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Carrick Lowland Gathering - Pipe Bands


Pipe Bands at the Carrick Lowland Gathering

The pipe bands competition is organised by the Ayrshire Dumfries and Galloway branch of the Royal Scottish Pipe Band Association.

The contest is run under Royal Scottish Pipe Band Association (RSPBA) and Local Rules in conjunction with the RSPBA Ayrshire, Dumfries & Galloway Branch. The contest commences at 1:00pm. Bands March past and presentation of prizes 4:30pm

The Carrick Lowland Gathering will also host the Ayrshire Dumfries & Galloway Branch Championship


  • Open grade - 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
  • Grade 3 - 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
  • Grade 4 - 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th


  • Best novice band
  • Best juvenile band
  • Adult marching and discipline
  • Juvenile marching and discipline
  • Adult drum majors' contest - 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
  • Juvenile drum majors' contest - 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th


Click here to download the 2019 entry form

Bands Competing at the 2019 Carrick Lowland Gathering: view the list here

The Ayrshire Dumfries and Galloway branch

A branch of the RSPBA with seven contests a year including an indoor pipe bands competition.

For more information visit their Facebook page

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