Piping & Drumming contest presented and organized by the Northern Branch.
Saturday, April 6, 2019
Ardenwood Historic Farm
34600 Ardenwood Blvd
Fremont, CA 94555
Events begin approximately 9:30am.
Piobaireachd contest sponsored by
Irish Pipers Band of San Francisco
Solo Competition Classes:
Piping (Light Music) – Grades 4, 3, 2, & 1
Piobaireachd – Grades 4, 3, 2, & 1
Snare Drumming – Grades 4, 3, & 2
Tenor Drumming – Novice & Intermediate
Bass Drumming – Novice & Intermediate
Prizes will be awarded to the overall winner of each class.
NEW!! Open Local Option Drumming Events:
Drum Salute – minimum 2 snares, 2:00-7:00 time limit
— Drum Salute Info & Entry —
Midsection Competition – minimum 1 tenor & 1 bass, 3:00-5:00 time limit
— Midsection Competition Info & Entry —
Darrell Calvillo, Piping
Duncan McPherson, Drumming
Ken Sutherland, Piping
Liz Tubbs, Piping
Pipers $30 (+$2 processing fee)
Drummers $20 (+$2 processing fee)
Local Option Events FREE
Sanctioned by WUSPBA.
Entries close March 30, 2019. The contest organizer reserves the right to close entries early if necessary based upon time constraints.
Update 3/11/2019: Due to time constraints, Grade 3 Piobaireachd will likely be capped at a maximum of 12 competitors.
Update 3/14/2019: Grade 3 Piobaireachd is at capacity and is now closed to further entries.
• If you are interested in entering this event, please submit your entry for any other events you plan to play and then contact Suzan at email@example.com to be placed on the wait list.
• If you have already registered for this event and now plan to scratch, please inform Suzan as soon as possible, so that your spot may be given to another competitor on the wait list.
Event Information: Tartan Day Scottish Faire
The Annual Tartan Day Scottish Faire at Ardenwood Historic Farm is presented by the East Bay Scottish Association.
Piping and drumming competitors will receive free entry to the event through the back gate. Friends and family wishing to enter with the competitor should purchase their event tickets in advance through the the East Bay Regional Parks District website, and print out their confirmation. Advance ticket sales close April 1, 2019!