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Posted by Ian Burrows on 4 June 2019 10:00 AM

The draw for the Belfast Championships can be accessed by clicking here.

Posted by Danielle McCartney on 18 May 2019 7:46 PM

Congratulations to our new British Pipe Band Champions - St Marys Pipe Band Derrytrasna (Grade 3a) and Closkelt Pipe Band (Grade 2)

A huge well done also to the following RSPBANI Drum Majors and band's who are bringing some silverware back across the water!

Junior Drum Major
2nd - Leanne Crooks - Syerla and District 🥈
3rd - Grace Thompson - Ballydonaghy 🥉
4th - Louise Smiton - Closkelt 🏅

Juvenile Drum Major
2nd - Kathryn McKeown - Battlehill 🥈
3rd - Katie Bicker - Marlacoo and District 🥉

Adult Drum Major
2nd - Emma Barr - Field Marshal Montgomery 🥈
3rd - Andrea McKeown Gibson - Battlehill 🥉
5th - James Kennedy - Closkelt 🏅

Grade 4a
Augharan Pipe Band - 3rd 🥉

Grade 3a
St Marys Pipe Band Derrytrasna - British Pipe Band Champions 🥇

Grade 2
Closkelt Pipe Band - British Pipe Band Champions 🥇
Ravara Pipe Band - 4th 🏅

Grade 1
Field Marshal Montgomery Pipe Band - 5th 🏅

Posted by Ian Burrows on 16 May 2019 12:49 PM

The Draw for the County Fermanagh Championships can be accessed by clicking here.

Posted by Ian Burrows on 10 May 2019 11:30 AM

Please be advised that all disabled parking spaces have now been allocated for the U.K. Championships in Lurgan Park.

Posted by Ian Burrows on 9 May 2019 12:20 PM

Entrance to the competition on Saturday is via the Comber Road.

Dogs are allowed on site but must be on a lead and the owner is responsible for cleaning up dog fouling.

Posted by Ian Burrows on 9 May 2019 9:24 AM

Drum Major Dress time for Ards is 11.30 a.m.

Posted by Danielle McCartney on 6 May 2019 4:13 PM

Can we please request that all band's ensure that their Secretary is up-to-date on the RSPBANI website and that the email address for the secretary is correct

Can all Drum Major's also ensure that their accounts/email are correct

Please contact Danielle ( for assistance if you are having any issues with your account

Posted by Ian Burrows on 2 May 2019 10:43 AM

UK Pipe Band Championships – Saturday 15th June 2019

Parking for People with disabilities

The UK Pipe Band Championship will take place in Lurgan Park on Saturday 15th June. On the day of this event, there will be a limited number of disabled parking spaces available within the grounds of Lurgan Park and these spaces will be allocated on a first come first served basis.

If you would like to pre-book a disabled parking space at this event please email and a parking permit will be sent out to be displayed in the window of your vehicle along with your blue badge on arrival.

Motor Homes

There will be no overnight parking for Motor Homes in Lurgan Park for the UK Pipe Band Championships.

Overnight Parking will be available at Kings Park Primary School which is in close proximity to the venue.  Spaces can be booked through

Public Parking

Public Parking will be available within Lurgan Park, accessed through the Avenue Road Entrance.

Admission will be £5 per person, with under 16’s accompanied by an Adult admitted free of charge