Decker Forrest enjoys big day at Arisaig

Published: July 31, 2013
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Arisaig, Scotland – July 31, 2013 – With the Skurr of Eigg across the way, the annual Arisaig Highland Games saw Decker Forrest win three of four events, easily taking all three trophies on offer.

Piobaireachd
1st Decker Forrest
2nd Greig Wilson
3rd Andrew Hall
4th Finlay Clark
5th Thomas Roberts

Judge: Archie MacLean

March
1st Andrew Hall
2nd Greig Wilson
3rd Calum McColl
4th Decker Forrest

Strathspey & Reel
1st Decker Forrest
2nd Greig Wilson
3rd Andrew Hall
4th Calum McColl

Jig
1st Decker Forrest
2nd Greig Wilson
3rd Andrew Hall
4th Calum McColl

Judge for all light music events: IainMacFadyen

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