Piping & Drumming

Notice! The Willie McCallum piping concert on Friday night, October 2, has been moved from the Avinger Auditorium to the Morris Morgan Theater in the James L. Morgan Liberal Arts Building. These building at adjacent to each other, so park where you normally do and follow the signs. The concert is still at 8:00. Admission is $10 at the door.

The Scotland County Highland Games are pleased to host Mr. Willie McCallum as this year’s special guest judge and recitalist. Mr. McCallum has won both the Highland Society of London’s Gold Medals at Inverness and Oban, as well as winning the Glenfiddich World Piping Championship an unprecedented EIGHT times! We are sure that our competitors will enjoy playing for Mr. McCallum at the Games and that everyone will delight in his playing at his recital on Friday night.

Pipe Majors: Don't forget the Band Meeting at 10:00 at the piping registration desk. The band competition schedule is available here.

The Scotland County Highland Games, held in Laurinburg, North Carolina is pleased to have been selected to host the third EUSPBA “PREMIER” Event of 2015. This event will no-doubt prove to be the largest – and certainly most lucrative for the competitors - professional piping competition ever held to-date in the Southern United States. The entry form for the premier competition is available here.

For 2015, the Scotland County Highland Games have been chosen as the venue for the Branch Championship for the Southern Branch, EUSPBA. In addition to this, the Games will offer a full spectrum of sanctioned competitions for solo piping, solo drumming, and bands, as well as the “finals” of the Southern Branch’s “Over -50” Solo Piping contest circuit.

The Scotland County Highland Games will be holding a full spectrum of EUSPBA sanctioned pipe band and individual piping and drumming competitions. To attend, please download and fill out our registration form.

NOTE! The piping and drumming coordinators have a new address. Please send forms to:

John & Debbie Hahn
Directors of Piping, SCHG
P.O. Box 766
Albemarle, NC 28002-0766

The Scotland County Highland Games is please to welcome the pipe bands to the 2015 games.

And, of course, the Saint Andrew's University Pipe Band