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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.

 

Milwaukee Highland Games 2016 Results

The full results of the MWPBA band and solo contests at the 2016 Milwaukee Highland Games at Wauwatosa, WI on Saturday June 4 are now available (band results, solo results).

The band results summary is as follows:

Grade 3 Medley (2) : 1. Chicago Celtic (1-1-1-1, BDC, BBS)  2. Fountain Trust
Grade 4 MSR (5) : 1. Chicago Stock Yard Kilty (4-1-1-1, BDC)  2. Chicago Highlanders (BBS)  3. Milwaukee Scottish  4. Billy Mitchell  5. Twin Cities Metro
Grade 5 QMM (2) : 1. Madison (1-1-2-1) 2. Naperville Firefighter Highland Guard (BDC, BBS)

 

How does the MWPBA calculate Champions Supreme points, 2016?

The number of points awarded for 1st Place at a sanctioned competition is the number of bands or soloists in that contest up to a maximum six (6) points; each place thereafter receives one point fewer per placing through zero (0).

Points are assigned consecutively to the top placings, but only MWPBA member bands and member soloists are eligible to receive these points. Points awarded at MWPBA Champion Supreme Contests are double those awarded at Sanctioned MWPBA Contests.

At some games, there are multiple band events offered in the same grade. The total number of points available at each games remains unchanged.

Here's how the points are being awarded for the 2016 band contests:

Games Sanctioning Points Allocation
Alma Champion Supreme Single points per event (two events per grade for double points)
Milwaukee standard Single points per event
Chicago Champion Supreme Gr4, Gr5 - double points
Gr2, Gr3 - double points per aggregate placing over two events
Minnesota standard Gr5 - single points
Gr3, Gr4 - half-points per event over two events
Springfield standard Single points per event
Wisconsin Champion Supreme Double points per event
Kentucky standard Gr5 - single points
Gr3, Gr4 - half-points per event over two events
St Louis Champion Supreme Double points per event

For full details, and the fine print, check out The Rules, 2016 section I. D. "Champion Supreme Points".

 

Alma Games 2016 results

The official results of the band and solo contests at the 2016 Alma Highland Festival and Games on May 28-29, 2016, are now available (band, solo).  [solo results corrected June 12.]

 

The band summary results are as follows:

 

Saturday May 28:

Grade 1 Medley (2) : 1. 78th Fraser Highlanders (1-2-1-1, BDC, BBS) 2. Peel Regional Police

Grade 2 MSR (2) : 1. Greater Midwest (1-1-1-1, BDC, BBS) 2. Midlothian Scottish
Grade 3 Medley (2) : 1. Toronto Police (1-1-1-1, BDC, BBS) 2. Chicago Celtic
Grade 4 MSR (4) : 1. Alma College (2-1-2-1, BBS) 2. 87th Cleveland (BDC) 3. Border Cities Caledonian 4. Flint Scottish
Grade 5 QMM (3) : 1. Grand Traverse (2-1-2-1)  2. Dundee Scottish (BDC, BBS) 3. Cabar Feidh

Sunday May 29 - US Open Pipe Band Championship:

Grade 1 MSR (2) : 1. 78th Fraser Highlanders (1-2-1-1, BDC, BBS) 2. Peel Regional Police

Grade 2 Medley (2) : 1. Greater Midwest (1-1-1-2, BDC, BBS) 2. Midlothian Scottish
Grade 3 MSR (3) : 1. Toronto Police (1-1-1-1, BDC, BBS) 2. Chicago Celtic
Grade 4 Medley (4) : 1. 87th Cleveland (2-2-2-1) 2. Alma College (BDC, BBS) 3. Border Cities Caledonian 4. Flint Scottish
Grade 5 QMM (3) : 1. Dundee Scottish (1-1-1-2, BDC, BBS) 2. Grand Traverse 2. Cabar Feidh

 

2016 Milwaukee Order of Play

The Order of Play for both bands and soloists has been determined for the Milwaukee Highland Games on June 4, 2016.  Please select the appropriate link.

 

This information is also available by subscribing to the MWPBA e-mail distribution list. Simply click on the link under the "Main Menu" on the left-hand side of the page, and follow the instructions to join the e-mail list.

 

This information is current as of 1 June 2016.

 

2016 Alma Order of Play

The Order of Play for both bands and soloists has been determined for the Alma Highland Games and Festival on May 28 and 29.  Please select the appropriate link; the soloist order of play document is two pages long as it covers two days of solo competitions in both piping and drumming.

 

This information is also available by subscribing to the MWPBA e-mail distribution list. Simply click on the link under the "Main Menu" on the left-hand side of the page, and follow the instructions to join the e-mail list.

 

This information is current as of 24 May 2016.

 
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