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2017 Amateur Competitions

For past results, please visit our Past Winners page.

The location for the 2017 Amateur Competitions has changed.

See below for details.

Registration is now open.  Click here to Register


All amateur pipers and drummers are invited to participate in these competitions. PPBSO membership is not required.

This year we are introducing a new category to our competitions.  For the January event only, we will offer an "Over 40" Grade 5 and Grade 4 competition for those who are over 40 and have never won a Grade 4 competition.  

As part of our Spring Amateur Competition Schedule, we have added a Mini Band Competition for Grades 3, 4 and 5 to be held on April 8, 2017 at the Royal Canadian Legion , Niagara Falls 5603 Spring Street Niagara Falls Ontario.   For Directions Click Here


The Mini-Band shall be composed of no more than 5 pipers, 2 snares, 1 tenor and 1 bass.

Multiple entries from the same organization are permitted. 


All Amateur events are held at the RHLI Veteran’s Hall 1353 Barton Street East, Hamilton.  For map, click HERE

Doors open at 6:30pm, with competitions beginning at 7:00pm.