The Midwest Pipe Band Association

 

 

MWPBA 2023 Regular Season Contests and Events

 

All MWPBA sanctioned contests are open to bands and soloists with membership in good standing with the MWPBA, any association with reciprocal membership agreement within ANAPBA, or any other association properly recognized by the MWPBA Advisory Board.

Champion Supreme points are awarded only to MWPBA member bands and MWPBA individual members in regular season competitions with official sanctioned status.  Events at Champion Supreme games are awarded double points.  Where multiple band events are offered at a standard sanctioned games, available points are split between the events.

 The music requirements for each band contest is shown, either
  • QMM - Quick March Medley
  • MSR - March, Strathspey, and Reel
  • Medley - Timed Medley

All contests and events are run in accordance with current MWPBA Rules.

Entry forms are on the MWPBA home page, and CONTESTS menu. Late entries will be permitted for 7 days after the deadline, with a late fee assessed.

Orders of play will be posted on mwpba.org about one week before each contest.

 

Contest Entry Deadline Host Games and Event Information

St. Louis

Sat May 6

Entry Deadline:

Sun April 16

St. Louis Highland Games

Schroeder Park, Manchester, MO

https://stlouis-scottishgames.com/

Awards:
G3 MSR=250-225-200  G3 MED=250-225-200
G4 MSR=175-150-125  G4 MED=175-150-125
G5 QMM=200-150-100

Sanctioned G5 Band G4 Band G3 Band G2 Band G1 Band
Sat QMM MED & MSR MED & MSR    

Alma

Sat May 27
Sun May 28

Entry Deadline:

Sun May 7

US Open Pipe Band Championship (Sunday)

Alma Highland Festival

Alma High School,
1500 Pine Ave, Alma, MI

http://www.almahighlandfestival.com/

Awards:
Sat:
G1=1400-1300-1200
G2=1000-900-800
G3=800-700-600
G4=600-500-400
G5=300-200-100
Sun:
G1=1600-1400-1300
G2=1100-1000-900
G3=900-800-700
G4=700-600-500
G5=400-300-200

Champion Supreme G5 Band G4 Band G3 Band G2 Band G1 Band
Sat QMM MED MSR MED MSR
Sun QMM MSR MED MSR MED

Milwaukee

Sat June 3

Entry Deadline:

Sun May 15

Milwaukee Highland Games

Croatian Park,
9100 S. 76th Street, Franklin, WI

https://milwaukeehighlandgames.org/

Awards:
G3=500-450-400
G4=350-300-250
G5=200-150-100

Sanctioned G5 Band G4 Band G3 Band G2 Band G1 Band
Sat QMM MSR

MED

   

Chicago

Sat June 17
 
(Most solos on Fri June 16)

Entry Deadline:

Sun May 28

Midwest Pipe Band Championship

Chicago Scots Scottish Festival and Highland Games

Hamilton Lakes,
2 Pierce Place, Itasca, IL 60143

https://chicagoscots.org/festival/

Awards:
G1 aggregate=3000-2000-1000-500
G2 aggregate=2500-1500-1000-500
G3 aggregate=1500-800-600-300
G4=1000-600-400-200
G5=400-300-200-100

Champion Supreme G5 Band G4 Band G3 Band G2 Band G1 Band
Sat QMM MED MED & MSR
(aggregate)
MED & MSR
(aggregate)
MED & MSR
(aggregate)

Wisconsin

Sat Sept. 2

Entry Deadline:

Sun Aug. 13

Mid America Pipe Band Championships

Wisconsin Highland Games

Waukesha County Expo Center,
1000 Northview Rd, Waukesha, WI

https://www.wisconsinscottish.org/

https://wiscpipesdrums.com/games

Awards:
G2=1000-900-800
G3=800-700-600
G4=600-500-400
G5=300-200-100

Champion Supreme G5 Band G4 Band G3 Band G2 Band G1 Band
Sat QMM MED MED MSR  

Scotfest

Sat Sept. 16
 

Entry Deadline:

Sun Aug. 27

American Grade 5 Pipe Band Championship

Oklahoma ScotFest

Broken Arrow Event Complex,
21101 E 101st St, Broken Arrow, OK

https://okscotfest.com/

Awards:
G5=1500-1000-600-400

Sanctioned G5 Band G4 Band G3 Band G2 Band G1 Band
Sat
QMM