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Posted by Ian Burrows on 5 March 2020 5:57 PM

RSPBANI Branch Competition Dates 2020

9th May, Ards and North Down Championships, Bangor

16th May, County Fermanagh Championships, Enniskillen

30th May, Mid Ulster Championships, Cookstown

6th June, Antrim and Newtownabbey Championships, Antrim

20th June, Lisburn and Castlereagh City Championships, Moira

4th July, All Ireland Championships, Newbridge House, Swords, Dublin

8th August, Ulster Championships, Ballymena

22nd August, Champion of Champions, Newcastle

Unfortunately, we have not been able to secure a competition in Portrush this year. We hope this competition will be back on the calendar as soon as possible.

Posted by Ian Burrows on 3 March 2020 5:10 PM

A reminder of the free accredited Safeguarding Training for band Safeguarding Officers on Thursday 5th of March 2020 in Trinity Hall, Lisburn at 06.30 p.m.

If your band is applying for funding, Safeguarding training is a required element of funding application processes.

Please email the name of your band designated Safeguarding Officer if they plan to attend to info@rspbani.org.

Posted by Danielle McCartney on 3 March 2020 4:59 PM

Entries should be completed online via the 'My Account' section of the website (soloist tab)

If anyone requires any assistance in creating an account or accessing the entry section please contact Danielle through the RSPBANI facebook page or by email - danielle.mccartney@rspbani.org

Posted by Danielle McCartney on 3 March 2020 4:58 PM

Syllabus available here

Posted by Ian Burrows on 3 March 2020 8:44 AM

Cullybackey Pipe Band 33rd Annual Solos Competition Saturday 4th April 2020

Note: all grades are by pre-registration only using either the online link or an emailed registration form.

Online entries link:
https://tinyurl.com/u74cvbf

Postal/Email Entry link:
https://tinyurl.com/srevbp6

A copy of the 2020 syllabus can be found here:
https://tinyurl.com/ugvywgg

Entries will close on Saturday 28th March.

Entry Fees:
Novice (Chanters/Pads) £4.00
Juvenile £5.00
C Grade, B Grade, A Grades £6
Piobaireachd (U16/U18) £6
Piobaireachd (A/B) £10

Registration will open at 9.30 am.
Competition starts from 10.30 am, (starting time subject to change of which you will receive due notice). Novice grades first, followed by Juvenile then Junior, Intermediate and Senior grades. Piobaireachd will also start at 10.30 am. Open Bass Competition will be followed by Tenor Competition - starting with Juvenile grades.

Posted by Ian Burrows on 27 February 2020 1:08 PM

Please see the attached draw for the Leinster Solo Piping and Drumming Championships on the 29th February 2020.

Posted by Ian Burrows on 24 February 2020 1:07 PM

The Branch will be holding free accredited Safeguarding Training for band Safeguarding Officers on Thursday 5th of March 2020 in Trinity Hall, Lisburn at 06.30 p.m.

If your band's designated Safeguarding Officer is planning to attend please confirm by emailing info@rspbani.org. 

Posted by Ian Burrows on 13 February 2020 3:37 PM

Please find attached photograph of waistcoat for sale, selection of navy blue waistcoats in children and adult sizes.

For further information as an expression of interest.

 Contact Alastair Brown ( Band Secretary) e-mail a.brown149@btinternet.com