And congratulations to our MWPBA members Colin Gavin and Char Yettaw, who were our Amateur Piper & Drummer of the Day!
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This information is current as of 9 September 2019.
The results of the MWPBA band and solo contests at the 2019 Wisconsin Highland Games at Waukesha, WI on Saturday, August 31 are now available (band results, solo results). Thank you to all the soloists, judges, and spectators/supporters helped make the event a success! A big thanks to all of the soloists who returned their 2018 Champion Supreme trophies to the MWPBA Band Tent!
To all of our members and readers whom are traveling to Scotland for the World Pipe Band Championships, there's a learning event happening that you may not know about. It's the Piping Live! Workshop, and takes place in Glasgow from Aug. 14th through the 15th. Here is a link to their website, and their brochure.
The band results summary is as follows:
Grade 3 MSR (2) : 1. Macalester College Pipe Band (BDC, BBS) 2. Turlach Ur Pipe Band
Grade 3 Medley (2) : 1. Macalester College Pipe Band (BDC, BBS) 2. Turlach Ur Pipe Band
Grade 4 MSR (2) : 1. Twin Cities Metro Pipe Band (BDC, BBS) 2. Brian Boru Irish Pipe Band
Grade 4 Medley (3) : 1. Twin Cities Metro Pipe Band (BBS) 2. Cameron & District Pipe Band (BDC) 3. Brian Boru Irish Pipe Band
Grade 5 QMM (5) : 1. Kansas City St. Andrew Pipes & Drums 2. Minnesota Police Pipe Band (BDC, BBS) 3. Rochester Caledonian Pipe Band 4. Macalester College Pipe Band 5. Turlach Ur Pipe Band
The results of the MWPBA band and solo contests at the 2019 Chicago Scots Scottish Festival and Highland Games at Itasca, IL on June 14 & 15 are now available (band results, solo results). Thank you to all the bands, competitors, adjudicators, volunteers, and spectators who travelled to help make the weekend a great contest! We hope to see you next year!
Video of all the contests will be available on the MWPBA YouTube channel. Grade 2 is available now, more are being uploaded. The entire two circle contest was recorded, so please be patient while all of the performances are edited and made available.