This website is dedicated to aiding in the development and learning of pipe band tenor and bass drummers. Feel free to email me if you have any questions which are not answered on my website or if I can be of any help!
To help solo tenor and bass competitors find opportunities to compete,
here is a list of the East Coast games I know of which offer solo tenor & bass competitions.
These were the 2018 dates. Once 2019 dates are published, the list will be updated.
(Ordered by date – click to go to games’ website):
Central Florida Scottish Highland Games, Winter Springs, Florida – January 13
Scotia Glenville Outdoor, Albany, New York – February 3
Northeast Florida Scottish Games, Green Cove Springs, Florida – February 24
Scottish Arts Indoor Festival, Nashua, New Hampshire – April 7
Dunedin Highland Games, Dunedin, Florida – April 7
Loch Norman Highland Games, Huntersville, North Carolina – April 21
Southern Maryland Celtic Festival, Prince Frederick, Maryland – April 28
Scotia Glenville Outdoor, Albany, New York – May 12
Colonial Highland Gathering, Fairhill, Maryland – May 19
Smoky Mountain Highland Games, Maryville, Tennessee – May 19
Greenville Scottish Games, Greenville, South Carolina – May 26
New Jersey Irish Festival, Oceanport, New Jersey – June 10
Ohio Scottish Games, Wellington, Ohio – June 22
Jersey Shore Celtic Festival, Toms River, New Jersey – July 14
Grandfather Mountain Highland Games, Linville, North Carolina – July 14
Glasgow Lands Scottish Festival, Florence, Massachusetts – July 21
Rockland County Ceol Mor Bagpipe & Drum Competition, Orangeburg, NY – August 4
Capital District Scottish Games, Altamont, NY – September 1
Virginia Scottish Games, The Plains, Virginia – September 1
New Hampshire Highland Games (Loon Mountain), Lincoln, New Hampshire – September 22
Ligonier Highland Games, Ligonier, Pennsylvania – September 22
Scotland County Highland Games, Laurinburg, North Carolina – October 6
Central Virginia Celtic Festival, Richmond, Virginia – October 27
Stone Mountain Highland Games, Stone Mountain, Georgia – October 20
Charleston Scottish Games, Mt. Pleasant, South Carolina – November 3
Ontario, Canada (multiple games)
If you know of any competitions not listed here, please email me so I can add them. Thanks!