Dysart comes up the middle at Bridge of Allan
Bridge of Allan, Scotland – August 8, 2004 – As usual, Bridge of Allan, the last band contest before the World Championships, drew a strong entry, with ten bands competing this year. Dysart & Dundonald showed late-season promise by winning the event.
1st Dysart & Dundonald (Scotland)
2nd Strathclyde Police (Scotland)
3rd ScottishPower (Scotland)
4th Western Australia Police (Australia)
Judges: David Clark, piping; J. Hutton, drumming
Clan Gregor and Glasgow Pipes & Drums from Scotland had entered the contest but didn’t play.
In Grade 2, Torphichen & Bathgate made it two consecutive strong results after a third in piping in the Grade 1 contest at North Berwick the day before. The St. Thomas Episcopal School Pipe Band from Texas, a Juvenile-graded band, played up in the Grade 3 contest and won that, and played up to compete in the Grade 2 event and finished seventh, beating two Grade 2 bands.
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