Australian Pipe Band Championships 2016


More than 1,200 pipers and drummers will participate in the Australian Pipe Band Championships at Knox on Saturday 1 and Sunday 2 October 2016. 

Members of the public are invited to attend this free event.

The Pipe Band Championships is premiere Australian competition for bagpipe and drum bands. More than 30 bands from Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne, Perth, regional Australia, New Zealand and Malaysia will take part in the competition.

The competition will see traditional bagpipe and drum bands judged for their musical performance, marching and appearance. The band competed in different grades according to the difficulty of the music. Drum Majors also compete for an individual prize judged on their marching and toss of the ceremonial mace. 

Limited parking will be available and spectators are encouraged to catch public transport. Warrawee Station is a two minute walk from Knox Grammar School. Food and drinks will also be available for sale, along with Scottish ware such as kilts and tartan. 

Event summary
  • Saturday 1 October, 9am-6.30pm - highlight, massed bands performance from 5.45pm
  • Sunday 2 October, 9am-6.45pm – highlight, massed bands performance from 5.30pm
  • Location: Knox Grammar School, Woodville Ave, Wahroonga, Sydney
  • Cost: Free
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