MONTEREY – Unofficial Results (Sunday)

Monterey Scottish Games and Celtic Festival
Sunday, July 17, 2022
Monterey County Fairgrounds, Monterey, CA

Band Results (Unofficial*)

Grade 3 MSR
Adjudicators: Terry Lee (Piping), Glen Thompson (Piping), Bruce Gandy (Ensemble), Duncan Millar (Drumming)
1. Silicon Valley Pipe Band (2, 2, 1, 1)
2. Pasadena Scottish Pipes & Drums (1, 1, 2, 3)
3. Kevin R. Blandford Memorial Pipe Band (3, 3, 3, 2)

Grade 4 MSR
Adjudicators: Terry Lee (Piping), Glen Thompson (Piping), Bruce Gandy (Ensemble), Duncan Millar (Drumming)
1. Silicon Valley Pipe Band (1, 1, 1, 2)
2. City of Angels Pipe Band (2, 2, 2, 1)
3. Jefferson Pipe Band (4, 3, 3, 4)†
4. Irish Pipers Band of San Francisco (3, 4, 4, 3)†

Grade 5 March, Slow March, March
Adjudicators: Terry Lee (Piping), Glen Thompson (Piping), Bruce Gandy (Ensemble), Duncan Millar (Drumming)
1. Prince Charles Junior Pipe Band (2, 2, 2, 1)
2. Humboldt Highlanders Pipe Band (1, 1, 1, 5)
3. Pipes and Drums of Cal Fire Local 2881 (3, 3, 3, 2)
4. Pasadena Scottish Pipes & Drums (4, 5, 4, 4)†
5. Jefferson Pipe Band (5, 4, 5, 3)†

Tie broken by ensemble preference.

Solo Results (Unofficial*)

Open Piping MSR – 6 Competitors
Adjudicator: Bruce Gandy
1. John Dew
2. Alastair Lee
3. Nick Hudson
4. Ross Miller
5. 586 Charlie Morris
6. 1211 Austin Diepenhorst

Open Piping Hornpipe/Jig – 6 Competitors
Adjudicator: Ken Sutherland
1. John Dew
2. Alastair Lee
3. Ross Miller
4. Nick Hudson
5. 1211 Austin Diepenhorst
6. 586 Charlie Morris

Grade 2 Piping MSR – 10 Competitors
Adjudicator: Terry Lee
1. 1941 Gavin Guidotti
2. 1977 Noah Matthew Mittwer
3. 1399 Malachi Johannsen
4. 261 Becky Saraceno
5. 2150 Iain MacKay
6. 2166 Alexander Lentz

Grade 2 Piping Hornpipe/Jig – 10 Competitors
Adjudicator: Glen Thompson
1. 1399 Malachi Johannsen
2. 1734 Connor Studulski
3. 1941 Gavin Guidotti
4. 2166 Alexander Lentz
5. 1977 Noah Matthew Mittwer
6. 2180 Amber Tussing

Grade 2 Piping 6/8 March – 10 Competitors
Adjudicator: Glen Thompson
1. 2150 Iain MacKay
2. 2166 Alexander Lentz
3. 1941 Gavin Guidotti
4. 1399 Malachi Johannsen
5. 1734 Connor Studulski
6. 1547 Brandon Ward

Open Piobaireachd – 6 Competitors
Adjudicator: Bruce Gandy
1. Alastair Lee
2. Nick Hudson
3. John Dew
4. 1211 Austin Diepenhorst
5. Ross Miller
6. 586 Charlie Morris

Grade 2 Piobaireachd – 9 Competitors
Adjudicator: Ken Sutherland
1. 1941 Gavin Guidotti
2. 2166 Alexander Lentz
3. 1399 Malachi Johannsen
4. 1977 Noah Matthew Mittwer
5. 1734 Connor Studulski
6. 1205 Ted Hales

*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.

