The RSPBA PBC Summer School – 2023 WAKE UP SHAKE UP

The Royal Scottish Pipe Band Association is pleased to announce the date for the upcoming 2023 Annual Summer School. The Summer School is a founding part of the Association’s educational drive and has been in existence for almost as long as there has been an Association. This year ‘WAKE UP SHAKE UP’ will be the …

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2023 Static Start – NJB Pilot

The Music Board reported to the membership through the October 2022 Board Minute, that the “Static Start” pilot ran at 4 minor competitions and one major championships in 2022. All bands and adjudicators have been polled and as a result the Music Board has agreed that in the 2023 competition season, Grade 4B bands will …

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2023 Band Fees

For the attention of all Band Secretaries:Looking ahead to 2023, the Association will need to cover the costs it will incur as it undertakes administration and financial tasks as well as preparing the various schedules and allocations for next seasons Competitions (both Major and Minor) As a result, the Board have approved an increase of …

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World Solo Drumming Championship 2022 – closing date 23rd September 2022

The RSPBA are holding the World Solo Drumming Championship on Saturday the 22nd October 2022 at the Glasgow Caledonian University, City Campus, Cowcaddens Rd, Glasgow G4 0BA. Proudly Sponsored by With Glasgow City Council and Glasgow Caledonian University providing support and the venue which has proved so popular with the competitors in the past. You …

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Grade 1 MSR Format Change

The Board of Directors have approved a proposal from the Music Board to change the format of the Grade 1 MSR contests in 2023. The Board of Directors were asked to consider the proposal from the Music Board 10th September 2022 meeting ahead of the scheduled October Board meeting to ensure all the impacted Bands …

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Adult World Solo Drumming Snare Format Clarification for Competitors

The online entry form only contains a brief overview of the Adult WSD Format, the full details of the Adult Snare Drumming event is provided below. Open to those Aged 18 years or over on the 1st November 2021 and registered with a Band Graded; Grade 4, Grade 3, Grade 2 or Grade 1. All entrants …

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