CPA - Competing Pipers Association ·


  • Duncan Johnstone Memorial Competition 2018 - Sat 10th March

    Posted: 20th Dec. 2017

    The date for the Duncan Johnstone Memorial Competition will be Saturday 10th March 2018 at The National Piping Centre. This event is run by The National Piping Centre in collaboration with the Competing Pipers’ Association, and is of B and C graded solo players. Entries will be taken through the CPA website and will open nearer the time. There are some changes to this year's event, so please log in and find out the full information from the Members section of the website.

  • 2018 Premliminary Gradings now available for members

    Posted: 14th Dec. 2017

    The preliminary gradings for 2018 are now available on the website, so log in to see them. This means that the appeals process is now open. If you would like to appeal, please email your submission to the secretary. The deadline for appeals is that you can put in an appeal from any time now until they close on Friday 12th January 2018. Results of the appeals will be communicated to members by Monday 19th January, in time for the Oban and Inverness entry deadlines on 31st January.

  • Captain John MacLellan Competition Entries Now Open

    Posted: 28th Aug. 2017

    The entries for this year's Captain John MacLellan Competition on Saturday 7th ...

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  • Perth Highland Games - Cancelled

    Posted: 9th Aug. 2017

    We received an email from the Perth Highland Games organisers to say ...

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About the CPA

The CPA exists to represent the world's competitive solo piping community in Scotland. Our objectives are :

  • To promote and encourage solo piping.
  • To improve the status of competing pipers.
  • To improve the conditions of competitions and public performance for solo pipers.
  • To foster a spirit of comradeship among members.

Find out how to join / renew membership. You may also wish to read our Code of Conduct and Constitution.


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The Committee

Cameron Drummond

Vice President
Greig Canning

CPA Secretary
Helen Wilkinson

Jonathan Greenlees

B & C Grade Competition Liaison
Darach Urquhart

Callum Beaumont
Matt Fraser
Andrew Lee
Peter McCalister
Derek Midgley
Dan Nevins


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