Solo Piping and Drumming

The Hororata Highland Games will be run under the rules of Piping and Dancing Association of NZ, as appropriate. The Pipe Band arena is kindly sponsored by Prime Smoke Salmon, a great Hororata business that is 100% New Zealand owned.

 Why should you enter this event?

  • A great early season competition opportunity
  • Opportunity to play before large and receptive spectator crowds
  • A social function for catching up after the event

Competition Details

Start Time:

Solo Piping and Drumming competitions will start at 8.45am (depending on entry numbers)
Draw for Order of Play The draw for ALL GRADES will take place in the weeks prior to the competition. Competitors will be advised of their order before the event and loaded here.

Entry Fees:

$5 per competition

Competition Format:

Solo Piping & Side Drumming:

  • Grade A MSR (minimum 4 parts each tune)
  • Grade B MSR (minimum 4 parts each tune)
  • Grade C 2/4 March (minimum 4 parts)
  • Grade D Own choice March (minimum 4 parts)
  • Novice (any age) Own choice March (minimum 2 parts)

Tenor and Bass:

  • Novice Tenor Own choice March (minimum 4 parts)
  • Novice Bass Own choice March (minimum 4 parts)
  • Intermediate Tenor 2/4 or 6/8 March (minimum 4 parts)
  • Intermediate Bass 2/4 or 6/8 March (minimum 4 parts)
  • Open Tenor MSR (minimum 4 parts each tune)
  • Open Bass MSR (minimum 4 parts each tune)

Prizes:

Prize Solo Piping Solo Drumming Tenor & Bass
1st Grade A & B – $70
Grade C & D – $50
Novice – Medal
Grade A & B – $70
Grade C & D – $50
Novice – Medal
Open – $70
Intermediate – $50
Novice – Medal
2nd Grade A & B – $50
Grade C & D – $30
Novice – Medal
Grade A & B – $50
Grade C & D – $30
Novice – Medal
Open – $50
Intermediate – $30
Novice – Medal
3rd Grade A & B – $30
Grade C & D – $10
Novice – Medal
Grade A & B – $30
Grade C & D – $10
Novice – Medal
Open – $30
Intermediate – $10
Novice – Medal

Entries

Note:

  • Solo Piping and Drumming competitions will start at 8.45am- this may change depending on entries.
  • Please be ready to play for your Grade at the specified start times in the Order of Play.
  • Some flexibility will be allowed due to Players being required to play for other soloists. Check with your Grade Marshall.

To enter complete the online entry form, one form per competitor. Please where possible make payment by internet banking (see account details on form). All competitors will be issued tickets and you will need these to enter the event. Your supporters will need to purchase their tickets either prior to the event or on the day.

Order of events will be emailed to competitors following the closing date and published on this website. Follow us on Facebook to keep up-to-date with all entry information.

Entries will open 1st September 2017 and close 20th October 2017

Remember to get your discounted supporters tickets!

Your supporters can purchase tickets online  or at the Selwyn Libraries or Hororata Motors at a discounted rate.