The Duncan Johnstone Memorial Piping Competition was held today, March 23, at the National Piping Centre in Glasgow. The event was open to B and C Grade members of the Competing Pipers’ Association and attracted a large entry. Despite this, all events were completed by 5.30pm and the prize giving finished just after 6pm.

•Some of the winners at the Duncan Johnstone Memorial Competition 2024.

The overall winner was Luke Kennedy, winning The Jimmy McIntosh MBE Quaich. The full results are below.

B Grade events

Piobaireachd – The Barbara Gillies Trophy

22 played

  1. Luke Kennedy
  2. Brodie Watson-Massey
  3. John Dew
  4. James McPetrie
  5. Edward Gaul
    Judges: Glenn Brown and Alasdair Henderson

MSR – The 1745 Trophy

23 played

  1. Ross Connor
  2. Cameron May
  3. Keith Bowes
  4. Fraser Allison
  5. Jonathon Simpson
    Judges: Colin MacLellan and Gordon McCready

Jig – The Keepers of the Quaich Trophy

26 played

  1. John Dew
  2. Cameron May
  3. Keith Bowes
  4. James McPetrie
  5. Ross Connor
    Judges: Colin MacLellan and Gordon McCready

C Grade events

Piobaireachd Final – The Jimmie McGregor Trophy

•36 played in heats, 6 in final

  1. Karen Warren
  2. Andrew Pattison
  3. Craig Muirhead
  4. Norman Gillies
  5. Lewis Maxwell
    Also playing: Cameron O’Neil
    Judges: John Wilson and Craig Sutherland

MSR Final – The National Piping Centre Trophy

•36 played in heats, 8 in final

  1. Scott McAskill
  2. Kyle Shead
  3. Andrew Pattison
  4. Norman Gillies
  5. Tori Kiloran
    Also playing: Andrew Bell, Thomas Turner and Hamish Munro
    Judges: Euan Anderson and Callum Beaumont

Jig – The Roddy MacLeod Trophy for Jig Playing

•40 played

  1. Kyle Shead
  2. Tori Kiloran
  3. Hamish Munro
  4. Norman Gillies
  5. Eala McIlhinney
    Judges: Sarah Muir and Peter Hunt