July 31, 2005

Chatham up to 78th Frasers

Chatham, Ontario – July 9, 2005 – More stellar weather beamed down on Chatham, the second championship of the 2005 PPBSO season, where the 78th Fraser Highlanders won again, continuing their undefeated season. The Windsor Police, playing with 19 pipers, won Grade 2. John Cairns of London, Ontario, came away as the overall winner in the professional solo piping.

Grade 1
1st 78th Fraser Highlanders (1,1,1,2) (“Brig. Cheape,” “Blair Drummond,” “Charlie’s Welcome”)
2nd Toronto Police (3,2,2,1) (“Brig. Cheape,” “Inveraray Castle,” “Ca the Ewes”)
3rd Peel Regional Police (2,3,3,3) (Royal Scottish Pipers Society,” “Susan MacLeod,” “Brown Haired Maid”)
Drumming: Toronto Police
Bass: Toronto Police
Piping: 78th Fraser Highlanders
Judges: A. Berthoff, P. Sinclair (piping); W. Connell (ens.), G. Dinsdale (drumming)

Grade 2 (medley)
1st Windsor Police
2nd Midlothian
3rd Niagara Regional Police
4th McNaughton Highlanders
Drumming: Windsor Police
Piping: Windsor Police
Judges: M. Grey, R. Rollo (piping); R. MacCrimmon (ens.); H. Dawson (drumming)

Grade 3 (medley)
1st Hamilton Police
2nd Durham Regional Police
3rd 87th Cleveland
4th Strathroy
5th North Coast
Drumming: Hamilton
Bass: 87th Cleveland
Piping: Hamilton
Judges: A. Berthoff, P. Sinclair (piping); W. Connell (ens.), G. Dinsdale (drumming)

Grade 4
1st Rob Roy
2nd McComb Memorial
3rd Penatangore
4th Craigellachie
5th Windsor Police
Drumming: Rob Roy
Piping: Rob Roy
Judges: M. Grey, R. Rollo (piping); R. MacCrimmon (ens.); H. Dawson (drumming)

Professional Solo Piping

1st Andrew Hayes, Ottawa
2nd Ian K. MacDonald, Whitby, Ont.
3rd John Cairns
4th Jacob Dicker, Sarnia, Ont.
5th Michael Grey, Dundas, Ont.
Judge: Bill Livingstone

1st John Cairns
2nd Andrew Hayes
3rd Ian K. MacDonald
4th Lionel Tupman, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ont.
5th Michael Grey

1st John Cairns
2nd Michael Grey
3rd Ian K. MacDonald
4th Sean McKeown, Toronto
5th Andrew Hayes
Judge: Andrew Berthoff

Professional Solo Drumming

1st Craig Stewart
2nd Mitchell MacKay
3rd Scott Nicholson
4th Andrew Stevenson
Judge: Harvey Dawson

Hornpipe & Jig
1st Craig Stewart
2nd Scott Nicholson
3rd Mitchell MacKay
4th Andrew Stevenson
Judge: Greg Dinsdale


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