A large entry competed today, May 28, on the grounds of Blair Castle for the annual Atholl Gathering, Scotland’s first major outdoor solo piping contest of the year. Roddy MacLeod was the Overall Winner and Junior Overall was Arran Green. The full results are as follows:

P/A Piobaireachd

  1. Roddy MacLeod
  2. Sarah Muir
  3. Angus D MacColl
  4. Sandy Cameron
  5. Steven Leask
•Roddy MacLeod was the overall winner of the Atholl Gathering 2023. Photo by Derek Maxwell

B Piobaireachd

  1. Cameron May
  2. John MacDonald
  3. Eireann Iannetta-McKay
  4. Fraser Alison
  5. Eddie Gaul

C Piobaireachd

  1. Alistair Brown
  2. Keith Bowes
  3. Cameron MacLeod
  4. Daniel Johnstone
  5. Calum Dunbar


  1. Ben Duncan
  2. Roddy MacLeod
  3. Sandy Cameron
  4. Sarah Muir
  5. Angus D MacColl

OPEN Hornpipe & Jig

  1. Angus MacColl
  2. Sandy Cameron
  3. Sarah Muir
  4. Bobby Allen
  5. Steven Leask

Junior Piobaireachd

  1. Lachlan Rennie
  2. Arran Green
  3. Rory Cairns
  4. Rory Menzies

Junior MSR

  1. Lachlan Rennie
  2. Arran Green
  3. Jamie Fraser
  4. Grace Kelman

Junior Jig

  1. Lennox Munro
  2. Arran Green
  3. Grace Kelman
  4. Rory Cairns

Thanks to Helen Urquhart for all the photos below.