October 31, 2003

McCallum Mops Up Mod Medals

Oban, Scotland – October 11, 2003 – Willie McCallum of Bearsden, Scotland, achieved a rare perfect day at a major competition, by winning all three senior solo piping events at the annual Mod competitions, this year held in Oban.

1st Willie McCallum, “My King Has landed in Moidart”
2nd Robert Wallace
3rd Roddy MacLeod, Cumbernauld, Scotland
4th Angus MacColl, Benderloch, Scotland
Judges: Iain MacFadyen, John MacDougall

March, Strathspey & Reel
1st Willie McCallum, “Abercairney Highlanders,” “Dora MacLeod,” “John McKechnie’s Big Reel”
2nd Chris Armstrong, Bathgate, Scotland
3rd Gordon Walker, Kilmarnock, Scotland
4th Roddy MacLeod
Judges: John Burgess, Iain MacLellan

Hornpipe & Jig
1st Willie McCallum, “Colin MacKay,” “Donalla Beaton”
2nd Robert Watt, Northern Ireland
3rd Angus MacColl
Judges: John Burgess, James Young


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