The Atlantic Canada Piobaireachd Challenge – The College of Piping And Celtic Performing Arts of Canada

2023 Atlantic Canada Piobaireachd Challenge
Saturday, April 29th, 2023

Hosted and organized by The College of Piping and Celtic Performing Arts of Canada in Summerside, PEI Doors open 8:30am and competitions begin at 9:00am Instructions/General Information: 

  • Instructions/General Information:

    Competitors must enter using the form provided.

    Entry forms are due by April 14, 2023 and no late entry forms will be accepted. In contests where you submit more than one tune, your selections will be given to you the week of April 24, 2023.

    Please submit your entry form online. Any questions can be directed to Kylie MacHattie at

    ACPBA rules are in place for this competition.  These rules (as well as tune requirements) can be found here:

    Highland dress and appropriate hat is required.  Jackets are optional.

    Competitors from Atlantic Canada must be current members of the ACPBA and competitors from other jurisdictions must be members of their own regional associations.

    If there is a tie for the overall winner in any grade, piobaireachd will be given preference and will be the deciding factor.

Prize money for the Gold Medal and the Professional MSR

First place in each event will receive $250.00 (CAD)

Second place in each event will receive $150.00 (CAD)

Third place in each event will receive $100.00 (CAD)

2023 Piobaireachd Challenge Judges

Jim McGillivray