1st Troon firsts at Boys Brigade Pipe Band Championships

Published: April 26, 2014
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Motherwell, Scotland – April 26, 2014 – The 1st Troon Boys Brigade Pipe Bands took both the Juvenile and Novice categories at the annual Boys Brigade Pipe Band Championships. The Novice band played with 14 pipers and eight drummers and the Juvenile band fielded 15 pipers and nine drummers, demonstrating one of the healthiest teaching programs in Scotland.

Juvenile
1st 1st Troon Boys Brigade
2nd 6/8 Dundee Boys Brigade

Novice
1st 1st Troon Boys Brigade
2nd 1st Largs Boys Brigade
3rd 6/8 Dundee Boys Brigade

Judge for both events were Robert Shaw and Alisdair McLaren (piping); Gordon Craig (ensemble); Stephen McQuillan (drumming)

1st Troon Boys Brigade competing at the World Pipe Band Championships.

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