Published: June 30, 2004

PPBSO season starts with Georgetown

Georgetown, Ontario – June 12, 2004 – Some 30 bands competed at the Georgetown Highland Games, the first outdoor contest of the 2004 season of the Pipers & Pipe Band Society of Ontario, with the Niagara Police winning the Grade 2 event.

While the amateur solo grade were heavily popluated, only six competed in the professional piping events, with Michael Grey of Dundas, Ontario, winning all of the light music contests and Colin Clansey of Ottwa taking the piobaireachd.

Weather was perfect: bright sunshine and a high of about 20 degrees. The games attracted a very large crowd of spectators.

Bands

Grade 2
1st Niagara Regional Police
2nd Glengarry

Grade 3
1st Braemar (Grade 3)
2nd Durham Regional Police
3rd McNaughton Highlanders

Grade 4
1st Hamilton Police
2nd 8 Wing
3rd Braemar (Grade 4)

Grade 5
1st Jack Dunbar Memorial
2nd Guelph
3rd Windsor Police

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