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Date: Friday, 23rd October 2015
Contributor: Ian Embelton - HQ

2016 Playing Requirements




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Please find the amended playing requirements at the Major Championships in each grade for 2016.

British Championships - Saturday 21st May, Paisley

  • Novice Juvenile B & Grade 4B - 4 x 2 parted Marches from the RSPBA list of prescribed tunes
  • Novice Juvenile A & Grade 4A - 1 x 4 parted Marches or 2 x 2 parted Marches, 1 x 4 Parted Strathspey or 2 x 2 parted Strathspeys and 1 x 4 Parted Reel or 2 x 2 Parted Reels from the RSPBA list of prescribed tunes
  • Juvenile - MSR
  • Grade 3A & 3B - Medley (3 to 5 minutes)
  • Grade 2 - MSR [submit 2]
  • Grade 1 - Medley (5 to 7 minutes) [submit 2]

United Kingdom Championships - Saturday 11th June, Belfast
  • Novice Juvenile B & Grade 4B - 4 x 2 parted Marches from the RSPBA list of prescribed tunes
  • Novice Juvenile A & Grade 4A - 1 x 4 parted Marches or 2 x 2 parted Marches, 1 x 4 Parted Strathspey or 2 x 2 parted Strathspeys and 1 x 4 Parted Reel or 2 x 2 Parted Reels from the RSPBA list of prescribed tunes
  • Juvenile - Medley (3 to 5 minutes)
  • Grade 3A & 3B - MSR
  • Grade 2 - Medley (4 to 6 minutes)
  • Grade 1 - MSR [submit 2]

European Championships - Saturday 25th June, Forres
  • Novice Juvenile B & Grade 4B - 4 x 2 parted Marches from the RSPBA list of prescribed tunes
  • Novice Juvenile A & Grade 4A - 1 x 4 parted Marches or 2 x 2 parted Marches, 1 x 4 Parted Strathspey or 2 x 2 parted Strathspeys and 1 x 4 Parted Reel or 2 x 2 Parted Reels from the RSPBA list of prescribed tunes
  • Juvenile - MSR
  • Grade 3A & 3B - Medley (3 to 5 minutes)
  • Grade 2 - MSR [submit 2]
  • Grade 1 - Medley (5 to 7 minutes) [submit 2]

Scottish Championships - Saturday 30th July, Dumbarton
  • Novice Juvenile B & Grade 4B - 4 x 2 parted Marches from the RSPBA list of prescribed tunes
  • Novice Juvenile A & Grade 4A - 1 x 4 parted Marches or 2 x 2 parted Marches, 1 x 4 Parted Strathspey or 2 x 2 parted Strathspeys and 1 x 4 Parted Reel or 2 x 2 Parted Reels from the RSPBA list of prescribed tunes
  • Juvenile - Medley (3 to 5 minutes)
  • Grade 3A & 3B - MSR
  • Grade 2 - Medley (4 to 6 minutes)
  • Grade 1 - MSR [submit 2]

World Championships - Friday 12th August and Saturday 13th August, Glasgow
  • Novice Juvenile B & Grade 4B - 4 x 2 parted Marches from the RSPBA list of prescribed tunes
  • Novice Juvenile A & Grade 4A - 1 x 4 parted Marches or 2 x 2 parted Marches, 1 x 4 Parted Strathspey or 2 x 2 parted Strathspeys and 1 x 4 Parted Reel or 2 x 2 Parted Reels from the RSPBA list of prescribed tunes
  • Juvenile - Medley (3 to 5 minutes)
  • Grade 3A & 3B - Medley (3 to 5 minutes) and MSR.
  • Grade 2 - MSR [submit 2] and Medley (4 to 6 minutes)
  • Grade 1 - Medley (5 to 7 minutes) [submit 2] and MSR [submit 2]

Adjudicators for each Championship will be released and published in our news section once the list is compiled.

Ian Embelton
Chief Executive Officer

 

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