Band Grading Announcements

2019 GRADE PLACEMENTS

The following final band grading decisions are effective for the 2019 season.

REGRADES

  • From Grade 4 to Grade 3
    • Silicon Valley Pipe Band
    • Cameron Highlanders Pipe Band of San Diego
  • From Grade 5 to Grade 4
    • Irish Pipers Band of San Francisco
  • From Grade 2 to Grade 3
    • Queen City Pipe Band

NEW BANDS - INITIAL GRADE PLACEMENTS

  • New Grade 3 Band
    • City of Sacramento Pipe Band
  • New Grade 4 Band
    • Silicon Valley Pipe Band
  • New Grade 5 Band
    • Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office Pipe Band

2017 GRADE CHANGES

The following band grade changes are effective for the 2017 season. If you feel your band is not assigned to the proper grade, please complete the application for regrading or appeal the decision of the WUSPBA Music Board Grading Committee.

  • From Grade 3 to Grade 2
    • Cameron Highlanders
  • From Grade 4 to Grade 3
    • Phoenix Pipe Band
  • From Grade 5 to Grade 4
    • Las Vegas Pipe Band
    • Prince Charles Junior Pipe Band

2016 GRADE CHANGES

The following band grade changes are effective for the 2016 season. If you feel your band is not assigned to the proper grade, please complete the application for regrading or appeal the decision of the WUSPBA Music Board Grading Committee.

  • From Grade 4 to Grade 3
    • Long Beach Police Pipe Band
  • From Grade 4 to Grade 5
    • Centennial State Pipes and Drums
    • Ciorcal Cairde Irish Pipes and Drums
    • USU Scotsmen Pipe and Drum Corps
    • White Peaks Centennial Pipe Band

2015 GRADE CHANGES

The following band grade changes are effective for the 2015 season. If you feel your band is not assigned to the proper grade, please complete the application for regrading or appeal the decision of the WUSPBA Music Board Grading Committee.

  • From Grade 3 to Grade 2
    • Irish Pipers of San Francisco
    • Queen City Pipe Band
    • Wasatch and District Pipe Band
  • From Grade 4 to Grade 3
    • Denver and District Pipe Band
  • From Grade 5 to Grade 4
    • Kevin R. Blandford Memorial Pipe Band
    • Tucson & District Pipe Band