Regrade Applications Due Sept. 17!

Any bands or soloists who wish to be upgraded (or downgraded) for the 2018 competition season must submit a regrade application no later than September 17, 2017. Regardless of your competition record, a regrade application is the only way to guarantee that you will be considered for a change of grade next year!

Solo Regrade Application (PDF)
Solo Regrade Application (DOCX)

Band Regrade Application (PDF)
Band Regrade Application (DOCX)

See the Solo and Band Grading Information page on the WUSPBA website for more details.

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PLEASANTON – Unofficial Results (Sunday)

Caledonian Club of San Francisco Scottish Highland GamesCaledonianClubSF
Sunday, September 3, 2017
Alameda County Fairgrounds, Pleasanton, CA

Band Results (Unofficial*)

Grade 2 Time Limit Medley
Adjudicators: Sean Somers (Piping), John Cairns (Piping), Ken Eller (Ensemble), Jim Sim (Drumming)
1. North Stratton Pipe Band (2, 2, 2, 4)
2. Portland Metro Pipe Band (4, 4, 1, 2)
3. Prince Charles Pipe Band (3, 3, 3, 3)
4. Cameron Highlanders Pipe Band (1, 1, 5, 6)
5. Great Lakes Pipe Band (5, 6, 4, 1)
6. Wasatch & District Pipe Band (6, 5, 6, 5)
7. Irish Pipers Band of San Francisco (7, 7, 7, 7)

Grade 3 MSR
Adjudicators: Sean Somers (Piping), John Cairns (Piping), Ken Eller (Ensemble), Jim Sim (Drumming)
1. Pasadena Scottish Pipes & Drums (2, 2, 1, 1)
2. Kevin R. Blandford Memorial Pipe Band (1, 1, 3, 3)
3. Glengarry Pipe Band (3, 3, 2, 2)

Grade 4 Time Limit Medley
Adjudicators: Sean Somers (Piping), John Cairns (Piping), Ken Eller (Ensemble), Jim Sim (Drumming)
1. Edmonton & District Pipe Band (1, 1, 1, 1)
2. White Spot Pipe Band (3, 3, 2, 3)
3. Wasatch & District Pipe Band (2, 2, 3, 5)
4. Glendora High School Pipe Band (7, 7, 4, 2)
5. Cameron Highlanders Pipe Band (6, 6, 6, 4)
6. Utah Pipe Band (5, 5, 8, 8)
7. Stewart Tartan Pipes & Drums (4, 4, 11, 9)
8. Los Angeles Scottish Pipe Band (9, 9, 5, 6)
9. Monterey Bay Pipe Band (8, 8, 9, 7)
10. Irish Pipers Band of San Francisco (10, 10, 7, 10)
11. Long Beach Pipe Band (11, 12, 10, 12)
12. MacIntosh Pipe Band (12, 11, 12, 11)

Grade 5 March, Slow March, March
Adjudicators: Bruce Woodley (Piping), Terry Tully (Piping), Scott Walker (Ensemble), Scott Fletcher (Drumming)
1. University of California Riverside Pipe Band (1, 1, 1, 2)
2. Pacific Coast Highlanders Pipe Band (5, 5, 4, 1)
3. Kevin R. Blandford Memorial Pipe Band (2, 3, 2, 9)
4. Sacramento Firefighters Pipes & Drums (6, 6, 3, 3)
5. Cameron Highlanders Pipe Band (4, 4, 5, 8)
6. Irish Pipers Band of San Francisco (3, 2, 7, 10)
7. Pasadena Scottish Pipes & Drums (8, 7, 6, 5)
8. House of Scotland Pipe Band (7, 8, 8, 7)
9. Utah Pipe Band (9, 9, 9, 4)
10. Stewart Tartan Pipes & Drums (10, 10, 10, 6)
11. Emerald Society Pipe Band of Ripon (11, 11, 11, 11)

Solo Results (Unofficial*)

