Published: May 22, 2017

Winnipeg Police win both days at Regina

Regina, Saskatchewan – May 20-21, 2017 – The Winnipeg Police Pipe Band won all of the Grade 3 events at the annual Saskatchewan Highland Gathering and Celtic Festival, which kicked off on Friday night with a reception at the Hotel Saskatchewan to mark the 25th Anniversary of the Grade 2 City of Regina Pipe Band. Both days featured beautiful weather, enthusiastic spectators and a complete agenda of other events, including a record entry in Highland dancing.

Saturday
Grade 2
(one played)
Medley
1st City of Regina

MSR
1st City of Regina

Winnipeg Police competing at the 2017 Saskatchewan Highland Gathering and Celtic Festival. [Photo used with permission: Jessalyn Wallace, Saskatoon Police]
Grade 3 (three competed)
Medley
1st Winnipeg Police (1,1,1,1)
2nd St. Andrew’s (2,2,2,2)
3rd Saskatoon Police (3,3,3,3)

MSR
1st Winnipeg Police (1,1,1,1)
2nd St. Andrew’s (2,2,2,2)
3rd Saskatoon Police (3,3,3,3)

Grade 4 (seven competed)
Medley
1st Lord Selkirk RFM (1,1,2,1)
2nd Conservatory of Performing Arts (3,2,3,2)
3rd Regina Police Service (2,3,4,3)

March selection
1st Lord Selkirk RFM (1,1,3,1)
2nd Regina Police Service (2,2,4,2)
3rd St. Andrew’s (Gr4) (4,3,1,3)

Judges for all band events: Dave Hicks, Ken Eller (piping); John Fisher (drumming); Bob Worrall (ensemble).

Sunday
Grade 2
(medley, one band)
1st City of Regina

Grade 3 (medley, three competed)
1st Winnipeg Police (1,1,1,1)
2nd St. Andrew’s (2,2,2,2)
3rd Saskatoon Police (3,3,3,3)

Grade 4 (medley, seven competed)
1st Lord Selkirk RFM (1,1,2,1)
2nd Regina Police Service (2,3,3,2)
3rd Conservatory of Performing Arts (4,4,4,3)

Best Drum Section Overall: Winnipeg Police

Best Junior Bass: Conservatory of Performing Arts

Best Dress & Deportment: City of Regina

Judges for all event: Dave Hicks, Bob Worrall (piping); John Fisher (drumming); Ken Eller (ensemble)

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