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Entries Now Open for CLASP (Amateur Events) at Northern Meetings, 2019

CLASP will run along side the Northern Meeting Professional Piping Competition this year in the Eden Court Theatre, Inverness. The professional competitions run over two days, Thursday 29th and Friday 30th August.
For more information on the professional events please visit:

The Competition

CLASP (amateur piping events) will run on Friday 30th August (only). Entries will remain open until Wednesday 21st August. The CLASP events will start at 9.30am with all Piobaireachd events and will run in the Jim Love Studio at Eden Court Theatre, Inverness. Judge for the day is Alex Gandy from Canada.

This competition has both Light music and Piobaireachd events and is open to all adult amateur pipers worldwide graded 1, 2 or 3. If you are interested in taking part in CLASP, please email mdunn@thepipingcentre.co.uk & fjohnston@thepipingcentre.co.uk

 

Entries

CLASP Points updated from Luss

Please note that the points have now been added to the league table for Luss Highland Games, 2019. The next update of points will be on Tuesday 23rd July and will include Balloch, Rosneath and Inveraray competitions.  CLASP will also confirm the League winners for each grade on Tuesday 23rd July.

League Table

Best of luck to all competitors over the next week. It will be a busy few days!

Results from Luss Highland Games 2019 – CLASP Competition

 

Picture from Luss Games 2019 - Hector Thomson, Willie Morrison (Judge) and James Murray

Grade 1 - Piobaireachd
1st Bianca Kail
2nd James Murray
3rd Stewart Gaudin

Grade 1 - 2/4 March
1st James Murray
2nd Robert Wilson
3rd Janette Greenwood

Grade 1 -  Strathspey & Reel
1st James Murray
2nd Janette Greenwood
3rd Robert Wilson

Grade 2 - Piobaireachd
1st Stewart Allan
2nd Dagmar Pesta
3rd Ian Kirkwood

Grade 2 - 2/4 March
1st Dagmar Pesta
2nd Stewart Allan
3rd Ian Kirkwood

Grade 2 - Strathspey & Reel
1st Stewart Allan
2nd Ian Kirkwood
3rd Dagmar Pesta

Grade 3 - Piobaireachd
1st Hector Thomson
2nd Dorothy Moodie
3rd Megan Kenney

Grade 3 - 2/4  March
1st Megan Kenney

2nd Hector Thomson

Grade 3 - Strathspey & Reel
1st Megan Kenney
2nd Hector Thomson

Inveraray Highland Games Draw, 2019

Inveraray Highland Games – Tuesday 16th July in the grounds of Inveraray Castle.

Pipers should register at the piping secretaries tent between 12.45pm - 1pm. There are two platforms for CLASP events (One Piobaireachd platform and one Light Music platform) and both platforms will aim to start at 1.30 pm. Please note that, on the day, CLASP will be run by Inveraray Highland Games and no crit sheets, medals or overall prizes will be given out.

Piobaireachd Order of Play – Starting time 1.30pm
Please note there will be two platforms running at the same time
Grade 2
1. Tom Broderick
2. Lachlan MacDonald
3. Dagmar Pesta
4. Duncan Lamont
5. Dugald MacLeod
6. Stewart Allan
7. Iain Kirkwood
8. Stephen Whitton
9. William Wardrope

 Grade 3
1. Dorothy Moodie
2. Megan Kenney
3. Hector Thomson

Grade 1
1. Bianca Kail
2. Gill Cairns
3. Stewart Gaudin
4. Gordon Hislop
5. George Gordon
6. Robert Wilson
7. Con Houlihan

End of Piobaireachd events


Light Music Order of Play – Starting time 1.30pm
Please note there will be two platforms running at the same time
Grade 1
1. George Gordon
2. William Wardrope
3. Stewart Gaudin
4. Gordon Hislop
5. James Waugh
6. Robert Wilson
7. Gill Cairns
8. Con Houlihan
9. Bianca Kail

Grade 3
1. Megan Kenney
2. Hector Thomson
2. Lachlan MacDonald
3. Cameron O’ Niell

Grade 2
1. Tom Broderick
2. Dagmar Pesta
3. Dugald Macleod
4. Stewart Allan
5. Duncan Lamont
6. Iain Kirkwood

