USPF Professional Championships - June 18, 2016
Amy E. DuPont Music Building
University of Delaware, Newark, DE
Adjudicators for the Piobaireachd and MSR events are:
- Mike Cusack, Houston, Texas
- Stuart Samson, Stepps, Scotland
Qualification: The Professional competitions are open to all North America domiciled players, classified as Professional by their home associations.
Questions about eligibility? Contact Us.
Saturday, June 18, 2016
7:00am Tuning Rooms will open.
8:00am Professional Piobaireachd Competitions
will commence in
Anthony J. Loudis Recital Hall.
March, Strathspey and Reel will commence after Piobreachd, estimated at 3:00 PM.
You will receive your tune selections 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 21, 2016.
USPF Professional Piobaireachd Competition
The Silver Quaich is presented by the St. Andrews Society of Philadelphia.
The winner receives a silver replica for retention. Each contestant will submit
six (6) Piobaireachd selections, one of which will be selected by the
judges. Prize money will be: 1st - $1000; 2nd - $800; 3rd - $600; 4th $400; & 5th - $200.
USPF Professional March, Strathspey, and Reel Competition
The Challenge Charger is presented by the St. Andrew's Society of Baltimore. The
winner receives a silver replica for retention. Each contestant will submit six (6)
competition Marches, six (6) competition Strathspeys, and six (6)
competition Reels. The judges' selection is played twice over as a
Prize money will be: 1st - $1000; 2nd - $800; 3rd - $600; 4th $400; & 5th - $200.
The overall winner also receives the USPF Silver Buckle. In the event of a tie, the overall
winner is determined with a piobaireachd preference.
The overall winner receives the U.S.P.F. Championship Silver Buckle, as well as trans-Atlantic airfare from the east coast to Glasgow, Edinburgh, or London, UK, to compete at eligible senior competitions.
Points are computed on the basis of:
CLOSING DATE FOR ALL ENTRIES IS May 21, 2016
Entries WILL NOT be processed unless all information is fully completed as
requested on the entry form.