The 2020 Australian Pipe Band Championships will be hosted
by the Maryborough Highland Society at Princes Park
Maryborough, Victoria, over two days - 4 and 5 April.
Maryborough Highland Society hosted the first Australian
championships in 1961 and has staged the its annual
New Year's Day Highland Gathering since 1857.
Bands across Australia and our friends overseas are invited to be part of this Diamond Jubilee celebration
Indicative timetable 2020
Saturday 4 April
9.30am Street March
Cnr High and Nolan Streets to Princes Park
11.00am MSR/SOM element all grades
Juvenile and Senior Drum Major Solo
Sunday 4 April
9.30am Medley - All Grades
2pm March past, massed bands and championship
Maryborough Highland Society in conjunction with Pipe Bands Australia and Pipe Bands Victoria will be appointing adjudicators drawn from RSPBA and Australian panels.
Adjudicators from Australia and overseas for piping, drumming, ensemble and drill and dress will be announced in September 2019.
Live streaming to the World
The 2020 Australian Pipe Band Championships will be live streamed to the World each day from Maryborough, Victoria.
3, 4, 5 April at the Highland Society
Piping recitals and concerts
And at Princes Park for the The Championships
Featuring highland dancing, Clan and diaspora tents, Scottish cuisine and beverages
The Prize Pool
Prizes and trophies totalling more than $11,000 will be offered at the 2020 Australian Pipe Band Championships distributed across Grades 1, 2, 3, 4A and 4B, Juvenile Grades, Street March, Drum Major and marching events.
The champion band in each grade will also receive the victor's pipe banner and champion band members special 60th anniversary mementos.