Winnipeg wins at Manitoba

Published: June 30, 2009
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Selkirk, Manitoba – June 20, 2009 – The St. Andrew’s Society of Winnipeg Pipe Band won both Grade 2 events at the Manitoba Highland Gathering under sunny, hot skies.
 
Grade 2
MSR
1st St. Andrew’s Society of Winnipeg (1,2,1,1)
2nd City of Regina (2,1,2,2)
 
Medley
1st St. Andrew’s Society of Winnipeg (1,2,1,2)
2nd City of Regina (2,1,2,1)
 
Grade 3
Medley
1st Winnipeg Celtic
2nd St. Andrew’s Society of Winnipeg (Gr3)
 
MSR
1st Winnipeg Celtic
2nd St Andrews Society of Winnipeg
 
Grade 4
March Medley
1st Lord Selkirk Boys
2nd Transcona & District
3rd Conservatory of Performing Arts
 
Medley
1st Transcona and District
2nd Lord Selkirk Boys
3rd Conservatory of Performing Arts
 
Judges for all events: Rene Cusson, Alan Walter (piping); Heather Wiens (ensemble); Rob Gardner (drumming).
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