•Bratach Gorm competitors, 1974, L-R: Iain MacFadyen, Jimmy MacGregor, Hugh MacCallum, Pipe Major Angus MacDonald, Dr Jack Taylor, Kenny MacDonald and Andrew Wright.
The top professional pipers in the world will compete for the prestigious Bratach Gorm and a range of other professional events graded Premier, A & B. Juvenile competitors compete for the Jim Caution Quaich. Competition details and entry form can be found below:
Important notice: Please do not enter until you are ready to submit all tunes. An admin charge will apply to entries without appropriate tune submissions (eg. no ‘TBC’).
Entries will open on Saturday September 2, 2023. Closing date for entries is Sunday September 24, 2023. [we are currently experiencing some technical difficulties, please wait to be redirected to PayPal to complete your entry]
Your competition entry will be confirmed by email. If you do not receive confirmation of your entry please check your junk box. All other queries should be directed to email@example.com
Full competition criteria can be found HERE.
As in previous years, formers winners of London events since 2009 will be expected to play in the next level event at London, otherwise, pipers should enter competitions in line with their grading.
For the John Roe Plate and Snuff Mull Piobaireachd competitions please note:
John Roe Plate: Open to all pipers graded B who have not previously won the John Roe.
RG Lawrie Rams Horn Snuff Mull: Open to all pipers graded A, and previous winners of the John Roe Plate.
Information for competitors: The committee advises that there is a strict dress code in operation at The Caledonian Club and this applies to all competitors, guests and spectators at the Annual Competition. Strictly: no jeans, trainers or t-shirts. See here for more information.