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A pipe band is a musical ensemble consisting of pipers and drummers. There are many such bands in the world which may be active for ceremonial purposes, recreation, competition or all three. A Pipe band is a traditional Scottish musical group consisting of bagpipes and drums. ... A Pipe band is a traditional Scottish musical group consisting of bagpipes and drums. ...

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Regional Pipe Band Associations

  • Royal Scottish Pipe Band Association — Possibly the most important administrative organization in the pipe band world, the RSPBA organizes the World Pipe Band Championships as well as all other competitions in Scotland.

A Pipe band association is a governing body of pipe band, as well as solo piping and drumming, competition. ... The Royal Scottish Pipe Band Association was founded in 1930 as a governing body to oversee Pipe Band competition and to promote and encourage the development of Pipe Band culture throughout the world. ... Motto (Latin) No one provokes me with impunity Cha togar mfhearg gun dioladh (Scottish Gaelic) Wha daur meddle wi me?(Scots)1 Anthem (Multiple unofficial anthems) Scotland() – on the European continent() – in the United Kingdom() Capital Edinburgh Largest city Glasgow Official languages English, Gaelic Government Constitutional monarchy  -  Monarch Queen...

International Pipe Bands

National Universities Pipe Band International the international association which joins each National Universities Pipe Band. ...

Americas

Canada

The 78th Highlanders (Halifax Citadel) Pipe Band is a grade one pipe band based in Halifax, Canada. ... Motto: Template:Unhide = E Mari Merces (Wealth from the Sea) Logo: Location City Information Established: April 1, 1996 Area: (former city) 79. ... The 78th Fraser Highlanders Pipe Band, also known as The Scottish Lion - 78th Fraser Highlanders Pipe Band, is a pipe band from Toronto, Ontario, Canada. ... ... The Alberta Caledonia Pipe Band is one of North Americas leading competitive pipe bands. ... A database query syntax error has occurred. ... The Royal Military College of Canada (RMC), is the military academy of the Canadian Forces and is a full degree-granting university. ... Kingston, Ontario, with a 2001 Canadian census population of 114,195 people, is a Canadian city, located in the Quebec City-Windsor Corridor at the eastern end of Lake Ontario, where the lake runs into the St. ... The Chilliwack and District Pipe Band was founded in 1961 under the sponsorship of the local branch of the Royal Canadian Legion. ... Chilliwack is a Canadian city in the Province of British Columbia. ... The Fredericton Society of St. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Motto: Spem reduxit (Hope restored) Capital Fredericton Largest city Saint John Official languages English, French (the only constitutionally bilingual province in the country) Government - Lieutenant-Governor Herménégilde Chiasson - Premier Shawn Graham (Liberal) Federal representation in Canadian Parliament - House seats 10 - Senate seats 10 Confederation July 1, 1867 (1st... The Glengarry Pipe Band was formed in early 1961 and has operated continuously since that time. ... The Maple Ridge Pipe Band has been an important fixture in Pacific Northwest piping competitions since it was founded in 1948. ... Location of Maple Ridge, British Columbia Maple Ridge is a District Municipality in British Columbia, located east of Vancouver, on the Fraser River. ... The Robert Malcolm Memorial Pipe Band, while not a single pipe band, is a massive organization of five bands affiliated with the Simon Fraser University Pipe Band. ... city near vancouver. ... The SFU pipe band in competition at the 2005 Bellingham Highland Games The Simon Fraser University Pipe Band is a grade one pipe band affiliated with Simon Fraser University in Burnaby, British Colombia, Canada (a suburb located just east of Vancouver, BC). ... city near vancouver. ... The Toronto Police Pipe Band is a grade one pipe band based in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. ... ... The Toronto Scottish Regiment is a militia infantry regiment of the Canadian Army. ... Queen Elizabeth, or Elisabeth, may refer to: Elizabeth II (born 21 April 1926), queen regnant of the United Kingdom and numerous other Commonwealth Realms; daughter of George VI of the United Kingdom. ... Queen Mother is a title reserved for a widowed queen consort whose son or daughter from that union is the reigning monarch. ... ... The Triumph Street Pipe Band is a competitive pipe band based in Greater Vancouver, B.C., Canada, established in 1971 by former pupils of Pipe Major Malcolm Nicholson, C.M. of the Vancouver Police Pipe Band. ... This article refers to the city in British Columbia, Canada. ... The Windsor Police Pipe Band is a competitive grade one pipe band, active at that level since 2006. ... }|135px|City of Windsor, Ontario Official Flag]]|Coat Image=[[Image:{{{Coat Image}}}|135px|City of Windsor, Ontario Coat of Arms]]}} {{Canadian City/Disable Field={{{Disable Motto Link}}}}} Motto: {{Canadian City/Location Image is:{{{Location Image Type}}}|[[Image:{{{Location Image}}}|thumbnail|250px|City of Windsor, Ontario, Canada Location. ...

