Published: August 03, 2015

Pick The Six is back with a $3,000+ prize pack!

For the eighth year, pipes|drums is happy to bring our readers the ever-popular Pick The Six contest for one lucky and canny pipe band expert who predicts the top-six finishers at the 2015 World Pipe Band Championships.

With the help of our generous advertisers (who also understand great marketing value when they see it), we have assembled a prize package of state-of-the-art goodies valued at more than $3,000!

Now, just take a look at this glorious piping and drumming booty that you might receive! – a one-year membership to the Studio. Retail price: $240.


Boderiou Bagpipes – one Boderiou poly band pipe chanter. Retail price: $205.


Chris Armstrong Bagpipes – I’ll donate a set of Premium X-Treme Drone Reeds ($175) and a Skype lesson with Chris Armstrong (priceless).


Elixir Piping & Drumming – a level of books from the Exam Excellence progream. $80.

Epipesa download copy of Studio Piper ($154)


Henderson Reedmakers – six sets of Traditional cane drone reeds made and selected by Murray Henderson. $150 combined value.) Strathmore_banner_resized

Lee & Sons Bagpipes – Any pipe bag, any size, any hide (Cowide, Goatskin, Sheepskin or Sheepskin Premium), with or without zipper, with or without grommets. $400


Lyons Bagpipes – A Moose Valve and a set of Crozier V2 Drone Reeds. $145 combined value.


Mayor Drum Supply – set of bass drum heads with artwork ($460), a pair of Mayor bass drum mallets ($105) and a Mayor tension watch ($98) for a total prize pack valued at $663.


McCallum Bagpipes – long full engraved practice chanter. ($338)


PipeReeds – six of the finest pipe chanter reeds that Colin MacLellan can craft. ($111)


Reelpipes – A six-pack of G1 Platinum chanter reeds ($108) and a copy of Iian MacDonald’s Along the Road collection ($25).


Walsh Bagpipes – Plastic A smallpipe chanter set up with a special practice chanter top so it can be played as a practice chanter in the key of A, with a water trap in the top with an engraved nickel ferrule. ($215)


Jings! That’s a bass-drum case of great merchandise for one super-smart pipes|drums reader.

Now, just go the next page for the all-important rules!



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