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Waipu Highland Games

January 1st

This is the first major solo piping competition of the year and 2023 marks the 150th Anniversary of the Games.

The Waipu Highland Games are one of the longest-running Scottish gatherings in the Southern Hemisphere, offering fierce competition, spectacular entertainment and a full day of family-friendly fun. Run by the Waipu Caledonian Society for 150 years.

https://www.waipuhighlandgames.co.nz/

 

The 150th Waipu Games Piping  Programme 

Sunday 1st Jan 2023

GRADE No EVENT 1st  2nd  3rd  4th  Fee
Open 0 Solo Medley:  Helen McGregor Memorial Trophy,

To be played on Saturday evening  31st Dec

At 7 p.m. in the Celtic Barn  (Not under P&D Rules)

$300 $200 $100 $50 $30
Open Hector McDonald Trophy – Most Points in Open-Grade
Open 1 2/4 March – Angus McDonald Trophy $200 $150 $100 $50 $20
Open 2 Strathspey & Reel – Northland Centre Championship – Cock O’ the North Trophy $200 $150 $100 $50 $20
Open 3 Piobaireachd – North Island Championship – Centennial Shield $300 $200 $100 $50 $30
Open 4 March Strathspey & Reel Finlayson Trophy $200 $150 $100 $50 $20
Open 5 Hornpipe & Jig – North Island Championship – Fraser Trophy $200 $150 $100 $50 $20
 
Under 21 Moon Family Trophy – Most Points Under 21 Years
U 21   6 2/4 March – New Zealand Championship. Qualifying event for the William Boyle Memorial Scholarship $150 $100 $40 $20 $15
U 21 7 Strathspey & Reel $100 $80 $40 $20 $10
U 21 8 Piobaireachd – Qualifying event for the William Boyle Memorial Scholarship. $150 $100 $40 $20 $15
U 21   9 Hornpipe & Jig  $100 $80 $40 $20 $10
   
B Grade McLennan Memorial Trophy – Most Points in B Grade
B Grade 10 2/4 MarchW. I. McGregor Cup $100 $80 $40 $20 $10
B Grade  11 Strathspey & Reel – Northland Centre Championship  $100 $80 $40 $20 $10
B Grade  12 Piobaireachd $150 $100 $40 $20 $15
B Grade  13 March Strathspey & Reel $100 $80 $40 $20 $10
B Grade  14 Hornpipe & Jig – Northland Centre Championship $100 $80 $40 $20 $10
Veterans  15 Veteran Pipers (minimum age 55)                                         $50 $30 $5
 
C Grade Fleming Shield – most points in C Grade
C Grade 16 2/4 March Rev McFarlane Cup $50 $25 $15 $10 $5
C Grade 17 Piobaireachd – Submit one whole tune $60 $40 $15 $10 $6
C Grade 18 Strathspey & Reel – Northland Centre Championship $50 $25 $15 $10 $5
C Grade 19 Hornpipe & Jig – Northland Centre Championship $50 $25 $15 $10 $5
D Grade Donnelly Trophy – Most points in D Grade
D Grade  20 2/4 March – Iris McLeod Cup $25 $15 $10 $5 $4
D Grade  21 Piobaireachd – Ground plus 1 variation $30 $20 $10 $5 $4
D Grade  22 Strathspey & Reel – Northland Centre Championship $25 $15 $10 $5 $4
 
Novice
Novice 23 Piobaireachd – Ground only $25 $15 $10 $5 $4
Novice 24 Novice March consisting of 2 parts of a March – of any time signature $20 $15 $10 $5 $3
Novice 25 Novice Slow Air of at least 2 parts $20 $15 $10 $5 $3
Practice Chanter 26 Practice Chanter –  open to all Learners $15 $10 $2
  Steve Arblaster Memorial Trophy – Most Points in any grade for a competitor residing in Northland

Details

Date:
January 1st
Website:
https://www.waipuhighlandgames.co.nz/

Organizer

Waipu Caledonian Society
Email:
highlandgameswaipu@gmail.com

Venue

Waipu Caledonian Park
39 The Centre
Waipu 0519, New Zealand
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