L&B on top at Dunbar

Published: May 31, 2011
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Dunbar, Scotland – May 14, 2011 - The first outdoor pipe band contest on Scotland’s east coast was won by the Lothian & Borders Police. The event marked the full-band return of Dysart & Dundonald after a three-year hiatus.

Grade 1
1st Lothian & Borders Police
2nd Torphichen & Bathgate
3rd Dysart & Dundonald
4th MacKenzie Caledonian (Gr2)

Grade 2
1st Boghall & Bathgate Juvenile
2nd MacKenzie Caledonian
3rd Glenrothes & District (Gr3)
4th George Watson’s College

Grade 3
1st Glenrothes & District
2nd Linlithgow
3rd Methil
4th Fraserburgh

Grade 4
1st Scottish Borders
2nd Newtongrange
3rd Camelon & District
4th Burntisland

Juvenile
1st Boghall & Bathgate
2nd George Watson’s College
3rd Erskine Stewart’s Melville
4th Boghall (Novice)

Novice
1st Erskine Stewart’s Melville
2nd George Watson’s College
3rd Craigmount High School
4th MacKenzie Caledonian

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