End of Light Music events


 

 

 

Rosneath Highland Games Order of Play, 2019

Rosneath Highland Games - CLASP Competition 2019

Rosneath Highland Games will be held on Sunday 14th July at Howie Park, Rosneath, Argyll & Bute, G84 ORJ

Competing pipers, listed in the draw, will be able to enter the games field without paying an admission charge. All pipers should register at the secretaries tent from 9am. Please note there will be one performance platform for CLASP events and events will start at 10am with Grade 3 Piobaireachd.
Please note that, on the day, CLASP will be run by Rosneath Highland Games and there will be no crit sheets, medals or overall winners of grades.

Piobaireachd Order of Play - Starting time 10am

Grade 3 - Piobaireachd
1. Hector Thomson
2. Dorothy Moodie
3. Megan Kenney

Grade 2 - Piobaireachd
1. Stephen Whitton
2. William Wardrope
3. Dugald Macleod
4. Iain Kirkwood
5. Duncan Lamont
6. Lachlan MacDonald
7. Dagmar Pesta
8. Tom Broderick
9. Jamie Gallagher

Grade 1- Piobaireachd
1. Robert Wilson
2. Con Houlihan
3. Douglas Maxwell
4. Stewart Gaudin
5. Gill Cairns
6. Gordon Hislop

End of Piobaireachd Competitions


CLASP Afternoon Events

Light Music Order of Play

Grade 3
2/4 March Competition/ Strathspey & Reel Competition
1. Hector Thomson
2. Megan Kenney
3.  Lachlan MacDonald
4. Cameron O’Neill

Grade 2
2/4 March Competition/ Strathspey & Reel Competition
1. Jamie Gallagher
2. Dugald Macleod
3. Tom Broderick
4. Dagmar Pesta
5. Douglas Maxwell
6. Iain Kirkwood
7. Duncan Lamont

Grade 1
2/4 March Competition/ Strathspey & Reel Competition
1. Stewart Gaudin
2. Gordon Hislop
3. Gill Cairns
4. William Wardrope
5. Robert Wilson
6. Con Houlihan

End of Light Music Competitions


                                                                                     

 

Balloch Highland Games Order of Play, 2019

Balloch Highland Games - CLASP Competition 2019

Balloch Highland Games will be held on Saturday 13th July at Moss o’ Balloch Park, Balloch. Competitor passes will be posted to competitors prior to the competition. These passes need to be present at the gate to gain access to the games field. Please email dunn@thepipingcentre.co.uk if the postal address on the CLASP system is different to where you current reside.

All competitors should register from 9am at the secretaries tent. There is one CLASP platform and the starting time is 10am. The first event will be grade 3 Piobaireachd. Please note that, on the day, CLASP will be run by Balloch Highland Games and there will be no crit sheets, medals or overall winners of grades.

Piobaireachd Order of Play

Grade 3 – Piobaireachd
1. Hector Thomson
2. Megan Kenney

Grade 2 – Piobaireachd
1. Dagmar Pesta
2. Duncan Lamont
3. Iain Kirkwood
4. Dugald Macleod
5. Tom Broderick
6. Lachlan MacDonald
7. Stephen Whitton
8. William Wardrope

Grade 1 – Piobaireachd
1. Janette Greenwood
2. Bianca Kail
3. Gordon Hislop
4. Douglas Maxwell
5. Robert Wilson
6. James Murray
7. Con Houlihan
8. Stewart Gaudin
9. Gill Cairns

End of Piobaireachd Competitions


 Afternoon CLASP Events

Light Music Order of Play

Grade 3
2/4 March Competition/ Strathspey & Reel Competition
1. Hector Thomson
2. Cameron O’Neill
3.  Megan Kenney
4. Lachlan MacDonald

Grade 2
2/4 March Competition/ Strathspey & Reel Competition
1. Douglas Maxwell
2. Dagmar Pesta
3. Iain Kirkwood
4. Duncan Lamont
5. Dugald MacLeod
6. Tom Broderick

Grade 1
2/4 March Competition/ Strathspey & Reel Competition
1. William Wardrope
2. Gordon Hislop
3. Con Houlihan
4. James Murray
5. Gill Cairns
6. Robert Wilson
7. Bianca Kail
8. Janette Greenwood
9. Stewart Gaudin

