RSPBA Outreach | Exam Schedule

Posted on 28th November 2017 by Paul McAndrew | Chairman

The RSPBA Outreach Programme Examinations will take place at Crieff Community Campus on 9th December 2017.

All Candidates should report to the Venue by 0900 for registration, the Theory Examination process will commence at 0930, and no admittance will be allow after this time, so please be prompt.

Please note that if this scheduled date is not suitable, you must respond by return, we may offer another examination date in Mid to late January 2018.

Please click here for the schedule.

The location of the Crieff Community Campus Website can found here

Paul McAndrew
Chairman

2018 Vale of Athol Solos | Entry

Posted on 27th November 2017 by Gary Mair | Secretary

Vale of Athol Pipe Band will again host their Junior Piping and Drumming Competition at the beginning of 2018.

The event will take place on Saturday 20th January 2018 at Pitlochry High School and has 18 events for all ages and disciplines.

As our 2018 Calendar has noy yet been updated you can download the entry form by clicking here

Entries close on 10th January 2018

Gary Mair
Secretary

Branch Solos | Results

Posted on 20th November 2017 by Paul McAndrew | Chairman

The branch solos took place on Saturday 18th November at Craigie High School, the top three in each event were as follows:

Event 1
1 Isla Fletcher - Vale Of Atholl
2 Angus MacFarlane - High School of Dundee
3 Drew Townsley - Perth & District

Event 2
1 Kenzie Philliban - Methil & District
2 Kieran Fotheringham - City Of Brechin
3 Alan Cunningham - High School of Dundee

Event 3
1 Milly Fox - Kelty & Blairadam
2 Malcolm Michie - Communities of Cardenden
3 Scott Priestly - Communities of Cardenden

Event 4
1 Kenzie Philliban - Methil & District
2 Archie McNab - Vale Of Atholl
3 Isla Broadbent - Kelty & Blairadam

Event 5
1 Ross Inglis - Dundee City Pipe Band

Event 6
1 Jordan Ednie - MacKenzie Caledonian
2 Campbell Stewart - Methil & District
3 Fraser Robson - MacKenzie Caledonian

Event 7
1 David Wilton - High School of Dundee
2 Graham Mullholland - Vale of Atholl
3 Craig Black - City Of Brechin

Event 8
1 Jordan Ednie - MacKenzie Caledonian
2 Brogan Townsley - Perth & District
3 Campbell Stewart - Methil & District

Event 9
1 David Wilton - High School of Dundee
2 Graham Mullholland - Vale of Atholl
3 Craig Black - City of Brechin

Event 10
1 Matthew Hunter - 6th / 8th Dundee Boys Brigade
2 Alexis Mitchell - Arbroath
3 Kenzi-lea Halstead - Glenrothes & District 2010

Event 11
1 Daniel Jarrat - Vale Of Atholl
2 Gregor Cumming - Edradour Pitlochry & Blair Atholl
3 Ruaraidh Watson - City Of St Andrews

Event 12
1 Dana Liddell - Perth & District

Event 13
1 David Edmeades - Vale Of Atholl
2 Amy Wilson - Vale Of Atholl
3 Tommi McAndrew - MacKenzie Caledonian NJ

Event 16
1 Grant Edwards - City Of Discovery
2 Rory Duncan - Vale Of Atholl

Event 17
1 Dylan Carlin - 6th / 8th Dundee Boys Brigade
2 Tamasyn McAndrew - MacKenzie Caledonian NJ
3 Niamh Grant - City of St Andrews

Event 18
1 Logan Shanto - Vale Of Atholl
2 Flora McNab - Vale Of Atholl
3 Tamasyn McAndrew - MacKenzie Caledonian NJ

Event 19
1 Cameron Sinclair - Vale Of Atholl
2 Matthew Hunter - MacKenzie Caledonian

Alyth & District Pipe Band | Lead Drumming 2018

Posted on 16th August 2017 by Nicola Liddell | Branch Web Liason

Alyth & District Pipe Band are looking for a lead tip as well as drummers and pipers of all abilities with the intention of making a return to competing in the 2018 season.

The lead tip will be expected to work with learners of all abilities at weekly practise with the aim expanding the number of band members.

