Triumph Street stops 20 years of SFU North American domination

Published: July 27, 2014
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Triumph_Street_logo09Enumclaw, Washington – July 26-27, 2014 – Simon Fraser University Pipe Band’s run of 20 straight years of victories in North America came to an end with Dowco Triumph Street’s wins in each of the MSR and Medley on separate days. The two-day event called for an MSR and a Medley competition on both days. Each band finished first on one of the days in each event. The last time that SFU lost a circle in North America was in 1995 when the 78th Fraser Highlanders beat them at Vail, Colorado.

Saturday
MSR
1st Dowco Triumph Street (1,1,2,1)
2nd Simon Fraser University: 2,2,1,2

Medley
1st Simon Fraser University (1,1,1,1)
2nd Dowco Triumph Street (2,2,2,2)

Sunday
MSR
1st Simon Fraser University (1,2,1,1)
2nd Dowco Triumph Street (2,1,2,2)

Medley
1st Dowco Triumph Street (1,1,2,1)
2nd Simon Fraser University (2,2,1,2)

Judges for all four competitions were John Toohey, Colin Mackenzie (piping); Scott Robertson (drumming); Rene Cusson (ensemble)

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