Published: July 31, 2006

Updated: Fredericton in form at Antigonish

Antigonish, Nova Scotia – July 15-16, 2006 – The Fredericton Society of St. Andrew Pipe Band won both days of Grade 2 events at the 143rd annual Antigonish Highland Games, the Atlantic Canadian Pipe Band Championships. Bruce Gandy of Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, was the overall winner in the Professional Solo Piping, and Aaron Carter won the aggregate trophy in the snare drumming.

Saturday

Grade 1 (MSR)
1st 78th Highlanders Halifax Citadel

Grade 2 (MSR)
1st Fredericton Society of Saint Andrew
2nd Dartmouth & District

Grade 3 (MSR)
1st Gaelic College
2nd Antigonish Highland Society
3rd Maritime Forces

Grade 4 (march medley, five competed)
1st College of Piping
2nd Dartmouth & District
3rd 78th Highlanders Halifax (Gr.4)

Grade 5 (march)
1st Dartmouth & District
2nd 78th Highlanders Halfax (Gr. 5)
3rd Antigonish Highland Society (Gr. 5)

Judges for all Saturday band events: Scott Williams, Reay Mackay (piping); Doug Stronach (drumming); John Elliott (ensemble)

Sunday

Grade 1 (medley)
1st 78th Highlanders Halifax Citadel

Grade 2 (medley)
1st Fredericton Society of Saint Andrew
2nd Dartmouth &District

Grade 3 (medley)
1st Gaelic College
2nd Antigonish Highland Society
3rd Maritime Forces

Grade 4 (medley)
1st College of Piping
2nd Dartmouth and District
3rd 78th Highlanders Halifax (Gr.4)

Judges for all Sunday band events: Scott Williams, John Elliott (piping); Doug Stronach (drumming); Reay Mackay (ensemble)

Professional Solo Piping

Piobaireachd (Atlantic Canada Championship)
1st Bruce Gandy
2nd James Beaumont
3rd Andy Rogers

March
1st Hector MacQuarrie, Halifax, Nova Scotia
2nd Andy Rogers, Fredericton, New Brunswick
3rd Bruce Gandy

Strathspey & Reel
1st Bruce Gandy
2nd James Beaumont, Bo’ness, Scotland
3rd Alex Gandy, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia

Jig
1st Bruce Gandy
2nd James Beaumont
3rd Kevin Dugas

Professional Solo Snare Drumming

MSR
1st Aaron Carter
2nd Jeremy White
3rd Mark Morton

Hornpipe & Jig
1st Aaron Carter
2nd Jeremy White
3rd Mark Morton

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