Large crowds for Moose Jaw and Regina weekend

Published: May 20, 2013
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Moose Jaw and Regina, Saskatchewan – May 18-19, 2013 - The Saskatchewan Highland Gathering & Celtic Festival took place in great weather, and despite a smaller-than-usual entry of bands and soloists, the games drew enthusiastic crowds of spectators to see the variety of offerings in both venues.The events combined for the first time this year with a more united approach.

Moose Jaw (Saturday)
Grade 2 (one played)
MSR
City of Regina (one band)

Medley
City of Regina (one band)

Grade 3 (one played)

MSR
Winnipeg Police (one band)

Medley
Winnipeg Police (one band)

Grade 4
Quick March Medley
1st Lord Selkirk Boys Scouts (2,1,2,1)
2nd 96th Highlanders (1,2,4,3)
3rd Regina Police Service (4,4,1,2)

Medley
1st Lord Selkirk Boys Scouts (1,1,3,1) 2nd 96th Highlanders (2,2,2,2)
3rd Regina Police Service (3,3,1,3)

Regina (Sunday)
Grade 2 (one played)
MSR
City of Regina

Medley
City of Regina
Grade 3 (one played)
MSR
Winnipeg Police

Medley
Winnipeg Police

Grade 4
Quick March Medley
1st Lord Selkirk Boys Scouts (1,1,4,1)
2nd Regina Police Service (4,2,1,2)
3rd 96th Highlanders, Saskatoon (2,3,2,3)

Medley
1st Lord Selkirk Boys Scouts (1,1,3,1)
2nd 96th Highlanders (2,2,2,2)
3rd Regina Police Service (3,4,1,3)

Judges for all events: Bob Worrall, Ann Gray, Sean Somers, Stewart Smith, John Fisher

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TIP OF THE DAY
Pipers, try not to anticipate the doubling, playing ahead of the beat. Worry about placing the G gracenote right in time and the second gracenote of the doubling will follow. Listen to yourself playing the melody with only the G gracenote.
Bruce Gandy