Top amateur pipers to star in Sherriff
The George Sherriff Memorial, the contest that many consider the world’s marquee amateur solo piping event, is scheduled for Saturday, November 15, in Hamilton, Ontario, with fourteen players accepting their invitations.
The top prize winners at “The Sherriff” often make the move to the premier competition level the following year. North American associations are asked to nominate their best amateur competitors from the year to be considered for the event.
The competition comprises three events: a Piobaireachd, a March, Strathspey & Reel, and a 6/8 March. Judges for all events are Sandy Jones, Brevard, North Carolina; Ed Neigh, Waterloo, Ontario; and Richard Parkes, Northern Ireland.
The overall prize at the 2002 Sherriff Invitational went to Lyric Todkill of Tennessee.
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