Calgary Highland Games

August 30, 2014
Springbank Park, Calgary, AB, Canada

The Calgary Highland Games is one of the premier Highland Games in Western Canada. Started in 1913, it is one of the oldest gatherings in North America. With competitors from around the world, the Calgary Highland Games is a proud spectacle of Scotland�s history come to life.

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Calgary Highland Games

August 29, 2008
Shouldice Park, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

A highland games that includes pipe bands contests, solo piping and drumming competitions, highland dance contests, and much more.

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Pipers: The trend today is to sink a chanter reed as far as it can go in the reed seat, and then tape all the holes that are sharp, or drill the holes bigger if the note is flat. Raising a reed slightly or just getting the reed placed ideally in the seat can make a world of difference.
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