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Date: Saturday, 17th September 2016
Contributor: Bruce Cargill - Music Board

2017 Regradings


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The Music Board met on Saturday 17th September and approved the first changes for the 2017 season. These changes along with those on 19th November and 22nd January are tracked below as a single source of 2017 regradings.

New Bands
Grade 4B - 92nd North Fox Pipe Band (France)
Grade 4B - Jefferson Pipe Band
Grade 4B - Hamilton Police Pipe Band (G5 Canada)
Grade 4A - The Greater Victoria Police Pipe Band
Grade 3A - Hamilton Police Pipe Band (G3 Canada)
Grade Novice Juvenile B - Skye Youth Pipe Band
Grade Novice Juvenile B - Tobermory High School
Grade Novice Juvenile B - Queen Victoria School


Novice Juvenile B to Novice Juvenile A
Lochgelly High School
1st Troon Boys Brigade
Kintyre schools

Novice Juvenile A to Juvenile
Dollar Academy
North Lanarkshire schools

Grade 4B to 4A
Clontibret (Eire)
St Marys, Derrytrasna
Lochryan Pipe Band - By request
Gilnahirk Pipe Band - By request

Grade 4A to 3B
Ullapool and District
Lanark and District
Burntisland and District
Cleland Memorial
St Patricks Brandon - By appeal
Milngavie pipe Band - By appeal
Battlehill Pipe Band - By request
Newtongrange Pipe Band - By request

Grade 3B to 3A
2622 (Highland) Squadron R.A.F
Wallacestone and District
Prestonpans Royal British Legion
Matt Boyd Memorial
Marlacoo and District
Perth Metro (Australia)
St Josephs (Eire)
St Josephs Clondalkin

Grade 3A to 2
Worcester Kiltie (USA)

Grade 2 to 1
Pipes and Drums of the Police Service of Northern Ireland
Buchan Peterson


Grade Juvenile to Novice Juvenile
Dollar Academy - By appeal

Grade 4A to 4B
Old Meldrum RBL Pipe Band - By request

Grade 3B to 4A
Fraserburgh Royal British Legion
Troon Blackrock
St Patricks Bandon - Eire
Arklow Pipe Band
Glen Mor Pipe Band - By request

Grade 3A to 4A
Glenrothes and District pipe band 2010 - By request

Grade 3A to 3B
Royal Burgh of Annan

Grade 2 to 3A
Royal Burgh of Stirling

Bruce Cargill


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