May 31, 2001

First Outdoor Contest Won By Boghall & Bathgate

Dunbar, Scotland – May 12, 2001 –Boghall & Bathgate Caledonia Pipe Band started the 2001 season with a bang by winning the year’s first outdoor event here today against slight competition.

The weather was sunny but windy, and only two other bands played in Grade 1 – Dysart & Dundonald and Lothian & Borders Police. The contest marked the latter band’s return to Grade 1 after a year’s relegation in Grade 2.

In Grade 2, Polkemmet Pipe Band won with only ten pipers playing.

Grade 1 (MSR)
1st Boghall & Bathgate
2nd Dysart & Dundonald
3rd Lothian & Borders Police
4th The Highlanders
Drumming: Boghall
Judges: H. McNulty, piping; Iain Kennedy, drumming

Grade 2 (Medley)
1st Polkemmet
2nd Houghton le Spring
3rd Dumbarton & District
4th Torphichen & Bathgate
Drumming: Newtongrange

Grade 3
1st Bowhill

1st Craigmount High School

Grade 4
1st Glencorse

Novice Juvenile
1st Paisley BB


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