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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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 Playing Requirement Details

This is subject to change due to circumstances. Details of the playing requirements can be found in the Reference Information on Competition Format Version: 3.0Events will be straight through Finals unless the number of entries require Qualifiers to he held

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