Brown Cup: Entries Close 25 May

The Brown Cup (Open Light Music) and the Everest Memorial Open Piobaireachd.

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

The Wellington Pipers Club will be holding its annual Everest Memorial Piobaireachd and Brown Cup Competitions on Saturday June 9 2012.

The Judging panel for both events will be senior club members Mr John Hanning and Mr Iain Hines of Wellington.  If entries warrant, two boards will operate and an additional panel advised.

The Prize money for both events is as follows:

1st $175   2nd $125 3rd $75 4th $ 50

The fourth prize will be awarded only if there are at least 8 competitors.

The Everest Memorial and Brown Cup competition has an entry fee of $8 for each event 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 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 9.30am. (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.

The March Strathspey and Reel will be judged as a separate event within the Brown Cup and the winner will receive the Neil and Alan McPhee Memorial Tray.

This competition will commence at 1.30pm. (Times may change depending on entries)

Please forward entries to:

The Competition Organiser
Wellington Pipers Club Inc
P O Box 29-086

Please include your name, email address, mobile phone number and the events you wish to enter.

Further information can be obtained from Ross Hanning at or 04 4795-605 (accommodation can be arranged for competitors if required).


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