Portland Highland Games

July 18, 2014
Mt. Hood Community College in Gresham, Oregon, USA

Full Highland Games with a Friday evening professional piobaireachd contest.

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Portland Highland Games

July 15, 2011
Gresham, Orgeon, USA

The Portland Highland Games are a fun, family-friendly event with Scottish Highland music, dancing, piping and drumming competition, athletics, and cultural activities.

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Portland Highland Games

July 19, 2008
Portland, OR, USA

A Highland Games with Scottish Highland music, dancing, piping and drumming competition, athletics, and cultural activities.

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Pipers: If your pipe chanter reed has been sitting for 2 hours or more, hold the reed between your index and thumb with a slight squeeze to warm the reed up for 20 to 30 seconds before playing. This will reduce the time the reed takes to come into pitch.
Donald MacPhee, reedmaker, Alexandria, Scotland