Current & Recent Events Calendar

View our current and recent calendar events below. To submit an event to the website please click here.

2020 NZ Pipe Band Championships

The dates for the 2020 RNZPBA National Championships in Invercargill are now confirmed as Friday 13th and Saturday 14th March.
Details of the contest will follow in due course

2019 NZ Pipe Band Championships

Contest dates for 2019 NZ Pipeband Championships are Friday 29th and Saturday 30th March.
Details will be posted in due course.  

Solo Drumming Championship

The RNZPBA is delighted to announce the inaugural NZ Solo Drumming Championship is to be held on 1 September 2018 at The Drama Theatre, Scots College, Wellington. The competition is an invitation only one independent of pipe band contests or solo piping events. The RNZPBA plan to live stream the event. The events to determine the overall winner will be: 1. March, Strathspey and Reel (competitiors will submit two sets) 2. Hornipipe and Jig. (competitor’s choice) We are fortunate to have secured the services of Joe Noble from Glasgow, Scotland as the Judge. Everyone is warmly invited to attend so please ensure you mark this date in your calendar and aim to be there to hear this exciting line-up of NZ’s top drumming talent.