend, indemnify and hold the MWPBA, its officers and agents harmless from all such liability. This disclaimer shall remain in effect despite withdrawal of sanctioning by the MWPBA for any reason.
  • Preseason events do not count towards Champion Supreme points, unless explicitly indicated.

Use this form to enter the following contests:

Contest Location Entry Deadline Contest Info

Macalester Winter Warmup Solos

Saturday, February 4, 2023

Macalester College
Janet Wallace Fine Arts Center,
130 Macalester St,
St Paul, MN 55105

9am - 5pm

Sun, Jan 22, 2023

Jan 29, 2023 ($10 late fee)

All amateur solo piping and piobaireachd events. Entry fee $11 per event.

The top 5 finishers in Grade 4 Piobaireachd will be invited to compete in the afternoon with a FULL TUNE. The top prize is a 16-book bound Piobaireachd Society Collection, donated by the members of the Minnesota Piobaireachd Society.