As a result of most of the pipe corps of the 2010 Grade 2 South African Champion Band, MacChamberlain Richmond Avenue, joining the Lyttelton Manor Pipe Band, the PBASA Grading Committee decided to promote the Lyttelton Manor Pipe Band to Grade 2 for the 2011 season.
The Cape Town Highlanders Drums and Pipes applied for membership of the PBASA after a long absence and were placed in Grade 3.
The grading of bands now stands as follows :
Benoni Juvenile Pipe Band
CBC Boksburg Jeppe Pipe Band
King Edward VII School Pipe Band
St Benedict’s College Juvenile Pipe Band
1 Medical Battalion Novice Juvenile Pipe Band
Benoni Novice Juvenile Pipe Band
De La Salle College Pipe Band
Pretoria Boys High School Pipe Band
St Andrew’s College Pipe Band
St Benedict’s College Novice Juvenile Pipe Band
St John’s College (Zimbabwe) Pipe Band