Practice Wednesday night 6pm -7pm for beginners 7pm - 9pm for band

For more information please contact PM Gordon Bardon on 07971 485893 or email gordonbarton@mac.com

Indoor Mini Bands and Trios | Results

Posted on 23rd April 2017 by Nicola Liddell | Branch Web Liason

Band summaries can be found by clicking here, the Trios results were as follows:

1st MacKenzie Caledonian "C"
2nd MacKenzie Caledonian "D"
3rd Peoples Ford Boghall & Bathagate Caledonia Juv "B"
4th MacKenzie Caledonian "B"
5th MacKenzie Caledonian "A"
6th Methil & District "B"
7th Peoples Ford Boghall & Bathagate Caledonia Juv "A"
8th Davidson's Mains & District "B"
9th Methil & District "A"
10th Davidson's Mains & District "A"

Nicola Liddell
Branch Committee

Vale of Atholl Pipe Band | Junior Solo Competition

Posted on 5th February 2017 by Nicola Liddell | Branch Web Liason

Vale of Athol Solos

Run with assistance from McCallum Bagpipes, Perth and Kinross Council, Pipe Major Ian Duncan and The College of Piping.

Piping Judges: Andrew Wright, Logan Tannock and Ian Duncan
Drumming Judges: Paul Brown, Stephen McQuillan

COMPETITION WINNERS 2017

Event 7. Chanter 9 years and under. R.T.Shepherd & Son Trophy
1. John William Brown, Perth
2. Drew Townsley. Luncarty
3. Orla Fawcus, Pitlochry
4. Nairn McKenzie, Kirriemuir
5.= Millie McNab, Strathtay
5.= Patrick Farron, Blair Atholl
6.= Isla Fletcher, Strathtay
6.= Kayleigh Kriel, Pitlochry

Event 8. Chanter 10-11 years. Section 1. Atholl Highlander Cup
1. Brodie Barrie, Perth
2. Wallace Mackie, Madderty
3. Kyle Lamond, Perth
4. Eliza Farron, Blair Atholl
5.= Fergus Coutts, Bankfoot
5.= Isabel Gilmore Heezer, Milnathort
6.= Michael Thomson, Pitlochry
6.= Olivia, Johnston, Bankfoot

Event 8.Chanter 10-11 years Section 2. Vale of Atholl Trophy
1. Tommy Mulholland, Kinnaird
2. Stan Brodie, Pitlochry
3. Hamish Hutchinson, Methven
4.= Lucy Jamieson, Abernethy
4.= Harry Pagett, Fowlis Wester
5. Logan Jamieson, Perth
6.= Rory Stewart, Perth
6.= Kyle McNicol, Luncarty

Event 9. Chanter 12-18 yrs. McDonald Bros. Trophy
1. Andrew Symington, Pitlochry
2. Joshua Reilly, Glenrothes
3. Jasper Dimeck, Glenalmond
4. Ramsay Pagett, Wester Fowlis
5. Hazel Bennet, Kinross
6. Henry Farron, Blair Atholl

Event 10. Novice Piping 12yrs and U. Pitlochry Tourist Assoc. Trophy
1. Will Farquharson, Ardvreck
2. Hamish Landale, Ardvreck
3. Hamish Hutchinson, Methven
4. Andrew Symington, Pitlochry
5. Wallace Mackie, Madderty
6. Cosmo Garret-Cox, Ardvreck

Event 11. Novice Piping 13-18yrs. Abertay University Quaich
1. Hercules Bullough, Glenalmond
2. Fraser Robson, Broughty Ferry
3. Ramsay Pagett, Fowlis Wester
4. Ellie Cudworth, Kirkmichael
5. Krzysztof-Cameron Black, Monikie
6. Hazel Bennet, Kinross

Event 12(a). Drumming on pad. under 12. Gillie McNab Shield
1. Joseph Charlton, Pitlochry
2. Kyle Stewart, Perth
3. Ben Lackie, Perth
4. Rebecca Robinson, Blair Atholl

Event 12(b). Drumming on pad 12-18. Bank of Scotland Cup
1. Daniel Jarratt, Perth
2. Callum Fawcus, Pitlochry
3. Daniel Arnott, Perth
4. Bayley Cudworth, Kirkmichael
5. Blair Matchett, Pitlochry
6.= Dee Dee Haigh, Kenmore
6.= Johnny Anderson, Kenmore

Event 13. Novice Side drumming. Dobson Quaich
1. Joseph Charlton, Pitlochry
2. Callum Fawcus, Pitlochry
3. Lachlann Forsyth, Comrie
4. Daniel Jarrat, Perth
5. Dana Liddell, Blairgowrie
6.= George Stansfield, Glenalmond
6.= William Goodall, Glenalmond

Event 14. Side Drumming 18 and under March. Fishers Hotel Shield
1. Tommi McAndrew, Laurencekirk
2. Erinne Black, Brechin
3. David Edmeades, Scone
4. Fiona Downie, Pitlochry
5. Lachlann Forsyth, Comrie

