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Turakina Highland Games

January 28th @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

BANDS and SOLO PIPING entries close January 16, 2023 

Solo Piping Commences 8.30am

NO LATE ENTRIES WITH THE EXCEPTION OF EVENTS 71 & 72

All entries received by the closing date will receive one complimentary gate pass. All events, with the exception of Events 71 & 72 are conducted under the Rules of the Piping & Dancing Assn. of NZ. Rule 37 will apply. Dress as per Rule 19. Pipers may enter only in 2 grades, except Under 21 events & B Grade Piobaireachd can be additional events. Three competitors for all solo events or events are a demonstration.  Wet weather venue Turakina School.  All Competitors must wear their Competitor Numbers

All pipers must report to their Board Stewards prior to EACH EVENT or their right to compete may be forfeited.  All Open & A Grade competitors must submit 3 tunes; B Grade & Under 21 Championships submit 2 tunes.

Piping competitors must present their current P&D Membership cards when collecting their Competitor Numbers with the exception  of Veteran & Chanter classes. By entering this competition, I agree to hereby grant the Piping & Dancing Association of New Zealand and the Turakina Caledonian Society the right to use my name and image (photograph or video) in any media publication, website or Association publication.

  1. OPEN NORTH ISLAND CHAMPIONSHIP
    Strathspey & Reel • Entry $10.00
    1st: $100; 2nd: $80; 3rd: $60; 4th: $40
  2. WELLINGTON CENTRE CHAMPIONSHIP
    GRADE March • Entry $8.00
    1st: $80; 2nd: $50; 3rd: $30; 4th: $20
  3. A GRADE
    Hornpipe & Jig • Entry $7.00
    1st: $70; 2nd: $40; 3rd: $30
  4. A GRADE
    Piobaireachd • Entry $7.00
    1st: $70; 2nd: $40; 3rd: $30
  5. NEW ZEALAND CHAMPIONSHIP
    UNDER 21 Strathspey & Reel • Entry $8.00
    1st: $80; 2nd: $50; 3rd: $30
  6. UNDER 21 2/4 March • Entry $6.00
    1st: $40; 2nd: $30; 3rd: $20
  7. WELLINGTON CENTRE CHAMPIONSHIP
    GRADE Piobaireachd • Entry $7.00
    1st: $70; 2nd: $40; 3rd: $30
    (Open to all Grades except A/Open)
  8. WELLINGTON CENTRE CHAMPIONSHIP
    B Grade  Hornpipe & Jig • Entry $6.50
    1st: $65; 2nd: $35; 3rd: $20
  9. B Grade Strathspey & Reel • Entry $6.00
    1st: $40; 2nd: $30; 3rd: $20
  10. B Grade 2/4 March • Entry $6.00
    1st: $40; 2nd: $30; 3rd: $20
  11. WELLINGTON CENTRE CHAMPIONSHIP
    GRADE 2/4 MarchEntry $6.50
    1st: $50; 2nd: $25; 3rd: $15
  12. C Grade Piobaireachd • Entry $5.50
    1st: $50; 2nd $30:  3rd  $20
  13. C Grade Slow Air • Entry $5.00
    1st: $30; 2nd: $20; 3rd: $10
  14. C Grade Hornpipe & Jig • Entry $5.00
    1st: $30; 2nd: $20; 3rd: $10
  15. C Grade Strathspey & Reel • Entry $5.00
    1st: $30; 2nd: $20; 3rd: $10
  16. WELLINGTON CENTRE CHAMPIONSHIP
    Grade Strathspey & Reel Entry $5.50
    1st: $40; 2nd: $20; 3rd: $10
  17. D Grade Piobaireachd • Entry $5.00
    (Ground plus one variation)
    1st: $30; 2nd: $20; 3rd: $10
  18. D Grade 2/4 March • Entry $4.50
    1st: $20; 2nd: $15; 3rd: $10
  19. D Grade Slow Air • Entry $4.50
    1st: $20; 2nd: $15; 3rd: $10
  20. Novice Piobaireachd (Ground Only) • Entry $4.50
    1st: $20; 2nd: $15; 3rd: $10
  21. Novice 2/4 March (2 Parts Minimum) • Entry $4.50
    1st: $20; 2nd: $15: 3rd: $10
  22. Veteran Recital (over 50) • Entry Free
    Slow March & March
    Badges 1st 2nd 3rd
    Entry will be accepted on the day by 9am
  23. Chanter Class • Entry Free
    Badges 1st 2nd & 3rd
    Entry will be accepted on the day by 9am
    (Tidy dress. Not open to pipers)

PIPE BAND CONTEST

Commence 1pm approx • Graded Set and Medley • Entries: $110 per band.

Bands to play appropriate music for the Set and Medley in their grade as prescribed in the New Zealand Pipe Bands Association contest rules. One board will be operated on a time schedule. Penalty points for lateness will apply. Dress: Uniform Band attire is to be worn. At the completion of the contest all bands are requested to participate in the Massed Band display. A representative from each band is required to report to the secretary on the day by 12.30pm.

Tuning areas are indicated on the Ground Plan. Wet Weather Venue: Turakina School Tennis Courts. Please notify Secretary of all cancellations. Please display the Solo Piping & Drumming schedule on your Band notice board and pass a copy on to all tutors.

YOUTH PIPE BAND CONTEST

18 & Under Youth Pipe Band Competition • Entry $25.00 per band

Music must be six repeated measures of March-time music. Minimum playing numbers are four pipers, one side drummer and one tenor or bass drummer. Other requirements are as for the National Juvenile Contest Guidelines. Should you require further information please contact the Games Secretary.

Entry and booking form

The 2023 Turakina Highland Games schedule can be downloaded here

Details

Date:
January 28th
Time:
8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Organizer

Turakina Caledonian Society Inc.
Email:
turakinahighlandgames@gmail.com
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Venue

Turakina
Turakina Domain
Cameron Road, Turakina New Zealand
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