BC Games good for SFU, RMM, Chisholm

Published: June 22, 2014
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SFU-logo-07Coquitlam, British Columbia – June 21, 2014 – Simon Fraser University won both Grade 1 events, Robert Malcolm Memorial took the aggregate prize in Grade 2, and Jori Chisholm was the overall solo piping champion at the BC Highland Games in warm and sunny weather.

Bands
Grade 1 (two competed)
MSR
1st Simon Fraser University
2nd Triumph Street

Medley
1st Simon Fraser University
2nd Triumph Street

Grade 2 (two competed)
MSR
1st Robert Malcolm Memorial
2nd Portland Metro

Medley
1st Portland Metro
2nd Robert Malcolm Memorial

Grade 3 (two competed)
MSR
1st Greighlan Crossing
2nd Columbia Regional

Medley
1st Greighlan Crossing
2nd Columbia Regional

Grade 4 (seven competed)
1st White Spot
2nd Robert Malcolm Memorial
3rd Crescent Beach
4th Keith Highlanders

Grade 5 (two competed)
1st Robert Malcolm Memorial
2nd White Spot

Professional Solo Piping
Piobaireachd
1st Jori Chisholm
2nd Andrew Lee
3rd Ed McIlwaine
4th John Lee
5th Andrew Bonar
6th Myles Stewart
Judge: James W. Troy

MSR
1st Andrew Bonar
2nd Jori Chisholm
3rd Andrew Lee
4th Alastair Lee
5th Myles Stewart
6th Jamie Kubasiewicz
Judge: James Beaumont

Hornpipe & Jig
1st Alastair Lee
2nd Andrew Lee
3rd Jamie Kubasiewicz
4th Jori Chisholm
5th Myles Stewart
6th Andrew Bonar
Judge: Angus Macpherson

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TIP OF THE DAY
Write drum scores at about the same tempo that the tune will be played in competition. If a score is written when a piper is playing slowly, then the score may sound too busy and and will be hard to play at competition tempo.
Michael Hunter, Toronto

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