Winnipeg wins Winnipeg

Published: February 28, 2010
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Winnipeg – February 20, 2010 – The Winnipeg Scottish Festival saw local bands getting the kinks out of new players and tunes with a good contest in all grades. Winnipeg St. Andrews won the overall in the Grade 2 event, with the Best Drum Corps prize going to City of Regina. All professional piping events were won by Iain MacDonald of Regina, and the professional snare drumming was won by Sean Johnson of Winnipeg.

Grade 2
MSR
1st Winnipeg St Andrews (P1,P1,E1,D2)
2nd City of Regina (2,2,2,1)

Medley
1st Winnipeg St. Andrews (ensemble preference – 1,2,1,2)
2nd City of Regina (2,1,2,1)

Best Grade 2 Drum Corps: City of Regina

Grade 3
MSR
1st St. Andrews (1,2,1,1)
2nd Erin Street (2,1,2,1)

Medley
1st St. Andrews (1,2,1,1)
2nd Erin Street (2,1,2,1)

Best Grade 3 Drum Corps: St Andrews

Grade 4
Quick March Medley
1st Lord Selkirk Boy Scouts (1,1,1,4)
2nd Conservatory of Performing Arts (4,2,2,2)
3rd Transcona & District (2,3,3,3)

Medley
1st Lord Selkirk Boy Scouts (1,1,1,2)
2nd Transcona & District (2,3,3,1)
3rd Conservatory of Performing Arts (3,2,2,3)

Slow March & 6/8
1st Glenaura Pipes & Drums (3,3,1,1)
2nd Transcona & District (2,1,2,3)
3rd Lord Selkirk Boy Scouts (1,2,3,2)

Best Grade 4 Drums Corps: Glenaura Pipes & Drums

Grade 5
Slow March & 6/8
1st Dakota District (USA) (1,1,1,2)
2nd Crusader Pipes & Drums (2,2,2,1)

Quick March Medley
1st Dakota District  (1,1,1,1)
2nd Crusader Pipes & Drums (2,2,2,2)

Judges for all events: Ken Eller, Andrew Smith, Ed Neigh, Blair Brown and Hugh Cameron.

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  1. JamesLaughlin

    Congrats to you and the band Iain! All the best of luck this season, and I look forward to hearing great things from your trip to the UK.

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