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Date: Sunday, 21st January 2018
Contributor: Bruce Cargill - Music Board

2018 Regradings




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January 2018 Gradings

The Music Board met on Saturday 20th January 2018 and approved the third changes for the 2018 season, all changes can be found below:

Grading Changes - January 2018

Grade Juvenile to 3A
Ross and Cromarty Pipes and Drums School - By Request

Overseas Gradings
Perth Metro band 1 Grade 3A - By Request
Perth Metro band 2 Grade 4B - By Request

Downgrades - January 2018

Grade 4A to 4B
Royal Army of Oman - By Request

Grade 3B to Grade 4A
Ullapool and District - By Request

Juvenile to Novice Juvenile A
Dollar Academy Band No 990 - On Appeal

Novice Juvenile A to Novice Juvenile B
Lochgelly High School - By Request

November Gradings

The Music Board met on Saturday 18th November and approved the second changes for the 2018 season, the first changes can be found below:

New Bands - November 2017

Grade 4B - McDonald Academy - By Request

Upgrades - November 2017

Grade 4B to 4A
Davidsons Mains and District - By Request
Elgin and District - By Request
Cullen - IPBA Grading Change

Grade 4A to 3B
Johnstone - By Request

Grade 3B to 3A
Ballybriest - On Appeal

Grade 3A to 2
New Ross and District - IPBA Grading Change

Downgrades - November 2017

Juvenile to Novice Juvenile A
Oban High School - On Appeal
George Watson's College - On Appeal

Grade 4A to 4B
Blackraven - IPBA Grading Change

Grade 3A to 3B
Rafffey Pipe Band - By Request

Grade 2 to 3A
Thiepval Memorial - IPBA Grading Change

September Gradings

The Music Board met on Saturday 23rd September and approved the first changes for the 2018 season.

New Bands - September 2017

Grade Novice Juvenile B - Thuirle Thairle Youth - Canada

Upgrades - September 2017

Novice Juvenile B to Novice Juvenile A
Oban High School
Lochalsh Junior

Novice Juvenile A to Juvenile
Dollar Academy
George Watson College
Oban High School
Ross and Cromerty Pipes and Drums

Grade 4B to 4A
Lisnamulligan
Kilmarnock
Kildoag
The College of Piping Summerside (Canada)

Grade 4A to 3B
3rd Battalion the Royal Regiment of Scotland
Bowhill and District
Tullylagan
St Mary's Derrytrasna
Denny & Dunipace Gleneagles

Grade 3B to 3A
Royal Burgh of Annan
The Highlanders (4 Scots)
Bothwell Castle
Quinn Memorial

Grade 3A to 2
Wallacestone & District
Royal Burgh of Stirling

Grade 2 to 1
Lomond & Clyde
The Glasgow Skye Association

Downgrades - September 2017

Grade Novice Juvenile A to Novice Juvenile B
Dunoon Grammar School
1st Troon BB (by request)

Grade 4A to 4B
Granite City

Grade 3B to 4A
Methil and District Portavogie (by request)

Grade 3A to 3B
Ballybriest

Grade 2 to 3A
Glasgow City

Grade 1 to 2
Ravara
Peel Police (Canada)

Regards
Bruce Cargill

 

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