Event Schedule & Registration

Scottish & Welsh+ HARP DAY

A Full Day for Promoting Celtic Folk Harp Playing Skills. 



May 9, 2020

9:30 am - 4:30 pm

Check-In - 8:45 am

Fredericksburg, Virginia


Who May Participate?



Events are open to all ages & skill levels but require individual registration. 

HARP DAY Harp Competition Qualification

  • The SWHD Harp Competition is sanctioned by the Scottish Harp Society of America (SHSA).

  • All competitors must be active members of SHSA. 

  • SHSA membership allows you to apply your score to another SWHD Harp Competition and/or SHSA Harp Competition and to be scored by SHSA trained, experienced and sanctioned judges using SHSA approved forms.


SWHD Harp Competition

Rules Handbook


  • Event Overview

  • Event Rules & Requirements

  • HARP DAY Registration Forms

  • SWHD Membership Information

  • Welsh Harp Music Sources

  • Volunteer List & Tasks

Event Location & Lodging

Comfort Suites Fredericksburg–South

4615 South Point Parkway

Fredericksburg, VA 22407

For those who need hotel accommodations before or after the event, a limited number of discount rooms are available at Comfort Suites Fredericksburg-south


Call the hotel directly at 540-891-1112 to make your hotel reservations prior to April 15, 2020. Please make your reservations EARLY. The event is held the same weekend as University of Mary Washington's graduation so accommodations may be limited.

How to Register


Register for one, two, or all three events for HARP DAY. Bring your harpist friends, harp teacher, children & other music enthusiasts to participate, too! All ages & skill levels are welcome!


Registration & other required forms are included in the downloadable SWHD Harp Competition Rules Handbook. Please use one registration form per participant.


After completing the required forms, mail a check,  payable to "SWHD" to:


Scottish & Welsh+ HARP DAY

30739 Portobago Trail

Port Royal, Va. 22535


Please do not mail registrations after April 20, 2020.

Event day registration will be available at 9:00 am.


Competition Fees

$15 per harpist - Registration postmarked by April 20, 2020

$20 per harpist - Event day registration at 8:00 am


Harp Workshop/ Harp Circle Registration

$25 advance registration or on event day (at least 30 minutes before the Workshop starts)


Lunch will be served or participants may bring their own.


No lunch is served by the hotel.

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Scottish Harp Society of America (SHSA)