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Carrick Lowland Gathering - Pipe Bands


Pipe Bands at the Carrick Lowland Gathering

The pipe bands competition is organised by the Ayrshire Dumfries and Galloway branch of the Royal Scottish Pipe Band Association.

The contest is run under Royal Scottish Pipe Band Association (RSPBA) and Local Rules in conjunction with the RSPBA Ayrshire, Dumfries & Galloway Branch. The contest commences at 1:00pm. Bands March past and presentation of prizes 4:30pm


  • Open grade - 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
  • Grade 3 - 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
  • Grade 4 - 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th


  • Best novice band
  • Best juvenile band
  • Adult marching and discipline
  • Juvenile marching and discipline
  • Adult drum majors' contest - 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th
  • Juvenile drum majors' contest - 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th


Click here to download the entry form

Bands Competing at the 2022 Carrick Lowland Gathering:

Grade 4 March
13:30 Kilbarchan Pipe Band
13:401st Troon BB Pipe Band
13:50Troon Blackrock Pipe Band

Grade 4 MSR
14:00 Troon Blackrock Pipe Band
14:10Kilbarchan Pipe Band

Grade 3
14:20 Kilbarchan Pipe Band
14:30 Troon Blackrock
14:40 Ayr Pipe Band

Open grade
14:50 Kilbarchan Pipe Band
15:00 1st Troon BB Pipe Band
15:10 Ayr Pipe Band
15:20 Troon Blackrock Pipe Band

Times are subject to change in the event of inclement weather. Late entries will be accepted.

The Ayrshire Dumfries and Galloway branch: A branch of the RSPBA with seven contests a year including an indoor pipe bands competition. For more information visit their Facebook page

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