Event 15. Side Drumming. 18 and under MSR. Erhard Penker Trophy
1. Chloe Taylor, Pitlochry
2. Fraser Nicholson, Dundee
3. Scott Coyle, Glenrothes
4. Ewan McDonald, Crieff

Youngest Competitor Piping Salver - Orla Fawcus, Pitlochry

Youngest Competitor Drumming Atholl Estates Trophy - Tamasyn and Tommi McAndrew, Laurencekirk

Event 16. Novice Tenor Drumming. Val Ferguson Quaich
1. George Kidd, Blairgowrie
2. Tamasyn McAndrew, Laurencekirk

Event 17. Tenor Drumming 18 and under March. Kieran Downey Quaich
1. Jasmine Rapson, Kelty
2. Logan Shanto, Madderty
3. Tamasyn McAndrew

Event 18. Tenor Drumming 18 and under MSR. Bonnethill Salver
1. Cameron Sinclair, Scone
2. Aaron Bryce, Perth

Dress and deportment. DM Ian Cramb Trophy
1. Catriona Duthie, Perth
2. Jason Townsley, Bankfoot
3. Aaron Bryce, Perth

Most improved piper in Vale of Atholl 2016. Hugh Campbell Trophy - Archie McNab

Most improved drummer in Vale of Atholl 2016. PM Duncan Tankard David Edmeades

Most outstanding prospect in Vale of Atholl 2016. PM Andy Renwick Trophy Jason Townsley

Event 1. Piobaireachd under 15. Clan Donnachaid Tankard
1. Archie Clark, Crieff
2. Brogan Townsley, Luncarty
3. Liam Brown, Johnshaven
4. Edward Hannay, Glenalmond

Event 2. Piobaireachd 15-18. Bank of Scotland Shield
1. Cameron Bullard, Glenalmond
2. Douglas Mair, Kinross
3. Aaron Bryce, Perth
4. Owen Sweeney, Dundee

Event 3. March Under 15. Baxter Wilson Shield
1. Archie McNab, Methven
2. Brogan Townsley, Luncarty
3. Jason Townsley, Bankfoot
4. Fraser Robson, Broughty Ferry
5. Jack Liddell, Blairgowrie
6. Archie Clark, Crieff

Event 4. MSR 15-18 PM Duncan Trophy
1. Douglas Mair, Kinross
2. Owen Sweeney, Dundee
3. John Cumming, Kelty
4. Aaron Bryce, Perth
5. Gregor Cochrane, Glenalmond
6. Cameron Bullard, Glenalmond

Event 5. Jig Under 15 years. College of Piping Trophy
1. Liam Brown, Johnshaven
2. Archie McNab, Methven
3. Jason Townsley, Bankfoot
4. Brogan Townsley, Luncarty
5. Jack Liddell, Blairgowrie
6. Cameron Stewart, Crieff

Event 6. Jig 15-18 Vale of Atholl Pipe Band Cup
1. Douglas Mair, Kinross
2. Cameron Bullard, Glenalmond
3. John Cumming, Kelty
4. Owen Sweeney, Dundee
5. Findlay Shields, Lochgelly
6. Aaron Bryce, Perth

CHAMPION PIPERS
Champion Piper Under 15 Runner up: Aberfeldy and District Piping Society Rosebowl - Archie McNab
Champion Piper Under 15: George Seaton Memorial Trophy - Brogan Townsley
Champion Piper 15 -18 Runner Up: Bank of Scotland Trophy - Cameron Bullard
Champion: Pipe Major Allan Cameron Trophy -Douglas Mair

Vale of Athol Solos

Nicola Liddell
Branch Committee

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Branch Dates

21 January 17Vale of Atholl Junior Solos
12 February 17Branch Meeting
12 March 17Branch Meeting
08 April 17Kingdom Thistle Solos
22 April 17Mini Bands and Trios
29 April 17Strathmore Solos
30 April 17Branch Meeting
14 May 17Dundee (Proposed Event)
20 May 17British Championships
04 June 17Markinch
10 June 17UK Championships
11 June 17Strathmore
17 June 17Lochore
24 June 17European Championships
01 July 17Thornton
29 July 17Scottish Championships
05 August 17Crieff High School
11 August 17World Championships
12 August 17World Championships
13 August 17Perth
09 September 17Pitlochry
30 September 17Brechin Solos
21 October 17World Solo Drumming
08 October 17Branch Meeting
05 November 17Annual General Meeting
18 November 17Branch Solos
03 December 17Branch Meeting

Contact Us

For all competition entries and registrations please contact branch secretary Gary Mair

Address: 7 Lathro Lane
 Kinross
 KY13 8RX
Telephone:01577 862337
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