Competition Results

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

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 […]

Results from the first in-person CLASP for 2023

Results from the first in-person CLASP for 2023

The first CLASP in-person competition of the year took place today, January 14, at The National Piping Centre’s Otago Street venue in Glasgow’s west end. The full results were as follows: Overall Winners Grade 1 – Eddie BolandGrade 2 – Jamie GallagherGrade 3 – Grant Walker Grade 1  Piobaireachd  March […]

Solo piping and drumming results from Winter Storm 2023

Solo piping and drumming results from Winter Storm 2023

The Midwest Highland Arts Fund Winter Storm competitions came to a conclusion yesterday, Friday 13, and the results ceremony was live streamed on Facebook at 2.30am (GMT). The awards ceremony and piping and drumming competitions can watched again on The Piper’s Dojo facebook page here. You can find out more […]

Photos and piping results from Waipu Highland Games 2023

Photos and piping results from Waipu Highland Games 2023

The Waipu Highland Games in New Zealand held their 150th Anniversary Games on January 1, 2023. Organised by the Waipu Caledonian Society, the Games offers solo piping and drumming competitions for all levels, and is proceeded on Hogmanay by a freestyle open solo competition for the Helen McGregor Memorial Trophy. […]

CLASP announce the overall winners of the ‘Live Online’ league

CLASP announce the overall winners of the ‘Live Online’ league

The Competition League for Amateur Solo Pipers has announced the winners of their ‘Live Online’ Leagues for 2022. The winners are: Grade 1, Charles-David Mitchell (Canada); Grade 2, Alasdair Beaton (Scotland); Grade 3, Pierrick Monnier (Switzerland); and Grade 4, Sheila Stewart (Canada). Congratulations to the four winners! CLASP has launched […]

Results from Jenny Mair Square Day, New Zealand 2022

Results from Jenny Mair Square Day, New Zealand 2022

The Jenny Mair Square Day took place on Saturday, December 10, in Palmerston North, New Zealand. This is the second ‘unofficial’ major of the New Zealand pipe band season, and the first where all the Grade 1 bands compete against each other. The New Zealand and South Pacific Pipe Band […]

Results for The CLASP November ‘Live Online’ Competition

Results for The CLASP November ‘Live Online’ Competition

The CLASP ‘Live Online’ competitions were held on November 12, 2022. Congratulations to the overall winners: Charles-David Mitchell, Hans Grothusen, John Todd and Sheila Stewart who will all be awarded a keepsake overall medal. The judges were Cameron Drummond, Matt Wilson and Ross Miller.  There are three ‘Live Online’ competitions announced […]

Results from Daylesford and award for Donald Blair

Results from Daylesford and award for Donald Blair

The Victoria pipe band season started on Saturday, December 3, at the Daylesford Highland Gathering in Victoria, Australia. The remaining competitions in Victoria occur in 2023 with Ballarat Grammar School contest on February 25, the Melbourne Highland Games, Croydon on March 26 and the Victorian Pipe Band Championships, Haileybury on […]

Solo piping results from the George Sherriff Memorial 2022

Solo piping results from the George Sherriff Memorial 2022

The 26th George Sherriff Memorial Invitational competition took place yesterday in St. Paul’s Presbyterian Church, Hamilton, Ontario. The competition is organised by Bob Worrall, the well-respected piper and adjudicator and well-loved presenter of the BBC’s World Pipe Band Championship broadcasts. The competition featured some of the finest amateur pipers from […]

Solo piping results from the Balmoral Classic 2022

Solo piping results from the Balmoral Classic 2022

The Balmoral Classic Junior Solo Piping Championships took place in Pittsburgh, PA on Saturday, November 12. It was the 16th annual competition organised by the Balmoral School of Piping and Drumming. Paul MacKay was the overall winner and the full results were as follows: Piobaireachd Abby Long, MacDougall’s Gathering Paul MacKay, Clan […]