Chicago Highland Games

June 20, 2014
Hamilton Lakes in Itasca, Illinois., USA

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Chicago Highland Games

June 20, 2008
Oakbrook Polo Grounds, Oakbrook, IL, USA

Band Competition: Grades II thru V Solos: Open through Practice Chanter

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Pipers: Avoid using a bag that is too big for you and stick to a standard size – sometimes called a regular or medium size, depending on make – and approximately 10.5 inches deep.
James Begg, Begg Bagpipes, Glasgow