Luss Highland Games Results – Open, CLASP (MSR added), Juniors

The picturesque Loch Lomondside village was the setting for a full day of amateur and professional piping. The weather was perfect and a good crowd was in attendance.

Thirteen amateur pipers, all participant in the Piping Centre’s CLASP league, played their piobaireachd in the morning and their light music in the afternoon. For the professionals it was the reverse.

The picture above shows Champion Piper Donald MacPhee with the piobaireachd trophy which he won for his performance of Beloved Scotland.

1 Donald MacPhee
2 Ben Duncan, King’s Taxes
3 Craig Martin, Massacre of Glencoe
4 Ben Mulhearn, MacLeod’s Controversy
5 Caitlin MacDonald, MacKay’s Short Tune
6 Calum Wynd, MacCrimmon’s Sweetheart

Runner-up Ben Duncan with the Luss hills in the background

1 Donald MacPhee
2 Ben Duncan
3 Caitlin MacDonald

Craig Martin, third in piob

1 Ben Duncan
2 Donald MacPhee
3 Calum Wynd

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G1 Piob
1 Stewart Gaudin, Marquis of Argyll’s Salute (Donald MacDonald)
2 Janette Greenwood

G2 Piob
1 Robert Wilson, Lament for Donald of Laggan
2 Evan Burlew, Pittsburgh, USA, Glengarry’s March
3 Owen Capon, Caber Feidh Gu Bragh

CLASP Grade 2 amateur piobaireachd champion Robert Wilson

G3 Piob
1 Duncan Lamont
2 Megan Kenney
3 Stephen Whitton, Queen Elizabeth ll Salute

Grade 3 – 2/4 March
1 Duncan Lamont 2 Dugald MacLeod 3 Gary Murphy

Grade 3 – S&R
1 Dugald MacLeod 2 Gary Murphy 3 Megan Kenny

Grade 2 – 2/4 March
1 George Gordon 2 David MacKenzie 3 Alex Burlew

Grade 2 – S&R
1 David MacKenzie 2 Alex Burlew 3 Evan Burlew

Grade 1 – 2/4 March
1 Robert Wilson 2 Janette Greenwood 3 Stewart Gaudin

Grade 1 – S&R
1 Robert Wilson 2 Janette Greenwood 3 Stewart Gaudin

Amateur competitor Alex Burlew from Pittsburgh, USA

Judges for all ceol more event were PP editor Robert Wallace and Neil Mulvie. Light music was judged by Barry Donaldson and Willie Morrison.

Junior winner Bobby Allen

There was a poor entry for the juniors:
Under 18 yrs open MSR 1st Bobby Allen. 2nd Calum Craib

Local under 18 MSR: Bobby Allen

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