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|he Ceòl Na Pìoba Solo Bagpipe Competition is the first Eastern United States Pipe Band Association
(EUSPBA) sanctioned bagpipe competition in North Louisiana. After three successful years, the Ceòl
Na Pìoba Solo Bagpipe Competition looks forward to continuing and promoting Shreveport, Louisiana,
as a respected venue for bagpipe competition.
Ceòl Na Pìoba, pronounced as “key-ol nah pee-oh-pa”, is Scottish Gaelic meaning “Music of the
Bagpipes”. The Ceòl Na Pìoba Solo Bagpipe Competition, dedicated in the sharing of the culture and
historic piping art of Scotland, is open to the public free of charge. Our continual goal is dedicated to
offering a venue for competitors to build on their skills and knowledge of the Scottish arts as well as
offer a place for community guests and spectators to learn and explore the Scottish heritage. Please
view our competition primer to get a better understanding of how bagpipe competitions work!
Pipe band association membership is required to compete in the EUSPBA sanctioned events. As a
EUSPBA sanctioned event, all EUSPBA rules and requirements apply. EUSPBA membership forms
and rules may be acquired by visiting the EUSPBA website.
Patrick Regan will be adjudicating our 2012 competition!
Our success and continued growth would not be possible without our sponsors. Sponsorships go
towards judging fees, sanctioning fees, providing a venue for the competition, and providing a
welcoming atmosphere for our competitors. Your contributions help promote the Scottish history and
culture, specifically the popular Scottish art of the Great Highland Bagpipes. With your support we
can guarantee a future of competitive piping in Shreveport, Louisiana.