Published: June 30, 2006

78th Frasers win Georgetown

Georgetown, Ontario – June 10, 2006 – The Scottish Lion-78th Fraser Highlanders won the first outdoor Ontario contest of the year, with a win at the Georgetown Highland Games. The band competed with 21 pipers. The Toronto Police won the drumming playing the band’s new, modified Premier HTS700 snare drums. Andrew Hayes of Ottawa was overall the most successful in the professional solo piping. Weather was sunny, but unseasonably cold and windy all day.

Bands
Grade 1
(MSR – four competed)
1st Scottish Lion-78th Fraser Highlanders
2nd Toronto Police
3rd City of Washington
Drumming: Toronto Police
Judges: Andrew Berthoff, Geoff Neigh, piping; Willie Connell, ensemble; Greg Dinsdale, drumming

Grade 2 (medley – three competed)
1st Niagra Regional Police
2nd McNaughton Highlanders
3rd Hamilton Police (Gr. 3)
Judges: Andrew Berthoff, Geoff Neigh, piping; Willie Connell, ensemble; Greg Dinsdale, drumming

Grade 3 (MSR – five competed)
1st Hamilton Police
2nd Windsor Police
3rd Durham Regional Police
Judges: Andrew Berthoff, Geoff Neigh, piping; Willie Connell, ensemble; Greg Dinsdale, drumming

Grade 4
1st Strathnaver
2nd Paris Port Dover
3rd Glengarry
Judges: Gail Brown, Rob Crabtree, piping; Jim McGillivray, ensemble; Brian McCue, drumming

Grade 5
1st Georgetown
2nd Jack Dunbar Memorial
3rd Penetangore
Judges: Gail Brown, Rob Crabtree, piping; Jim McGillivray, ensemble; Brian McCue, drumming

Professional Solo Piping
Piobaireachd

1st Andrew Hayes
2nd Jacob Dicker, Sarnia, Ontario
3rd Lionel Tupman, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario
Judge: John Cairns

March
1st Sean McKeown, Toronto
2nd Lionel Tupman
3rd Andrew Hayes
Judge: Bill Livingstone

Strathspey & Reel
1st James MacHattie, Toronto
2nd Lionel Tupman
3rd Andrew Hayes
Judge: Jim McGillivray

Jig
1st Andrew Hayes
2nd James MacHattie
3rd Michael Grey, Dundas, Ontario
Judge: Andrew Berthoff

Professional Solo Drumming
MSR

1st Scott Nicolson
2nd Jason Hoffert
3rd Sean Donaldson
Judge: Greg Dinsdale

HP&J
1st Sean Donaldson
2nd Craig Stewart
3rd Scott Nicolson
Judge: Brian McCue

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