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Piping Competition


The Payson Scottish Festival includes The Helen Scott Memorial Massed Bands at the opening and closing ceremonies on Saturday.

There are WUSPBA bagpipe solo and band competitions as well.

Opening Ceremonies and Parade will be held at 10:00 AM on the Parkview Elementary Playing Fields on 300 South, and include the Clan Parade, Payson High School Pipe Band and Massed bands.

Closing Ceremonies will take place at 6PM on the Parkview Elementary Playing Fields on 300 SouthSolo and Band Competitions will take place throughout the festival.

The following Bands will compete at the Festival .

Come and see your Favourite!

Ben Lomond High School Bagpipe Corps

Garden Valley Pipe Band Grade 5


Payson High School Pipe Band Grade 5


Red Skye Collective Pipes & Drums Grade 4


Salt Lake Scots Grade 4


Salt Lake Scots Grade5


Utah Pipe Band Grade 4


Utah Pipe Band Grade 5


Utah Pipe Band Juvenile


Wasatch & District Grade 4


Wasatch & District Grade  5


Wasatch & District Grade 2


White Peaks Centennial

The solo piping events start on Friday night at 6:00 PM, ends at 9:00 PM and include all the grade 2, grade 1, and open solo piping events including Piobaireachd and grade 3 and grade 4 Piobaireachd competitions. 

All other solo piping and drumming events happen Saturday morning starting at 7:00 AM.


Band competitions start at 1:00.

1:00: Juvenile QMM: Quick March Medley

1:45: Grade 5 QMM

2:40: Grade 4 Timed Medley

3:25: Grade 2 MSR: March, Strathspey, Reel

3:45: Juvenile MSM: March, Slow March, March

4:20: Grade 5 MSM

5:10: Grade 4 MSR

5:55: Grade 2 Timed Medley


The schedules are subject to change as needed.


Our judges are Jamie Cuthill, Bob Mason, Glen Thompson, and Graham Brown

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