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Annapolis Irish Festival

Pipe Band Competition

The Annapolis Irish Festival is excited to host its First Annual Pipe Band Competition on June 3rd at the Anne Arundel County Fairgrounds in Crownsville, Maryland. The competition will feature three levels of band competition: Grade 5 (entry level), Grade 4, and Grade 3. Prizes will be awarded as follows:

Grade 3: 1st $500, 2nd $400, 3rd $300

Grade 4: 1st $400, 2nd $300, 3rd $200

Grade 5: 1st $300, 2nd $200, 3rd $100

Bands will compete from 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm in the lower field of the festival grounds. An award presentation will follow immediately thereafter. Judging is based on proper starts and stops, musicality, ability to stay in tune, and precision of play.
Competition follows the rules and guidelines set forth by the Eastern United States Pipe Band Association (EUSPBA) and are fully sanctioned by this official body.
Helen Harlow
Phone: 540-373-4890

Band entry fee of $150 should be made payable to the "Annapolis Irish Festival" and mailed along with a competing players roster in a stamped self addressed envelope to:
Helen Harlow, 24 Highlander Drive, Fredericksburg, VA 22406

*** Tickets will be allotted per competition roster.
*** Please include Band Name and Band Grade.
*** Entries must be received by May 27, 2017

Download Entry Information by clicking on the link below.