The entries for the Ulster Solo Piping and Drumming Championships are now open.
- Login to the site.
- Click on 'My Account' (Top of page).
- Click on the 'Soloist' Tab.
- Click 'Enter 2017 Competitions' link.
Please note changes to the Syllabus for 2017.
A pilot Bass Drumming competition will be held subject to the number of entries received. All Bass drummers must be accompanied by at least one piper and one snare drummer. Bass drummers must start with two 3 paced introduction rolls. This will be an open grade and the playing requirements are a March, Strathspey and Reel (each tune to be at least 4 parts). Bass drummers please enter by email to email@example.com
Please note payment for entries must be paid in advance and will not be accepted on the day.
Today seen the lauch of the Dalradia Festival & The County Antrim Pipe Band &Drum Major Championships which will be held on 15th&16th July once again in Glenarm Castle.
This year the festival is going to be bigger and better according to organisers , and the County Antrim section are working close we with everyone .This year the section are hopefully getting sponsorship to host something special for the Senior Drum Majors .(watch this space for more info)
For all you campers and Motorhome personnel can I ask you to apply as quickly as possible as this was also launched today ,simply go to Dalradia Festival page and follow link to get camping passes.,everyone can see what other great attractions are coming this year ...if you like Nathan Carter or Peppa Pig come along as there something for everyone.
Watch this space for more info .......
Please note trophies can be returned at the Branch Meeting on 25th March, Trinity Halls, Lisburn or at the Ulster Solos, Lisnagarvey High School, Lisburn on 22nd April. Please also note it was agreed at the last Branch meeting that bands and Drum Majors who haven't returned their trophies by the 22nd of April will be fined as per rule 4.72.
It would be appreciated if a list of trophies being returned could be provided as this would assist greatly with the administration process.
Please remember that Major Championship trophies should be returned to HQ and not the Northern Ireland Branch.
The RSPBANI Branch is inviting tenders for Branch Competitions 2017.
Interested Caterers please complete the attached form and send to RSPBANI, Unit 34, Crescent Business Park, Lisburn, Co. Antrim, BT28 2GN. Closing date for applications is Monday 10th April, 2017.