July 31, 2004

Armstrong, Forrest: Stirling performances

Stirling, Scotland – July 11, 2004 – Relatively good prize money attracted a strong entry of 18 to the solo piping events at the Stirling Highland Games. Decker Forrest of Glasgow and Chris Armstrong of Bathgate, Scotland, took the three first prizes.

Weather was cloudy and cold, but rainless.

1st Decker Forrest, “I Got a Kiss of the King’s Hand”
2nd Donald MacKay
3rd Chris Armstrong
4th Andrea Boyd
Judges: J. Young, J. Wilson

1st Chris Armstrong
2nd Donald MacLeod
3rd Ewan Dewar
4th Daroch Urquhart
Judge: J. Banks, W. Drysdale

Strathspey & Reel
1st Chris Armstrong
2nd Allan Russel
3rdAndrea Boyd
4th Ewan Dewar
J. Banks, W. Drysdale

The Grade 2 band contest was won by the 52nd Lowland Regiment, with two other bands competing.


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