Regina bags Canmore

Published: September 30, 2009
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Canmore, Alberta – September 6, 2009 - The City of Regina Pipe Band came back to win the Grade 2 contest at the scenic Canmore Highland Games after narrowly losing the previous day’s competition at the Calgary Games. Despite the predictions for bad weather, weather was mostly sunny skies, with a huge crowd attending.

In the solo competitions, Gordon Conn of Calgary won the overall Professional piping, while Reid Maxwell won the snare drumming and Kate Rennie took the tenor drumming.

Grade 2 (medley)
1st City of Regina (1,1,1,2)
2nd Rocky Mountain (2,2,3,1)
3rd Calgary Police (Gr3) (3,3,2,3)

Grade 3 (MSR)
1st Calgary Police
2nd Calgary Highlanders
3rd Ben Nevis

Grade 4
1st Ogden Legion
2nd Edmonton Boys
3rd Edmonton & District

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