Join us for the 13th Annual Redding Bagpipe Competition,
AKA The Tinman Competition,
brought to you by the Saint Florian Pipers Society.
During our two-day event, Grades 1-5 will compete in front
of our world-class panel of judges.
Check-In begins at 8:30am for a 9am start time both
Saturday and Sunday, March 2nd and 3rd, 2024.
Ceilidh to follow competing on Saturday at 4:30pm.
Schedule of Events to be confirmed after Registration closes.
Come back for updated information.
- REGISTRATION CLOSES FEBRUARY 25TH -
The Redding Bagpipe Competition is sanctioned by WUSPBA (Western United States Pipe Band Assoc.).
The Redding Bagpipe Competition is proud to announce that our Grade 1 winner in March 2024 will receive an invitation to the Sandy Jones Memorial Amateur Championship competition in Orlando, Florida. This is a tremendous honor as there are only 10 invitees for this event. The competition will take place November 9th, 2024. The Sandy Jones Memorial is presented along with the professional grade, Sunbelt Invitational Piping Competition.
The Sunbelt Invitational Piping Competition, An Crios Greine, is a professional grade competition with invitations to the greatest pipers of our generation, who qualify with their winning performances throughout the year. The 2023 Invitees were: Callum Beaumont, Glenn Brown, Andrew Donlon, Bruce Gandy, Aladair Henderson, Nick Hudson, Willie McCallum, Ben McClamrock, Angus MacColl, Ian K. MacDonald, Donald MacPhee, Conor Sinclair, and Alen Tully.