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2017 Regular Contest Season Entries Open

The entry forms for Bands and Soloists are now on-line and ready to accept registrations for 2017.  There are several changes to several games this year, including new grades (Grade 4 Senior & Junior, Intermediate Bass) as well as updates to prize money, soloist dates in Chicago, and contests offered at each game.  Please download the rules to understand the new grades, and the band and soloist contest matrices to get an overall picture of what's happening this summer in the MWPBA!

 

2017 Alma Regional Piping Qualifier Order of Play

The Order of Play for soloists has been determined for the Alma Regional Solo Piping Qualifier in Alma, Michigan on February 11, 2017.

 

This information is current as of 5 February 2017.

 

2017 St. Paul Regional Piping Solos Results

The 2017 St. Paul Regional Piping Solos have been completed, and the results are below:

 

Grade 2:

1st-Tak Tang, 2nd-Bob Lies

 

Grade 3:

1st-Meridith Richmond, 2nd-Katie Brady, 3rd-Thomas Stonehouse

 

Grade 4:

1st-Sydney Howieson, 2nd-Elizabeth Curiskis

 

These individuals are eligible to compete in the Terry McHugh Memorial Solo Piping Contest, taking place on April 1, 2017 in Palatine, IL, and have already been enrolled.

 

2017 St. Paul Regional Piping Qualifier Order of Play

The Order of Play for soloists has been determined for the St. Paul Regional Solo Piping Qualifier in St. Paul, Minnesota on January 21, 2017.

 

This information is current as of 17 January 2017.

 

2017 Kansas City Regional Piping Solos Results

The 2017 Kansas City Regional Piping Solos have been completed, and the results are below:

 

Grade 1:

1st-Caleb Thibodeau, 2nd-Steven MacDonald, 3rd-Laureano Thomas-Sanchez

 

Grade 2:

1st-Jack O'Connell, 2nd-Filemon Tan, 3rd-Charles Morris

 

Grade 3:

1st-Thomas Sapleton, 2nd-Linda Robertson, 3rd-Hayden Faucett

 

Grade 4 Senior:

1st-Matthew Morrison, 2nd-Kristina Rodgers

 

Grade 4 Junior:

1st-Mark MacPhee, 2nd-Ryan Lett

 

These individuals are eligible to compete in the Terry McHugh Memorial Solo Piping Contest, taking place on April 1, 2017 in Palatine, IL, and have already been enrolled.

 

2017 Kansas City G4/Novice Regional Order of Play

The Order of Play for Grade 4 Junior/Senior and Novice Junior/Senior competitors participating in the Kansas City Regional Solo Contest is available here.  For the higher grade Order of Plays, please visit the MHAF Winter Storm site here.

 

2017 MWPBA Regional Solos open

A quick reminder that entries are open for all Regional Solo Qualifiers (except Kansas City, which has past its deadline) for pipers only:

  • Sat Jan 21 at St. Paul, MN (Deadline Sun Jan 08)
  • Sat Feb 11 at Alma, MI (Deadline Sun Jan 29)
  • Sat Feb 18 at Milwaukee, WI (Deadline Sun Feb 5)
  • Sat Feb 25 at Lexington, KY (Deadline Sun Feb 12)

 

These contests are open to all Amateur Grades in light music piping. The top 3 available qualifiers in each GRADE (not event) will qualify to play at the Terry McHugh Memorial Solo Piping Event to be held in Palatine, IL on April 1, 2017.   This is a change from prior years, and should ensure a competitive contest for each grade.

 


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