HIGHLAND GAMES

Solo Piping & Drumming

The Hororata Highland Games will be run under the rules of the Piping and Dancing Association of NZ, as appropriate.

Order of events will be emailed to competitors following the closing date and published on this website.

All competitors will receive a pass to the event. Remember to purchase your discounted supporters tickets!  Your supporters can purchase tickets online.  Follow us on Facebook to keep up-to-date with all entry information.

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Competitions

Solo Piping 

  • Grade A MSR (minimum 4 parts each tune)
  • Grade B MSR (minimum 4 parts each tune)
  • Grade C 2/4 March (minimum 4 parts)
  • Grade D  2/4 March (minimum 4 parts)

  • Novice (any age) Own choice March (minimum 2 parts)

Tenor, Bass and Snare Drumming

Drummers please ensure you have organised a piper for your solos. Don’t leave this until the day.

Will be judged by an independent panel on the following criteria:

  • Novice Tenor Own choice March (minimum 4 parts)
  • Novice Bass Own choice March (minimum 4 parts)
  • Intermediate Tenor 2/4 or 6/8 March (minimum 4 parts)
  • Intermediate Tenor 2/4 or 6/8 March (minimum 4 parts)
  • Open Tenor MSR (minimum 4 parts each tune)
  • A Grade Snare MSR (minimum 4 Parts each tune)

  • B Grade Snare MSR (minimum 4 Parts each tune)

  • D Grade Snare Own Choice March (min 4 parts)
  • C Grade Snare 2/4 March (minimum 4 parts)

  • Novice Snare Own Choice March (minimum 2 parts)

Solo Piping and Drumming competitions will start at 8.45 am (depending on entry numbers)

Draw for Order of Play The draw for ALL GRADES will take place in the weeks prior to the competition.

Competitors will be advised of their order before the event and loaded here.

Solo Piping and Drumming competitions will start at 8.45 am. this may change depending on entries.

Please be ready to play for your Grade at the specified start times in the Order of Play.

Some flexibility will be allowed due to Players being required to play for other soloists. Check with your Grade Marshall.

Entries to the 11th Hororata Highland Games 5th November 2022 will open 1st September 2022.

The event will be run in line with all government COVID guidelines in place at the time.

Order of events will be emailed to competitors following the closing date and published on this website. Follow us on Facebook to keep up-to-date with all entry information.

$7 per competition.
Prize Solo Piping Solo Drumming Tenor & Base
1st Grade A & B – $70
Grade C & D – $50
Novice – Medal
Grade A & B – $70
Grade C & D – $50
Novice – Medal
Open – $70
Intermediate – $50
Novice – Medal
2nd Grade A & B – $50
Grade C & D – $30
Novice – Medal
Grade A & B – $50
Grade C & D – $30
Novice – Medal
Open – $50
Intermediate – $30
Novice – Medal
3rd Grade A & B – $30
Grade C & D – $10
Novice – Medal
Grade A & B – $30
Grade C & D – $10
Novice – Medal
Open – $30
Intermediate – $10
Novice – Medal

Entry Dates

  • Open 1st September 2022.

no gate sales on the day this year.

Your supporters can purchase tickets online.

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