SPA Message & Entry Form

Dear Members and Friends,

With the summer just about over (what summer I hear you say!?) we are now getting ready for the autumn and winter events calendar at the SPA
The first “Club Night” will be on Friday 5th September at 7.30pm as usual at the College of Piping, Otago St., Glasgow.
Our next event is the Juvenile Amateur Competition as per attached entry form.
The entry form should be returned to Jeannie Campbell – address on the form.
The competition is on Saturday 20th September and there is a deadline for entries to be returned by 1st September, which I’m sure can be extended on this occasion, to 8th September. Please forward the entry form to anyone you know who might be interested in competing in this event. We will be pleased to see all members and friends at our club nights and all other events.
The next WW1 recital will be on Saturday 6th December and details will be confirmed at a later date
Yours Aye,

Tom Johnstone, President, Scottish Pipers’ Association

Scottish Pipers’ Association
Juvenile Amateur Competition
Saturday 20th September 2014
At
The College of Piping, Otago St., Glasgow G12 8JH.

Entry is confined to juvenile amateurs who have never played in Open Professional Events.

Beginner Grade Events will commence at 09:30am.
Advanced Grade Events will commence after the conclusion of the B Grade.

B Grade Events are for beginners and competitors who have not won prizes. If you have questions about your eligibility for this grade please contact us.
All B grade prize winners move to A Grade next year.
Own choice of tunes in all B Grade Events.
Piobaireachd: Duncan MacMurchy Trophy and 4 prizes.
March: Tom Philiban Shield and 4 prizes.
Strathspey and Reel: PM Hamish MacColl Trophy and 4 prizes.
B Grade Overall: Archie MacPhail Trophy.
Most Promising Piper: Jock Speirs Cup.

A Grade Events are for previous B Grade prize winners and advanced players who have already won prizes at other competitions. New competitors can choose to play in the A Grade if they wish, but A Grade competitors cannot revert to B Grade in future years. Competitors cannot enter a mix of A and B Events.
A Grade -Two of each type of tune to be offered – one of each to be played once over.
Piobaireachd: Farquhar MacRae Trophy and 4 prizes.
March: Cameron Cup and 4 prizes.
Strathspey and Reel: Chisholm Cup and 4 prizes.
Jig: Smith Trophy and 4 prizes.
A Grade Overall: David Green Shield. A Grade Overall aged under 15.

Entries with payment of £2 for each event entered must be sent to:
Jeannie Campbell, 2/3 69 Kirkland St, Glasgow G12 8JH
Entries close Saturday 1st September 2014.
If you wish to be notified of the draw please include your email address.

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Scottish Pipers’ Association Amateur/Juvenile Entry 2014.

A Grade
Piob.
March
S&R
Jig
B Grade
Piob.
March
S&R
Please tick boxes for events you wish to enter.

Name: ………………………………………………………. Date ofBirth: …………………………..

Address: ………………………………………………………………………………………………………..

Email ……………………………………………………………..Entry fee enclosed: £_____(£2 for each event)

Please do not send coins by post. Make cheques payable to the Scottish Pipers’ Association.