George Sherriff Memorial Saturday
Twelve of North America’s most successful amateur competition pipers will converge at the Officers Mess at James Street Armoury in Hamilton, Ontario, to compete in the ninth annual George Sherriff Memorial Amateur Invitational Piping Competition on Saturday, November 20.
Competitors who have accepted their invitations are:
Competitors are nominated by their associations, results are reviewed, and invitations are made based on assessment by a committee. The event is managed by Bob Worrall of Burlington, Ontario.
Judges for this year’s “Sherriff” are Iain MacDonald, Avonlea, Saskatchewan; Ed Neigh, Kitchener, Ontario; and Gavin Stoddart, Seafield, Scotland.
There are three events: a 6/8 March (10 a.m. start), a Piobaireachd (1:30 p.m.), and a March, Strathspey & Reel (7:30 p.m.).
Among other prizes, the aggregate winner across all three events will receive a set of pipes from McCallum Bagpipes of Kilmarnock, Scotland.
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