MONTEREY – Unofficial Results (Saturday)

Monterey Scottish Games and Celtic Festival
Saturday, July 16, 2022
Monterey County Fairgrounds, Monterey, CA

Band Results (Unofficial*)

Grade 3 Time Limit Medley
Adjudicators: Bruce Gandy (Piping), Glen Thompson (Piping), Terry Lee (Ensemble), Duncan Millar (Drumming)
1. Silicon Valley Pipe Band (1, 1, 1, 1)
2. Kevin R. Blandford Memorial Pipe Band (2, 2, 2, 2)
3. Pasadena Scottish Pipes & Drums (3, 3, 3, 3)

Grade 4 Time Limit Medley
Adjudicators: Bruce Gandy (Piping), Glen Thompson (Piping), Terry Lee (Ensemble), Duncan Millar (Drumming)
1. Silicon Valley Pipe Band (1, 1, 1, 2)
2. City of Angels Pipe Band (3, 3, 2, 1)
3. Jefferson Pipe Band (2, 2, 3, 3)
4. Irish Pipers Band of San Francisco (4, 4, 4, 4)

Grade 5 Quick March Medley
Adjudicators: Bruce Gandy (Piping), Glen Thompson (Piping), Terry Lee (Ensemble), Duncan Millar (Drumming)
1. Prince Charles Junior Pipe Band (2, 1, 1, 1)
2. Pipes and Drums of Cal Fire Local 2881 (1, 2, 2, 2)
3. Humboldt Highlanders Pipe Band (4, 5, 3, 3)
4. Pasadena Scottish Pipes & Drums (3, 3, 5, 5)
5. Jefferson Pipe Band (5, 4, 4, 4)

Solo Results (Unofficial*)

Grade 1 Piping MSR – 6 Competitors
Adjudicator: Bruce Gandy
1. 147 Mason Parsons
2. 046 Abraham McCarty
3. 037 Brian Cooper
4. 1521 Adam Blaine
5. 388 Charles Martin

Grade 1 Piping Hornpipe/Jig – 6 Competitors
Adjudicator: Bruce Gandy
1. 147 Mason Parsons
2. 037 Brian Cooper
3. 2118 Ryan Parker
4. 046 Abraham McCarty
5. 388 Charles Martin
6. 1521 Adam Blaine

Grade 3 Piping 2/4 March – 16 Competitors
Adjudicator: Glen Thompson
1. 2193 Martin Johnson
2. 2097 Katya Teodorovich
3. 2332 Ignacio Solis
4. 1825 Olivia Siemer
5. 1381 Brian Schwartzberg
6. 474 Karen McIlvena

Grade 3 Piping Strathspey/Reel – 16 Competitors
Adjudicator: Alastair Lee
1. 2097 Katya Teodorovich
2. 1686 Brian Neal
3. 384 Karl Morton
4. 474 Karen McIlvena
5. 774 Carrie Wigham
6. 311 Eben ‘Matt’ McElhinny

Grade 3 Piping Jig – 15 Competitors
Adjudicator: Terry Lee
1. 2097 Katya Teodorovich
2. 1825 Olivia Siemer
3. 2332 Ignacio Solis
4. 1686 Brian Neal
5. 1381 Brian Schwartzberg
6. 2193 Martin Johnson

Grade 4 Piping 2/4 March – 14 Competitors
Adjudicator: Terry Lee
1. 796 Monty Messenger
2. 1580 Katherine Strausser
3. 2045 Lara Thomsen
4. 1392 Thomas Harkins
5. 1629 Randall White
6. 1659 Arthur LeClaire

Grade 4 Piping Slow March – 14 Competitors
Adjudicator: Bruce Gandy
1. 2045 Lara Thomsen
2. 2087 Henry Cooper
3. 1580 Katherine Strausser
4. 796 Monty Messenger
5. 1629 Randall White
6. 837 Molly Navarro-Skinner

Grade 1 Piobaireachd – 4 Competitors
Adjudicator: Alastair Lee
1. 046 Abraham McCarty
2. 1521 Adam Blaine
3. 147 Mason Parsons
4. 388 Charles Martin

Grade 3 Piobaireachd – 13 Competitors
Adjudicator: Nick Hudson
1. 1825 Olivia Siemer
2. 1580 Katherine Strausser
3. 2097 Katya Teodorovich
4. 1686 Brian Neal
5. 2332 Ignacio Solis
6. 774 Carrie Wigham

Grade 4 Piobaireachd – 9 Competitors
Adjudicator: Glen Thompson
1. 1392 Thomas Harkins
2. 1629 Randall White
3. 2045 Lara Thomsen
4. 796 Monty Messenger
5. 1988 Kathleen Elwood
6. 1736 Emily Bergman

Grade 2 Snare Drumming MSR – 1 Competitor
Adjudicator: Duncan Millar
1. 150 Alex Toledo

Grade 3 Snare Drumming 2/4 March – 2 Competitors
Adjudicator: Duncan Millar
1. 1335 Dodger Posey
2. 1613 Ulises Reyes

Grade 4 Snare Drumming 2/4 March – 3 Competitors
Adjudicator: Duncan Millar
1. 2088 William Cooper
2. 1974 Ethan Walsh
3. 2112 Caleb Guidotti

Novice Tenor Drumming 2/4 March – 1 Competitor
Adjudicator: Duncan Millar
1. 1335 Dodger Posey

Open Bass Drumming MSR – 1 Competitor
Adjudicator: Duncan Millar
1. 383 Jeff Gordon

*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.

