Published: July 31, 2008

B. Gandy, Rogers win at Halifax

Halifax, Nova Scotia – July 12, 2008 – Bruce Gandy of Dartmouth, Nova Scotia, won both Open light music events and Andy Rogers of Fredericton, New Brunswick, took home the piobaireachd prize at the annual Halifax Highland Games, held at Dartmouth Common in sunny, 26 degrees Celsius weather. A large crowd attended the event.
Grade 1 (one played)
1st 78th Highlanders (Halifax Citadel)
Grade 2 (two competed)
1st Fredericton Society of St. Andrew
2nd Dartmouth & District
Grade 4
1st 78th Highlanders (Halifax Citadel) (Gr4)
2nd Clan Thompson
3rd Dartmouth & District (Gr4)
Grade 5
1st Dartmouth & District (Gr5)
2nd 78th Highlanders (Halifax Citadel) (Gr5)
3rd Antigonish Highland Society
Judges: Colin MacLellan, Chris Hamilton (piping); Tom Anderson (ensemble); Greg Dinsdale (drumming)
Open Solo Piping
1st Bruce Gandy
2nd Jack MacLean, Halifax, Nova Scotia
3rd Roderick MacLean, Halifax, Nova Scotia
Judge: Tom Anderson
Hornpipe & Jig
1st Bruce Gandy
2nd Jack MacLean
3rd Andy Rogers
Judge: Chris Hamilton
1st Andy Rogers
2nd Rod MacLean
3rd Liz Drury, Halifax, Nova Scotia
Judge: Colin MacLellan


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