Prairie Piping Invitational Event

Adjudicator Jim McGillivray(L) and the 2019 PPI competitors: Sean McKeown (1st), Alex Rasmussen, Andrea Boyd, Sean Somers (2nd) and Stewart Smith (3rd).
Adjudicator Jim McGillivray (L) and the 2019 PPI competitors:
Sean McKeown (1st), Alex Rasmussen, Andrea Boyd,
Sean Somers (2nd) and Stewart Smith (3rd).

The Prairie Piping Invitational features top professional pipers playing entertaining tunes in a free-for-all event that always provides a great night of piping. We had to cancel the 2020 event, and we are planning a 2021 Online Event. Stay tuned for details!

Date: May 2021

Where: Online!

2021 Invitees:

TBA

2021 Adjudicator:

TBA

Requirements: players will entertain with an 4-6 minute selection of their own choice. The selection must include the ground of a piobaireachd.


Prize Money: $300 - $200 - $100

Prairie Piping Invitational Flasks - 1st, 2nd, 3rd
Engraved flasks for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd placings


Audience Ballot: Audience members will each have one ballot to vote for the “Crowd Favourite,” and piper with the most votes will receive a special prize donated by Reelpipes.com

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Past WInners

2002 - Colin Clansey

2003 - James MacHattie

2004 - Alan Bevan

2005 - Michael Grey

2006-12 - no contest

2013 - Sean Somers

2014 - Josh McFarlane

2015 - Stewart Smith

2016 - Eilidh MacDonald

2017 - no contest

2018 - Andrea Boyd

2019 - Sean McKeown

2020 - no contest