PIPES & PUBS #2 – Unofficial Results

Pipes and Pubs #2: Tilted Mash BrewingTiltedMashBrewing
Saturday, June 11, 2022
Tilted Mash Brewing, Elk Grove, CA

Solo Results (Unofficial*)

Grade 2 Piping MSR – 1 Competitor
Adjudicator: Ryan Murray
1. 1399 Malachi Johannsen

Grade 2 Piping Hornpipe/Jig – 1 Competitor
Adjudicator: Liz Tubbs
1. 1399 Malachi Johannsen

Grade 2 Piping 6/8 March – 1 Competitor
Adjudicator: Liz Tubbs
1. 1399 Malachi Johannsen

Grade 3 Piping 2/4 March – 6 Competitors
Adjudicator: Ryan Murray
1. 1874 Colin Thurber
2.  355 Bruce Locken
3.  170 Daryl Turner
4.  479 Wesley Weber
5. 1894 George Macdonald
6. 1596 Robert Buck

Grade 3 Piping Strathspey/Reel – 6 Competitors
Adjudicator: Ryan Murray
1.  355 Bruce Locken
2. 1874 Colin Thurber
3. 1894 George Macdonald
4. 1596 Robert Buck
5.  479 Wesley Weber

Grade 3 Piping Jig – 5 Competitors
Adjudicator: Liz Tubbs
1. 1874 Colin Thurber
2. 1596 Robert Buck
3.  170 Daryl Turner
4. 1894 George Macdonald

Grade 4 Piping 2/4 March – 3 Competitors
Adjudicator: Ryan Murray
1. 1659 Art Leclaire
2.  872 Neil Henderson
3. 2245 Geoffrey Ingram

Grade 4 Piping Slow March – 4 Competitors
Adjudicator: Liz Tubbs
1. 1659 Art Leclaire
2.  872 Neil Henderson
3. 2295 Andrew Evans
4. 2245 Geoffrey Ingram

Grade 4 Piping 6/8 March – 2 Competitors
Adjudicator: Liz Tubbs
1.  872 Neil Henderson
2. 2295 Andrew Evans

Local Option Events (not tracked)

Grade 1 Piping MSR – 2 Competitors
Adjudicator: Ryan Murray
1. Abraham McCarty
2. Steven McElhaney

Grade 1 Piping Hornpipe/Jig – 2 Competitors
Adjudicator: Ryan Murray
1. Steven McElhaney
2. Abraham McCarty

Grade 1 Piping 6/8 March – 2 Competitors
Adjudicator: Ryan Murray
1. Steven McElhaney
2. Abraham McCarty

*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.

PIPES & PUBS #1 – Unofficial Results

Pipes and Pubs #1: Flatland Brewing CompanyFlatlandBrewing
Saturday, May 7, 2022
Flatland Brewing Company, Elk Grove, CA

Solo Results (Unofficial*)

Grade 1 Piping MSR – 1 Competitor
Adjudicator: Glen Thompson
1. 2034 Abraham McCarty

Grade 1 Piping Hornpipe/Jig – 1 Competitor
Adjudicator: Glen Thompson
1. 2034 Abraham McCarty

Grade 2 Piping MSR – 1 Competitor
Adjudicator: Glen Thompson
1. 1399 Malachi Johannsen

Grade 2 Piping Hornpipe/Jig – 1 Competitor
Adjudicator: Liz Tubbs
1. 1399 Malachi Johannsen

Grade 3 Piping 2/4 March – 5 Competitors
Adjudicator: Glen Thompson
1. 1874 Colin Thurber
2.   774 Carrie Wigham
3. 1596 Robert Buck
4. 1894 George Macdonald

