The Scottish Schools Pipe Band Championships is an indoor competition. Bands/Quartets are not obliged to march in or out of the competing halls, but they should nevertheless enter and leave the competing hall in an organised manner. First impressions are always important in any competition.
A steward will be allocated to each school on arrival at James Gillespie’s High School. The steward’s role will be to provide administrative assistance to the school throughout the day and to help ensure that it adheres to the playing timetable. Stewards will also be responsible for ensuring that all band members complete their relevant band sheets which will indicate names, school, age, gender and whether piper or drummer.
Recognising that some schools will have a long return journey, and therefore may be unable to attend prize-giving in James Gillespie’s High School at the end of the championships, such schools are asked to:
Results of the 2017 Championships will be released as follows:
There will be no separate changing facilities for girls and boys. Each school will be allocated its own classroom for the day in which they are to administer themselves in entirety.
Breakfasts and lunches will be available from the school cafeteria. No alcohol will be available or will be allowed in the school.
During the championships lost property should be handed into, and reclaimed from, James Gillespie’s High School Reception.