Dries Papen of Belgium wins 2012 Pick The Six contest and $1500 in prizes

Published: August 31, 2012
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The 2012 pipes|drums Pick The Six contest, where readers predicted the top-six finish in the Grade 1 Final of the World Pipe Band Championship, attracted nearly 3,000 entries from virtually every country in which the magazine is read.

Ultimately, there was only one entrant who got the top-six exactly right: Dries Papen of Wommelgem, Belgium!

For his prognostigatory abilities, the canny Dries receives a sumptuous prize package of merchandise and services donated by pipes|drums, with a combined retail value of $1,500.

Congratulations, Dries! And our thanks go to all who entered and, of course, to our great advertisers:

BagpipeLessons.com

One-year membership to

BagpipeLessons.com Studio

$250 retail value.

Colin MacLellan – pipereeds.com  and Ayrshire Bagpipes

One AyrFire pipe chanter

$182 retail value

Kinnaird Bagpipes

One set of Kinnaird Drone Reeds

$150 retail value

Lyons Bagpipes

One set of Crozier Glass Fibre Drone Reeds

$110 retail value

One Moose Valve

$33 retail value

McGillivray Piping

Complete Rhythmic Fingerwork Series: Rhythmic Fingerwork, Piobaireachd Fingerwork, Pipes Ready! DVD, Pipes Up! DVD

$140 total retail value

Piper’s Dojo

Three months of Dojo University

Premium Membership

$75 retail value

RedWood Reeds

One set of RedWood reeds

for Highland pipes

$100 retail value

R.G. Hardie & Co.

Piper Bagpipe Case

Practice Chanter Case

R.G. Hardie baseball cap and T-shirt

$160 retail value

Mark Saul

One copy of Mark Saul’s

latest book,  The Antipodes Collection,

Volume 3

$25 retail value

Sound Supreme Reeds
Six Sound Supreme  pipe chanter reeds,

made  to whatever strength requirement and to make of chanter.  
$75 retail value

TyFry

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TyFry Practice Mallets

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Walsh Bagpipes

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