World Online Piping & Drumming Championships Entry Fall 2021

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Entries are now open! Please enter here for all amateur solo piping and drumming events.
For Open/Pro Solos and Band Events, please click this link to enter.

The World Online Piping & Drumming Championships is an exciting and fun way to compete against pipers and drummers from around the world. There’s no need for travel. You can compete from the comfort of your own home! Every competitor will have the opportunity to compete for the title of World Online Piping & Drumming Champion and the chance to win prizes in several additional categories.

For more info, please visit the World Online Piping & Drumming Championships main page. To read the official rules, please visit the World Online Piping & Drumming Championships Official Rules.

Here’s how the online competition works:
• Pick the events you want to enter.
• Register online by December 2, 2021.
• Make and submit your video recording by December 8, 2021.
• Our world-class judges will watch every video and write detailed comments for every competitor.
• The World Online Piping & Drumming Champions will be crowned and the complete results and videos will be posted online for the world to see.

Here’s how to register for your events:
• Please select the number of events you wish to enter.
• Enter the competitor name.
• Enter email address (to receive competition information and updates).
• Click the checkboxes for the event numbers you wish to enter.
• Click the blue Add to Cart button.
• Click View Cart to confirm your information is correct and complete your registration.

To enter more than one competitor, complete steps 1-5 separately for each competitor.

For any questions, please email us at [email protected].

For Open/Pro Solos and Band Events, please click this link to enter.

 

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Please complete these steps to complete your entry for all amateur solo piping and drumming events. For Open/Pro Events, Duets and Band Events, please use this form to enter.

For more information, please visit World Online Piping & Drumming Championships main page.

For the complete rules for all events, please visit World Online Piping & Drumming Championships Official Rules page. Please note that registration fees are non-refundable.

Solo Piping Events:
01. Beginner (practice chanter) – Slow Air (at least two parts)
02. Beginner (practice chanter) – 3/4 or 4/4 March (two or four parts)
03. Beginner (practice chanter) – 2/4 March (at least four parts OR two different two-parted tunes)
04. Beginner (practice chanter) – 6/8 March (at least two parts)
05. Beginner (practice chanter) – Piobaireachd (Ground Only)
06. Grade 5 – Slow Air (at least two parts)
07. Grade 5 – 2/4 March (at least four parts OR two different two parted tunes)
08. Grade 5 – 6/8 March (at least two parts)
09. Grade 5 – Jig (at least two parts)
10. Grade 5 – Piobaireachd (Ground Only)
11. Grade 4 – 2/4 March (at least four parts)
12. Grade 4 – Strathspey & Reel (each tune at least four parts OR a two parted tune played twice)
13. Grade 4 – 6/8 March (at least four parts)
14. Grade 4 – Piobaireachd (Ground and Next Variation)
15. Grade 4 – Jig (at least four parts)
16. Grade 3 – March, Strathspey & Reel (each tune at least four parts)
17. Grade 3 – 6/8 March (at least four parts)
18. Grade 3 – Jig (at least four parts)
19. Grade 3 – Hornpipe (at least four parts)
20. Grade 3 – Piobaireachd
21. Grade 2 – March, Strathspey & Reel (each tune at least four parts)
22. Grade 2 – Jigs (two jigs, each tune at least four parts)
23. Grade 2 – 6/8 March (at least four parts)
24. Grade 2 – Hornpipe (at least four parts)
25. Grade 2 – Piobaireachd
26. Grade 1 – March, Strathspey & Reel (each tune at least four parts)
27. Grade 1 – Jigs (two jigs, each tune at least four parts)
28. Grade 1 – 6/8 March (at least four parts)
29. Grade 1 – Hornpipes (two hornpipes, each tune at least four parts)
30. Grade 1 – Piobaireachd
31. Any Grade – Medley (four to six minutes)
32. Ungraded, evaluation-only – Any tune.
33. P/M Alasdair Gillies Memorial Challenge 2/4 March (at least four parts) – for pipers 12 or younger
34. P/M Alasdair Gillies Memorial Challenge 2/4 March (at least four parts) – for pipers 13 to 14 years old
35. P/M Alasdair Gillies Memorial Challenge 2/4 March (at least four parts) – for pipers 15 to 17 years old
36. P/M Alasdair Gillies Memorial Challenge 2/4 March (at least four parts) – for pipers 18 to 20 years old
37. P/M Alasdair Gillies Memorial Challenge 2/4 March (at least four parts) – for pipers 21 years or older
38. Open/Pro – March, Strathspey & Reel (each tune at least four parts)
39. Open/Pro – Hornpipe/Jig (each tune at least four parts)
40. Open/Pro – Piobaireachd
50. Colin MacKenzie Memorial Piobaireachd Challenge — for pipers 18 year and younger

