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Midwest Highland Arts Fund proudly presents Henderson’s Pipe & Drum Supply – Midwest Highland Arts Fund North American Professional Ceol Beag Competition

The Henderson’s Gold Medal, 2.5 inches (6.5 cm) in diameter featuring the Henderson’s logo on the obverse and the MHAF logo on the reverse, will be awarded to the day’s Champion. Prize monies include First winning USD $750, Second $500, and Third $250.

New for 2023. The aggregate winner of the combined Gold Medal Piobaireachd and the Gold Medal Ceol Beag will be awarded USD $1500. This prize can be used for travel to Scotland in 2023 for professional solo contests or for travel back to Winter Storm in 2024. Gold Medal Piobaireachd governs if there is a tie. This competition is open to the first eligible 20 applicants.

The Champion may be invited to perform at Winter Storm – The Pipes and Drums Concert.

The entry fee for the North American Gold Medal Ceol Beag competition is $60.00.
This competition is limited to the first eligible 20 applicants.

Amateur piping and drumming contests will be held on January 12, 2023
Professional piping and drumming contests will be held on January 13, 2023

Online Entry Deadline is December 1, 2022.

Please read the Rules thoroughly. The rules were updated October 11, 2022.


Rules and Regulations

Entry Form


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