March 31, 2005

Massive entry for Duncan Johnstone Memorial

Glasgow – March 19, 2005 – The Competing Pipers Association again held the Duncan Johnstone Memorial Piping Competitions at the National Piping Centre in Glasgow and, again, the event grew, with some 44 pipers graded B and C by the CPA taking part. Because of the large entry, the Piobaireachd event had to be held in two heats, with a final at the end of the day.

Piobaireachd (final)
1st William Geddes
2nd Roddy Weir, Edinburgh
3rd Brian MacKenzie
4th Alan Johnstone
Judges: Donald MacPhee, Iain Speirs

Piobaireachd Group A
1st Alan Johnston
2nd Roddy Weir
3rd Andrew Hall
4th Gavin Stewart
5th Euan Dewar
6th Jason Craig
Judges: Donald MacPhee, Brian Donaldson

Piobaireachd Group B
1st William Geddes
2nd Brian MacKenzie
3rd James Thomson
4th Willie MacIntyre
5th Jean Morrison
6th Peter MacGregor
Judges: Colin MacLellan, Iain Speirs

1st Peter MacGregor
2nd Ryan Canning
3rd Andrew Hall
4th Cameron Drummond
5th William Geddes
6th James Thomson
Judges: Chris Armstrong, Gordon Walker

Duncan Johnstone-composed Jig
1st Fiona Manson
2nd Stephen Cussan
3rd Alan Johnstone
4th Cameron Drummond
5th Peter MacGregor
6th Gordon Bruce
Judges: Colin MacLellan, Brian Donaldson


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