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Date of Event Venue Contact
Jan. 28-29


as of 11/23/10

David Barclay Memorial Competition

Kaysville, Utah[2011 Entry Form (MS Word)]

Jim Barclay or DeAnn Goodman

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801-390-0233 (Jim)
801-358-0382 (DeAnn)

Feb. 18-20


as of 1/4/11

Mary Scottish Festival

Long Beach, California

Scott MacDonald

949- 643-0750

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Feb. 26-27


as of 2/3/11

Arizona Scottish Gathering
& Highland Games

Phoenix, Arizona

Kathy LeVar

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March 26


as of 10/18/10

Harry Moore Memorial Competition

Canyon Crest Country Club

Riverside, California

Mike Terry


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April 2


as of 2/23/11

Northern Branch Contest
the Ardenwood Celtic Festival

Fremont, CA

Solo Entry Form (DOC)

Solo Entry Form (PDF)

Liz Tubbs

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April 2


as of 3/2/11

Scottish Gathering & Highland Games

Kern County Fairgrounds, Bakersfield, CA

Solo Registration Form (PDF)

Chris Parke

44059 Ruthron Avenue

Lancaster, CA 93536

(661) 492-9481

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Apr. 15-17


as of 3/23/11

Las Vegas Celtic Gathering & Highland Games

Floyd Lamb State Park. (15 minutes north of downtown Las Vegas, NV.)

Scott MacDonald

949- 643-0750

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May 7 Dr. Dan Reid Memorial Invitational Solo Piping Competition

Marines Memorial Hotel, San Francisco, California

Ozzie Reid, Chairman, 1814 Frankilin St. Suite 902, Oakland, CA

Phone: 510-523-7343 or 510-836-1633

Fax: 510-836-1634

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May 7-8


as of 2/23/11

Sacramento Valley Games

Yolo County Fairgrounds, Woodland, CA

P&D: Andrew Bodemeijer

3406 E. Country Club Lane

Sacramento, CA 95821

(916) 359-7219

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(916) 392-3429

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Drum Majors: Angie Roddan

(530) 669-7492

P.O. Box 1873, Woodland, CA 95776

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May 21-22


as of 2/2/11

Rio Grande Valley Celtic Festival

Albuquerque, New Mexico

Stephen Chester

(505) 239-0332

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May 28-29


as of 5/18/11

United Scottish Society
Highland Gathering

Costa Mesa, California

Solo and Drum Major Entry Form (PDF)

Band Entry Form (PDF)
June 4


as of 4/10/11

Mt. Tamalpais Piping and Drumming Competition

2011 Entry From (PDF)

Piper Park, Larkspur, CA

(Grade V,IV,III,II,I solo competitions and Grade V/IV/III band competitions)

Piper Park, Larkspur, CA

Paul Forrest


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Jun. 10-11


as of 3/1/11

Utah Scottish Highland

Thanksgiving Point, Lehi, Utah

[2011 Band Entry Form (PDF)]

[2011 Solo Entry Form (PDF)]

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June 12-17 Balmoral School of Piping & Drumming at Sonoma State University

(Schools elsewhere in the USA are held on other dates.)

George Balderose


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June 19-25 College of Piping School at the Army-Navy Academy, Carlsbad, California See their website for contact information.
June 18-19


as of 5/17/11

Scottish Renaissance Festival/Loch Lomond Highland Games

The Santa Cruz County Fairgrounds, Watsonville, CA

(Grade V,IV,III,II solo piping competitions)

Solo Entry Form PDF

Andrew Lenz

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June 20-24 “A Week in Paradise” Bagpipe School

Featuring Ian Whitelaw & Murray Henderson

Rancho Palos Verdes, California

(More information)

Ian Whitelaw:

(310) 634-9726

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Jun. 25-26


as of 6/2/11

San Diego Scottish Highland Games

Brengle Terrace Park

Vista, California
Solo Entry Form (PDF)

John and Coni Canino

10429 Highdale St.

Bellflower, CA 90706

(562) 866-8166 (Home)

(562) 505-6589 (Cell, John)

(562) 505-6590 (Cell, Coni)

(562) 866-3006 (FAX)

