Cowal Highland Gathering solo piping
29th - 31st August 2019

Solo Piping

© Photo by Ken Clark

Competitors  »  Solo Piping

Solo piping


Event A - Grade A Piobaireachd
Event B - Grade B Piobaireachd
Event C - Grade A March
Event D - Grade B March
Event E - Grade A Strathspey and Reel
Event F - Grade B Strathspey and Reel

All the above events will take place in the Black Park and are expected to start at 10am.

C Grade Competition
Event P - Grade C Piobaireachd
Event Q - Grade C March
Event R - Grade C Strathspey and Reel

Will be on the lower field and will start at approximately 2pm.

Event G - The Burgh Cup - Local March Strathspey and Reel
The Burgh Cup competition is open to those born in the Argyll and Bute area, or who have been resident there for six months prior to the competition date and are 16 years or over.


Event I - Open Juvenile Piobaireachd aged 17 and under

Event K - Open Juvenile March, Strathspey and reel aged 17 and under.

The Juvenile events above are expected to begin around 11am on the lower field. Exact timings will be confirmed after the closing date for entries.

Event L - Local Juvenile March age 15 and under from Argyll and Bute
Event M - Local Juvenile Strathspey and Reel aged 15 and under from Argyll and Bute

Events L and M will take place in the lower field and are expected to start around mid morning.

Event N - Novice Juvenile Piping Competition
For Novice Juvenile graded pipers. Please note that the geographical restrictions have been removed from this event and entries are now open to all novice juvenile pipers.
Novice Juvenile pipers who have competed in any competition as a juvenile piper are not eligible to enter this competition.

Please note that the number of competitors in each competition will be limited to 20 and places will be allocated strictly on a "first come first served" basis.

Senior Events - Lower Field

10.00am - Events A, B, C, D, E, F start

Senior Events - Lower Field

2.00pm - Events P, Q and R start

Juvenile Events - Lower Field

11.00am approx. - Events I & K start

11.30am approx - Events G, L and M start

All timings are approximate at this time and will be confirmed mid July 2017


All prizegivings will take place in the lower field (Black Park) area.

Details coming soon.
The Judging Panel will be announced here soon.