2019 Victorian Championships

The Victorian Championship competition will be held on Saturday 13th July 2019

Entries through Trybooking: https://www.trybooking.com/BCVTO

Venue Information: 

PLC Senior School, PLC Burwood, 141 Burwood Hwy, Burwood, 3125.
Enter via Parer Street

Tune Requirements:

2019 Victorian Championships (PLC)

A grade

  • Element 1 – March, submit 3 tunes for the judge to choose from
  • Element 2 – Strathspey & Reel, submit 3 of each tune for the judge to choose from
  • Element 3 – Hornpipe & Jig, each of 4 parts or more
    (Submit 3 of each tune for judge to choose e.g. 3x Hornpipe, 3x Jig)

Piobaireachd – Players to submit 3 full tunes of their own choice and to play one full tune of the judge’s selection

B grade

  • Element 1 – 2/4 March (submit 2 tunes, judge to choose 1)
  • Element 2 – Strathspey & Reel, each of 4 parts or more (submit 2 sets for judge to choose)
  • Element 3 – Hornpipe & Jig, each of 4 parts or more. (submit 2 sets for judge to choose)

Piobaireachd – Players to submit 2 tunes from the Set list and will be required to play 1 full tune of the judge’s selection.

C grade

  • Element 1 –  2/4 March of 4 parts or more
  • Element 2 – Strathspey & Reel, each of 4 parts
  • Element 3 – Hornpipe & Jig of 4 parts or more (each tune)

Piobaireachd – Full tune (tune selected from the Set List)

D grade

  • Element 1 – 2/4 March of minimum 4 parts
  • Element 2 – Strathspey and Reel of 2 parts each

PiobaireachdGround and next Variation. (tune selected from the Set list)

Novice

  • Element 1 – 2/4 March of 2 parts
  • Element 2 – Strathspey and Reel (each of 2 parts)

Piobaireachd- Play the entire ground (tune selected from the Set list)

Recapping Piobaireachd requirements! – from VPA set lists, see 2019 Set Tunes

A Grade – submit 3 full tunes (own choice)
B Grade – submit 2 full tunes from list
C Grade – submit 1 full tune from list
D Grade – ground and first variation from list
Novice – ground only from list

Prize Information:

Highland Piping competitions for:
• Australian Gold Medal for Piobaireachd (A Grade)
• Australian Silver Medal for Piobaireachd (B Grade)
• Australian Bronze Medal for Piobaireachd (C Grade)
• Victorian Solo Piping Champion Cup:
Novice, D Grade, C Grade, B Grade, A Grade
March, Strathspey & Reel, Hornpipe & Jig
• James Center Medal & $1000 (A Grade Champion)
• Scots of Victoria Cup (B Grade Champion)
• Clan MacLennan Shield (C Grade Champion)
• Bradshaw Family Shield (D Grade Champion)
• Clan MacGillivray Shield (Novice Champion)

Sponsors:

• McCallum Bagpipes Scotland • Victorian Scottish Cultural Heritage Foundation • Center Family • Clan MacLennan • Bagpiper Case • Scots of Victoria • R Campbell • Bradshaw Family • Clan MacGillivray • Lyons Bagpipes • Blair Bagpipes