United States

City nickname: The Steel City Location in the state of Pennsylvania Founded 1758 Mayor Tom Murphy (Dem) Area  - Total  - Water 151. ... This article is about the largest city of Illinois. ... Cincinnati Caledonian Pipes and Drums, one of the oldest pipe bands in the United States, is dedicated to promoting and preserving the Scottish Celtic cultural and musical arts through piping, drumming and Highland dancing. ... This article is about the city of Ohio. ... The City of Chicago Pipe Band is a recent addition to the Midwestern United States competitive pipe band scene. ... This article is about the largest city of Illinois. ... Dunedin is a city located in Pinellas County, Florida. ... The City of Melbourne Pipes and Drums is an award winning Grade 5 bagpipe band located in Melbourne, Florida, USA. The band is registered with the Southern United States Pipe Band Association (SUSPBA). ... Melbourne is a city in Brevard County, Florida, United States. ... The City of Rockford Pipe Band City of Rockford Pipe Band was founded in January of 2000, and made its performance debut on Saint Patricks Day just three months later. ... Rockford is a city located in Winnebago County, Illinois. ... The City of Washington Pipe Band is a grade one pipe band located in Washington, D.C. City of Washington is one of only three grade one bands in the United States, the others being the Los Angeles Scottish Pipe Band and Prince Charles Pipe Band. ... Aerial photo (looking NW) of the Washington Monument and the White House in Washington, DC. Washington, D.C., officially the District of Columbia (also known as D.C.; Washington; the Nations Capital; the District; and, historically, the Federal City) is the capital city and administrative district of the United... Norwood is a town and census-designated place located in Norfolk County, Massachusetts. ... Rockaway is a borough located in Morris County, New Jersey, USA. As of the United States 2000 Census, the borough had a total population of 6,473. ... Scranton is a city located in Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania. ... Tampas skyline For alternate meanings, see Tampa (disambiguation) Tampa is a city located in Hillsborough County on the west coast of Florida. ... It has been suggested that Mid-Hudson Region be merged into this article or section. ... State nickname: Empire State Other U.S. States Capital Albany Largest city New York Governor George Pataki Official languages None Area 141,205 km² (27th)  - Land 122,409 km²  - Water 18,795 km² (13. ... Litchfield is a town in Litchfield County, Connecticut. ... The Los Angeles Scottish Pipe Band, or, more commonly, the LA Scots, is a pipe band located in Orange County, California. ... Orange County, California is a major region in the Greater Los Angeles Area of Southern California. ... For other places with the same name, see Louisville (disambiguation). ... The Midlothian Scottish Pipe Band is a leading American pipe band from the suburbs of Chicago. ... Midlothian is a village located in Cook County, Illinois. ... The Monmouth County Police Pipes & Drums were formed to embody all sworn Law Enforcement members of Monmouth County, and is comprised of local, state, county and federal agencies. ... Monmouth County is a county located in the U.S. state of New Jersey. ... The New York Maritime Regimental Pipe & Drum Corps is a pipe band made up of Officers, and Cadets of the SUNY Maritime College located in Fort Schuyler, NY. New York Maritime is one of only two pipe bands representating the United States Merchant Marine. ... Fort Schuyler is a preserved 19th century fortification housing a museum in New York City. ... State nickname: Empire State Other U.S. States Capital Albany Largest city New York Governor George Pataki Official languages None Area 141,205 km² (27th)  - Land 122,409 km²  - Water 18,795 km² (13. ... Based in Albany, New York, the Oran Mor Pipe Band has proven itself to be one of the most consistently high-achieving bands in the United States. ... New York State Capitol Building, completed in 1899 at a cost of $25 million was the most expensive government building of its time. ... Panama City is a city located in Bay County, Florida. ... This article refers to the largest city of Pennsylvania. ... Founded in 1967 to train young people in piping and drumming, the Prince Charles Pipe Band has to date trained over 500 pipers and drummers. ... This article is about the city in California. ... Sandpoint is a city located in Bonner County, Idaho. ... Glastonbury (41n43, 72w37 EST) is a town located in Hartford County, Connecticut. ... Kansas City is a city in Clay, Cass, Jackson, and Platte counties in Missouri. ... This article or section does not cite its references or sources. ... Scotia is a village in Schenectady County, New York, USA. The population was 7,957 at the 2000 census. ... The Shannon Rovers are a bagpipe band based in Chicago. ... Nickname: Motto: Urbs In Horto (Latin: City in a Garden), I Will Location in the Chicago metro area and Illinois Coordinates: , Country United States State Illinois County Cook & DuPage Settled 1770s Incorporated March 4, 1837 Government  - Mayor Richard M. Daley (D) Area  - City  234. ... County Douglas County, Nebraska Area  - Total  - Water 1,290. ... Tacoma, with Mount Rainier in background You may be looking for Takoma or Tacoma class frigate. ... Looking toward Bountiful from the Wasatch Mountains that rise above it. ...

