Sunday, September 4th, 2022
Individual Piping and Drumming events start at approximately 8:30 am and run during the morning at various judging stations throughout the park. Competitors will be notified of their competition times in advance.
Early afternoon brings the Pipe Band competition.
The finale of the day is the closing ceremony where all bands will join the Massed Pipes & Drums of the Canmore Highland Games, at 5 pm.
We would love to have you join us this year and look forward to reuniting with you all.
INFORMATION FOR COMPETITORS
The Piping & Drumming Competition Entry for 2022 will be posted here approximately 6 weeks before our date – July 17th – look for it here.
- All competition entries are non-refundable.
- We wish you all good luck and look forward to a great day of competition!
The Piping & Drumming Office opens at 8 am. Only pre-registered competitors will be accepted – no same-day entries available.
Please pick up your kilt numbers at the ASPD booth adjacent to the Piping & Drumming Tent at Canmore Highland Games.
ALL COMPETITORS – PLEASE BE AT YOUR JUDGING PLATFORM AT YOUR CORRECT, POSTED TIME.
Individual Pipers & Drummers
The Piping and Drumming competition for individual competitors begins at 8:30 am. These continue until all entrants have played.
You must be properly attired in Highland dress (with the exception of Novice Chanter and Drum Pad players) and your kilt number must be pinned to the front of your kilt. No competitor will be allowed to play without a kilt number.
There is a Drum Major workshop event being organized for the weekend of the Highland Games. Please check back here for details – we will update this page accordingly. For competition/participation at the Games, please contact us for timings of dress inspection and drill and deportment, and Massed Bands.
Band Competitions take place in the afternoon, beginning at approximately 1:45 pm.
Participants to begin lining up for Massed Bands at 4:30 pm. Massed Bands performance, piping & drumming awards and closing ceremony to begin at 5 pm.
ACCOMMODATION FOR BANDS
If you require assistance finding hotel rooms please contact us directly and we will try to help.