June 30, 2006

Updated: Toronto Police: Canadian Champions

Hamilton, Ontario – June 24, 2006 – The Toronto Police won the Canadian Pipe Band Championships on a warm and brilliantly sunny day at Ancaster Fairgrounds. The Niagara Regional Police took Grade 2. Andrew Hayes of Ottawa won the overall in the Professional solo piping.

Grade 1 (medley, three competed)
1st Toronto Police (1,2,1,1)
2nd Scottish Lion-78th Fraser Highlanders (2,1,2,2)
3rd Peel Regional Police (3,3,3,3)
Drumming: Toronto Police
Best Bass: 78th Frasers
Judges: R. Worrall, K. Eller (piping); A. Savage (drumming); A. Berthoff (ensemble)

Grade 2 (MSR, three competed)
1st Niagara Regional Police (1,1,2,2)
2nd Glengarry (2,2,1,1)
3rd McNaughton Highlanders (3,3,3,3)
Drumming: Glengarry
Best Bass: Glengarry
Judges: R. Worrall, K. Eller (piping); A. Savage (drumming); A. Berthoff (ensemble)

Grade 3 (medley)
1st Hamilton Police
2nd 400 Squadron
3rd Windsor Police
4th Durham Regional Police
5th Rob Roy
Drumming: Hamilton
Judges: P. Sinclair, S. Williams (piping); C. Barr (drumming); J. McGillivray (ensemble)

Professional Solo Piping

1st Colin Clansey, Ottawa
2nd Andrew Hayes
3rd James MacHattie, Toronto
4th Ian K. MacDonald, Whitby, Ontario
5th Lionel Tupman, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario
Judge: R. Worrall

1st Ian K. MacDonald
2nd Andrew Hayes
3rd Michael Grey, Dundas, Ontario
4th James MacHattie
5th Lionel Tupman
Judge: R. Worrall

Strathspey & Reel
1st Andrew Hayes
2nd Colin Clansey
3rd James MacHattie
4th Lionel Tupman
5th Michael Grey
Judge: K. Eller

1st Lionel Tupman
2nd Ian K. MacDonald
3rd James MacHattie
4th Andrew Hayes
5th Michael Grey
Judge: J. McGillivray

Professional Solo Drumming

1st Ian Madeiros
2nd Daniel Bist
3rd Mitchell MacKay

1st Mitchell MacKay
2nd Ian Madeiros
3rd Craig Stewart


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