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Glenn Brown winner of Senior Piobaireachd 2017

Start of March

Start of March

medallists

The Medallists
Craig Sutherland Gold
Cameron MacDougall Silver

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Jack Lee winner of the Former Winners MSR
Glenn Brown The Senior Piobaireachd

 

 

THE ARGYLLSHIRE GATHERING PIPING COMPETITIONS

On behalf of the Argyll Piping Trust, The Argyllshire Gathering is proud to play host to one of Scotland’s premier piping events. These competitions take place over two days during the Oban Games week, at various venues and locations across the town.

Wednesday 23 August 2017

Piobaireachd – Ceol mor (“the great music”)

9:00am Corran Halls – Main Hall Senior Piobaireachd
9:00am Corran Halls – Theatre Gold Medal
9:00am Skippinnish Ceildh House
George Street
Silver Medal
9:30am Regent Hotel andGreat Western Hotels MacGregor Memorial Heats
4:30pm approx Regent Hotel MacGregor Memorial Final
4:00pm Corran Halls – Main Hall Former Winners MSR

Competitor Information

The Senior Piobaireachd competition is only open to previous winners of the Highland Society of London’s Gold Medal at the Argyllshire Gathering or the Northern Meeting.

The Argyllshire Gathering Gold & Silver Medal entry is restricted to those pipers already notified of their eligibility by the Eligibility Committee of the Argyllshire Gathering and the Northern Meeting in the year of competition, and have entered through the competition entry link.

  1. Competitors of The Highland Society of London’s MacGregor Memorial

Competition must be under 22 years of age on the day of competition and not previously won first prize in this event.

The Argyllshire Gathering is also privileged to present the Highland Society of London’s Gold Medal. This competition is fiercely contested as winners gain qualification for future entry to the prestigious Senior Piobaireachd, which brings together the world’s best pipers and is sponsored by Glenfiddich Single Malt Scotch Whisky.

At 4.30pm former winners of the “A” March and the “A” Strathspey & Reel compete for their titles in the Main Hall of the Corran Halls.

The impressive talents of young pipers are featured in the Highland Society of London’s MacGregor Memorial competition, the final of which brings Wednesday’s exciting line-up to a close.

Click here to view the piping draws. 

Thursday 24th August 2017
Ceol beag (“the little music”)

Thursday’s piping competitions provide the evocative background music to the games themselves. Following the Stewards’ March through the centre of Oban to the field, and the presentation of medals, the competitors take their places on their stands in front of the judges.

10.00 Mossfield Park Junior competition*
11:00am Mossfield Park Intermediate MSR and Local competitions (will follow on from Junior competitions)*
11:00am Mossfield Park Senior competitions – Light Music

*Entries on the field. Registrations from 9:30am.

Competitor information.

Competitors for Senior Competitions must have been ruled eligible to compete by the Eligibility Committee of the Argyllshire Gathering and Northern Meeting in the year of the competition and have entered through the Competition Entry link.

Click here to view the piping draws. 

Click here for more information about the Argyll Piping Trust.