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Ulster Pipe Band Championships

July 23rd, 2022 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

The Royal Scottish Pipe Band Association Northern Ireland Branch (RSPBANI) and Mid & East Antrim Borough Council have launched the 71st Ulster Pipe Band Championships and Highland Dancing contest for 2022. The event will take place on Saturday, July 23, from 10am.

The venue will be Ballymena Academy, which played host to the All Ireland Championships in 2019.

Band Championship which will be held the following weekend in Dumbarton. This championship will feature contests for Pipe Bands from Grades 4B up to Grade 1 as well as Drum Majors of all grades. There will be upwards of 33 bands with a total of 45 band performances, 30 drum majors and Highland dancers all competing on the day. Spectators can also join in a free circus skills workshop running throughout the day. Parking will be provided at Ballymena Academy on the day, with specific areas for disabled parking. A shuttle bus will also be operating between the competition venue and the top of Wellington Street in Ballymena town centre every 15mins between 11am and 4pm. Camper vans are not permitted to park at the Academy site overnight. The closest sites are Broughshane Motorhomes Service points – visit https://www.broughshane.org.uk/motorhomes for details.


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Ballymena Academy
89 Galgorm Rd
Ballymena, Co. Antrim BT42 1AJ United Kingdom
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