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Celts Have talent

     To demonstrate that the pipes and drums are not just relegated to a defined set of rules you’ll see that they integrate well with other musical instruments and styles.  VI Caledonia won the 2018 Category A and Qualicum Beach Pipe Band won the Category B

  • ·        There will not be any speakers or microphones provided  for this contest. (Bands must bring their own)

  • ·        The contest begins immediately following Band Competitions (~2:30pm-3pm)

  • ·        Participants  perform every ½ hour on the hour (the schedule will be posted 1 week before the event to ensure there is no conflict)

  • ·        Participants are given 15 minutes to move from the staging area to Stage B and be ready to perform at curtain call.

  • ·        All participants shall present in Concert formation on stage B.

  • ·        Master of Ceremonies announces the group, includes a short background and the music to be played.

  • ·        Performance are 3 to 8 minutes.

  • ·        At the end of the performance the Group stays on stage until a short review from the adjudicators is complete.

  • ·        Note that the adjudicators are local celebrities and that the winners are chosen by audience popularity 

  • (with final decision rendered by  the adjudicators)

Cash prizes will be paid to the top 4 competitors in each Class and will be announced at the Logger Sports Stage during the evening

Rules

Celts Have Talent A

Celts Have Talent B

Description
Description

  • ·        One to 5 pipers allowed

  • ·        Pipes can be of any type ie. Small pipes

  • ·        Any other instrument is allowed including vocals.

  • ·        There are speakers & microphones and drum kit available for this contest and  a sound manager

  • (Participants are requested to check their setup with the stage & sound manager in the morning)

  • ·        The First performers are asked to be at stage A or staging area upon the request of the steward.

  • The contest begins immediately following Band Competitions (~2:30pm-3pm)

  • ·        Participants  perform every ½ hour on the 15’s  (the schedule will be posted 1 week before the event to ensure there is no conflict)

  • ·        Participants are given 15 minutes to move from the staging area to Stage A and be ready to perform at curtain call.

  • ·        Master of Ceremonies  announces the group, includes a short background and music to be played.

  • ·        Performance are 3 to 8 minutes.

  • ·        At the end of the performance, the Group will stay on stage until a short review from the adjudicators is complete.

  • ·        Note that the adjudicators will be local celebrities and that the winners are chosen by audience popularity.

  • (with the final decision rendered by the adjudicators)

One to Five Pipers + any instrument including vocals. Pipes can be of any type - ie. Small pipes.

6 entries maximum. Prizes: 1st -$600, 2nd -$500, 3rd -$400, 4th -$300.

Pipers and drummers are joining Celtic groups to complement them with a very special sound.

6 Pipers or More + any instrument. 6 entries maximum. Prizes: 1st -$600, 2nd -$500, 3rd -$400, 4th -$300.

The objective is to have bands perform their medleys on stage and integrate other instruments to showcase the variety of music that can be produced.

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