African Skye continues unbeaten at Broederstroom

Published: May 19, 2014
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AfricanSkye_logoBroederstroom, South Africa – May 17, 2014 – Another fine sunny day for the Celtic Fest in a somewhat challenging environment with high temperatures, swirling dust and tuning facilities very close to the main arena. African Skye remained unbeaten in Grade 2, with wins in the MSR and Medley, winning overall for the third consecutive contest. The Transvaal Scottish drum corps remained on top with their third win of the season.

Grade 2
Medley
1st African Skye (1,1,1,2)
2nd Transvaal Scottish (2,2,3,1)
3rd MacChamberlain Richmond Avenue (3,3,2,3)

MSR
1st African Skye (2,1,1,2)
2nd Transvaal Scottish (1,2,2,1)
3rd MacChamberlain Richmond Avenue (3,3,3,3)

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Pipers: The trend today is to sink a chanter reed as far as it can go in the reed seat, and then tape all the holes that are sharp, or drill the holes bigger if the note is flat. Raising a reed slightly or just getting the reed placed ideally in the seat can make a world of difference.
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