Prescott Highland Games

May 10, 2014
Watson Lake Park on Hwy 89, Prescott, AZ, USA

The Prescott Area Celtic Society Piping Venue is thrilled about the change to a two-day event, so we�ve made some very exciting changes to the 2nd Annual Bagpipe Competition for the 2014 Prescott Highland Games! Kick off the games with some Friday night Kitchen Piping competitive fun! Saturday�s events include: (1) Solo competitive bagpiping for beginners (Grade 5 practice chanter) through top level amateur pipers (Grade 1); and, (2) Piping workshop for beginner and intermediate pipers facilitated by a very special guest piper! Sunday�s events include: (1) Solo piobaireachd bagpiping (Grade 4 through Grade 2); and (2) Mother�s Day piping workshop for families with interested and novice pipers. All competitive events are sanctioned by the Western United States Pipe Band Association (WUSPBA), and follow the rules and guidelines set forth by the Western United States Pipe Band Association (WUSPBA). J�aime Morgaine PO Box 2141 Prescott, AZ 86302 (928) 515-4333 For more information please contact J�aime Morgaine

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