BAG-Pipe Band und Solo Competition 2019 at Trebsen Manor

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Dear pipe bands, piper, drummer and drum majors, keeping the tradition alive the „International Highlandgames“ of Trebsen will take place at the same location.

The XXth International Highland Games at Trebsen Manor are past

We hope all pipers, drummers, drum majors, pipe bands, friends and visitors had a lot of fun and could experience are great deal of scottish culture and music.

Thank’s again to the host and all who have contributed to make a it a wonderful weekend to be remembered.

When and where does the competition take place?

Spetember 13th – 15th, 2019 will see the XX. International Talisker Highland Games at Trebsen Manor.
Band and drum major competion take place on Saturday, September 14th. The drum majors workshop will be held on Saturday too.
Solo competitors are requested to participate on Sunday, Septemer 15th.
If desired, the drum majors workshop will continue on Sunday.

What are the rules?

The competitions follow the rules of the Bagpipe Association of Germany e. V. The rules can be found at the BAG website (see competitions)

Who are the judges for the band competitions?

The RSPBA has named the following judges:

  • Piping: William James Black
  • Drumming: Paul Brown
  • Drum Major: John McLean Noble

Who are the judges for the solo competions?

  • Piping: William James Black, Anna Kummerlöw
  • Practice Chanter: Marcus Schüler
  • Drumming: Paul Brown


Detailed information on the mass-band (schedule and tunes) will be published soon.