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.. The World Championships.

Post by stormy on Fri 20 Jun - 21:47:38

At this moment the RSPBA hold the rights to the World Championships.
If the "Worlds" were to be held outside Scotland who do you think should be responsible for the costs of travelling bands?
The bands themselves or should the hosting association subsidise bands wishing to compete?

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Post by Robbie.Crow on Fri 20 Jun - 21:49:24

Before i answer, can i ask - do the RSPBA subsidise other bands?
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Post by janelle on Sat 21 Jun - 11:33:39

I think bands, with assistance from their home association, need to fund themselves regardless of where the World Championships are held.
If the Association hosting the Championships, finds itself in a profit situation after the event, then perhaps funds could be rebated back to other piping associations that have bands competing from their area, which in turn could be used to help finance the next trip to the Worlds.
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.. Re: The World Championships.

Post by stormy on Sat 21 Jun - 12:20:30

Robbie.Crow wrote:Before i answer, can i ask - do the RSPBA subsidise other bands?

Not as far as I know.

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Post by True_Blue_Piper on Sat 21 Jun - 14:31:33

I think it should become far more commercialised, with sponsorship for every band.

Just think.....if it became the RSPBA Durex World Championships.....the hand-oot freebies.....would mean you'd never get rain down your drones ever again....
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Post by Redneck on Sun 22 Jun - 14:18:07

That does work btw.

When we went to Toronto in the mid 70's( a think it was) all expenses were covered by the Canadians,......except our swallie money, but, the drink en-route on the plane was free..........classssssss.

Can't see the RSPBA sponsoring anyone TBH.
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Post by Gordy88 on Sun 22 Jun - 15:13:33

Its going to be down to indivual bands in the end.

As far as I can see, regarding the RSPBA and its branches, well, the politest way of putting it, is that they don't put the money into prizes.

Gate money, entrance fees, local council sponsorship, local business sponsorship, none of it seems to devolve to the bands. I often wonder where it goes,

grade 1 first place prize money, will almost buy one sheepskin bag.

I cant see them sponsoring anything, imagine spending bandsmens money on bands, that would never do ,

Even if they did, they would have to sub each band equally, or at least equally on a pro rata registered member basis. Would be unfair to sub FMM, who are in with a chance of winning, but not a band who attend regulalry but rarely win anything.

I Personally think, that the Worlds should remain in Glasgow, as Scotland is recognised as the home of the GHB, but if it were to go abroad, 2 or 3 years notice would be required to get the funds/sponsorship in place, and with many economies in diffs, that might be harder than we think, especially as it would be on top of money already being spent on bands every year

Good post Stormy
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Post by Redneck on Sun 22 Jun - 17:00:02

Gotta agree Gordy m8, good answer.
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Post by Piping Connections on Sun 22 Jun - 21:15:43

Agree with that Gordy , you could also add the DVD and CD and Tutor to the financial income equation as well !!!
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