May 18, 2015

Year of weather in eight hours at Regina

RMPB LogoRegina, Saskatchewan – May 17, 2015 – Day 2 of the Saskatchewan Highland Gathering & Celtic Festival promised zero degrees with the possibility of ice-rain, snow pellets and snow, but in the end it was a cool but dry day, with pleasant sunshine in the afternoon. Morning solos proved difficult for many competitors, with frigid conditions making for a lots of squeaks and skirls. The new Parade Band event drew an enthusiastic crowd of spectators as bands and adjudicators had some fun had some fun with the event in cool temperatures.

Grade 2
1st Rocky Mountain (1,1,1,1)
2nd City of Regina (2,2,2,2)
Best Grade 2 Mid-section: Rocky Mountain
Judges: Angus MacPherson, Andrea Boyd (piping); John Fisher (drumming); James
Beaumont (ensemble)

Rocky Mountain competing in the Grade 2 Medley event.

Grade 3
1st Winnipeg Police (1,1,1,1)
2nd Glenaura (2,2,2,2)
Best Grade 3 Mid-section: Winnipeg Police
Judges: Angus MacPherson, Andrea Boyd (piping): John Fisher (drumming); James
Beaumont (ensemble)

Grade 4
1st Lord Selkirk Robert Fraser Memorial (1,1,1,1)
2nd Regina Police Service (2,3,2,2)
3rd 96th Highlanders, Saskatoon (4,2,4,4)
4th Transcona & District (3,5,5,3)
5th Conservatory Pipe Band, Regina (5,4,3,5)
Best Grade 4 Mid-section: Conservatory Pipe Band
Judges: Alex MacIntyre, Andrea Boyd (piping); John Fisher (drumming); James
Beaumont (ensemble)

Parade Bands
1st Conservatory Pipe Band, Regina
2nd City of Regina
3rd (equal) Transcona & District, Winnipeg Police, Lord Selkirk RFM, Regina Police Service
Judges: James Beaumont, Andrea Boyd, Angus MacPherson, John Fisher, Alex

Professional Piping
1st Alex Rasmussen




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