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Knockout Series

BACK IN PERSON for the 2022 -23 season!

NEW LOCATION: Junior Ranks Mess

Junior Ranks Mess (3rd Floor), 4 Queen Elizabeth Driveway, Ottawa, ON K2P 2H9

The Ottawa Branch Knockouts have been a staple in the region for decades. The series has multiple divisions for pipers and drummers.

New! Spectators can now buy advanced tickets!

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Categories

Players are encouraged to consult with their teachers or Branch executive members if they are unsure about the grade that aligns best with their level.

Level "A": PPBSO grade 1 or 2

Level "B": PPBSO grade 3 or 4

Level "C": Beginner or PPBSO grade 5

Level "40+":

Categories

Includes pipers and drummers over 40 years of age, from beginner to PPBSO grade 3. Competitors in this category are not eligible for Levels A, B or C. The intention is to allow participants to begin competing against their peers. Experienced players who are over 40 are welcome to compete in the A and B categories if they wish.

Requirements

Dress

Competitors will adhere to the standard highland dress requirements found in the PPBSO Rule Book

Tunes

The tune requirements for each of the contests are designed to reflect the ability of the grade.

Requirements
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Results

Finals

After the last round, the three competitors with the most points in the A, B, C and 40+ divisions will be invited to compete in a final round where the winner of the final round in each division will be the Knockout champion. In the event of a tie in the last qualifying position both contestants will be included

Points

Results
& Points

Division points will be awarded as follows:

     1st place – 6 points

     2nd place – 5 points

     3rd place – 4 points 

     4th place – 3 points

     5th place – 2 points

     6th place – 1 point

 
Tune Requirements
 

Piping 

Oct 29
Nov 26
Jan 21
Feb 25
Mar 25
Apr 15 Final
Piping 40+
2/4 March
Air, 6/8 March
Medley (2-5 mins)
Piping A
Two 6/8s
MSR
CanCon H/J
Medley (5-8 mins)
Piping B
Air, 6/8 March
2/4 March
Mini-MSR
Medley (2-5 mins)
Piping C
2/4 March
3/4 March
March Medley (2-5 mins)

Snare 

Oct 29
Nov 26
Jan 21
Feb 25
Mar 25
Apr 15 Final
Snare 40+
2/4 March
6/8 March
Medley (2-5 mins)
Snare A
MSR
Two 6/8s
H/J
Medley (5-8 mins)
Snare B
6/8 March
2/4 March
S/R
MSR (min. 4 parts each)
Snare C
2/4 March
3/4 March
March medley (2-5 mins)

Bass & Tenor 

Oct 29
Nov 26
Jan 21
Feb 25
Mar 25
Apr 15 Final
Bass A
MSR
Two 6/8s
H/J
Mini Medley (2-5 mins)
Bass B
2/4 March
6/8 March
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Mini MSR (2 parts each)
Tenor A
MSR
H/J
Two 6/8s
Mini Medley (2-5 mins)
Tenor B
2/4 March
S/R
Mini MSR (2 parts each)

Knockout Results 

2022-2023 Knockout Results

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Last Name
First Name
Event 1
Event 2
Event 3
Event 4
Event 5
Event 6
Total Points
Siegmiller
Ryan
4
3
Brewer
Christine
3
4
Packenham
Gavin
2
5
Schnupp
Jean-Marc
1
6
Humble
Paul
2
5
Pierce
Sloan
1
6
Bob
Trayner
6
1
Dall
Tim
5
2
Langille
Marcus
4
3
Oneschuk
Douglas
3
4
McIsaac
Aiden
2
5
Schnupp
Alexandre
1
6
Burgess
Sean
Faris
Colum
6
2
Bawden
Kris
5
1
Joseph
Greg
4
3
Knight
Eric
3
4
Metcalfe
Hugh
2
5
Gamanche
Jean-Sebastien
1
6
 
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Admission

All events now have a general admission option

NEW!