Piping and Drumming/Pipe Bands

The cutoff date for on-line piping/drumming/band registration is April 1.

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No outside alcoholic beverages of any kind are allowed into the festival.
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Piping and Drumming

(E.U.S.P.B.A. Piping and Drumming Competitions)

Individual piping competitions are held for amateurs in grades V through I and for professionals in the Open Grade. All events are sanctioned and conducted under the rules of the Eastern United States Pipe Band Association, the EUSPBA.

Individual drumming competitions are held for snare, tenor and bass drummers. As in the case for pipers, drumming events are sanctioned and conducted by grade.

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Down load the registration form and complete as per it’s instructions:
2017 Pipe/Drum Registration Form
After following the registration form instructions, the following button will take you to TicketLeap to pay entrance fees:
2017 Pipe/Drum Entry Fees via TicketLeap

Pipe Bands

(E.U.S.P.B.A. Pipe Band Competitions)

Pipe Band Grades III, IV, and V.

Bands registering on-line by Ticketleap must provide a competition roster, legal-size SASE, and current IRS Form W-9 by mail by April 1 to Helen Harlow at the following address:

Helen Harlow
24 Highlander Drive
Fredericksburg, VA 22406

(Here is a link to the IRS Form W-9 and its instructions: https://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/fw9.pdf)

The schedule for competing bands will be available the day of the Festival.

General Information

All Festival Performers and Competitors must complete an online or paper “Hold Harmless Agreement” before the event. Children under the age of 18 years must have a parent or guardian complete a “Hold Harmless Agreement”. Completed registration (by a participant, parent, or guardian over the age of 18) will constitute implied acceptance of the contents of this document.
Hold Harmless Agreement – Online Hold Harmless Agreement – Paper Copy
Paper copies of the “Hold Harmless Agreement” must be signed and brought on the day of he event.

For further information, contact Helen Harlow. ~ To request a Piper or Bagpipe band, contact Art Fournier.