2011 All Ireland Pipe Band Championships
Saturday 2nd July 2011
Venue: Lisburn Leisure Plex
THE ENTRY CLOSING DATE IS:- 11 th JUNE
READ ALL INFOMATION TO ASSIST YOUR BAND WHEN FILLING
OUT ENTRY FORM PLEASE INCLUDE DRUM MAJORS
ENTRY FEES WILL APPLY
THE 66TH ALL IRELAND CHAMPIONSHIPS 2011
UNDER THE AUSPICES AND RULES OF the
The Irish Pipe Band Association & RSPBA N.I.
Usual Joint Association Council (J.A.C.) Rules apply.
VENUE: LISBURN July 2nd 2011 commencing at 11.00am.
ADJUDICATORS: Drawn from I.P.B.A. and R.S.P.B.A. panels.
Entry fees are paid to each band’s parent _organization in their own currency
ENTRIES CLOSE 11TH JUNE 2011
Grade 4B (5 IPBA) 2½ to 4½ minutes in March Rhythm (Fee £10.00) €12
1st Prize – St. Patrick’s Annsborough Cup & £150 2nd Prize – R. McComb Mem Shield & £140
3rd. Prize – Bank of Ireland Trophy & £130 4th Prize – J & M Hunt Shield & £ 120
Best Drums –James Porter Mem. Cup Best Bass Section: P.J. Gallagher Cup M&D Card Power Shield Best Overseas Band : IPBA Trophy
Grade 4A (2 x 2 Part 2/4 March, 1 x 2 Part Strathpey and 1 x 2 Part Reel from approved list)
1st Prize – Lar Cullen Memorial Cup & £170 2nd Prize-Kilkenny City PB Trophy & £165
3rd Prize – Essey Shield & £150 4th Prize – Noel Campbell Trophy & £140 : Best Bass – Thomas Lane Memorial Cup M&D Warnock Shield Best Overseas Band : IPBA Trophy
Grade 3B Medley Selection 3 to 5 minutes (Fee £15) €17
1st Prize – P.J. Berrill Mem Cup & £190 2nd Prize – Peader Wallace Perp. Trophy & £180 3rd Prize- Donegal Challenge Cup & £165 4th Prize – Card Power Shield & £ 155
Best Pipes -George Duffy Memorial Cup Best Drums – James Lawlor Mem Trophy Best Bass Section: James Story Cup M&D: D. Martin Memorial Shield
Grade 3A Medley Selection 3 to 5 minutes (Fee £15 ) €17
1st Prize – Thomas Hart Memorial Cup & £190 2nd Prize – Leinster Branch Trophy & £ 180
3rd Prize - Arklow PB Cup & £165 4th Prize – Bert Gordon Memorial Cup & £155 Best Pipes John Quinn Memorial Cup Best Drums – J.A.C. Cup Best Bass Section: Trophy M&D: Banbridge U.D.C. Trophy
Grade 2 MSR (Fee £15) €17
1st Prize – J.O’Driscoll Trophy & £220 2nd Prize – Paddy Teeling Cup & £200
3rd Prize – Tom Farrell Memorial Cup & £190 4th Prize – Shiela Henry Cup & £170 Best Pipe Corps - Leech/Solan Cup Best Drums – McCullagh Piggott Cup Best Bass Section: McConnell Cup M&D: Brian Boru Cup
Grade 1 All Ireland Championships (£20) €22.50
Medley Selection own choice 5-7 minutes & March, Strathspey and Reel – At least 4 parts each – two sets to be submitted. Draw to be made on the line. Failure to play the drawn set will disqualify the band from the ENTIRE competition.
1st Medley – Tommy Moore Peretual Cup 1st MSR - Tony Markey Memorial Cup 1st Prize Overall– T Geddis Memorial Trophy & £320 2nd Prize – McAlevy Cup & £270 3rd Prize – Mrs. T.J. Keogh Cup & £220 4th Prize – Nelson Challenge Trophy & £185
Best Pipe Corps – PM Alex Penny Mem Trophy Best Drum Corps – 1st Prize Premier Cup 2nd Prize – Donovan Cup Best Bass Section - James Story Trophy M&D: Robert Briscoe Trophy
TROPHIES NOT RETURNED FOR THE CONTESTS BANDS WILL BE DISQUALIFIED FROM THE EVENT.
MARCHING AND DEPORTMENT: Contest for Marching and Deportment will be judged from starting line until the bands leave the arena.
Grades 4/4B -Card Power Shield Grade 4/4A -Andrew Warnock Trophy Grade 3B -D. Martin Mem Shield Grade 3A -Banbridge U.D.C. Cup Grade 2 -Brian Boru Cup Grade 1 –Robert Briscoe Trophy
DRUM MAJORS: ALL GRADES FEE £5/ €6
Senior – (Over 18 years) 1st Prize - Briscoe Cup & Medals to 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th & 5th Places
Novice Juvenile – (Under 11 yrs) 1st Prize – Crozier Cup & Medals to 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th & 5th Places
Junior – (Under 14 years) 1st Prize -- McBride Family Shield & Medals to 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th & 5th Places Juvenile – (Under 18 yrs) 1st Prize – Crozier Cup & Medals to 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th & 5th Places
All bands competing must be in membership of the I.P.B.A., the R.S.P.B.A. or be an affiliated band of the I.P.B.A. or the R.S.P.B.A. Bands to play in grades allotted to them only, but Grade 2 bands may play in the All Ireland Championships, provided they meet the musical requirements.
All bands in Grades 4A , 3A, 3B , 2, and 1 must submit a 6/8 March as they WILL be required to play for Drum Majors CONDITION OF ENTRY
COMMITTEE: A sub-committee comprised of 4 members of the J.A.C., namely Ciarán Mordaunt, George Ussher, Finbarr Connolly and David Scott( Chairmen and Secretaries of the respective Associations ) shall adjudicate on any complaint or protest . The decision of the sub-committee shall be final and binding on all participants. Protests , which should be written and accompanied by £25or30 Euros should be handed to the J.A.C. Secretary Mervyn Herron or any member of this committee .
Grade 4A & B – 6 pipers, 2 side drummers, and 1 bass
Grade 3A & B – 7 pipers, 3 side drummers, and 1 bass
Grade 2 8 pipers, 3 side drummers, and 1 bass
Grade 1 8 pipers, 3 side drummers, and 1 bass
Finale: All bands will play “The Battles O’er” followed by the Salute to the Chieftain which will be "The Highland Laddie"
ENTRIES: Entry forms with remittance (cheques made payable IN Sterling to RSPBA and Euro to IPBA
To R.S.P.B.A (Northern Ireland):Mr. Mervyn Herron, 9 Ballydown Meadows Banbridge, BT32 4QX Northern Ireland
To I.P.B.A.: Mr. Finbarr Connolly, 607 Howth Road, Raheny, Dublin, 5.
2011 ALL IRELAND ENTRY FORM
6/8 MARCH TUNEALL IRELAND / CLOSING DATE / 11/06/11
GRADE 1 2 SETS MSR & MEDLEY OWN CHOICE
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