Pros go to Conn at Calgary

Published: September 30, 2009
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Calgary, Alberta – September 5, 2009 – Skies were sunny at Foothills Park in Calgary for the annual Calgary Highland Games. The new venue seemed to be a hit with many. Gordon Conn of Calgary won all of the Professional solo piping events, while the Rocky Mountain Pipe Band of Calgary eked out a victory in Grade 2 on ensemble preference over City of Regina.
 
Grade 2 (MSR)
1st Rocky Mountain (2,1,2,1) EP
2nd City of Regina (1,2,1,2)
 
Grade 3 (Medley)
1st Calgary Police
2nd Calgary Highlanders
3rd Ben Nevis
 
Grade 4 (QMM)
1st Ogden Legion
2nd Edmonton & District
3rd Kamloops
 
Solo Piping
Piobaireachd
1st Gordon Conn, Calgary
2nd Michael Fitzhenry, Glasgow
3rd Colin McWilliams, North Vancouver
4th Andrew Smith, Calgary
Judge: Hal Senyk
 
MSR
1st Gordon Conn
2nd Colin McWilliams
3rd Michael Fitzhenry
4th Andrew Smith
Judge: Bob Worrall
 
Jig
1st Gordon Conn
2nd Andrew Smith
3rd Colin McWilliams
4th Ross Barker, Calgary
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