Europe

United Kingdom

The United Kingdom National Universities Pipe Band is the National Universities Pipe Band for the United Kingdom of Scotland, England, Wales, and Northern Ireland. ...

Scotland

This page is a candidate for speedy deletion. ... Location Geography Area Ranked 20th  - Total 427 km²  - % Water  ? Admin HQ Livingston ISO 3166-2 GB-WLN ONS code 00RH Demographics Population Ranked 10th  - Total (2005) 163,780  - Density 384 / km² Politics West Lothian Council http://www. ... Motto (Latin) No one provokes me with impunity Cha togar mfhearg gun dioladh (Scottish Gaelic) Wha daur meddle wi me?(Scots)1 Anthem (Multiple unofficial anthems) Scotland() – on the European continent() – in the United Kingdom() Capital Edinburgh Largest city Glasgow Official languages English, Gaelic Government Constitutional monarchy  -  Monarch Queen... The Clan Gregor Society Pipe Band, founded in 2001, is a rising force in pipe band competition. ... Falkirk (An Eaglais Bhreac in Scottish Gaelic) is a town in central Scotland lying to the north west and north east of the cities of Edinburgh and Glasgow, respectively. ... Motto (Latin) No one provokes me with impunity Cha togar mfhearg gun dioladh (Scottish Gaelic) Wha daur meddle wi me?(Scots)1 Anthem (Multiple unofficial anthems) Scotland() – on the European continent() – in the United Kingdom() Capital Edinburgh Largest city Glasgow Official languages English, Gaelic Government Constitutional monarchy  -  Monarch Queen... Denny and Dunipace Pipe Band are a competing band based in Denny, near Falkirk, Scotland. ... Denny is a town in the Falkirk council area, Scotland, and formerly in the county of Stirlingshire. ... Motto (Latin) No one provokes me with impunity Cha togar mfhearg gun dioladh (Scottish Gaelic) Wha daur meddle wi me?(Scots)1 Anthem (Multiple unofficial anthems) Scotland() – on the European continent() – in the United Kingdom() Capital Edinburgh Largest city Glasgow Official languages English, Gaelic Government Constitutional monarchy  -  Monarch Queen... The Dysart and Dundonald Pipe Band has, in its long history, risen from a junior band in the tiny villiage of Dundonald, Fife to achieve rapid and constant success on the 1970s, winning championships in grades III and II and culminating in two winning performances at the World Pipe Band... This article is about the area in Scotland. ... Motto (Latin) No one provokes me with impunity Cha togar mfhearg gun dioladh (Scottish Gaelic) Wha daur meddle wi me?(Scots)1 Anthem (Multiple unofficial anthems) Scotland() – on the European continent() – in the United Kingdom() Capital Edinburgh Largest city Glasgow Official languages English, Gaelic Government Constitutional monarchy  -  Monarch Queen... Currently based in Balwearie High School, the Kirkcaldy and District Pipe Band is in the Grade 4A level and takes parts in most major competitions around the UK. It was awarded the Champions of Champions in Grade 4B for 2006. ... This article is about the area in Scotland. ... Motto (Latin) No one provokes me with impunity Cha togar mfhearg gun dioladh (Scottish Gaelic) Wha daur meddle wi me?(Scots)1 Anthem (Multiple unofficial anthems) Scotland() – on the European continent() – in the United Kingdom() Capital Edinburgh Largest city Glasgow Official languages English, Gaelic Government Constitutional monarchy  -  Monarch Queen... The House of Edgar Shotts and Dykehead Pipe Band, also known as Shotts and Dykehead or simply Shotts, is a grade one pipe band from Shotts and Dykehead, in the North Lanarkshire region of Scotland. ... North Lanarkshire (Siorrachd Lannraig a Tuath in Gaelic) is one of 32 unitary council regions in Scotland. ... Motto (Latin) No one provokes me with impunity Cha togar mfhearg gun dioladh (Scottish Gaelic) Wha daur meddle wi me?(Scots)1 Anthem (Multiple unofficial anthems) Scotland() – on the European continent() – in the United Kingdom() Capital Edinburgh Largest city Glasgow Official languages English, Gaelic Government Constitutional monarchy  -  Monarch Queen... The Robert Wiseman Dairies Vale of Atholl Pipe Band is a competitive Grade One pipe band. ... The Highlands district of Atholl or Athole in the north of Perthshire in Scotland lies between Braemar, Badenoch, Breadalbane and Lochaber. ... Motto (Latin) No one provokes me with impunity Cha togar mfhearg gun dioladh (Scottish Gaelic) Wha daur meddle wi me?(Scots)1 Anthem (Multiple unofficial anthems) Scotland() – on the European continent() – in the United Kingdom() Capital Edinburgh Largest city Glasgow Official languages English, Gaelic Government Constitutional monarchy  -  Monarch Queen... The Scottish Power Pipe Band, or SPPB, is a grade one pipe band sponsored by the international energy company ScottishPower. ... “Glaswegian” redirects here. ... Motto (Latin) No one provokes me with impunity Cha togar mfhearg gun dioladh (Scottish Gaelic) Wha daur meddle wi me?(Scots)1 Anthem (Multiple unofficial anthems) Scotland() – on the European continent() – in the United Kingdom() Capital Edinburgh Largest city Glasgow Official languages English, Gaelic Government Constitutional monarchy  -  Monarch Queen... The Strathclyde Police Pipe Band is a grade one pipe band from Glasgow, Scotland. ... “Glaswegian” redirects here. ... Motto (Latin) No one provokes me with impunity Cha togar mfhearg gun dioladh (Scottish Gaelic) Wha daur meddle wi me?(Scots)1 Anthem (Multiple unofficial anthems) Scotland() – on the European continent() – in the United Kingdom() Capital Edinburgh Largest city Glasgow Official languages English, Gaelic Government Constitutional monarchy  -  Monarch Queen... “Glaswegian” redirects here. ... Motto (Latin) No one provokes me with impunity Cha togar mfhearg gun dioladh (Scottish Gaelic) Wha daur meddle wi me?(Scots)1 Anthem (Multiple unofficial anthems) Scotland() – on the European continent() – in the United Kingdom() Capital Edinburgh Largest city Glasgow Official languages English, Gaelic Government Constitutional monarchy  -  Monarch Queen...

