Battle of the Bayou
A Bagpipe and Drum Tournament Weekend

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What: The 4th annual Battle of the Bayou Bagpipe and Drum Competition

When: Friday, Saturday and Sunday, November 16, 17, and 18, 2018

    * Friday 3:00 - 6:00: visit the competition site in the afternoon
      - No admission charge
      - Just come out and see where you will be competing
      - Play your pipes a bit to get them acclimated to the weather/altitude/humidity
      - talk to the organizers and offer suggestions on how to make this even better
    * Friday 7:00 - 9:00: Evening reception at the Gnarly Barley Brewery
      - No admission charge
      - Pizza and soft drinks for competitors and their guest (please RSVP)
      - Really good local craft beer available at the cash bar
      - kids under 18 are welcome
    * Saturday 8:00 - Until: competitions in all Piping and Drumming grades and events
    * Saturday 4:30-5:30: workshops
    * Sunday ANOTHER SANCTIONED COMPETITION in your events
      - A smaller number of events, but also sanctioned
      - you'll have a chance to work on your mistakes and come play your tunes again!
Your competition placings will be considered by the upgrade board if you get them in immediately following the event.

Where: The grounds of the Louisiana Renaissance Festival, Hammond, LA (address is on the Registration form).

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    Bagpiping on the Competition Boards

    Bagpiping on the Competition Boards

    Bagpiping on the Competition Boards

    Bagpiping on the Competition Boards