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Battle of the Bagpipes

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The event promises all the majesty and pageantry of the Edinburgh Tattoo.

Event details

Curtin will be welcoming over a hundred kilted pipers and drummers for the 2016 State Pipe Band Championships held on Edinburgh Oval on Saturday 2 April.

Saturday 2 April 2016
12 noon - 4pm
Edinburgh Oval, Curtin University, Kent Street , Bentley
A free event
Battle of the Bagpipes

In a scene reminiscent of Braveheart, over hundred kilted pipers and drummers will take to the paddock to battle for supremacy in the Pipe Bands WA State Championships from noon on Saturday 2 April 2016.  Fittingly, the event will be held at Edinburgh Oval, which is at the entry to Curtin University, Kent Street , Bentley.

Pipe Bands will compete in various grades, judged on musicianship, pitch and tuning, integration between the pipes and drum corps, plus dress and drill. There is also a Drum Major competition for artistry twirling the mace. At the end of the day, all bands will march onto the field playing together for the massed band finale and trophy presentation.

Tents around the competition field will include food and drink vendors, and a pop-up bar serving Scottish beers.

Come and watch the Battle of the Bagpipes from noon – 4pm on Saturday April 2.