Three nations in draw for championships
Bands from Australia, New Zealand and Malaysia will contest the biennial Australian championships being held at Brisbane Boys' College on Saturday 7 April.
St George's Girls' School from Malaysia will compete in the Grade 4 and juvenile championships while Auckland Police and Foundation New Zealand Youth have entered in Grade 3.
The official draw has been released tonight and includes: Grade 2 - four bands, Grade 3 - 9, Grade 4 - 16, Juvenile - 10.
Hosted the Queensland branch of Pipe Bands Australia, fours will participate in a non-championship selection of marches event.
Strong entries have also been received for the juvenile and senior drum major championships.
Competition at this year's championships will commence at 9am and conclude with massed bands and presentations, including banners to the champion bands, at approximately 4.30pm.
A livestream to the world will again be provided of the championships through pipebanned.com
The draw can be downloaded here