The solo schedules for the 2019 Alma Highland Festival and Games have been published here.
Band schedules are here.
Safe travels to everyone, and good luck to all the competitors!
The 2019 MWPBA Champions Supreme points standings have been tallied.
The latest updates are from May 9, 10:41 a.m. (EDT), which includes the Terry McHugh Finals.
The standings are still unofficial, and pending ratification before official announcement of the 2019 MWPBA Champions Supreme at the end of the season. Champion Supreme points are earned only by registered MWPBA members.
For more information on how Champion Supreme points are accumulated, please refer to the "Contests" tab on the FAQ.
Thank you to all the contestants, judges, volunteers, and spectators on Saturday for turning the Day of Piping into a great event!
Congratulations to the overall P.M. Ian Swinton Open winner Andrew Carlisle!
2019 Terry McHugh Memorial Piping Solo Champions:
Grade 1: Joseph Horwath
Grade 2: Mary Thrasher
Grade 3: Gabrielle Neal
Grade 4 Sr.: Kristina Rodgers
Grade 4 Jr.: Clayton Nelson
Senior Novice: Peter Case
Junior Novice: Stella Jacoby
Recordings of the P.M. Swinton Open MSR and Piobaireachd performances are available on the MWPBA YouTube Channel.
Overall winner Andrew Carlisle, P.M. Ian Swinton, Pres. Jim Sim
L-R: Nick Hudson, Derek Midgley, Andrew Lewis, Terry Krogh, Andrew Carlisle, Jack Williamson, P.M. Ian Swinton, Brad Davidson, Kenneth Liechti, Jim Sim
The 2019 Alma Regional Piping Solos have been completed, and the results are posted.
The top 3 contestants in each grade are eligible to compete in the Terry McHugh Memorial Solo Piping Contest, taking place on May 4 in Park Ridge, IL, and have already been enrolled.
New for 2019, the MWPBA is delighted to announce sanctioning of the SCOTFEST Highland Games in Broken Arrow, near Tulsa, Oklahoma!
Save the date : Saturday, September 14th, 2019.
Grade 3, 4 , and 5 pipe band competitions are offered, along with all amateur piping and drumming solo contests. SCOTFEST will also feature band Quartet contests (4 pipers). Bands may enter as many Quartet groups as they can muster from their roster, as long as each player plays in one Quartet group only.
The band and solo contest entry forms are updated. Hopefully we'll see you there!
The 2019 St. Paul Regional Piping Solos have been completed, and the results are posted.
The top 3 contestants in each grade are eligible to compete in the Terry McHugh Memorial Solo Piping Contest, taking place on May 4, 2019 in Park Ridge, IL, and have already been enrolled.