Winter Storm 2022 Cancelled. Dates Announced for 2023

Kansas City, Missouri –   In view of the continuing impact of COVID-19 on global travel, the Midwest Highland Arts Fund (MHAF) Board of Directors has decided that Winter Storm – The Pipes and Drums Event, which was scheduled to take...

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Kansas City’s Acclaimed Winter Storm – The Pipes & Drums Event Cancelled for 2021

FOR MORE INFORMATION, Contact: Beth Wilson, beth@mhaf.org Kansas City, Missouri –  Winter Storm competitions, workshops, and concerts presented here annually for the past 19 years have been cancelled for 2021, it was announced this week. “The decision to cancel the...

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Contest Results 2020

Kansas City, Missouri – The Midwest Highland Arts Fund (MHAF) Board of Directors is pleased to announce the results from the Winter Storm 2020 Competitions. Awards were presented Friday evening, January 17, 2020, at the Kansas City Marriott – Country...

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2020 Contests – ORDER OF PLAY ANNOUNCED

Kansas City, Missouri – The MHAF Board of Directors is pleased to announce the contestants and order of play for the January, 2020 Winter Storm piping and drumming contests, to be held over two days. Thursday, January 16, 2020, will...

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Winter Steam Ceilidh Challenge – 2020

Kansas City, Missouri- Midwest Highland Arts Fund is pleased to announce that the Winter Steam Ceilidh Challenge will take place January 18, 2020. Details: -No entry fee -Fifteen (15) entrants only; alternate spots will be held What: Winner Takes All...

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Tartantown is Major Sponsor

Kansas City, Missouri – Winter Storm welcomes Tartantown, as a new Major Sponsor, to our family of terrific Sponsors. Tartantown is now the Major Sponsor of the Tartantown and Midwest Highland Arts Fund North American Amateur Ceol Beag Championships. Tartantown...

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Winter Storm Adds Fourth Day for 2020

Kansas City, Missouri – The Midwest Highland Arts Fund (MHAF) Board of Directors is pleased to announce that an additional day has been added to the upcoming Winter Storm – The Pipes and Drums Event schedule, January 16 – 19,...

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LIVE STREAM FUNDRAISER – MHAF Tops $5K GOAL

Kansas City, Missouri– The Midwest Highland Arts Fund (MHAF) Board of Directors is pleased to announce that the Winter Storm 2019 Live Stream donation goal of $5,000 was achieved today with at total of $5010 raised. Beth Wilson, MHAF President,...

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Contest Results 2019

Kansas City, Missouri – The Midwest Highland Arts Fund (MHAF) Board of Directors is pleased to announce the results from the Winter Storm 2019 Competitions. Awards were presented Friday evening, January 18, 2019, at the Kansas City Marriott – Country...

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Vendors and Reps at Winter Storm 2019

Kansas City, Missouri- Midwest Highland Arts Fund is pleased to announce that the following Sponsors and Advertisers will have product displays and/or Representatives at Winter Storm 2019. Get expert advice from our Vendors and Representatives!                ...

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2019 Contests Have Record Number of Entries – ORDER of PLAY ANNOUNCED

Kansas City, Missouri – The Midwest Highland Arts Fund (MHAF) Board of Directors reports today that the previous record of 313 solo contest entries, set in January, 2018, was broken with 322 solo entries recorded for the upcoming Winter Storm,...

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Winter Steam Ceilidh Challenge – 2019

Kansas City, Missouri- Midwest Highland Arts Fund is pleased to announce that the Winter Steam Ceilidh Challenge will take place January 19, 2019. Details as follows: -No entry fee -Fifteen (15) entrants only; alternate spots will be held Entrants may...

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MHAF Achieves $5K Live Stream Fundraiser Goal

Kansas City, Missouri– The Midwest Highland Arts Fund (MHAF) Board of Directors is pleased to announce that the Winter Storm 2018 Live Stream donation goal of $5,000 was achieved today. Beth Wilson, MHAF President, stated; “We are humbled by the...

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Fred Morrison with KC St. Andrew Pipes & Drums

Kansas City, Missouri– The Midwest Highland Arts Fund (MHAF) Board of Directors is pleased to announce an upcoming Kansas City area concert featuring the incomparable Fred Morrison. The concert is produced by the Kansas City St. Andrew Pipes & Drums....

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Contest Results 2018

Kansas City, Missouri– The Midwest Highland Arts Fund (MHAF) Board of Directors is pleased to announce the results from the Winter Storm 2018 Competitions.  Awards were presented Friday evening, January 12, 2018, at the Kansas City Marriott – Country Club...

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Winter Storm Adds Third Hotel

Kansas City, Missouri – The Midwest Highland Arts Fund (MHAF) Board of Directors is pleased to report that a third hotel has been added to accommodate record numbers of Students and Competitors. Courtyard by Marriott Kansas City Country Club Plaza...

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2018 Winter Steam Ceilidh Challenge – Contestants Announced

Kansas City, Missouri-  The MHAF Board of Directors is pleased to announce the Winter Steam Ceilidh Challenge contestants and order of play. Winter Steam, to held at Kansas City Marriott – Country Club Plaza Grand Ballroom, will immediately follow the...

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2018 Contest Order of Play Announced

Kansas City, Missouri – The Midwest Highland Arts Fund (MHAF) Board of Directors is pleased to announce the Order of Play for the January 12, 2018 Winter Storm Piping and Drumming Contests. Order of Play Winter Storm 2018 (Order of Play...

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MHAF Breaks Another Record

Kansas City, Missouri – The Midwest Highland Arts Fund (MHAF) Board of Directors reports today that the previous record of 271 solo contest entries, set in January, 2017, was broken with 313 solo entries recorded for the upcoming Winter Storm,...

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Major Sponsor Added

Kansas City, Missouri – Winter Storm welcomes a new Major Sponsor to our family of terrific Sponsors. THE TONE PROTECTOR by BagpipeLessons.com, is the Major Sponsor of the North American Amateur Piobaireachd Championships. THE TONE PROTECTOR by BagpipeLessons.com offers the world’s...

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2018 Winter Steam Ceilidh Challenge

2018 Winter Steam Ceilidh Challenge The Winter Steam Ceilidh Challenge entry deadline has been extended to allow on-site entry. Those who want to enter, please do so on-site. Marriott Hotel, 2nd Floor.  Deadline is Saturday, 13-Jan-2018, 3:00 P.M. What: Cash and other prizes...

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Contest Results 2017

Kansas City, Missouri– The MHAF Board of Directors is pleased to announce the results from the Winter Storm 2017 Competitions.  Awards were presented Friday evening, January 13, 2017, at the Kansas City Marriott – Country Club Plaza Grand Ballroom. Contest...

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2017 Winter Steam Ceilidh Challenge – Contestants Announced

Kansas City, Missouri-  The MHAF Board of Directors is pleased to announce the Winter Steam Ceilidh Challenge contestants and order of play. Winter Steam, to held at Kansas City Marriott – Country Club Plaza Grand Ballroom, will immediately follow the...

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2017 Contest Order of Play Announced

Kansas City, Missouri – The MHAF Board of Directors is pleased to announce the Order of Play for the January 13, 2017 Winter Storm Piping and Drumming Contests. Order of Play – Winter Storm 2017 Order of Play is subject to...

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271 Solo Entries Recorded for January 13, 2017 Contests

Kansas City, Missouri – The MHAF Board of Directors report that the previous record of 200 solo entries, in January, 2016, was shattered with 271 solo entries recorded for the January, 2017 piping and drumming contests. The deadline for entry...

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