Bands and quartets entering and leaving the hall

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 enter and leave the competing hall in an organised manner. First impressions are always important in any competition.


Each school will be allocated a steward on arrival. 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.

Prize giving

Recognising that some schools will have a long return journey, and therefore may be unable to attend prize-giving  at the end of the championships, such schools are asked to:

  • Nominate a representative to collect any prize that it may have been awarded;
  • Leave a forwarding school contact name and address with their steward.

Publication of results

Winners are announced on the day and posted on the website.


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, lunches and snacks will be available from the school cafeteria.

No alcohol is allowed in the school.

Lost property

During the Championships you should hand lost property into, and reclaim from Reception. After the Championships please contact the Scottish Schools Pipes and Drums Trust at

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