National Juvenile Pipe Band Fund

This fund was established in 2015 to help these bands pay for buses, tuition and other essentials that help youngsters get ‘on the grass’ for competition. It followed a detailed proposal put to the Association’s Board of Directors by Robert Wallace, the Editor of Piping Press. The fund was inaugurated with a major contribution from …

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RSPBA Pipe Band College – Educational Opportunities

One of the main objectives of the RSPBA Pipe Band College (PBC) is to ensure high quality learning opportunities for our members though a series of outreach and education programmes. Below are some of the educational programmes currently available to members of the RSPBA via the RSPBA Pipe Band College. 1. Pipe Band Musicianship Weekend …

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Merry Christmas

What an amazing year we could not have made it through without you! The team at The Royal Scottish Pipe Band Association sends warm greetings for Christmas, and all the best when the New Year comes. We look forward to seeing more of our pipe band family in 2023. Our office will close on Thursday …

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SQA External Verifier Opportunity – HN/PDA/NPA Scottish Bagpipe & Drums

The SQA is recruiting an External Verifier for their suite of Scottish Bagpipe & Drums qualifications. If you have experience as an Assessor or Verifier you may be interested in applying. As you know, joining SQA as an External Verifier is a fantastic personal development opportunity and details of the EV role and the application …

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UK Solo Drumming Championship – Qualifier Results

Qualifier Results: The Royal Scottish Pipe Band Association, Adult Solo Drumming UK Championship 2022.Thank you to the Northern Ireland Branch of the RSPBA, for hosting the latest Adult Solo Drumming event of the 2022 Championship circuit.Congratulations to: 1st Place – Gareth McLees2nd Place – William Glenholmes3rd Place – Rachel Thom4th Place – Steven Creighton These …

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CANCELLATION OF 2022 LISBURN & CASTLEREAGH PIPE BAND FESTIVAL

It is with deep regret that the Royal Scottish Pipe Band Association Northern Ireland (RSPBANI) Branch Executive has taken the hard decision to cancel the Lisburn and Castlereagh Pipe Band & Highland Dance Festival, which was due to take place on 3rd September. This festival was originally conceived by the Executive in conjunction with our …

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The RSPBANI – All Ireland & JAC Solos

Entries for the All Ireland & JAC Solos close on Monday 29th August All Ireland Syllabus – https://www.rspbani.org/…/1659453651_All-Ireland-SoloJAC Syllabus – https://www.rspbani.org/…/1660818375_JAC-Solo-2022Solo Entry Instructions – https://www.rspbani.org/…/1646993366 Any queries can be raised with secretary@rspbani.org

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