Need to know

So you decided to come to Copenhagen to compete? GREAT! Why not check out the exact address, who is judging, accommodation, transportation info etc. then?



Great prizes for the overall 3rd, 2nd & 1st places of all levels. Winners of the highest level of piping, snare drumming and tenor drumming win 10.000,- kroners (approx. £1000 ) each!


History of the CWC

The Copenhagen Winter Competition has an interesting histroy. For more than 40 years, the CWC has been a key piping & drumming institutions in Scandinavia.



Some Scandinavian pipers & drummers are known internationally. Many - if not all - of them started their career at the CWC. Recognize some names in here?


Previous Judges

Throughout the years, the CWC has had the pleasure to welcome some of the finest names in the world of piping and drumming as judges.


Competition Rules

The Copenhagen Winter Competition rules rules are simple. Please check the rules which corresponds to you level of competition. 


From The Past

The CWC has a proud tradition of gathering pipers & drummers from all around Europe

The Committee

We are the organizers. We are here to assist you and make the competition a success!

Bernard Bouhadana

"The CWC has been the most important institution in shaping my own piping career. I´m determined to pass this option on to the next generation of pipers and drummers."

Kristian Jersing

"I´m thrilled to be part of organizing the CWC, which to me has always been a highlight of the piping and drumming season"

Suzanne Thomassen

"I had my very first encounter with the pipe band world at the 1995 CWC - I was hooked, and I'm still here."

Thomas De Ridder

"Piping & Drumming in Europe have reach new hights during the last couple of decades. We hope that the CWC will help contribute to this tendency"

Bendix Steckmetz

Account Manager
"I want to be the first person to Welcome you to  the CWC in wonderful Copenhagen. Compete during the day - and join the party at night."

Jesper Lindhard

"We know how support is important to you. The response, therefore, should be fast and helpful"

Contact Us

Use the form below or send us an email - we´ll get back to you within a couple of hours!

The Copenhagen Winter Competition Committee

Nytorv 3b, 8800 Viborg, Denmark
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