R U Brown Piobaireachd Society of South Australia Inc

R U Brown Piobaireachd Society of South Australia | Fred Adam Memorial Competition (August)

The Fred Adam Perpetual Trophy contest is held annually in conjunction with the Port Adelaide Caledonian Society to honour P/M Fred Adam's contribution to the SA piping fraternity. Fred was originally from Montrose Scotland, and spent a number of years as Pipe Major of the Port Adelaide Caledonian Society pipe band.

The Fred Adam Perpetual Trophy is a competition restricted to Elementary and Sub-Intermediate pipers.

The Fred Adam Perpetual Trophy competition Saturday 26th August 2023 first events commencing at 1:30PM

Venue: Port Adelaide Caledonian Society Hall

Address: 189 Semaphore Road, Exeter SA 5019

Events:

Clan McFarlane Perpetual Trophy - D Grade (Sub-Intermediate). 2 X Simple Time March (2 Parts Minimum each) Prize Monies: $40, $30, $20

Fred Adam Memorial Perpetual Trophy - C Grade (Sub-Intermediate). Event 1. 1 X 6/8 March (4 Parts Minimum) Prize Monies: $60, $50, $30

Clan McLeod Trophy 'Spirit of Borreraig' - C Grade (Sub-Intermediate). Event 2. March, Strathspey & Reel (2 Parts Each Minimum) Prize Monies: $60, $50, $30

RUBPSSA Perpetual Trophy - B Grade (Intermediate). Event 1. 1 X 2/4 March (4 Parts Minimum each) Prize Monies: $80, $60, $40

Royal Caledonian Society Perpetual Trophy - B Grade (Intermediate). Event 2. Hornpipe and Jig (4 Parts Each Minimum): Prize Monies: $80, $60, $40

Masson Family Trophy - A Grade (Open) Event 1. March, Strathspey and Reel (each 4 parts minimum):

Prize Monies: $100, $75, $50

Event 2. Hornpipe and Jig (each 4 parts minimum):

Prize Monies: $100, $75, $50


Entries are to be submitted to the Secretary at secretaryrubrown@gmail.com by 20th August . Entry fee $5 per event.


Conditions of Entry

1. All events are conducted under Pipe Bands Australia Contest Regulations.

2. Competitors must enter their allocated grade, as per their respective association (solo) grading.

3. Competitors may be permitted to play up into the next higher-grade event. The same tune(s) will not be allowed to be played in both events.

4. All competitors must wear highland dress, including a glengarry or balmoral. Ladies will be permitted to wear traditional ladies' dress.

5. All tunes must be played in their entirety, as per published music.

6. Piobaireachd competitors playing a setting of a tune(s), which are not in the Piobaireachd Society or Kilberry Book, are strongly encouraged to supply a printed copy of the music when competing.

7. There must be more Competitors than prizes, or part of the prizes may be withdrawn.

8. As a condition of entry, all participants agree to allow their performances to be recorded and published by the R U Brown Piobaireachd Society of South Australia Inc.



Full contest details and entry form below.