Join us for the 11th annual Pipe Band Competitions Saturday, July 29th! Festival attendees will be able to watch some of the best pipe bands in the northeast, and we are pleased to support the Northeast Junior Pipe Band League by hosting a contest for youth this year.  Interested in competing? Click here to download the Pipe Band Competition brochure, and here to fill out the Pipe Band Competition Form!

Bagpipe Band Competition:

The competition begins at noon on Saturday and will conclude with a pipe band parade and massed band performance beginning at 5:00 PM.

Registered bands (as of June 15):

Grade 3:
Capital Region Celtic, Albany, NY
Buffalo Bagpipe Band Club, Buffalo, NY

Grade 4:

Schenectady Pipe band, Schenectady, NY
Rhode Island Highlanders, Simsbury, CT
Mohawk Valley Frasers, Rome, NY
Scotia Glenville Pipe Band , Scotia, NY

Grade 5:

Talcott Mountain Highlanders, Simsbury, CT
Emerald City Pipe Band, Syracuse, NY
St. Anthony’s HS, Celtic Friars Pipe Band, South Huntington, NY
Syracuse Scottish Pipe band, Syracuse, NY
Galloway Gaelic Pipes and Drums, Glens Falls, NY
Finger Lakes Pipes and Drums, Ithaca, NY
Caledonian Pipe Band, Buffalo, NY
79th NY Highlanders Pipe Band, Albany, NY
Mohawk Valley Frasers, Rome, NY
Feadan Or, Rochester, NY

Junior Pipe band League:
Talcott Mountain Highlanders, Simsbury, CT
St. Anthony’s HS, Celtic Friars Pipe Band, South Huntington, NY
Capital District Youth Pipe Band , Scotia, NY

Schedule:
12:00pm – Band Competition
4:45pm – Parade Line Up
5:00pm – Parade and Massed Bands

 

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