Published: July 30, 2016

Scottish Champions 2016: Inveraray & District

Dumbarton, Scotland – July 30, 2016 – At Levengrove Park Inveraray & District were announced the winners of the 2016 Scottish Pipe Band Championship, the fourth of the five major contests on the RSPBA circuit, taking straight first from all four judges. Shotts & Dykehead Caledonia raced back up the prizes with a third, while European and UK Champions St. Laurence O’Toole and Field Marshal Montgomery finished second and fourth, respectively. Police Scotland Fife got into the prizes for the first time in 2016 with a sixth. Spirit of Scotland, which had made the top six in all three 2016 major championships ended up tenth.

Grade 1 (MSR, 12 entered)
1st Inveraray & District (1,1,1,1)
2nd St. Laurence O’Toole (2,3,4,2)
3rd Shotts & Dykehead Caledonia (5,2,3,3)
4th Field Marshal Montgomery (3,4,6,4)
5th ScottishPower (4,5,5,6)
6th Police Scotland Fife (7,7,2,7)
Judges: Anthony Sloane, John Connor (piping); Greg Dinsdale (drumming); Joe Noble (ensemble)

Grade 2 (medley, 20 entered)
1st Police Service of Northern Ireland (2,3,1,1)
2nd Lomond & Clyde (5,1,3,2)
3rd Johnstone (4,6,2,3)
4th Glasgow Skye Association (3,4,5,5)
5th Buchan Peterson (1,5,4,8)
6th MacKenzie Caldonian (7,2,6,6)
Judges: Tom Brown, John Wilson (piping); Gordon Craig (drumming); Jennifer Hutcheon (ensemble)

 

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