Grade 2 Piping MSR – 11 Competitors
Adjudicator: Ken Eller
1. 919 Harry Farrar
2. 1705 Calum MacNeil
3. 218 Megan McDonald
4. 778 Linda Robertson
5. 1521 Adam Blaine
6. 836 David Franklin

Grade 2 Piping Hornpipe/Jig – 11 Competitors
Adjudicator: Terry Tully
1. 1705 Calum MacNeil
2. 1521 Adam Blaine
3. 1712 John Urdiales
4. 778 Linda Robertson
5. 805 Connor Hamnquist
6. 019 Erik Abbott

Grade 2 Piping 6/8 March – 11 Competitors
Adjudicator: John Cairns
1. 1705 Calum MacNeil
2. 1521 Adam Blaine
3. 1712 John Urdiales
4. 919 Harry Farrar
5. 882 Lloyd Christiansen
6. 805 Connor Hamnquist

Grade 3 Piping 2/4 March (40 & over) – 16 Competitors
Adjudicator: Sean Somers
1. 1450 Christopher Boyles
2. 474 Karen McIlvena
3. 965 Jay Bowdler
4. 643 Vincent Guinnane
5. 056 Richard Hood
6. 1233 Matthew Dickie

Grade 3 Piping 2/4 March (39 & under) – 14 Competitors
Adjudicator: Scott Walker
1. 1671 Duncan Winters
2. 635 Jamie Reynolds
3. 1690 Anne Gallo
4. 1681 Bryce Boan
5. 1452 Natalie Olivas
6. 377 Riley Groeschel

Grade 3 Piping Strathspey/Reel (39 & under) – 13 Competitors
Adjudicator: Bruce Woodley
1. 1671 Duncan Winters
2. 749 Steven Ricotta
3. 1452 Natalie Olivas
4. 1690 Anne Gallo
5. 635 Jamie Reynolds
6. 1681 Bryce Boan

Grade 3 Piping Jig (40 & over) – 15 Competitors
Adjudicator: Bruce Woodley
1. 1450 Christopher Boyles
2. 643 Vincent Guinnane
3. 474 Karen McIlvena
4. 009 Steven Coontz
5. 056 Richard Hood
6. 760 John Tompkins

Grade 3 Piping Jig (39 & under) – 13 Competitors
Adjudicator: Sean Somers
1. 1671 Duncan Winters
2. 749 Steven Ricotta
3. 1681 Bryce Boan
4. 1690 Anne Gallo
5. 1295 Colin Speed
6. 672 Mitchell Ambre

Grade 2 Snare Drumming MSR – 3 Competitors
Adjudicator: Jim Sim
1. 988 Matthew Biggs
2. 1670 Leilani Lucas
3. 481 Andrew Koupal

Grade 3 Snare Drumming 2/4 March – 4 Competitors
Adjudicator: Scotty Fletcher
1. 1603 Darren Olson
2. 1708 Patrick MacIntyre
3. 1335 Dodger Posey
4. 1673 Chris Pierce

Open Tenor Drumming MSR – 1 Competitors
Adjudicator: Jim Sim
1. 121 Molly Steuber

Intermediate Tenor Drumming MSR – 1 Competitors
Adjudicator: Jim Sim
1. 1707 Fiona Conway

Novice Tenor Drumming 2/4 March – 4 Competitors
Adjudicator: Scotty Fletcher
1. 1457 Cynthia Garcia
2. 1642 Alyssa Ganino
3. 1548 Yohannah McNee
4. 1294 Marie Rude

Open Bass Drumming MSR – 2 Competitors
Adjudicator: Scotty Fletcher
1. 518 Milanda Moore
2. 1260 Ryan Burdick

Intermediate Bass Drumming MSR – 4 Competitors
Adjudicator: Scotty Fletcher
1. 1699 Ethan Fowler
2. 481 Andrew Koupal
3. 1268 William Lang
4. 383 Jeff Gordon

Novice Bass Drumming March – 5 Competitors
Adjudicator: Jim Sim
1. 215 Vivian McAllister
2. 186 Brendan O’Leary
3. 1294 Marie Rude
4. 1570 Gail Muldrow
5. 784 William MacDougall

*All results posted here are unofficial. Official results will be posted on the WUSPBA Results page after they have been reviewed and verified by the appropriate registrar. The Northern Branch is not responsible for any discrepancies.

