World Online Piping & Drumming Championships Entry Summer 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 August 2, 2021.
• Make and submit your video recording by August 11, 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:

  1. Please select the number of events you wish to enter.
  2. Enter the competitor name.
  3. Enter email address (to receive competition information and updates).
  4. Click the checkboxes for the event numbers you wish to enter.
  5. Click the blue Add to Cart button.
  6. 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 support@bagpipelessons.com.

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

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

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

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