End of Light Music Competitions


 

Luss Highland Games order of play, 2019

Luss Highland Games will be held on Saturday 6th July at Luss Games Field.
Here is a link for directions – http://www.lusshighlandgames.co.uk/index.php/news-information/directions-to-thegames

Message from Luss Secretary:
Pipers should be on the field for 10am and report to the piping secretary’s tent. Pipers should use the main gate to save queuing this year. No payment is required at entry to field. Pipers should give their name at the games field entrance, which, if they are entered, will be on the list.

Please note that on the day the competition will be run by Luss Highland Games and there will be no crit sheets, medals or overall winners of grades.

Order of Play for Light Music - Morning
(Starting time approx 10.30am but check with steward)


Grade 3 - 2/4 March Competition/ Strathspey & Reel Competition
1. Hector Thomson
2. Cameron O’Neill
3. Megan Kenney

Grade 2 - 2/4 March Competition/ Strathspey & Reel Competition
1. Iain Kirkwood
2. Stewart Allan
3. Dagmar Pesta
4. Dugald Macleod

Grade 1 - 2/4 March Competition/ Strathspey & Reel Competition
1. Bianca Kail
2. Stewart Gaudin
3. Janette Greenwood
4. James Murray
5. Robert Wilson

Order of Play for Piobaireachd - Afternoon

Grade 3 - Piobaireachd
1. Hector Thomson
2. Megan Kenney
3. Dorothy Moodie

Grade 2 – Piobaireachd
1. Stewart Allan
2. Dugald Macleod
3. Iain Kirkwood
4. Dagmar Pesta

Grade 1 - Piobaireachd
1. Janette Greenwood
2. Bianca Kail
3. Stewart Gaudin
4. Robert Wilson
5. James Murray

End of Piobaireachd Competitions 


 

Entries Closing for CLASP Highland Games 2019

Please note that the entries will close tomorrow, Wednesday 26th June, for the Highland Games. The games which CLASP members can compete at include, Luss 6th July, Balloch 13th July, Rosneath 14th July and Inveraray Highland Games on Tuesday 16th July.

League Table Update

Attached is a link to view the recently updated CLASP league table for 2018/2019 season, which include the points awarded from the Army School of Piping competition on 8th June. Please note that you must be a CLASP member to view the league table.

League Table

 

Results from The Army School of Piping CLASP Competition- 8th June, 2019

 

 

 

 

 

Overall Winners:
Grade 1 - Stewart Gaudin
Grade 2 - Iain Kirkwood
Grade 3 - Bill Copland

Full Results:
Grade 1 Piobaireachd
1st Stewart Gaudin
2nd Con Houlihan
3rd Gordon Hislop

Grade 2 Piobaireachd 
1st David McKenzie
2nd Iain Kirkwood
3rd Duncan Lamont

Grade 3 Piobaireachd 
1st Joe Moore
2nd Dorothy Moodie
3rd Hector Thomson

Grade 3 - Piobaireachd Ground
1st Dorothy Moodie
2nd Stephen McCusker
3rd Hector Thomson

Grade 1 Light Music
2/4 March
1st James Murray
2nd Stephen Whitton
3rd David MacKenzie

Strathspey & Reel
1st Stephen Whitton
2nd Gordon Hislop
3rd Stewart Gaudin

6/8 March 
1st Stephen Whitton
2nd David MacKenzie
3rd Robert Wilson

Grade 2 Light Music 
2/4 March
1st James Waugh
2nd Iain Kirkwood
3rd Stewart Allan

Strathspey & Reel
1st James Waugh
2nd Iain Kirkwood
3rd Stewart Allan

Jig
1st James Waugh
2nd Iain Kirkwood
3rd Helen Thomson

Grade 3 - Light Music 
2/4 March
1st Garry Murphy
2nd Jeremy Levif
3rd Bill Copland

Strathspey & Reel
1st Bill Copland
2nd Jeremy Levif
3rd Lachlan MacDonald

Jig
1st Bill Copland
2nd Jeremy Levif
3rd Lachlan MacDonald