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Date Headline Contributor

13th Dec 19

World Solo Drumming Championship 2019 - International Qualifying Event

John Hughes - HQ

9th Dec 19

World Solo Drumming 2019 - Pre Qualification Contest Dates

Ian Embelton - HQ

5th Dec 18

2019 Playing Requirements

Ian Embelton - HQ

5th Dec 18

National Recognition for the World Pipe Band Championships

John Hughes - HQ

20th Nov 18

Example Drum Scores for Prescribed Tune List

Michael O'Neill - Music Board

18th Nov 18

2019 Regradings

Bruce Cargill - Music Board

16th Nov 18

World Championships - Juvenile Bands and Drum Majors Proposal

Bruce Cargill - HQ

10th Nov 18

RSPBA Pipe Band College: Exciting opportunity for a Principal of Piping and a Principal of Drumming

Ian Embelton - HQ

10th Nov 18

RSPBA Pipe Band College: Nominations for Geographical representatives to serve on the Pipe Band College

Ian Embelton - HQ

28th Oct 18

2019 Subscriptions Now Due

Ian Embelton - HQ

21st Oct 18

Steven McWhirter secures his ninth World Solo title

Ian Embelton - HQ

20th Oct 18

Grade 4 Survey Results

Bruce Cargill - Musicboard Convenor

17th Oct 18

World Solo Drumming - Format Changes Reminder

Ian Embelton - HQ

17th Oct 18

World Solo Drumming - Live Stream Adult Final

Ian Embelton - HQ

3rd Sep 18

Andante Sponsored World Solo Drumming and International Juvenile Solo Tenor Entries Now Open and Adult Final Ticket Information

Ian Embelton - HQ

19th Aug 18

World Champions 2018 - Field Marshal Montgomery

Ian Embelton - HQ

18th Aug 18

World Championships Grade 2 Final now on YouTube

Ian Embelton - HQ

18th Aug 18

World Championships Grade 1 Heat 2 Medley now on YouTube

Ian Embelton - HQ

18th Aug 18

World Championships Grade 1 Heat 1 MSR now on YouTube

Ian Embelton - HQ

15th Aug 18

World Championships - Friday and Saturday Live Stream Details

Ian Embelton - HQ

15th Aug 18

2019 Major Championship Dates and Locations

Ian Embelton - HQ

7th Aug 18

Pipe Major Linden (Dixie) Ingram Retirement

Kevin Reilly - HQ

3rd Aug 18

World Championships - Adult Drum Major Format

Ian Embelton - HQ

30th Jul 18

Scottish Champions 2018 - St Laurence O'Toole

Ian Embelton - HQ

29th Jul 18

Scottish Championships Grade 4A Final now on YouTube

Ian Embelton - HQ

29th Jul 18

Scottish Championships Grade 3B Final now on YouTube

Ian Embelton - HQ

29th Jul 18

Scottish Championships Grade 2 Final now on YouTube

Ian Embelton - HQ

18th Jul 18

Band Placement at World Championships

John Hughes - HQ

12th Jul 18

World Championships - Grade 1 Draw

Ian Embelton - HQ

11th Jul 18

World Championships 2018 - Qualification and Final requirements in Grades 1, 2, 3A and 3B

Ian Embelton - HQ

1st Jul 18

European Champions 2018 - Inveraray and District

Ian Embelton - HQ

30th Jun 18

European Championships Grade 2 Final now on YouTube

Ian Embelton - HQ

30th Jun 18

European Championships Grade Juvenile Final now on YouTube

Ian Embelton - HQ

20th Jun 18

RSPBA Piping Adjudicator John (Ian) Wood

Kevin Reilly - HQ

17th Jun 18

UK Championships Grade 2 Final now on YouTube

Ian Embelton - HQ

17th Jun 18

UK Championships Grade 3B Final now on YouTube

Ian Embelton - HQ

28th May 18

General Data Protection Regulation

John Hughes - HQ

28th May 18

Playing Survey for ALL Grade 4A and 4B Pipe Majors

Kevin Reilly - HQ

20th May 18

UK Champions 2018 - St Laurence O'Toole

Ian Embelton - HQ

20th May 18

British Champions 2018 - Scottish Power

Ian Embelton - HQ

17th Apr 18

Dedicated Adult Summer School

Pat Whelan - Education Officer

19th Mar 18

Pipe Band College

Paul Brown - HQ

19th Mar 18

Articles of Association and Rules updated after AGM

Paul Brown - HQ

18th Mar 18

Protection of Vulnerable Groups Documents Published

Paul Brown - HQ

9th Mar 18

2018 Online Entries Now Open

Ian Embelton - HQ

20th Feb 18

Summer School 2018

Pat Wheelan - Education Officer

20th Feb 18

AGM Proposed Rule Changes

Ian Embelton - HQ

8th Feb 18

Battle's Over - a Nation's Tribute

Ian Embelton - HQ

7th Feb 18

2018 Adjudicator Allocation and Allocation Process

Ian Embelton - HQ

7th Feb 18

World Solo Drumming - Changes to format

Ian Embelton - HQ

21st Jan 18

2018 Regradings

Bruce Cargill - Music Board

21st Dec 17

2018 Playing Requirements

Ian Embelton - HQ

22nd Oct 17

Steven McWhirter secures his eighth World Solo title

Ian Embelton - HQ

22nd Oct 17

World Championships Drumming Juvenile Section 5 now on Youtube

Ian Embelton - HQ

17th Oct 17

World Solo Drumming - Live Stream Adult Final

Ian Embelton - HQ

5th Sep 17

Andante Sponsored World Solo Drumming and International Juvenile Solo Tenor Entries Now Open and Adult Final Ticket Information

