Given the following occurring at one event:

- 3 pipe bands: Band A, Band B, and Band C
- 3 Adjudicators: Adjudicator 1, Adjudicator 2, Adjudicator 3
- 2 competition categories:
**March-Strathspey-Reel**(bands A, B, and C) and**Quick March Medley**(only bands A and B)

... and the following results (as per the adjudicators' direct ranking)

March-Strathspey-Reel: bands A, B, and C (therefore N = 3)
The inverted ranking would be as follows:
The addition of inverted ranked points are as follows: Band A: 8 Band B: 4 Band C: 6 Therefore the MSR prizes are as follows 1st prize: Band A (8 inverted ranking pts)2nd prize: Band C (6 inverted ranking pts)3rd prize: Band B (4 inverted ranking pts) | Quick March Medley: only bands A and B (therefore N = 2)
The inverted ranking would be as follows:
The addition of inverted ranked points are as follows: Band A: 4 Band B: 5 Band C: 0 Therefore the QMM prizes are as follows 1st prize: Band B (5 inverted ranking pts)2nd prize: Band A (4 inverted ranking pts) |