The following rules, regulations and forms are valid for the 2011 season only.

 

2011 Contest Rules & Regulations

Known simply as The Rules, this governing document outlines membership in the association and the standards for operation of a sanctioned competition. The Rules details the territory, leadership and various types of individual and band memberships. The Rules outlays the system for grading and how members accrue Champion Supreme points over the course of a competition season. The Rules also defines the requirements for setting up and operating a competition under MWPBA sanctioning.

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2011 Solo Membership Application

Use this form to apply for Individual Membership of the MWPBA.  Membership Fee before February 28 is $20.00 // after February 28: $25.00.  Additional Membership fees for immediate Family Members // $10.00 person (includes husband/wife, parent/minor, minor siblings).

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2011 Band Membership Application

Use this form to apply for Band Membership of the MWPBA.  Membership in the Midwest Pipe Band Association or other recognized pipe band association is required to participate in all MWPBA competitions. A Competition Roster for your band must be submitted by March 31.

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2011 Band Competition Roster

Bands must notify the MWPBA Band Registrar, in writing, of the transfer of members from one band to another thirty (30) days prior to a MWPBA sanctioned competition in which such band members will compete. Bands must notify the MWPBA Band Registrar, in writing, of any new members not previously registered with any band four (4) days prior to a MWPBA sanctioned competition in which such band members will compete. Only one (1) band change will be allowed per person in one (1) competition season. Registration of the ¿registered instructor¿ occurs by the instructed band¿s designation of the instructor on their band¿s competition roster and the submittal of the registered instructor form to the MWPBA Band Registrar. Special Note: a player¿s membership in a pipe band does not convey ¿Solo Membership¿ to compete in solo competitions.

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2011 Registered Instructor Application

One can only be an instructor for one (1) band in each grade; and cannot be an instructor for a band in the same grade as the band to which they are a regular registered member; a snare instructor can not be the lead drummer. The position of Registered Instructor can not be changed during one season

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2011 Regrade Petition Form

To request a grade change at any time, soloists and bands must submit this form.

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Adjudicator Application Form

Submit this form to apply to become an MWPBA Adjudicator.

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