Ian Embelton - HQ

17th Aug 17

2018 Major Championship Dates and Locations

Ian Embelton - HQ

13th Aug 17

World Championships Grade 2 Final now on YouTube

Ian Embelton - HQ

13th Aug 17

World Championships Grade 2 Heat 1 now on YouTube

Ian Embelton - HQ

11th Aug 17

World Champions 2017 - Inveraray and District

Ian Embelton - HQ

9th Aug 17

Grade 1 final and running order for Worlds Final

Ian Embelton - HQ

9th Aug 17

World Championships - Friday and Saturday Live Stream Details

Ian Embelton - HQ

8th Aug 17

North Berwick Grade 3 now on YouTube

Ian Embelton - HQ

6th Aug 17

North Berwick Grade 4B now on YouTube

Ian Embelton - HQ

6th Aug 17

North Berwick Grade Juvenile now on YouTube

Ian Embelton - HQ

6th Aug 17

North Berwick Grade 1 now on YouTube

Ian Embelton - HQ

30th Jul 17

Scottish Championships Grade 3B now on YouTube

Ian Embelton - HQ

30th Jul 17

Scottish Championships Grade 2 now on YouTube

Ian Embelton - HQ

30th Jul 17

Scottish Champions 2017 - Inveraray and District

Ian Embelton - HQ

19th Jul 17

2017 Summer School - Final Few Places Available

Pat Whelan - HQ

27th Jun 17

European Championships Grade 4A now on YouTube

Ian Embelton - HQ

25th Jun 17

European Championships Grade 2 now on YouTube

Ian Embelton - HQ

25th Jun 17

European Champions 2017 - Inveraray and District

Ian Embelton - HQ

11th Jun 17

UK Championships Grade 3A now on YouTube

Ian Embelton - HQ

11th Jun 17

UK Championships Grade 2 now on YouTube

Ian Embelton - HQ

11th Jun 17

UK Champions 2017 - Field Marshal Montgomery

Ian Embelton - HQ

7th Jun 17

UK Championships - Upper Newtownards Roadworks

Ian Embelton - HQ

22nd May 17

British Championships Grade 2 now on YouTube

Ian Embelton - HQ

21st May 17

British Champions 2017 - Inveraray and District

Ian Embelton - HQ

10th Mar 17

Fire at RSPBA HQ

John Hughes - HQ

26th Feb 17

Annual General Meeting - Proposed Rule Changes

Ian Embelton - HQ

26th Feb 17

Pipers Trail 2017 - Would you like to play at The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo?

Stevie Small MBE - Pipers Trail Project Officer

20th Feb 17

RSPBA and IPBA Learning Initiative

Pat Whelan - HQ

11th Feb 17

Live Back In Ireland 87 - Concert Details

Ian Embelton - HQ

9th Feb 17

Shotts and Dykehead Caledonia Pipe Band To Headline Pre-Worlds Concert

Kurt Mackintosh - Glasgow Skye Association Pipe Band

8th Feb 17

2017 Playing Requirements

Ian Embelton - HQ

4th Feb 17

2017 Adjudicator Allocation and Allocation Process

Ian Embelton - HQ

4th Feb 17

2017 Summer School

Pat Whelan - HQ

31st Jan 17

Associations work for international African Blackwood database

John Hughes - HQ

22nd Jan 17

2017 Regradings - January Update

Bruce Cargill - Music Board

19th Nov 16

2017 Regradings - November Update

Bruce Cargill - Music Board

16th Nov 16

Graeme Johnston Memorial and Willie Ferguson Memorial Results

Nigel Greeves - GWOS Branch

7th Nov 16

Adjudicator Panel Annual General Meeting

Ian Embelton - HQ

1st Nov 16

World Solo Drumming Videos Now Available

Ian Embelton - HQ

24th Oct 16

Dundee, Perth and Angus - World Solo Drumming 2017 Qualification Event

Paul McAndrew - Dundee, Perth and Angus Branch

23rd Oct 16

Steven McWhirter secures his seventh World Solo title

Ian Embelton - HQ

19th Oct 16

World Solo Drumming - Live Streaming

Ian Embelton - HQ

17th Sep 16

2017 Regradings

Bruce Cargill - Music Board

5th Sep 16

2017 Band Fees - Payments Now Due

Ian Embelton - HQ

3rd Sep 16

2017 Major Championship Dates and Locations

Ian Embelton - HQ

 

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