St. Andrew’s on top at Brandon

Published: April 30, 2010
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Brandon, Manitoba –April 24, 2010 – The Brandon Highland Festival is usually an indoor event but this year’s contest was moved outside to make the most of sunny and warm weather.  St. Andrew’s Society of Winnipeg won both Grade 2 events in the two-band contest.

Grade2 (two competed)
Medley
1st St. Andrew’s Society of Winnipeg (1,1,2,1)
2nd City of Regina (2,2,1,2)

MSR
1st St. Andrew’s Society of Winnipeg (1,1,1,1)
2nd City of Regina (2,2,2,2)

Grade 3
MSR
St. Andrew’s (Gr3)

Medley
St. Andrew’s (Gr3)

Grade4 (four competed)
March Medley
1st Lord Selkirk Boys
2nd Conservatory of Performing Arts
3rd Glenaura
4th Transcona & District

Medley (three competed)
1st Lord Selkirk Boys Pipe Band
2nd Transcona & District
3rd Conservatory of Performing Arts

Grade 5
March Medley
Crusader

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