The following applies to this cup:
- The Cup is property of SPBASA, in possession of the current award-winning pipe band.
- The award-winning pipe band shall return the cup on or before the day the award shall be reassigned (e.g. last competition of the year), or when requested by SPBASA.
- The Cup is awarded to the best South American pipe band of the year, where
- the award is determined by the year's aggregated results of pipe band competitions open to all pipe bands in South America
- for years where there are only one competition scheduled, the award shall go to the winning pipe band of that competition
- the award shall remain vacant during years without pipe band competitions