Published: June 30, 2004

Peel Police win Hamilton

Hamilton, Ontario – June 27, 2004 – The Peel Regional Police Pipe Band won the first PPBSO Champion Supreme event of the year, beating the Toronto Police in a two-band Grade 1 event.

In Grade 2, the Niagara Police bested the Glengarry Pipe Band in another two-band event.

In the professional solo piping, Bruce Gandy of Halifax, Nova Scotia, gained the aggregate award, while Alex Gandy, also of Halifax, had the best overall results in the amateur solo piping.

Bands

Grade 1
1st Peel Police
2nd Toronto Police
Judges: W. Connell, P. Sinclair (piping); A. Berthoff (ensemble); B. McCue (drumming)

Grade 2
1st Niagara Regional Police
2nd Glengarry
Judges: W. Connell, P. Sinclair (piping); A. Berthoff (ensemble); B. McCue (drumming)

Grade 3
1st Braemar
2nd McNaughton Highlanders
3rd Ottawa Police Services
4th Durham Regional Police
5th Guelph
Judges: W. Connell, P. Sinclair (piping); A. Berthoff (ensemble); B. McCue (drumming)

Grade 4
1st Hamilton Police
2nd 8 Wing
3rd Penatangore
4th Blackwater
5th Braemar

Grade 5
1st Hamilton Police
2nd Jack Dunbar Memorial
3rd Guelph
4th Sons of Scotland
5th 8 Wing

Professional Solo Piping

Piobaireachd
1st Bruce Gandy, “MacLeod of Colbecks Salute”
2nd Michael Grey
3rd Colin Clansey
4th Andrew Hayes
5th James MacHattie
Judge: Willie Connell

March
1st Michael Grey
2nd Ian K. MacDonald
3rd Bruce Gandy
4th James MacHattie
5th Colin Clansey
Judge: Willie Connell

Strathspey & Reel
1st Colin Clansey
2nd Ian K. MacDonald
3rd Bruce Gandy
4th Michael Grey
5th Andrew Hayes
Judge: John Elliott

Jig
1st Bruce Gandy
2nd Andrew Hayes
3rd Ian K. MacDonald
4th Colin Clansey
5th Michael Grey

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