PLEASANTON – Unofficial Results (Saturday)

Caledonian Club of San Francisco Scottish Highland GamesCaledonianClubSF
Saturday, September 2, 2017
Alameda County Fairgrounds, Pleasanton, CA

Band Results (Unofficial*)

Grade 2 MSR
Adjudicators: Terry Tully (Piping), Bruce Woodley (Piping), Scott Walker (Ensemble), Scott Fletcher (Drumming)
1. North Stratton Pipe Band (1, 1, 1, 3)
2. Prince Charles Pipe Band (2, 2, 3, 4)
3. Portland Metro Pipe Band (3, 6, 2, 1)
4. Wasatch & District Pipe Band (4, 3, 5, 5)
5. Great Lakes Pipe Band (5, 4, 6, 2)
6. Cameron Highlanders Pipe Band (6, 5, 4, 6)

Grade 3 Time Limit Medley
Adjudicators: Terry Tully (Piping), Bruce Woodley (Piping), Scott Walker (Ensemble), Scott Fletcher (Drumming)
1. Kevin R. Blandford Memorial Pipe Band (2, 2, 1, 2)†
2. Glengarry Pipe Band (1, 1, 2, 3)†
3. Pasadena Scottish Pipes & Drums (3, 3, 3, 1)

Grade 4 Mini MSR
Adjudicators: Bruce Woodley (Piping), Terry Tully (Piping), Scott Walker (Ensemble), Scott Fletcher (Drumming)
1. Edmonton & District Pipe Band (3, 1, 1, 1)
2. Glendora High School Pipe Band (1, 4, 2, 2)
3. Los Angeles Scottish Pipe Band (2, 5, 5, 3)
4. Wasatch & District Pipe Band (4, 2, 6, 4)
5. Cameron Highlanders Pipe Band (5, 3, 3, 6)
6. Monterey Bay Pipe Band (8, 8, 4, 7)
7. White Spot Pipe Band (6, 11, 7, 5)
8. Long Beach Pipe Band (9, 7, 10, 10)
9. Utah Pipe Band (11, 6, 9, 11)
10. Stewart Tartan Pipes & Drums (10, 9, 11, 9)
11. Irish Pipers Band of San Francisco (7, 12, 12, 8)
12. MacIntosh Pipe Band (12, 10, 8, 12)

Grade 5 Quick March Medley
Adjudicators: Ken Eller (Piping), Sean Somers (Piping), John Cairns (Ensemble), Jim Sim (Drumming)
1. Sacramento Firefighters Pipes & Drums (2, 2, 1, 1)
2. University of California Riverside Pipe Band (1, 1, 3, 2)
3. Pasadena Scottish Pipes & Drums (5, 5, 4, 4)
4. Pacific Coast Highlanders Pipe Band (8, 9, 2, 3)†
5. Kevin R. Blandford Memorial Pipe Band (3, 3, 7, 9)†
6. Cameron Highlanders Pipe Band (6, 6, 6, 6)†
7. Irish Pipers Band of San Francisco (4, 4, 8, 8)†
8. Utah Pipe Band (7, 8, 5, 5)
9. House of Scotland Pipe Band (9, 7, 9, 7)

Tie broken by ensemble preference.

Solo Results (Unofficial*) Continue reading “PLEASANTON – Unofficial Results (Saturday)”

PLEASANTON – Unofficial Results (Friday)

Caledonian Club of San Francisco Scottish Highland GamesCaledonianClubSF
Friday, September 1, 2017
Alameda County Fairgrounds, Pleasanton, CA

Solo Results (Unofficial*)

Open Piping MSR – 10 Competitors
Adjudicator: Terry Tully
1. 1552 John Lee
2. 511 Kyle Rothschild-Mancinelli
3. 1211 Austin Diepenhorst
4. 1682 Alan Clark
5. 689 Kenneth Sutherland
6. 548 James Cuthill

