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2017 Wisconsin Highland Games at Waukesha results

The results of the MWPBA band and solo contests at the 2017 Wisconsin Highland Games at Waukesha, WI on Saturday September 2 are now available (band results, solo results).  Thank you to all the band members who endured the rain at the very end of the day.

The band results summary is as follows:

 

Grade 4 Medley (5) : 1. Dundee Scottish Pipe Band (BBS)  2. Twin Cities Metro Pipe Band  3. Chicago Stock Yard Kilty Band (BDC) 4. Billy Mitchell Scottish PIpes and Drums  5.  Chicago Highlanders Pipe Band

Grade 5 QMM (6) : 1. Madison Pipes and Drums  2. Macalester College Pipe Band (BDC)  3.  Firefighers Highland Guard of Naperville (BBS)4. Cameron & District Pipe Band  5. City of Rockford Pipe Band 6. Celtic Cross Pipes and Drums

 

2017 Columbus Order of Play

The Order of Play for both bands and soloists has been determined for the  Columbus Scottish Festival on 9 September, 2017 held in Columbus, IN.  Please select the appropriate link above.

 

This information is current as of 3 September 2017.

 

2017 Waukesha Order of Play

The Order of Play for both bands and soloists has been determined for the Mid America Pipe Band Championships that take place at the Waukesha Highland Games on September 2, 2017 .  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 31 August 2017.

 

2017 Minnesota Scottish Fair and Highland Games Results

The results of the MWPBA band and solo contests at the 2017 Minnesota Highland Games at Eagan, MN on Saturday July 15 are now available (band results, solo results).

The band results summary is as follows:

Grade 3 MSR (2) : 1. Macalester College Pipe Band (BDC, BBS) 2. City of Chicago Pipe Band
Grade 3 Medley (2) : 1. Macalester College Pipe Band (BDC, BBS) 2. City of Chicago Pipe Band

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

Grade 5 QMM (5) : 1. Omaha Pipes and Drums (BDC) 2. Madison Pipes and Drums (BBS) 3. Macalester College Pipe Band 4. Minnesota Police Pipe Band 5. Heather & Thistle Pipes and Drums

 

2017 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 15, 2016.  Please select the appropriate link above.

 

This information is current as of 12 July 2016.

 

Thoughts on competing, for the new piper...

MWPBA adjudicator Tad Myers has kindly put together a short paper for the new solo piper of what to expect when competing, including some top tips and valuable do's and don'ts. I asked Tad for a one-pager of insights, and he kept it succinct and to-the-point at 34 gems.

Grab Tad's "Thoughts on solo piping for the new piper". Read it all, and reap the benefits.

Thanks Tad, we all owe you a cold one.

-- Stuart.

PS: You'll find this and some other useful resources on the MWPBA Educational Resources page too! And don't forget the FAQ!

 

2017 Chicago Scots Scottish Festival and Highland Games Results

The results of the MWPBA band and solo contests at the 2017 Chicago Scots Scottish Festival and Highland Games at Itasca, IL on June 16 & 17 are now available (band results, solo results).

The band results summary is as follows:

Grade 2 Aggregate (7) : 1. Midlothian Scottish Pipe Band  2. MacMillan Pipe Band (BDC)  3. Great Lakes Pipe Band (BBS) 4. Greater Midwest Pipe Band 5. Atlanta Pipe Band 6. Scotia-Glenville Pipe Band 7. Queen City Pipe Band

Grade 2 MSR (7): 1. Great Lakes Pipe Band (BBS) 2. Midlothian Scottish Pipe Band 3. MacMillan Pipe Band (BDC) 4. Greater Midwest Pipe Band 5. Atlanta Pipe Band 6. Scotia-Glenville Pipe Band 7. Queen City Pipe Band
Grade 2 Medley (7): 1. MacMillan Pipe Band (BDC) 2. Midlothian Scottish Pipe Band 3. Greater Midwest Pipe Band (BBS) 4. Great Lakes Pipe Band 5. Atlanta Pipe Band 6. Scotia-Glenville Pipe Band 7. Queen City Pipe Band

Grade 3 Aggregate (7): 1. North Coast Pipe Band 2. Wake & District Pipe Band (BDC) 3. Macalester College Pipe Band 4. Chicago Celtic Pipe Band (BBS) 5. City of Chicago Pipe Band 6. Kansas City St. Andrew Pipes & Drums 7. Fountain Trust Pipe Band

Grade 3 MSR (7):  1. Wake & District Pipe Band (BDC) 2. North Coast Pipe Band 3. Macalester College Pipe Band 4. Chicago Celtic Pipe Band (BBS) 5. City of Chicago Pipe Band 6. Kansas City St. Andrew Pipes & Drums 7. Fountain Trust Pipe Band (MSR ties broken by ensemble score)
Grade 3 Medley (7): 1. Macalester College Pipe Band (BDC, BBS) 2. North Coast Pipe Band 3. Wake & District Pipe Band 4. City of Chicago Pipe Band 5. Kansas City St. Andrew Pipes & Drums 6. Chicago Celtic Pipe Band 7. Fountain Trust Pipe Band (Medley ties broken by ensemble score)

Grade 4 MSR (9) : 1. Turlach Ur Pipe Band (BDC, BBS) 2. Twin Cities Metro Pipe Band 3. Chicago Stock Yard Kilty Band 4. Dundee Scottish Pipe Band 5. Kansas City St. Andrew Pipes & Drums 6. Cyril Scott Pipe Band 7. Chicago Highlanders Pipes and Drums 8. Milwaukee Scottish Pipe Band 9. St. Louis Caledonian Pipe Band (MSR ties broken by ensemble score)

Grade 5 QMM (8): 1. Grand Traverse Pipes and Drums 2. Madison Pipes and Drums (BBS) 3. Celtic Cross Pipes & Drums (BDC) 4. Omaha Pipes and Drums 5. Macalester College Pipe Band 6. City of Rockford Pipe Band 7. Wichita Caledonian Pipes and Drums 8. St. Andrew's Society of Central IL Pipes & Drums

 


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