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Sorry, Registration is Closed Registration for the 2017 Prescott Highland Games is now closed. No new registrations for Athletics, Dance, and Piping events, are being accepted through the online system. We will have tickets for the Highland Games at the gate on Saturday May 13th and Sunday May 14th. We look forward to seeing you at the games and hope you can participate in our games next year. If you have any questions regarding registration, please email For Athletics Mark Markley at markmm@gmail.com For Dance Lisa Scott at prescottdance@yahoo.com For Pipers Marth Shideler at flagcelt@aol.com

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Watson Lake

3101 Watson Lake Road

Prescott, AZ 86301

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Sorry, Registration is Closed Registration for the 2017 Prescott Highland Games is now closed. No new registrations for Athletics, Dance, and Piping events, are being accepted through the online system. We will have tickets for the Highland Games at the gate on Saturday May 13th and Sunday May 14th. We look forward to seeing you at the games and hope you can participate in our games next year. If you have any questions regarding registration, please email For Athletics Mark Markley at markmm@gmail.com For Dance Lisa Scott at prescottdance@yahoo.com For Pipers Marth Shideler at flagcelt@aol.com
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Highland Pipes & Drums

Music

For many Highland games festival attendees, the most memorable of all the events at the games is the massing of the pipe bands. Normally held in conjunction with the opening and closing ceremonies of the games, as many as 20 or more pipe bands will march and play together. The result is a thunderous rendition of Scotland the Brave or Amazing Grace, and other crowd-pleasing favourites.

It is, in fact, the music of the bagpipe which has come to symbolize music at the Games and, indeed, in Scotland itself. In addition to the massed bands, nearly all Highland games gatherings feature a wide range of piping and drumming competition, including solo piping and drumming, small group ensembles and, of course, the pipe bands themselves.

Music at Highland games gatherings also includes other forms, such as fiddling, harp circles and Celtic bands, usually, Kick off the games with some Friday night Kitchen Piping competitive fun!

Saturday’s events include: (1) Solo competitive bagpiping for beginners (Grade 5 practice chanter) through top level amateur pipers (Grade 1); and, (2) Piping workshop for beginner and intermediate pipers facilitated by a very special guest piper! Sunday’s events include: (1) Solo piobaireachd bagpiping (Grade 4 through Grade 2); and (2) Mother’s Day piping workshop for families with interested and novice pipers. All competitive events are sanctioned by the Western United States Pipe Band Association (WUSPBA), and follow the rules and guidelines set forth by the Western United States Pipe Band Association (WUSPBA).

Changes for the 2017

Pipe Competition

1 – Solo competition only (no quartets) 2 – Piping workshops on Sunday afternoon 3 – New location for piping venue (with it’s own Pipers Pub!) 4 – Kitchen Piping competition on Saturday night (with $100 cash prize)

Click Here for WUSPBA website http://www.wuspba.org

Pipe Bands Information: Martha Shideler Click Here

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Watson Lake

3101 Watson Lake Road

Prescott, AZ 86301

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