November 10, 2023

Belted! Steven MacDonald wins first BarRoom Brawl in Florida

Sponsor Shon Sanson awarding the BarRoom Brawl Championship Belt to Steven MacDonald and his new daughter.

Maitland, Florida – November 10, 2023 – Steven MacDonald of nearby Jacksonville, Florida, was the winner of the first BarRoom Brawl solo piping contest as part of the annual Sun Belt Solo Piping Competition, winning US$1,000 and the coveted and OTT wrestling belt as a trophy.

Contestants could perform whatever they liked, provided it was on Highland pipes, with a fun- and music-loving audience voting for the winner.

Also competing:

  • Callum Beaumont, St. Andrews, Scotland
  • Andrew Donlon Washington, DC
  • Alasdair Henderson, Edinburgh
  • Angus D. MacColl, Benderloch, Scotland
  • Connor Sinclair, Crieff, Scotland
  • Flora Stone, Massachusetts
  • Magnus Stone, Massachusetts
  • Alen Tully, Dublin

The Friday BarRoom Brawl is the precursor to the Saturday professional and amateur competitions comprising traditional events.

Stay tuned to pipes|drums for results from the Sun Belt Invitational.






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