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TUNE REQUIREMENTS FOR AMATEUR COMPETITIONS

Amateur Contests 2024

January 6

Piping


Practice Chanter - March any time signature (2 parts)
Grade 5 - - - - - - - - March any time signature (2 parts)
Grade 4 - - - - - - - - 2/4 March (4 parts)
Grade 3 - - - - - - - - 2/4 March (4 parts)
Grade 2- - - - - - - -  Submit 2 2/4 Marches (4 parts) Judge will select their preference
Grade 1- - - - - - - -  Submit 2 2/4 Marches (4 parts) Judge will select their preference

 

Drumming


Snare
Practice Pad - - - - - Any massed band cadence, any time signature played once (2 parts)
Grade 5 - - - - - - - - March any time signature played once (2 parts)
Grade 4 - - - - - - - - 2/4 March (4 parts)
Grade 3 - - - - - - - - 2/4 March (4 parts)
Grade 2 - - - - - - - - 2/4 March (4 parts)
Grade 1 - - - - - - - - 2/4 March/Strathspey/Reel (4 parts each)

 

Tenor
Grade 5 - - - - - - - - March any time signature (2 parts)
Grade 4 - - - - - - - - 2/4 March (4 parts)
Grade 3 - - - - - - - - 2/4 March (4 parts)
Grade 2 - - - - - - - - 2/4 March/Strathspey/Reel (4 parts each)

Grade 1 - - - - - - - - 2/4 March/Strathspey/Reel (4 parts each)

 

Bass
Novice - - - - - - - - - 2/4 March played once (2 parts)
Amateur - - - - - - - - 2/4 March/Strathspey/Reel (4 parts each)

 

February 3

Piping

Practice Chanter - March any time signature (2 parts)
Grade 5 - - - - - - - - March any time signature (2 parts)
Grade 4 - - - - - - - - 2/4 March (4 parts)
Grade 3 - - - - - - - - Strathspey/Reel (4 parts each)
Grade 2 - - - - - - - - Strathspey/Reel (4 parts each)
Grade 1 - - - - - - - - Submit two Strathspeys (4 parts) and Two reels (4 parts). Judge to choose combination

Drumming


Snare
Practice Pad - - - - - Any massed band cadence, any time signature played once (2 parts)
Grade 5 - - - - - - - - March any time signature played once (2 parts)
Grade 4 - - - - - - - - 2/4 March (4 parts)
Grade 3 - - - - - - - - Strathspey/Reel (4 parts)
Grade 2 - - - - - - - - Strathspey/Reel (4 parts each)
Grade 1 - - - - - - - - Hornpipe/Jig (4 Parts each)

Tenor
Grade 5 - - - - - - - - March any time signature (2 parts)
Grade 4 - - - - - - - - 2/4 March (4 parts)
Grade 3 - - - - - - - - 2/4 March/Strathspey/Reel (4 parts each)
Grade 2 - - - - - - - - 2/4 March/Strathspey/Reel (4 parts each)
Grade 1 - - - - - - - - Hornpipe/Jig (4 parts each)

 

Bass
Novice - - - - - - - - - 2/4 March played once (2 parts)
Amateur - - - - - - - - 2/4 March/Strathspey/Reel (4 parts each)

 

March 2

Piping

Practice Chanter - March any time signature (2 parts)
Grade 5 - - - - - - - - March any time signature (2 parts)
Grade 4 - - - - - - - - 2/4 March (4 parts)
Grade 3 - - - - - - - - Strathspey/Reel (4 parts each)
Grade 2 - - - - - - - - Hornpipe/Jig (4 parts each)
Grade 1 - - - - - - - - Two 6/8 Marches (4 parts each)

Drumming


Snare
Practice Pad - - - - - Any massed band cadence, any time signature played once (2 parts)
Grade 5 - - - - - - - - March any time signature played once (2 parts)
Grade 4 - - - - - - - - 2/4 March (4 parts)
Grade 3 - - - - - - - - 2/4 March/Strathspey/Reel (4 parts each)
Grade 2 - - - - - - - - Hornpipe/Jig (4 Parts each)
Grade 1 - - - - - - - - Two sets, 2/4 March/Strathspey/Reel (4 parts each). Judge to choose set

Tenor
Grade 5 - - - - - - - - March any time signature (2 parts)
Grade 4 - - - - - - - - 2/4 March (4 parts)
Grade 3 - - - - - - - - 2/4 March (4 parts)
Grade 2 - - - - - - - - 2/4 March/Strathspey/Reel (4 parts each)
Grade 1 - - - - - - - - 2/4 March/Strathspey/Reel (4 parts each)

 

Bass
Novice - - - - - - - - - 2/4 March played once (2 parts)
Amateur - - - - - - - - 2/4 March/Strathspey/Reel (4 parts each)

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