Solo Side Drumming Events:
101. Beginner (Drum Pad) – 3/4 March (at least two parts)
102. Beginner (Drum Pad) – 4/4 March (at least two parts)
103. Beginner (Drum Pad) – 2/4 March (at least two parts)
104. Grade 5 – 2/4 March (at least four parts OR two different two-parted tunes)
105. Grade 5 – 4/4 March (at least four parts)
106. Grade 5 – 6/8 March (at least four parts)
107. Grade 4 – 6/8 March (at least four parts)
108. Grade 4 – 2/4 March (at least four parts)
109. Grade 4 – Jig (at least four parts)
110. Grade 3 – March, Strathspey & Reel (M at least four parts, S & R each at least two parts)
111. Grade 3 – 6/8 March (at least four parts)
112. Grade 3 – Jig (at least four parts)
113. Grade 2 – March, Strathspey & Reel (each tune at least four parts)
114. Grade 2 – 6/8 March (at least four parts)
115. Grade 2 – Hornpipe & Jig (each tune at least four parts)
116. Grade 1 – March, Strathspey & Reel (each tune at least four parts)
117. Grade 1 – 6/8 March (at least four parts)
118. Grade 1 – Hornpipe & Jig (each tune at least four parts)
119. Ungraded evaluation only – Any tune
120. Open/Pro – March, Strathspey & Reel (each tune at least four parts)
121. Open/Pro – Hornpipe/Jig (each tune at least four parts)

Solo Tenor Drumming Events:
201. Beginner (Tabletop/Practice Mallets) – 4/4 March (at least two parts)
202. Beginner (TableTop/Practice Mallets) – 2/4 March (at least two parts)
203. Grade 5 – 2/4 March (at least four parts)
204. Grade 5 – 4/4 March (at least four parts)
205. Grade 4 – 6/8 March (at least four parts)
206. Grade 4 – March, Strathspey & Reel (each tune at least two parts)
207. Grade 3 – March, Strathspey & Reel (M at least four parts, S & R each at least two parts)
208. Grade 3 – 6/8 March (at least four parts)
209. Grade 2 – March, Strathspey & Reel (each tune at least four parts)
210. Grade 2 – Hornpipe & Jig (each tune at least four parts)
211. Grade 1 – March, Strathspey & Reel (each tune at least four parts)
212. Grade 1 – Hornpipe & Jig (each tune at least four parts)
213. Ungraded evaluation only – Any tune

Solo Bass Drumming Events:
301. Novice (Grade 4 & 5) – Any March (at least two parts)
302. Intermediate (Grade 3 & 2) – March, Strathspey & Reel (each tune at least four parts)
303. Advanced (Grade 1) – March, Strathspey & Reel (each tune at least four parts)
304. Ungraded evaluation only – Any tune

Band Events:
401. Pipe Band Style Musical Ensemble – Two or more performers playing a tune or medley of tunes of up to 10 minutes maximum. Musicians can include any combination of pipers, side drummers, tenor drummers, or bass drummers. Musicians may record together or separately and be edited together.
402. Freestyle Musical Ensemble – Two or more performers playing a tune or medley of tunes of up to 10 minutes maximum. Musicians can include any combination of musicians, singers, dancers, or performers. Must include a minimum of one piper. Musicians may record together or separately and be edited together.
403. Piping Duet – Two pipers performing a tune or medley of tunes of no more than seven minutes in length, recorded live. No separate recording or editing please.