Event Organisers shall use every effort to ensure that events start at the announced times and that changes to the announced times are not effected without agreement by the Association Representative at the event, and with immediate communication to all performers affected by the change. Event Organisers will prepare the event’s schedule by allocating the maximum performance time for pipe bands and soloists respectively.

Each pipe band and soloist participating in the event shall be responsible for being at the right place and ready to perform at the required time.

Competitors not ready to play in the posted order may be disqualified at the discretion of the Event Steward (or Band Marshall) for the event.

Requirement agreed: December 20th, 2003

Revised July 18th, 2009: merged definition from Gathering Requirements with Massed Bands Requirements

Revision pending approval