June 17, 2018

Chisholm wins overall Open Piping at BC Highland Games

Coquitlam, British Columbia – June 15-16, 2018 – Some 13 bands and 108 solo contestants competed at the BC Highland Games & Scottish Festival in hot and sunny weather at Percy Perry Stadium. Jori Chisholm, Grant Maxwell and Mackenzie Webster won the aggregate awards, respectively, in the Open piping, snare drumming, and tenor drumming. With Dowco Triumph Street competing at the UK Championships in Belfast, only Simon Fraser University played in the Grade 1 band events. The Open Piobaireachd was held on Friday at the new TD Community Plaza at Lafarge Lake Park, where the games will move to next year.

The Open Piobaireachd competition at the 2018 BC Highland Games.

Grade 1

1st Simon Fraser University
Drumming: Simon Fraser University

Grade 2 (overall)
1st Robert Malcolm Memorial 2
Drumming: Robert Malcolm Memorial 2

Grade 3 (overall)
1st Robert Malcolm Memorial 3
2nd Greighlan Crossing
3rd Van Isle Caledonia
4th Keith Highlanders
Drumming: Robert Malcolm Memorial 3

Grade 4 (overall)
1st Greater Victoria Police
2nd White Spot 4
3rd Robert Malcolm Memorial 4
4th Kamloops
Drumming: Greater Victoria Police

Grade 5 (Quick Marches Set)
1st White Spot 5
2nd Robert Malcolm Memorial 5
3rd Cedar Hills Caledonian
Drumming: White Spot 5

Open Solo Piping
1st Jori Chisholm
2nd John Lee
3rd Zephan Knichel
4th Alastair Lee
5th Kevin McLean
6th Edward McIlwaine

1st Andrew Lee
2nd Alastair Lee
3rd Jori Chisholm
4th Gordon Conn
5th John Lee
6th Alex Galloway

Hornpipe & Jig
1st Jamie Kubasiewicz
2nd John Lee
3rd Andrew Lee
4th Jori Chisholm
5th Kevin McLean
6th Alastair Lee

Open Solo Drumming
1st Grant Maxwell

Hornpipe & Jig
1st Grant Maxwell

1st Mackenzie Webster
2nd Bridget Hall
3rd Tiffany Gilchrist

Hornpipe & Jig
1st Mackenzie Webster
2nd Tiffany Gilchrist
3rd Bridget Hall




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