Open Piping Hornpipe/Jig – 10 Competitors
Adjudicator: Ken Eller
1. 511 Kyle Rothschild-Mancinelli
2. 1552 John Lee
3. 1682 Alan Clark
4. 548 James Cuthill
5. 1211 Austin Diepenhorst
6. 689 Kenneth Sutherland

Open Piobaireachd – 9 Competitors
Adjudicator: John Cairns
1. 689 Kenneth Sutherland
2. 1211 Austin Diepenhorst
3. 1552 John Lee
4. 1685 Ross Barker
5. 030 Erik Leiken
6. 1682 Alan Clark

Continue reading “PLEASANTON – Unofficial Results (Friday)”

MONTEREY – Unofficial Results (Sunday)

Monterey Scottish GamesMontereyScottishSociety
Sunday, August 6, 2017
Monterey County Fairgrounds, Monterey, CA

Band Results (Unofficial*)

Grade 4 Mini MSR
Adjudicators: Scott MacDonald (Piping), Jeff Anderson (Piping), John Partanen (Ensemble), Ed Best (Drumming)
1. Monterey Bay Pipe Band (1, 1, 1, 1)
2. MacIntosh Pipe Band (3, 2, 2, 3)†
3. Stewart Tartan Pipes & Drums (2, 3, 3, 2)

Grade 5 March, Slow March, March
Adjudicators: Scott MacDonald (Piping), Jeff Anderson (Piping), John Partanen (Ensemble), Ed Best (Drumming)
1. Sacramento Firefighters Pipes & Drums (1, 1, 1, 1)
2. Stewart Tartan Pipes & Drums (2, 2, 2, 2)

Tie broken by ensemble preference.

Solo Results (Unofficial*) Continue reading “MONTEREY – Unofficial Results (Sunday)”

MONTEREY – Unofficial Results (Saturday)

Monterey Scottish GamesMontereyScottishSociety
Saturday, August 5, 2017
Monterey County Fairgrounds, Monterey, CA

Band Results (Unofficial*)

Grade 4 Time Limit Medley
Adjudicators: John Partanen (Piping), Jeff Anderson (Piping), Scott MacDonald (Ensemble), Ed Best (Drumming)
1. MacIntosh Pipe Band (1, 1, 1, 2)
2. Monterey Bay Pipe Band (2, 2, 2, 1)

Grade 5 Quick March Medley
Adjudicators: John Partanen (Piping), Jeff Anderson (Piping), Scott MacDonald (Ensemble), Ed Best (Drumming)
1. Sacramento Firefighters Pipes & Drums (1, 1, 1, 1)
2. Stewart Tartan Pipes & Drums (2, 2, 2, 2)

Solo Results (Unofficial*) Continue reading “MONTEREY – Unofficial Results (Saturday)”

PLYMOUTH – Unofficial Results (Sunday)

Mother Lode Highland GamesMotherLodeGames
Sunday, June 11, 2017
Amador County Fairgrounds, Plymouth, CA

Band Results (Unofficial*)

Grade 4 Time Limit Medley
Adjudicators: Seumas Coyne (Piping), Campbell Naismith (Piping), Ed Best (Ensemble), Duncan McPherson (Drumming)
1. MacIntosh Pipe Band (1, 2, 1, 1)
2. Jefferson Pipe Band (2, 1, 2, 2)

Grade 5 March, Slow March, March
Adjudicators: Seumas Coyne (Piping), Campbell Naismith (Piping), Ed Best (Ensemble), Duncan McPherson (Drumming)
1. Pipes and Drums of CAL FIRE Local 2881 (1, 1, 1, 2)
2. Emerald Society Pipe Band of Ripon (3, 2, 3, 1)
3. Jefferson Pipe Band (2, 3, 2, 3)

Local Option Events (not tracked)

Drum Fanfare
Adjudicators: Ed Best, Duncan McPherson
1. MacIntosh Pipe Band

Solo Results (Unofficial*) Continue reading “PLYMOUTH – Unofficial Results (Sunday)”