Published: August 31, 2008

Non-Scots dominate at Strathpeffer

Strathpeffer, Scotland – August 9, 2008 – The remote Strathpeffer Highland Games started out diabolically with heavy showers and a temperature hovering around 10.5 C. At one point there was the possibility of cancellation. The weather, however, cleared by mid afternoon. The midges were intolerable, according to a few competitors. At the end of the day, the prizes were dominated by “overseas” pipers.

Piobaireachd
1st Andrew Rogers, Fredericton, New Brunswick, “The End of the Great Bridge”
2nd Martin Kessler, Germany, “Lament for Padrick Og MacCrimmon”
3rd Lyric Todkill, Houston, “I Got a Kiss of the King’s Hand”
4th Matt Panteleoni, St. Louis, “The King’s Taxes”
Judges: Iain MacFadyen, John Don MacKenzie

March
1st Lyric Todkill
2nd Doug MacRae, Houston
3rd Andrew Rogers
4th Iain Finlayson
Judges: Iain MacFadyen, John Don MacKenzie

Strathspey & Reel
1st Andrew Rogers
2nd Fiona MacKay, Glasgow
3rd Iain Finlayson
4th Matt Panteleoni
Judges: Iain MacFadyen, John Don MacKenzie

Jig
1st Lyric Todkill
2nd Andrew Rogers
3rd Fiona MacKay
4th Iain Finlayson
Judge: Archie MacLean

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