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From the President’s desk

Once again, August saw a number of our bands and soloists cross the Atlantic to compete in the homeland of our great music. Two of our top bands had notable success at the World Pipe Band Championships with St. Thomas Alumni placing 3rd and City of Dunedin placing 4th in the …

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EUSPBA Annual General Meeting

EUSPBA Annual General Meeting Eastern United States Pipe Band Association 2017 Annual General Meeting Embassy Suites 4800 Tryon St. Charlotte, NC 28217 Reservations 1-800-HILTONS and request the group rate for the EUSPBA Room Rates $122.00 per night Book by 10/10/2017 for this rate. Hotel shuttles are available. Tentative Meeting Schedule …

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Clarification Mini-MSR for Grade 4

Below please find a clarification on the Grade 4 Band Mini-MSR Rule for 2017.  This is a clarification, not a change. “The mini – MSR for Grade 4 shall be defined and must be played as: Four parts 2/4 march, two parts strathspey and two parts reel (4-2-2) OR four parts 2/4 march, four …

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RSPBA Revised Rules

The RSPBA has revised their rules for roster submissions for bands from outside associations.    Previously, changes could be made to rosters up to 14 days prior to the contest regardless of the grades players had played in before.  Now, rosters that contain any players changing from higher grade bands to …

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Grade 2, 1 and premier piping requirements have changed since 2016, in accordance with what was printed in the 2016 rulebook, on page 20. “+++For playing year 2017 Grade 1 shall play an MSR, submit 3 of each play 1 of each (judge picks set); H/J submit 2 of each, …

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