June 30, 2002

Windsor Wins At Georgetown

Georgetown, Ontario – June 8, 2002 – The 2002 Pipers & Pipe Band Society of Ontario outdoor season got underway as it traditionally does at the popular Georgetown Highland Games. Weather was brilliant sunshine with a light breeze.

The Windsor Police Pipe Band won the Grade 2 contest against five other bands. There was no Grade 1 event.

Michael Grey, Dundas, Ontario, took three of four first prizes in the Professional solo piping, and Lionel Tupman, Niagara-0n-the-Lake, Ontario, had a perfect day, winning all the top amateur contests.

Grade 2
1st Windsor Police
2nd Niagara Police
3rd Hamilton Police

Professional Solo Piping
1st Michael Grey, “The Vaunting”
2nd Rob Crabtree, “Nameless, Hiharin Dro o Dro”
3rd Andrew Berthoff, “The Rout of Glenfruin”
Judge: Reay Mackay

1st Andrew Berthoff, “Leaving Lunga”
2nd Michael Grey
3rd Rob Crabtree
Judge: Reay Mackay

Strathspey & Reel
1st Michael Grey
2nd Rob Crabtree
3rd Colin Clansey, Ottawa
Judge: Willie Connell

1st Michael Grey
2nd Rob Crabtree
3rd Andrew Duncan, London, Ont.
Judge: Jim McGillivray

Amateur Solo Piping
Sr. Amateur Piobaireachd: 1st Lionel Tupman, 2nd Andrew Gibson, 3rd Malcolm Cox

1st Lionel Tupman, 2nd Douglas MacRae, 3rd Andrew MacKay

Grade 1 S/R: 1st Lionel Tupman, 2nd Scott Harrison, 3rd Duncan Brodie

Grade 1 Jig: 1st Lionel Tupman, 2nd Douglas MacRae, 3rd Taylor Donaldson


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