Piping results and photos from B.A.G winter competition


Since 2017, the Crest of Gordon Pipe Band, based in Bremen, Germany has been organising the one of the largest solo and quintet competitions in Europe – Bagpipe Association of Germany’s winter competition. This year’s competition was held last weekend, January 21 and 22, and had 135 solo entries and 15 quintett bands enter.

Thanks to Peter Crowe for providing the photos and captions. The full results can be found on the competition website here.

•G1 MSR: 1st Anna Kummerlöw, 2nd Martin Heinke, 3rd Maggy Schmitz.
•Advanced MSR: 1st Christoph Rienaß, 2nd Jan-Phillip Stolz, 3rd Tommy Nielsen.
•Intermediate March: 1st Marco Kochwasser, 2nd Conny Mahnke, 3rd Phillip Reupke.
•G5 Slow Air/Slow March: 1st Kathrin Grundmann (pictured right), 2nd Phillip Stein, 3rd Jenny Wilde.
•Quintet MSR: 1st Crest of Gordon Pipe Band, 2nd Dungillie Pipe Band, 3rd Clan MacBeth Pipe Band