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Posted in Branch News by Danielle McCartney on 25 August 2022 12:35 PM

The entries for the All Ireland Solos are now opened

Underage grades are being run via the JAC Solos and entries are also now opened

All Ireland Solo Syllabus

JAC Solo Syllabus

Solo entry instructions

Posted in Branch News by Michelle Shilliday on 17 August 2022 3:19 PM
Did you attend the ULSTER PIPE BAND CHAMPIONSHIPS 2022, Ballymena Academy, Ballymena on Saturday 23rd July? We are seeking feedback from spectators and participants via this short survey. https://forms.office.com/r/623sG9PRt7
 
 
Did you attend the HEART O' DOWN PIPE BAND CHAMPIONSHIPS 2022, Donard Park, Newcastle on Saturday 6th August? We are seeking feedback from spectators and participants via this short survey. https://forms.office.com/r/P5Z0FLaKUN
 
Your input is much appreciated.
 
Posted in Branch News by Danielle McCartney on 16 August 2022 8:10 AM
Congratulations to the following RSPBANI bands and drum majors registered to RSPBANI bands who brought the silverware back from the World Championships
 
A huge congratulations to our new
WORLD CHAMPIONS
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Drum Majors
 
Junior Grade
World Champion ? - Jorja Turkington, Matt Boyd Memorial
2nd place - Mia Buckley, Joseph Forde Memorial Pipe Band
4th place - Mia-Lily Fraser, William Kerr Memorial Pipe Band
5th place - Lydia Todd, McNeillstown Pipe Band
 
Juvenile Grade
4th place - Louise Smiton, Closkelt Pipe Band
5th place - Charlotte Ruddock, McNeillstown Pipe Band
6th place - Grace Thompson, Broughshane and District Pipe Band
 
Adult Grade
2nd place - James Kennedy, Closkelt Pipe Band
4th place - Emma Barr, Field Marshal Montgomery Pipe Band
 
Bands
Grade 4b
World Champions ? - Syerla Pipe Band
 
Grade 4a
World Champions ? - Kildoag Pipe Band
World Champion Drum Corps ? & 2nd place - Gransha Pipe Band
 
Grade 3b
4th place - Augharan Pipe Band
 
Grade 3a
World Champion Drum Corps ? & 5th place - Tullylagan Pipe Band
 
Grade 2
2nd place - Ravara Pipe Band
 
Grade 1
Posted in Branch News by Danielle McCartney on 9 August 2022 8:00 PM

RSPBANI are delighted to be hosting the inaugural United Kingdom (Adult) Solo Drumming Championships which will take place on Saturday 3rd September.

The winner will be awarded with the title of 'United Kingdom Solo Drumming Champion' and will be presented with the Bobby Rea Cup.

This event also incorporates the World Solo Drumming pre-qualifying event with four semi-final spots up for grabs

Entries are now opened and the rules can be found here
To enter, please create an account on the website and log in, use the 'My Account' section at the top of the site and enter via the 'Soloist' tab - please confirm that your band is correct on the 'Band & Solo Details' tab

Contact secretary@rspbani.org if you require assistance creating an account, updating your band or entering the contest

Posted in Branch News by Danielle McCartney on 4 August 2022 8:46 PM

Fancy a family day out to Newcastle this Saturday?

McDonald Memorial is running a bus to the contest in Donard Park, leaving Banbridge at 8am, bus back approx 7.30pm.

Cost is £10 for adults, £5 for 16-18-year-olds, FREE for under 16s.

Spaces still available.

Contact Gary on 07802505611

Posted in Branch News by Danielle McCartney on 29 July 2022 11:36 AM

Can any band who can not "play up" in the grade above please let the secretary know ASAP so that we can adjust the times for the grades before the programme goes to print

Posted in Branch News by Danielle McCartney on 28 July 2022 4:34 PM

The band draw for Newcastle has now been updated on the website

The Drum Major draw for Newcastle has now been updated on the website

Drum Majors Dress will take place at 11:00

Posted in Branch News by Danielle McCartney on 27 July 2022 12:00 PM

Augharan Pipe Band have a coach travelling to the Heart of the Down Championships in Newcastle on Saturday 6th August 2022,

Anyone interested in reserving a place please contact Alastair Brown (Band Secretary) 07989536545 for more details.