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British Championships

21st May 2016


2016 Information

Annual Fees UK Bands

Annual Fees Non UK Bands

Prescribed Tunes

2016 Grading Changes

Playing Requirements

Links to more 2016 info will be added as it becomes available.

Latest Magazine

Oct 2015
Edition Out Now

Oct 2015 Magazine Cover - Ryan's On Top Of The World

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Pipe Band Magazine LogoWelcome to the Pipe Band Magazine the official magazine of the Royal Scottish Pipe Band Association.

Published quarterly, 'Pipe Band' is the magazine that keeps members and all pipe band enthusiasts up to speed with developments in the world's leading pipe band organisation.

Oct 15 - Ryan's On Top Of The World

Each issue includes features on the leading personalities from the pipe band world and, of course, on the bands themselves.

Publication dates are the 1st of January, April, July and October.

The magazine is available as a free download - a service to the pipe band community from the RSPBA.

Digital Magazine Editions:

Manufacturers and suppliers interested in advertising in the magazine can check our booking form and rate card. If you have articles or pictures you would like published please email Pipe Band Magazine directly NOT headquarters.

Disclaimer:Please note that all contact regarding the magazine, including advertising, is with PP Publishing and not the RSPBA. Use the email address above.

Pipe Band Magazine
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36 Mount Harriet Drive
Stepps, Glasgow
G33 6DN

Jan 15 - World Champion Brothers  

Apr 15 - Juvenile Joy  

Jul 15 - Eric's Early Double  

Oct 15 - Ryan's On Top Of The World  

Jan 2015 Cover
World Champion Brothers

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Apr 2015 Cover
Juvenile Joy

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Jul 2015 Cover
Eric's Early Double

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Oct 2015 Cover
Ryan's On Top Of The World

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Latest News

2016 Playing Requirements

Applications for Novice / Juvenile fund are now open.

Music Board Gradings for 2016

World Solo Drumming and International Juvenile Solo Tenor Entries now open

2016 Major Championship Dates and Locations

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