NOTE: At the October 2012 Annual General Meeting, Associate, Solo, and Adjudicator memberhip fees were all made $25 with a $10 late fee for renewals after January 15th.
Associate (Non-competitor) Membership
Associate Membership Form (Microsoft Word File, 104K)
Associate Membership Form (PDF, 605K)
Individual memberships, at $25 per year, include a subscription to our newsletter Words & Music. This is a great way to support piping and drumming and keep up with what is happening, even if you don’t play in a band or compete as a solo player.
Solo Competitor Membership
Solo Competitor Membership Form (Microsoft Word File, 104K)
Solo Competitor Membership Form (PDF, 605K)
Solo competitors will need to be members of the WUSPBA (or their home association, if they live outside the WUSPBA area) to compete in contests sanctioned by this association. Solo membership, at $25 per year, includes a subscription to the WUSPBA Newsletter, Words & Music, and carries the right to vote at WUSPBA General Meetings, as well as Branch Meetings. Please note that the solo membership price is $25 for new memberships and renewals prior to January 15th of each year. After this date, dues are $35 for renewals. Please note that dues are calendar year based and good for one year only!
Adjudicator Membership Form (Microsoft Word File, 104K)
Adjudicator Membership Form (PDF, 605K)
Online Solo Membership Registration (Use for adjudicator registration also.)
Adjudicators are pipers, drummers, or drum majors residing within the Western United States who become eligible to judge WUSPBA events upon approval by the Executive Committee and payment of the membership fees of $25, payable by January 15 of each year. Adjudicator membership includes a subscription to the WUSPBA Newsletter, Words & Music, and carries the right to vote at WUSPBA General Meetings, as well as Branch Meetings. Please note that the ajudicator membership price is $25 prior to January 15th of each year. After this date, dues are $35 for renewals. Please note that dues are calendar year based and good for one year only!
Associate (Non-competing) Band
A band may become an Associate Band within the WUSPBA by paying an annual fee of $40. Associate Bands attend Association and Branch meetings as non-voting participants and are included in workshops and all other events, except for competition. Please note the Associate Band fee is $40 for new and renewals prior to the AGM. Renewals after January 15th will be $60.
Note: A roster is not required to be submitted for Associate bands.
Competing Bands pay an annual fee of $300 and are graded at competition levels I through IV by the Music Board. They have full voting rights and are eligible to participate in all events, including WUSPBA sanctioned band contests. The Competing Band fee is due by January 15th; late fees apply to payments made after that date.
Mid-season member transfers:
Should a member transfer bands mid-season, the following form is required to be submitted:
Band Transfer Release Form (PDF)
To become a member in any of the above categories, please use the online system (individuals only) or mail the appropriate filled-out form and a check—do not mail cash!—made payable to “WUSPBA” to:
1045 S 1700 W #620
Payson, Utah 84651
Please feel free to contact any of the association officers with questions about membership or about the WUSPBA.