Wellington Pipers Club Brown Cup 14 June 08

Wellington Pipers ClubThe Wellington Pipers Club Presents the annual club competitions Saturday June 14 08.

The Brown Cup (Open Light Music).
The Everest Memorial Open Piobaireachd.
The City Of Wellington Cup. (B Grade and below excl former winners).

To be held at the Royal New Zealand Police College, Papakowhai, Porirua.

The Wellington Pipers Club has decided to continue to develop the winter solo piping season by scheduling its annual competitions for members immediately following on from the Claymore Invitational in Palmerston North and the Queens Birthday weekend competitions in Dunedin by holding its annual Everest Memorial Piobaireachd and Brown Cup and City of Wellington Cup Competitions on Saturday June 14 2008.

The Everest memorial and Brown Cup competition has no entry fee and is open to all financial club members. Anyone interested in competing who is not already a financial member of the Club can join the club for $15.

The City of Wellington Cup has no entry fee and competitors are not required to be members of the club.

The City of Wellington Cup is open to all competitors B-Grade and below (excluding former winners.) Competitors play a Slow Air and 2/4 March of their own choice and will be judged by Mr Ross Hanning. This competition will commence at approx 9.30am. (Times may change depending on entries)

The Everest Memorial Piobaireachd competition commemorates Past President Bob Everest. Competitors will be required to submit three tunes of their own choice one of which will be selected by the judges to play. This competition will commence at 11.00am. (Times may change depending on entries)

The Brown Cup competition The Brown Cup was donated by former Club Patron WG Brown and requires competitors to play a march, strathspey and reel, jig and hornpipe and a slow air of their own choice with a maximum of two tuning breaks. This competition will commence at 2.00pm. (Times may change depending on entries)

The judges for both Open events will be two of New Zealand’s leading judges, both of whom are former multiple winners of the Brown Cup; Mr Iain Hines and Mr John Hanning.

Anyone interested in competing please contact the Competition Organiser: Ross Hanning at rjhanning@xtra.co.nz or 04 4795-605 (accommodation can be arranged for competitors).

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