United States Piping Foundation

USPF Amateur Championships - June 21, 2014

Louise and David Roselle Center for the Arts,
University of Delaware, Newark, DE

The adjudicators will be:

Amy Garson and Nancy Tunnicliffe

Saturday, June 21, 2014
8:00 a.m.    Tuning Rooms will open.
9:00 a.m.    Amateur Piobaireachd will commence in Lecture Hall 207.
2:00 p.m.    Amateur MS&R will commence after lunch in lower floor Practice Room.

You will receive your selection and order of play, one to two weeks prior to the competition date. In order that this may be accomplished in a timely manner, the entry deadline for all competitions is May 17, 2014.

The Amateur Competitions are restricted to Grade I competitors. Each contestant will submit four (4) Piobaireachd selections of their own choice. The contestant will be required to play one selection.

The March, Strathspey and Reel Competition requires each contestant to submit four marches, four strathspeys and four reels. The contestant will be required to play one set.

The competitor with the highest point accumulation from the Piobaireachd and MS&R competitions will receive round trip airfare to Scotland and two weeks tuition at an approved venue in Scotland. The overall winner also receives the USPF Silver Buckle. Scholarships will be awarded to approved Piping Schools to the top five places. In the event of a tie the over-all winner will be determined by a piobaireachd preference.

Points are computed on the basis of:

Placement Point Value
1st 5
2nd 4
3rd 3
4th 2
5th 1


Note: Entries WILL NOT be processed unless all information is fully completed as requested on the entry form.

Click here to download the USPF Amateur Entry & Release Form.

Previous USPF Amateur Over-All Winners list.