Northern Ireland

The Field Marshal Montgomery Pipe Band (Sponsored by St Kilda) is a grade one pipe band based in the city of Lisburn, Northern Ireland and named in honor of Field Marshal Sir Bernard Law Montgomery, 1st Viscount Montgomery of Alamein. ... WGS-84 (GPS) Coordinates: 54. ...

Ireland

Keem bay on Achill island is said to be one of the most beautiful beaches in Ireland. ... The St. ... This article is about the city in Ireland. ... WGS-84 (GPS) Coordinates: 53. ... Dublin (Irish Áth Cliath) is the area that contains the City of Dublin, the capital and largest city of the Republic of Ireland; and the counties of Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown, Fingal and South Dublin. ...

England

For other places with the same name, see Hendon (disambiguation). ... London — containing the City of London — is the capital of the United Kingdom and of England and a major world city. With over seven million inhabitants (Londoners) in Greater London area, it is amongst the most densely populated areas in Western Europe. ... // The Epping Forest Pipe Band is a Highland Bagpipes and Drums band, which performs at various events. ... Chingford is a town in London Borough of Waltham Forest. ... London — containing the City of London — is the capital of the United Kingdom and of England and a major world city. With over seven million inhabitants (Londoners) in Greater London area, it is amongst the most densely populated areas in Western Europe. ... See also Birmingham, USA, and other places called Birmingham. ... Thirsk is a small market town in Hambleton district of North Yorkshire, England. ... North Yorkshire is a non-metropolitan or shire county, located in the Yorkshire and the Humber region of England, and a ceremonial county in that region and also partly in North East England. ... Motto (French) God and my right Anthem No official anthem - the United Kingdom anthem God Save the Queen is commonly used England() – on the European continent() – in the United Kingdom() Capital (and largest city) London (de facto) Official languages English (de facto) Unified  -  by Athelstan 927 AD  Area  -  Total 130...

