City of Regina takes top award at Winnipeg

Published: February 28, 2013
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Winnipeg – February 16, 2013 - The Winnipeg Scottish Festival celebrated its 20th Anniversary with some special events at the Winnipeg Convention Center. Friday evening Bob Worrall gave a short recital, and then introduced the players who followed him, including Matt MacIsaac, Colin Clansey, James MacHattie and James P. Troy played a short selection on pipes and then snare drum. Notable in the band events was the emergence of the Winnipeg Police as a Grade 3 competing band under P-M Nate Mitchell and L-D Dave Bowman.

Grade 2
MSR
1st St. Andrews (1,1,1,2)
2nd City of Regina (2,2,2,1)

Medley
1st City of Regina (1.1.1.1)
2nd St. Andrews (2,2,2,2)

Overall: City of Regina
Best Drum Corps: City of Regina

Grade 3
MSR
1st Winnipeg Police (1, 1, 1,1)
2nd Macalester College, USA (2,2,2,2)
3rd St. Andrews (3,3,3,3)
4th Glenaura (4,4,4,4)

Medley
1st Winnipeg Police (1, 1, 1,1)
2nd Macalester College, USA (3,3,2,2)
3rd St. Andrews (2,2,3,3)

Best Drum Corps: Winnipeg Police

Grade 4
Quick March Medley
1st Lord Selkirk Boys Scouts (1, 1, 1,1)
2nd Conservatory of Performing Arts, Regina (2,2,2,2)

Medley
1st Lord Selkirk Boys Scouts (1, 1, 1,1)

Best Drum Corps: Lord Selkirk Scouts
Judges for all grade 2-4 events: Colin Clansey, James MacHattie (piping); Bob Worrall (ensemble); Jamie Troy (drumming)

Grade 5
Quick March Medley
1st Two Rivers Juvenile (2, 1, 1,1)
2nd Prairies Thistle (1,2,2,2)

Judges: Colin Clansey, James MacHattie (piping); Bob Worrall (ensemble); Jamie Troy (drumming)

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