August 31, 2003

Massive Gathering At Fergus

Fergus, Ontario – August 9, 2003 – A huge crowd gathered for the annual Fergus Highland Games, about an hour north west of Toronto. Conditions were warm and humid, but the rain the held off in the morning. James MacHattie, Toronto, gained the most overall points in the professional solo piping.

Professional Solo Piping

Piobaireachd (13 entered)
1st Andrew Berthoff, Toronto, “I Got a Kiss of the King’s Hand”
2nd Andrew Hayes, Ottawa
3rd Peter Aumonier, Oakville, Ontario
4th Robert Crabtree, Toronto
5th Colin Clansey
Judge: G. Neigh

1st Ian K. MacDonald, Whitby
2nd James MacHattie
3rd Andrew Hayes
4th Colin Clansey
5th Martyn Brown
Judge: A. Cairns

Strathspey & Reel
1st James MacHattie
2nd Andrew Hayes
3rd Andrew Berthoff
4th Linoel Tupman, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario
5th Ian K. MacDonald
Judge: E. Neigh

1st Colin Clansey
2nd James MacHattie
3rd Ian K. MacDonald
4th Ross Cowan
5th Martyn Brown
Judge: R. Rollo


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