September 30, 2005

Antwerp victorious at Belgian Championships

Alden Biessen, Belgium – September 10, 2005 – Pipe bands from Belgium, the Netherlands, Scotland, Germany, England, France and Britanny competed at the Belgian Pipe Band Championships at Alden Biessen, with Antwerp & District taking the overall prize. The contest was held on the grounds of the local castle in sunny weather.

1st Antwerp & District (Belgium)
2nd City of Amsterdam (Netherlands)
3rd Coriovallum (Netherlands)
Drumming: Antwerp & District

Grade 2
1st Antwerp & District
2nd Coalburn IOR (Scotland)
3rd City of Amsterdam
Drumming: Sea Horse (Britanny)

Grade 3
1st Antwerp & District
2nd Sea Horse
3rd Coalburn IOR
DRumming: Antwerp & District

Grade 4
1st Belgian Blend (Belium)
2nd Beatrix (Netherlands)
3rd Paris & District (France)
4th Dronten
5th Essex Caledonian (England)

Judges for all events were James Wark, John Wilson (piping; Paul Turner (drumming); and Alistair Aitken (ensemble).


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