Blairgowrie Games Entries Open

Piping Convenor Stuart Samson has announced entries are now open for Blairgowrie Highland Games to be held on Sunday, 8th September 2024. The games are supported by the Competing Pipers Association. Email entries to Stuart at indicating which events you wish to enter. Competitors will be notified in advance of their draw for each event entered. The entry fee is the admission fee taken at the gate to gain access to…

Aberdeen Games Cancelled

Aberdeen Games due to take place today, June 16, at the city’s Hazelhead Park have been cancelled. Heavier than expected overnight rain has left the park waterlogged. Refunds for spectators and entrants will be refunded. The piping events had had a higher than expected entry.

Finlay Johnston Recital/ South East Asia Report

Finlay Johnston is in recital in Aberdeen next Friday, June 21. The event is being promoted by the city’s piping society. President Fraser Maitland said: ‘The evening will feature not just one of the world’s top pipers, but fantastic raffle prizes including an ES Session practice chanter.’ The venue is the Gordon Highlanders Museum, Viewfield Rd, Aberdeen AB15 7XH, and the start time is 7pm. Local piper Lewis Stewart, Aberdeen, will…

Strathmore Games Results (updated with Juniors)

These games were held in the grounds of Glamis Castle, Angus, today, Sunday, June 9. A clean sweep for Calum Brown, Aberdeen. The weather was mixed with a cool breeze, mostly dry. Ten played in the ceòl mòr and 12 in the light music. Judges: J Banks, R Barnes, R Clark, D Fraser. Results: Piobaireachd1 Calum Brown2 Angus MacPhee 3 Chris McLeish4 Walter Glendinning5 John MacDonald March1 Calum Brown2 Chris…

2024 USPF Piping Championship Results

Congratulations to all the participants in the 36th annual United States Piping Foundation Amateur and Professional Piping Championships, held in memory of founder Maclean Macleod on 8 Jun 2024, at the University of Delaware, Newark, DE. By Mike Rogers In the Amateur events there were 17 pipers from throughout North America, and 16 in the Professional events. Champion Piper Nick Hudson is pictured top receiving his prize from the writer….