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November Appeal Window

Please note that the appeals window will open from 1st November – 14th November, 2018. Please note that anyone who appealed in the July appeal window should not reapply at this time.

For more information on the grading appeal process please visit https://theclasp.co.uk/grading/

Chatsworth Country Fair 2018 – CLASP Results

Overall CLASP Winner Grade 1 – David MacKenzie
Overall CLASP Winner Grade 2 – Duncan Lamont
Overall CLASP Winner Grade 3 – Bill Copland

 

 

 

 

 

From L-R David MacKenzie, Duncan Lamont & Bill Copland

Grade 3 Piobaireachd
1st  Bill Copland
2nd Philip Duthie
3rd James Hanlon

Grade 3 – 2/4 March
1st Robert Cunningham
2nd Bill Copland
3rd Philip Duthie

Grade 3 –Strathspey & Reel
1st Bill Copland
2nd Philip Duthie
3rd Robert Cunningham

Grade 3 – 6/8 March
1st Robert Cunningham

2nd Philip Duthie
3rd James Hanlon

Grade 3 – Jig
1st Bill Copland
2nd Robert Cunningham
3rd Lachlan McDonald

Grade 2 Piobaireachd

1st David MacKenzie
2nd Tom Broderick
3rd Lachlan McDonald

Grade 2 - 2/4 March
1st Duncan Lamont
2nd Tom Broderick

Grade 2 – Strathspey & Reel
1st Duncan Lamont
2nd Tom Broderick

Grade 2 – 6/8 March
1st Duncan Lamont
2nd Tom Broderick

Grade 2 – Jig
1st Tom Broderick
2nd Duncan Lamont

Grade 1 - 2/4 March

1st David MacKenzie

Grade 2 – Strathspey & Reel
1st David MacKenzie

Grade 2 – 6/8 March
1st David MacKenzie

Grade 2 – Jig
1st David MacKenzie

 

 

 

Northern Meetings Results 2018

Overall Winners: 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

From L-R Stewart Allan(Gd 2) Robert Wilson(Gd 1) & Robert Thomson(Gd 3)

Grade 1 Piobaireachd
1st Bianca Kail
2nd Robert Wilson
3rd Stephen Ross

Grade 2 Piobaireachd
1st Stephen Whitton
2nd Stewart Allan
3rd Dugald MacLeod

Grade 3 Piobaireachd 
1st Robert Thomson

Grade 1 - 2/4 March
1st Robert Wilson
2nd Stephen Ross
3rd Stephen Whitton

Grade 1 - Strathspey & Reel
1st Robert Wilson
2nd Stephen Whitton
3rd Stephen Ross

Grade 2 - 2/4 March
1st Andrea Jones
2nd Stewart Allan
3rd Dugald MacLeod

Grade 2 - Strathspey and Reel
1st Chris Vogan
2nd Stewart Allan
3rd Dugald MacLeod

Grade 3 - 2/4 March
1st Robert Thomson

Grade 2 - Strathspey and Reel
1st Robert Thomson

Northern Meetings Draw 2018

Competition League for Amateur Solo Pipers (CLASP)

Run in association with The Northern Meeting Piping Competitions

Friday 31st August 2018 – Starting Time 9.30am

Venue – Eden Court Theatre (Pictured below)
Performance  Room - Jim Love Studio
Judge - Alex Gandy
Steward - James Beaton

 

 

 

 

 

        Order of Play 

Grade 3 - Piobaireachd

  1. Robert Thomson (+ Ground)

Grade 2 - Piobaireachd

  1. Dugald MacLeod
  2. Stewart Allan
  3. Stephen Whitton
  4. Andrea Jones
  5. Chris Vogan

Grade 1 - Piobaireachd

  1. Stephen Ross
  2. George Gordon
  3. Robert Wilson
  4. Bianca Kail

 Continue with Light Music Events as indicated by Steward                      

Grade 3 - 2/4 March / Strathspey and Reel

  1. Robert Thomson

Grade 2 - 2/4 March/Strathspey and Reel

  1. Stewart Allan
  2. Chris Vogan
  3. Andrea Jones
  4. Dugald MacLeod

Grade 1 - 2/4 March/ Strathspey and Reel

  1. Robert Wilson
  2. George Gordon
  3. Stephen Whitton
  4. Alan Beith
  5. Stephen Ross
  6. Bianca Kail

Announcement of Prizes and Presentation

Grade 1 World Solo Amateur Piping Competition at Piping Live! 2018

 

 

 

 

 

Overall Winner - Stephen Ross, pictured receiving a new trophy called Dr Colin Caird Quaich from Francis Bullick (Dr Caird's daughter) in memory of her late father.
Picture by Alister Sinclair

Grade 1 - Piobaireachd
1st Andrew Park
2nd Robert Wilson
3rd Stephen Ross

Grade 1 - MSR
1st Stephen Ross
2nd Charles Morris
3rd David MacKenzie

Grade 1 Hornpipe and Jig
1st Graham Farr
2nd Stewart Gaudin
3rd Stephen Ross

Grade 2 World Solo Amateur Piping Competition Results 2018

 

