Contest: The 152nd Highland Gathering and Games in Pleasanton: Piping and Drumming

9/2/2017 - 9/3/2017, Alameda County Fairgrounds - Pleasanton, CA USA



The Caledonian Club of San Francisco presents

The Caledonian Cup

Out of area bands and soloists, please contact Erin Gunn for instructions on using the online registration system. (erinmcgunn@gmail.com)

Solo Events:

Friday:

Piping Events

Grade 4 – Piobaireachd

Grade 3 – Piobaireachd

Grade 2 - Piobaireachd

Grade 1 - Piobaireachd

Grade Open – Piobaireachd, MSR, Hornpipe/Jig

Open piobaireachd is limited to the first 10 entries.

All amateur (grade 4-grade 1) piobaireachd events will be held at the Alameda County Fairgrounds. All Open Class events will be held at the host hotel.

Saturday:

Piping Events

Grade 4 - 2/4 March, Slow March

Grade 1 - MSR, 6/8 March, Hornpipe/Jig

Practice Chanter (no entry fee)

Drumming Events

Snare grade 4 - 2/4 March

Snare grade 1 - MSR

Snare Open - MSR

Practice Pad (no entry fee)

Drum Major

Juvenile

Adult Intermediate

Adult Open

Drum Major competitors will automatically be entered into the event on Saturday and Sunday. Drum major competitors meet behind the grand stand at 11:00am for dress inspection and to receive their 6/8 marching heat assignments.

Sunday:
Piping Events

Grade 3 - 2/4 March, Strathspey/Reel, Jig

Grade 2 - MSR, 6/8 March, Hornpipe/Jig

Drumming Events

Snare grade 3 – 2/4 March

Snare grade 2 – MSR

Tenor novice – 2/4 March

Tenor intermediate – MSR

Tenor open – MSR

Bass novice – March (any time signature)

Bass intermediate – MSR

Bass open - MSR

Drum Major

Juvenile

Adult Intermediate

Adult Open

Drum Major competitors will automatically be entered into the event on Saturday and Sunday. Drum major competitors meet behind the grand stand at 11:00am for dress inspection and to receive their 6/8 marching heat assignments.

Band Events (no entry fee):

Saturday:

Grade 5 – Quick March Medley

Grade 4 – Mini MSR

Grade 3 – Time Limit Medley

Grade 2 – MSR

Sunday:

Grade 5 – March, Slow March, March

Grade 4 – Time Limit Medley

Grade 3 – MSR

Grade 2 – Time Limit Medley

There will not be an opening massed bands on Saturday or Sunday. For the closing massed bands each day form up at 5:00pm outside the North end of the Grandstand.

Piping and Drumming Tournament in Pleasanton, CA USA

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