France

Belgium

Dendermonde (French: Termonde) is a city and municipality located in Flanders, one of the three regions of Belgium, and in the Flemish province of East Flanders. ...

Denmark

Germany

See website of the Bagpipe Association of Germany for a list of all german pipebands


Malta

Switzerland

Geneva (pronunciation //; French: Genève //, German:   //, Italian: Ginevra //, Romansh: Genevra) is the second most populous city in Switzerland (after Zürich), and is the most populous city of Romandy (the French-speaking part of Switzerland). ...

Australia/New Zealand

The Australia Highlanders Pipe Band is a grade one pipe band, based in Nunawading, Victoria, Australia. ... Nunawading is a suburb of Melbourne, Australia, in the state of Victoria. ... For other uses, see Canberra (disambiguation). ... The City of Adelaide Pipe Band is a grade one pipe band, based in City of Adelaide, South Australia. ... For other uses, see Adelaide (disambiguation). ... The Coastal Scottish Pipe Band, also known simply as Coastals is a grade 4 Australian pipe band, formed in 1898, and based in Perth, Western Australia. ... Capital Perth Government Constitutional monarchy Governor Ken Michael Premier Alan Carpenter (ALP) Federal representation  - House seats 15  - Senate seats 12 Gross State Product (2004-05)  - Product ($m)  $100,900 (4th)  - Product per capita  $50,355/person (3rd) Population (December 2006)  - Population  2,050,900 (4th)  - Density  0. ... Vincent Steet Daylesford () is a town in rural Hepburn Shire in Victoria, Australia, about 115 kilometres northwest of Melbourne, in the foothills of Great Dividing Range. ... New Zealand Police Pipe Band - New Zealand Grade One Champions 2007 New Zealand Polices first band was formed in 1936 by Detective Sergeant Neil McPhee in Wellington. ... The Royal New Zealand Police College (RNZPC) is the central training institution for police recruits and police officers in New Zealand. ... Porirua is a city in New Zealand, 20 km north of Wellington. ... The Perth Highland Pipe Band is a competitive pipe band, based in Perth, Western Australia. ... The Perth skyline viewed from the Swan River This article is about the metropolitan area of Perth, Western Australia. ... Presbyterian Ladies College (P.L.C), Melbourne, is an independent girls school in Burwood, Victoria, Australia. ... Burwood is a suburb of Melbourne, Australia, in the state of Victoria. ... Presbyterian Ladies College, informally known as, PLC is an independant school for girls situated in Peppermint Grove, a suburb of Perth, Western Australia. ... The Shire of Peppermint Grove is a Local Government Area of Western Australia. ... The Presbyterian Ladies College, Sydney (P.L.C Sydney), is a private day and boarding, Presbyterian school for girls in Croydon, New South Wales, Australia. ... Croydon is a suburb in the inner-west of Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia. ... The St Marys Pipe Band is a grade two pipe band, based in the Suburb ofSt Marys, New South Wales. ... St Marys is a suburb in the west of Sydney, in the state of New South Wales, Australia. ... The Victoria Police Pipe Band was a past grade one pipe band champion based in Melbourne, Australia. ... The City of Melbournes coat of arms The central business district of Melbourne, viewed from the north Alternate meanings: Melbourne (disambiguation) Melbourne is the capital and largest city of the state of Victoria, and the second largest city in Australia, with a population of 52,117 in the Central... The Western Australia Police Pipe Band is a grade one pipe band based in Perth, Australia. ... The Perth skyline viewed from the Swan River This article is about the metropolitan area of Perth, Western Australia. ... The Perth skyline viewed from the Swan River This article is about the metropolitan area of Perth, Western Australia. ...

Africa

South Africa

Durban (Zulu: eThekwini (IPA: ) is the second most populous city in South Africa, forming part of the eThekwini metropolitan municipality. ... KwaZulu-Natal (often referred to as KZN) is a province of South Africa. ... The S A Irish Pipes & Drums, as the band is known today, has its roots in a time long, long before our own. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Categories: South Africa stubs | Provinces of South Africa | Gauteng Province ...

External links

  • The RSPBA Results Selector
  • Pipeband.Com Directory
  • Bob Dunsire's Bagpipe Web Directory

 
 

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