 

 

 

 

 

Grade 2 Overall Winner - Jennifer Westphal, pictured above with Gordon Bruce (Judge)

Piobaireachd
1st Evan Wrage
2nd Jennifer Westphal
3rd David MacKenzie

2/4 March
1st Jennifer Westphal
2nd Stewart Allan
3rd Tyrone Heade

Strathspey and Reel
1st Jennifer Westphal
2nd Evan Wraga
3rd Stewart Allan

Jig
1st Jennifer Westphal
2nd Stewart Allan
3rd Tyrone Heade

Grade 3 World Solo Amateur Piping Competition Results 2018


 

 

 

 

 

Overall Winner - Pictured James Piccione (New York) and Cameron Drummond (Judge)

Picture by Alister Sinclair


Piobaireachd Ground

1st Stephen Ross Pack
2nd Dorothy Moodie
3rd Joris Panis

Full Piobaireachd

1st James Piccione
2nd Stephen Ross Pack
3rd Dorothy Moodie

2/4 March
1st James Piccione
2nd Megan Kenney
3rd Bill Copland


Strathspey and Reel

1st James Piccione
2nd Bill Copland
3rd Megan Kenney


Jig

1st James Piccione
2nd Bill Copland
3rd Lachlan MacDonald

Grade 1 World Solo Amateur Competition at Piping Live! 2018 Draw

 World Solo Amateur Piping Competition at Piping Live!

Date - Wednesday 15th August, 2018

Venue - St Aloysius Convent Chapel, Hill Street, Glasgow

Grade 1 Judge – Tom Speirs

Piobaireachd – Starting at 9.30am

  1. Graham Farr
  2. Tyrone Heade
  3. Stephen Ross
  4. Robert Wilson
  5. Sandie Greenwood
  6. George Gordon
  7. Charles Morris
  8. Stewart Gaudin
  9. Andrew Park
  10. Con Houlihan
  11. Bianca Kail
  12. Gordon Hislop

Lunch Break followed by Light Music

  1. Stewart Gaudin
  2. Robert Wilson
  3. Bianca Kail
  4. Graham Farr
  5. Stephen Ross
  6. Andrew Park
  7. Con Houlihan
  8. Stephen Whitton
  9. Gordon Hislop
  10. Sandie Greenwood
  11. George Gordon
  12. Charles Morris
  13. David MacKenzie

Grade 1 Prizes announced and Prize Giving in Street Café at 4.45pm

 The street café is the white tent in front of the National Piping Centre

 

Grade 2 World Solo Amateur Competition at Piping Live! 2018 Draw

 World Solo Amateur Piping Competition at Piping Live!

Date- Tuesday 14th August, 2018

Venue - St Aloysius Convent Chapel, Hill Street, Glasgow

Grade 2 Judge – Gordon Bruce

Piobaireachd – Starting at 9.30am

  1. Stephen Whitton
  2. Dagmar Pesta
  3. Tom Broderick
  4. Evan Wraga
  5. Dugald MacLeod
  6. David Robertson
  7. Owen Capon
  8. Jennifer Westphal
  9. Lachlan MacDonald
  10. Iain Kirkwood
  11. Stewart Allan
  12. David MacKenzie

Short Break followed by Light Music

2/4 March/Strathspey & Reel/Jig – After Lunch Break

  1. Owen Capon
  2. Iain Kirkwood
  3. Dagmar Pesta
  4. Stewart Allan
  5. Tyrone Heade
  6. Evan Wraga
  7. Tom Broderick
  8. Dugald MacLeod
  9. Jennifer Westphal
  10. David Robertson

Results and Prize Giving

 

Grade 3 World Solo Amateur Competition at Piping Live! 2018 Draw

 

World Solo Amateur Piping Competition at Piping Live!
Date - Monday 13th August, 2018
Venue - St Aloysius Convent Chapel, Hill Street, Glasgow

Grade 3 Judge - Cameron Drummond

Piobaireachd Starting at 10am

  1. James Piccione
  2. Dorothy Moodie (+ Ground)
  3. Robert Thomson (+ Ground)
  4. Joris Panis (+Ground)
  5. Bill Copland
  6. Richard King
  7. Stephen Ross Pack
  8. Megan Kenney
  9. Philip Duthie
  10. Stephen Ross Pack (+ Ground)
  11. Kin Man Siu

30 minute Lunch Break and Light Music to follow

2/4 March/Strathspey & Reel/ Jig

  1. Kin Man Siu (March Only)
  2. Lachlan MacDonald
  3. Robert Thomson
  4. Bill Copland
  5. Joris Panis
  6. Stephen Ross Pack
  7. Megan Kenney
  8. Richard King
  9. Stephen Ross Pack
  10. James Piccione
  11. Philip Duthie

Results to follow and presentation of prizes