Competition Results

Results from the British Pipe Band Championships 2022

Results from the British Pipe Band Championships 2022

Thanks to Vikki Singer of the Pipe Band Results Facebook group for sharing the results from today’s British Pipe Band Championships with bagpipe.news. Congratulations to all the bands and the winners in each grade, and a big thank you to Grade 4B winners Kilbarchan Pipe Band for their use of […]

Boney Music Memorial Invitational result 2022

Boney Music Memorial Invitational result 2022

By MIKE CHISHOLM Director, Communications Chair, BC Pipers’ Association. BC piper Zephan Knichel took the top prize at the 6th Annual Boney Music Memorial Invitational Competition and Recital in Vancouver on Saturday, May 14.  Jeanette Bonar, wife of the late Andrew Bonar who started the event, and Andrew’s son Cameron, […]

Gordon Castle Highland Games solo piping results

Gordon Castle Highland Games solo piping results

The Gordon Castle Highland Games took place yesterday, May 15, 2022, in Fochabers, Moray. The overall champion was John MacDonald and the Junior overall champion was Jake Robertson. Open Piobaireachd1. Gordon Barclay2. John McDonald3. James McPetrie4. Hamish Munro5. Andrew YuOpen March1. Hamish Munro2. John McDonald3. James McPetrie4. Gordon Barclay5. Andrew […]

PIPING SOCIETY Line up of  trophy winners.  Photograph: Iain Ferguson, alba.photos

Lochaber Piping Society Junior results 2022

by KEN A. CAMERON Chairman, Lochaber Piping Society After all the forced dearth of “real” events over the last couple of years, holding a proper in-person event so soon after relaxation of the COVID rules could have gone either of two ways – maybe we wouldn’t get many contestants as […]

CLASP in-person competition March results

CLASP in-person competition March results

Today, March 26, marked the first CLASP in-person event since January 2020. It took place at The National Piping Centre, Otago Street, Glasgow, March 26. There was a good number of entries across Grades 1, 2 and 3. Thanks to the stewards who kindly volunteered their time, Janette Greenwood & […]

CLASP ‘Live Online’ February results

CLASP ‘Live Online’ February results

The CLASP ‘Live Online’ competition took place over the Zoom platform. Amateur pipers from all over the world joined to compete ‘live’ on Saturday, February 5 and captured their ‘live’ performance using a video recording device which was later sent to the judges. A special mention to the volunteer online […]

CLASP results

CLASP results

By Margaret Dunn Charles-David Mitchell, Ben Hall, Alasdair Beaton and James Skinner were the overall winners for their respective grades in the recent ‘Live Online’ contest organised by the Competition League for Amateur Solo Pipers (CLASP). The competition was held via Zoom videoconference software on Saturday, November 13. It was […]

Mark McClennan wins the 2021 Sherriff

Mark McClennan wins the 2021 Sherriff

Mark McClennan from Guelph in Ontario was the overall winner at the 2021 George Sherriff Memorial Invitational that took place virtually at the weekend. It was the 25th anniversary of this popular competition for North America’s ten leading amateur pipers. The competition is named in honour of the Glasgow-born stalwart […]

New album from Tim / Bonar overall at Balmoral Classic

New album from Tim / Bonar overall at Balmoral Classic

US piper, Tim Cummings has released an interesting new album. The Birds’ Flight is the culmination of several years’ worth of collaboration between Tim and Pete Sutherland (fiddle, song), and Brad Kolodner (banjo). The Vermont-based composer and multi-instrumentalist has included traditional pipe tunes restyled as Appalachian-style hoedowns and waltzes. Tim […]

Beaumont burns London

Beaumont burns London

London: November 6 – Callum Beaumont of Dollar, Scotland took the overall aggregate prize at the 81st annual London Championship yesterday. Beaumont’s success is the second time he has been the overall champion piper at this competition – the first time being in 2019 – and means he will be […]