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Ayr Pipe Band Competition ‘Pipes in the Park’

June 17th, 2023

  1. Contest run under the rules of the Royal Scottish Pipe Band Association.
  2. Closing Date. June 3. Late entries may be accepted but bands would be expected to play first. Draw will be made on June 4 2023 and will be posted on the RSPBA website and the A, D&G branch Facebook page.
  3. Any band may play up where time permits, include intention to play up on entry form and appropriate tune selection.
  4. Grade 4B will submit a selection of prescribed 4×2 Marches
  5. Grade 4A will submit an MSR set from the RSPBA list of prescribed tunes.

Grade 3. Will submit a M.S.R.

Grade 2. Will submit a Medley

  1st 2nd 3rd 4th
Juvenile D/M Plaque Plaque Plaque Plaque
Adult D/M £30.00 £20.00 £15.00 £10.00
Grade 4 March £110.00 £90.00 £75.00 £65.00
Grade 4 MSR £110.00 £90.00 £75.00 £65.00
Grade 3 £120.00 £110.00 £90.00 £80.00
Grade 2 £150.00 £130.00 £120.00 £100.00


  • Any band may be asked to play for the Drum Major contest, failure to comply will result in disqualification.
  • Band representative is responsible for the band to be at the final tuning area.
  • Bands MUST register at the RSPBA Officials tent prior to the contest start time.
  • Bands failing to notify the Secretary or any official of the A, D&G Branch that they will not be participating in the contest before the start of the contest may be liable to a fine set by the RSPBA board of directors
  • All trophies MUST be returned to the promoter not less than one (1) month before the contest date or a fine of £50.00 for each trophy will be applied and suspension

from all RSPBA events until the trophy is returned and the fine paid.

  • All bands are requested to take part in the massed band parade prior to the prize giving.
  • Coach & Car parking on low green


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