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Springfield Area Highland Games and Celtic Festival Cancelled

The Springfield Area Highland Games and Celtic Festival has been cancelled due to the extreme heat warning in the area.
 
From Jim Sim, Pres. MWPBA:
 
"THE SPRINGFIELD GAMES HAVE BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO THE EXTREME HEAT WARNING!!!  PLEASE SPREAD THE WORD TO EVERYONE YOU KNOW WHO WAS PLANNING ON ATTENDING!!!"
 
Thank you to everyone who was planning on attending, and to everyone who helped put the event together.  It was a tough decision to make, but the right one based on the extreme heat forecast.
 
More information to follow.
 
 

Minnesota Highland Games 2016 Results

The results of the MWPBA band and solo contests at the 2016 Minnesota Highland Games at Eagan, MN on Saturday July 9 are now available (band results, solo results).

The band results summary is as follows:

Grade 3 MSR (1) : 1. Macalester College
Grade 3 Medley (1) : 1. Macalester College (BDC, BBS)

Grade 4 MSR (2) : 1. Twin Cities Metro 2. Brian Boru
Grade 4 Medley (2) : 1. Twin Cities Metro (BDC, BBS) 2. Brian Boru

Grade 5 QMM (2) : 1. Minnesota Police (BDC, BBS) 2. Macalester College

 

2016 Games Update - Grade 3 band contest added to Columbus and Kentucky

Grade 3 band events have been added to the contests taking place at the Columbus Scottish Festival and Highland Games, and at the Central Kentucky Celtic Festival and Highland Games, on September 10 and 17, respectively.  Prize money for these new events are listed here.

 

The games forms have been updated, and bands can enter these contests immediately.

 

2016 Champions Supreme Standings

The 2016 MWPBA Champions Supreme points standings are now being tallied and will be made available after each Games event.

The latest updates are from July 18, which includes the Minnesota Scottish Fair and Highland Games.

2016 Champion Supreme BAND standings
2016 Champion Supreme SOLO standings

 

 

 

The standings are still unofficial, and pending ratification before official announcement of the 2016 MWPBA Champions Supreme at the end of the season.

Well done to all competitors so far!

 

2016 Minnesota Order of Play

The Order of Play for both bands and soloists has been determined for the Minnesota Scottish Fair and Highland Games on July 9, 2016.  Please select the appropriate link above.

 

This information is current as of 5 July 2016.

 

Chicago Highland Games 2016 Results

The results of the MWPBA band contests at the 2016 Chicago Highland Games at Itasca, IL on Saturday June 18 are now available (band results, solo results).

The band results summary is as follows:

Grade 2 Aggregate (3) : 1. Greater Midwest  2. Midlothian Scottish  3. Great Lakes (BDC, BBS)

Grade 2 MSR (3): 1. Great Lakes* 2. Greater Midwest* 3. Midlothian Scottish*
* = 3-way MSR tie decided on Ensemble preference
Grade 2 Medley (3): 1. Greater Midwest  2. Midlothian Scottish  3. Great Lakes

Grade 3 Aggregate (5): 1. Cameron Highlanders 2. Macalester College (BDC)  3. Chicago Celtic (BBS)  4. Chicago Scots  5. Fountain Trust

Grade 3 MSR (5):  1. Cameron Highlanders  2. Macalester College 3. Chicago Celtic  4. Fountain Trust  5. Chicago Scots
Grade 3 Medley (5): 1. Cameron Highlanders  2. Macalester College  3. Chicago Celtic  4. Chicago Scots  5. Fountain Trust

Grade 4 Medley (6) : 1. Cameron Highlanders  2. Chicago Stock Yard Kilty  3. Chicago Highlanders 4. 87th Cleveland (BDC, BBS) 5. Twin Cities Metro  6. Chicago Academy of P&D

Grade 5 QMM (9): 1. Kansas City St. Andrews (BDC) 2. Cincinnati Caledonian  3. Omaha (BBS) 4. Dundee Scottish  5. Madison  6. Macalester College

 

2016 Chicago Order of Play

The Order of Play for both bands and soloists has been determined for the 30th Annual Chicago Scottish Games & Highland Festival on June 18, 2016.  Please select the appropriate link above.

 

This information is current as of 11 June 2016.

 
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