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JULY 2018
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Scottish Games : Pipes and Drums

INFORMATION FOR 2018 CONTESTANTS

Please join us for this year’s Piping and Drumming solo and band contests on March 3rd, 2018. This year, we welcome esteemed adjudicators Adrian Melvin, Andrew Lee, Ann Gray, and John Fisher to sunny Phoenix, AZ. We are offering solo contests for all Amateur Grades (Four to One) in both Piping and Drumming as well as band contests between Grades Five and Three. Note: we are NOT offering prize money for open drumming contests.

Registration fees for soloists will be $36 and for bands also $36. You can pay these registration fees via the R2 Sports platform. As a member of WUSPBA, you are already a member of this system. How convenient! That registration site can be reached via the following link:

www.r2sports.com/tourney/home.asp?TID=24737

We are offering the following schedule for traveling bands:

Travel      Fee
Miles
0-100:      $200 - Local
100-250:  $300 - Includes Tucson
250-350:  $400 - Includes Las Vegas
350-750:  $500 - Includes Los Angels/San Diego
Over 750: $1,000 - Seattle, San Francisco, etc.

As well as the following Prize Money:

Grade      Event Third Second First
Grade 3 - Medley $250 $450 $600
Grade 4 - MMSR $200 $350 $450
Grade 5 - QMM $150 $250 $350

On March 4th, 2018, we will hold the First Annual Piping and Drumming Clinic on the games field in the morning with Ann Gray and John Fisher.

To register for this Cliinic, please visit the Caledonian Society’s Shopping Cart Page
This cost for this event will be $35.

REGISTRATION DEADLINE FOR ALL OF THE ABOVE IS FEBRUARY 26TH, 2018.



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