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Dance Corps

This competition category is inspired in the genre formed by the three-corps pipe bands, where the pipers and drummers play for their dance corps in an ensemble; for entertaining an audience with their dexterity, choreography and synchronization.

The competition requirements are as follows:
  • Corps minimum size: in accordance with the definition of a Dance Corps.
  • Dances and/or choreography: based on Highland Dancing or National Dancing (not Country Dancing).
  • Performance durationat least 2 minutes, though not more than 4 minutes
  • Music source: live standard-size pipe band.
  • Music types: Marches, Strathspeys, Reels, Hornpipes, Jigs, slow airs/marches, piobaireachd, polkas and waltzes
  • Order of play:
    • Same order as for pipe bands.
    • A dance corp that is not associated to a pipe band should be drawn as if it were a pipe band.
  • Dress code:
    • per Events > General > Dress Code
    • jewelry, accessories and medals are not to be worn.
More info:

Revised: July 19th 2015 (max performance duration).
Revised: May 26th 2015 (Music types: added 
slow airs/marches, piobaireachd, polkas and waltzes)
Revised: May 17th 2015
Agreed: March 18th, 2010