Regina bags Canmore

Published: September 30, 2009
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Canmore, Alberta – September 6, 2009 – The City of Regina Pipe Band came back to win the Grade 2 contest at the scenic Canmore Highland Games after narrowly losing the previous day’s competition at the Calgary Games. Despite the predictions for bad weather, weather was mostly sunny skies, with a huge crowd attending.
 
In the solo competitions, Gordon Conn of Calgary won the overall Professional piping, while Reid Maxwell won the snare drumming and Kate Rennie took the tenor drumming.
 
Grade 2 (medley)
1st City of Regina (1,1,1,2)
2nd Rocky Mountain (2,2,3,1)
3rd Calgary Police (Gr3) (3,3,2,3)
 
Grade 3 (MSR)
1st Calgary Police
2nd Calgary Highlanders
3rd Ben Nevis
 
Grade 4
1st Ogden Legion
2nd Edmonton Boys
3rd Edmonton & District
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Make every piece of finger technique in exactly the same way. Concentrate on applying the same strategy to golf, because if you swing the club the same way every time you will be a much better golfer. Fourteen clubs; one swing. It’s the same thing.
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