Solo Piping results from the Sunbelt Invitational 2023


The second SunBelt Invitational – An Crios Gréine took place on November 11, 2022 in Florida, USA. The overall winner was Bruce Gandy, who beat a top class line up of competitors consisting of Callum Beaumont, Glenn Brown, Alasdair Henderson, Willie McCallum, Angus D. MacColl, Ian K. MacDonald, Donald MacPhee, Connor Sinclair and Alen Tully.

•Bruce Gandy pictured at Piping Live 2023 where he won the Masters Solo Piping Competition. Photo: JohnSlavin /

The competition organiser, Eric Stein, worked in partnership with The National Piping Centre to add an amateur competition to the 2023 event and gave two of the ten invites to the winners of CLASP events. The other amateur competitors came from the winners at the Nicol-Brown, the George Sheriff Memorial, Dunedin Highland Games, Grandfather Mountain Games, Loon Mountain Highland Games and Scotland County Highland Games. The overall winner of the amateur events was Tom Cangelosi.

Professional Piobaireachd – Jimmy McIntosh Memorial Cup

  1. Bruce Gandy
  2. Callum Beaumont 
  3. Ian K. MacDonald
  4. Glenn Brown
  5. Willie McCallum

Professional Medley – Sayre/Stein Cup

  1. Callum Beaumont 
  2. Bruce Gandy
  3. Ian K. MacDonald
  4. Willie McCallum
  5. Angus D. MacColl

Linda McBride Memorial Amateur MSR

  1. Tom Cangelosi 
  2. Liam Horne 
  3. Charles David Mitchell 
  4. Steven MacDonald
  5. Wyatt Brown 

David Bailiff Memorial Amateur Piobaireachd

  1. Tom Cangelosi
  2. Flora Stone
  3. Mic Trenor
  4. Steven MacDonald
  5. Gillian Blaney