August 31, 2002

Field Marshal Wins Cowal, Clinches Champion of Champions

Dunoon, Scotland – August 31, 2002 – Field Marshal Montgomery won its fourth major contest of 2002 by taking the Cowal Champion Championship. Although the band’s drum corps was ranked best, Shotts & Dykehead again had to settle for second.

Ulster’s Ballycoan completed a perfect season in Grade 2 by chalking up its fifth championship.

Grade 1
1st Field Marshal Montgomery
2nd Shotts & Dykehead
3rd ScottishPower
4th Strathclyde Police
5th Dysart & Dundonald
6th Boghall & Bathgate
Drumming: Shotts

Champion of Champions: Field Marshal
Drumming Champions of Champions: Shotts

Grade 2
1st Ballycoan
2nd Clan Gregor
3rd Bleary
4th Buchan
5th Boghall & Bathgate
6th Dumfries & Galloway Constabulary
Drumming: Clan Gregor

Champion of Champions: Ballycoan
Drumming Champions of Champions: Clan Gregor

Grade 3A
1st North Belfast WMC
2nd McNaughton’s Vale of Atholl
3rd Muhl (Belgium)
4th Royal Burgh of Stirling
5th Coalburn IOR
6th Lanarkshire
Drumming: North Belfast WMC

Champion of Champions: McNaughton’s Vale of Atholl
Drumming Champions of Champions: Syerla

Grade 3B
1st Inverkiething
2nd Pontefract & District (England)
3rd West Midlands Police (England)
4th Greater Manchester Fire Service (England)
5th Finton Lalor (Eire)
6th Inverness
Drumming: Dunoon Argyll

Champion of Champions: Inverkeithing
Drumming Champion of Champions: Inverkeithing

1st George Watson’s College
2nd Lochgelly High School
3rd Dumbarton & District
4th Paisley
5th Dunnon Grammar School
Drumming: George Watson’s

Champion of Champions: George Watson’s College
Drumming Champion of Champions: George Watson’s College

Grade 4A
1st Altnaveigh
2nd Arbroath RBL
3rd Gortaclare
4th Annsborough
5th Bellagby
6th Milngavie
Drumming: Arbroath

Champion of Champions: Altnaveigh
Drumming Champion of Champions: Altnaveigh

Grade 4B
1st Tweedvale
2nd Williamwood
3rd Oldmeldrum
4th 71st Engineers
5th Kirkcudbright
6th Kinning Park
Drumming: Tweedvale

Champion of Champions: Williamwood
Drumming Champion of Champions: Tweedvale

Novice Juvenile
1st Lochgelly High School
2nd Kintyre Schools
3rd Bucksburn
4th George Watson’s College
5th Macnaughton’s Vale of Atholl
6th Craigmount High School
Drumming: Lochgelly High School

Champion of Champions: Lochgelly
Drumming Champion of Champions: George Watson’s


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