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July 8-9


as of 5/23/11

Payson Scottish Festival

Payson, Utah

Solo Entry Form (PDF)

Band Entry Form (PDF)

Payson Scottish Festival Association

Lynette Ethridge

901 West 400 North

Payson, UT 84651

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July 9


as of 6/2/11

Northern Branch “Caboose Games”

Solo Piping & Drumming Contest & BBQ

Herald, California

Solo Piping Entry Form (DOC)

Liz Tubbs

13755 Beskeen Road

Herald, CA 95638

Phone: 916.812.4277

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Jul. 8-10


as of 6/15/11

Intermountain Games at Colorado United Irish Society (CUIS) Festival

Clement Park in Littleton, Colorado

Band and Solo Entry Form (PDF)

Intermountain Branch of WUSBPA

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Jul. 8-15 United States School of Piping

at Northern Arizona University

Flagstaff, AZ

Registration (PDF)

Len Wood

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Jul. 16-17


as of 5/3/11

Arizona Highland
Celtic Festival

Flagstaff, Arizona

Nicki Keesee

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Jul. 16-17


as of 6/7/11

Elizabeth Celtic Festival

Elizabeth, Colorado

Solo Entry Form (PDF)

Barbara Wilson

7449 S Depew St.

Littleton, CO 80128-7009

(720) 981-3799

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Aug. 6-7


as of 4/4/11

Monterey Scottish & Irish Festival

Monterey County Toro Park

Monterey, California

William Salmon & Diane Salmon, Registrar

831 659-8155

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Aug. 13-14


as of 7/13/11

Colorado Scottish Festival

Highlands Ranch, Colorado

Solo Drumming
Entry Form (PDF)

Hot Piping Entry From (PDF)

Band Entry Form (PDF)

Solo Piping Entry Form (PDF)

John Thornton, 303-798-0844

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Aug. 19-20


as of 4/4/11

Jackson Hole Scottish Festival

Click on “Scottish Festival” in their menu.

Jackson Hole, Wyoming

Solo Piping & Drumming Entry Form (PDF)

Dave Macfarlane

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Aug. 27


as of 7/4/11

Cache Valley Celtic Festival and Highland Games

American West Heritage Center, Wellsville, Utah

Erin McMaster

2360 South Main Street

Salt Lake City, Utah 84115


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Sept. 2-4


as of 7/5/11

Caledonian Club of San Francisco

Gathering and Games

Pleasanton, California

Bill Merriman

415-472-4058 or 415-472-4494

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Sep. 8-11


as of 8/12/11

Longs Peak Scottish Festival

Estes Park, Colorado

Solo Drumming Entry Form (PDF)

Band Entry Form (PDF)

Solo Piping Entry Form (PDF)

Dr. Jim Durward


Sep. 24


as of 08/08/11

Dixon Scottish Games & Gathering

Dixon, CA

Piping Entry Form (PDF)

Terri Anderson

858 Richard Lane

Danville, Ca. 94526

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September 28 Deadline to Submit Proposals for the 2011 AGM.

How to write and submit an AGM proposal

Executive Secretary of WUSPBA
Oct. 1-2


as of 08/25/11

Northern Branch contest at

Reno Celtic Festival

Bartley Ranch Regional Park

Reno, Nevada

Solo Piping & Drumming Entry Form (PD)


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Oct. 7-9


as of 08/3/11

Seaside Highland Games

Ventura, California

Ken Helmes

Director of Piping


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Nov 4-6


as of 10/12/11

Tucson Celtic Festival and Highland Games

Tucson, ArizonaSolo piper competition for Grades III & IV only.

Andrea O’Meara

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Scotty Dean

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Nov. 12 AGM Meeting of WUSPBA

Las Vegas, NV.

See AGM page for more information. All members are encouraged to attend and free P&D workshops will be offered.

Executive Secretary of WUSPBA
Nov. 19


as of 6/2/11

P/M. Angus Macdonald Western Regional Championship

The San Diego Hall of Champions

2131 Pan America Plaza,

Balboa Park, San Diego, CA

Robbie McKnight

13536 East Lakeview Road

Lakeside, CA 92040-4818

(619) 838-0214

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