The RSPBA EUROPEAN Adult Solo Drumming Championship 2022 & World Solo Drumming Qualifying Event Promoted by Kingdom Thistle Pipe Band Supplies.

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Saturday 23/04/22 Beath High School, Foulford Road, Cowdenbeath. KY4 9BH

All times are approximate and subject to change.


DRAW

10:00 Simon Grant – City Of Edinburgh

10:10 Chloe Taylor – Scottish Power

10:20 Steven McWhirter – Inveraray & District

10:30 Bryn Butler – Boghall & Bathgate Caledonia

10:40 Rachel Thom – Police Scotland & Federation Pipe Band

10:50 Gus Sicard – Inveraray & District

11:00 Callum Burns – People’s Ford Boghall & Bathgate Caledonia

11:10 Neil Bruce – Shotts & Dykehead Caledonia

Prize Giving 11:30

The winner of the European Adult Solo Drumming Championship will be presented with The Craig M Irvine Cup. 4 Adult Qualification Spots also announced.


  1. Contest run under RSPBA rules.
  2. Competitors must submit two March, Strathspey and Reel sets, each tune minimum of four parts.
  3. Set to play will be drawn on the line by the responsible Director.
  4. All competitors must be registered members of an RSPBA Pipe Band or Overseas Pipe Band Association that is affiliated to the RSPBA.
  5. All competitors must wear band uniform.
  6. All entrants’ must be 18 years or over on1st NOVEMBER 2021.
  7. Contests to be adjudicated by RSPBA approved drumming adjudicators.
  8. F O U R places for the World Solo Drumming Semi-Final event will be awarded at this qualifying event.
  9. The highest placed players who have not already pre-qualified for the 2022 Adult World Solo Drumming Championship shall be granted a semi-final place.
  10. Entry fee for this event is £10, which is nonrefundable.
  11. Closing Date SUNDAY 17th APRIL 2022.
  12. No late entries will be accepted
  13. Further entry fee payable for World Solo Drumming Event 2022.
  14. Any pre-qualified player who fails to compete on the day of the World Solo Drumming Championship will not be eligible for the uptake of a pre-qualification place arising from their participation in any pre-qualification event the following year.
  15. Draw will be published on www.kingdomthistle.com by 18th APRIL 2022
  16. All Competitors to be registered for 09:30 AM – Events Start 10:00 AM Sharp.
  17. Results will be announced after the last competitor in the Main Hall