February 29, 2000

Gandy Wins Metro Cup

Bruce Gandy of Summerside, Prince Edward Island, won the annual Metro Cup Invitational Piping Competition in Newark, New Jersey, on February 19, the fourth time he has taken the event and its prize of US$500. The Metro Cup has established itself as one of the more prestigious events in the United States’ piping calendar.

Second prize went to Andrew Hayes of Ottawa, Ontario, third to Michael Rogers of Maryland, and John Patrick of Fankerton, Scotland, and Rob Crabtree of Toronto, Ontario, finished fourth and fifth, respectively.

Reay Mackay and Ed Neigh of Ontario judged the event.

Invited competitors play a march, strathspey, reel, hornpipe and jig of their own choice.

Also taking part were Mike Green, Maryland; Scot Walker, Pennsylvania; and Ann Gray, Saskatchewan.


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