May 31, 2001

Western Australia Police Stage Alma Upset

Alma, Michigan – May 26-27, 2001 – The Western Australia Police Pipe Band pulled off an upset at the annual United States Pipe Band Championships at Alma, Michigan, by beating the 78th Fraser Highlanders Pipe Band on the second day of events.

The 78th Frasers won the first day’s medley event, and the Toronto Police Pipe Band finished third both days.

Medley (May 25)
1st 78th Fraser Highlanders
2nd Western Australia Police
3rd Toronto Police
Drum corps: 78th Fraser Highlanders

MSR (May 26)
1st Western Australia Police
2nd 78th Fraser Highlanders (ensemble preference)
3rd Toronto Police
Drum corps: 78th Fraser Highlanders


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