Grade 3 Piping Strathspey/Reel – 4 Competitors
Adjudicator: Liz Tubbs
1. 1874 Colin Thurber
2.   774 Carrie Wigham
3. 1894 George Macdonald

Grade 4 Piping 2/4 March – 3 Competitors
Adjudicator: Liz Tubbs
1. 1659 Art Leclaire
2.   704 Paul Mark Howell
3.   872 Neil Henderson

Grade 4 Piping Slow March – 3 Competitors
Adjudicator: Liz Tubbs
1.   704 Paul Mark Howell
2. 1659 Art Leclaire
3.   872 Neil Henderson

Grade 1 Piobaireachd – 1 Competitor
Adjudicator: Glen Thompson
1. 2034 Abraham McCarty

Grade 2 Piobaireachd – 1 Competitor
Adjudicator: Glen Thompson
1. 1399 Malachi Johannsen

Grade 3 Piobaireachd – 3 Competitors
Adjudicator: Glen Thompson
1. 1874 Colin Thurber
2.   774 Carrie Wigham
3. 1596 Robert Buck

*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.

REDDING – Unofficial Results (Sunday)

Redding Bagpipe Competitionstflorianpiperssoc
Sunday, March 6, 2022
Red Lion Hotel, Redding, CA

Solo Results (Unofficial*)

Open Piping MSR (online contest) – 5 Competitors
Adjudicator: Bruce Gandy
1. Stuart Robinson
2. Dick Lachie
3. Charlie Morris
4. Mark Elliott
5. Tony Adkins

Open Piping Hornpipe/Jig (online contest) – 4 Competitors
Adjudicator: Jack Lee
1. Dick Lachie
2. Charlie Morris
3. Stuart Robinson
4. Tony Adkins

Open Piobaireachd (online contest) – 5 Competitors
Adjudicator: Seumas Coyne
1. Dick Lachie
2. Charlie Morris
3. Mark Elliott
4. Tony Adkins
5. Stuart Robinson Continue reading “REDDING – Unofficial Results (Sunday)”

REDDING – Unofficial Results (Saturday)

Redding Bagpipe Competitionstflorianpiperssoc
Saturday, March 5, 2022
Red Lion Hotel, Redding, CA

Solo Results (Unofficial*)

Grade 1 Piping MSR – 4 Competitors
Adjudicator: Seumas Coyne
1. 2034 Abraham McCarty
2.  037 Brian Cooper
3. 2118 Ryan Parker
4.  388 Charles Martin

Grade 1 Piping Hornpipe/Jig – 4 Competitors
Adjudicator: Jack Lee
1. 2034 Abraham McCarty
2.  037 Brian Cooper
3. 2118 Ryan Parker
4.  388 Charles Martin

Grade 1 Piping 6/8 March – 4 Competitors
Adjudicator: Bruce Gandy
1.  388 Charles Martin
2. 2034 Abraham McCarty
3.  037 Brian Cooper
4. 2118 Ryan Parker Continue reading “REDDING – Unofficial Results (Saturday)”

2021 Northern Branch Champions

Grade 3 Band—Silicon Valley Pipe Bandwuspbanblogo_textonly
Grade 4 Band—Jefferson Pipe Band
Grade 5 Band—Prince Charles Pipe Band & City of Sacramento Pipe Band
Open Piobaireachd—Ryan Murray
Grade 1 Piping & Piobaireachd—Adam Blaine
Grade 2 Piping & Piobaireachd—Malachi Johannsen
Grade 3 Piping—Gavin Guidotti
Grade 3 Piobaireachd—Gavin Guidotti & Colin Thurber
Grade 4 Piping—Rhett Grant
Grade 4 Piobaireachd—Katherine Strausser
Grade 1 Side Drumming—Patrick ‘Gus’ Steuber
Grade 3 Side Drumming—Darin Talcott
Grade 4 Side Drumming—William Cooper
Novice Tenor Drumming—Haley Nash
Intermediate Bass Drumming—Brendan O’Leary
Novice Bass Drumming—Gail Muldrow

Congratulations to all of our Branch Champions! Championship awards will be mailed in the coming weeks.

Northern Branch AGM: January 30, 2022

Date: Sunday, January 30, 2022
Time: 7:00pm
Location: Online Virtual Meeting – Zoom link

Zoom session will open at 6:45pm

All 2021 WUSPBA Northern Branch members are invited and encouraged to attend the Northern Branch AGM.

Agenda

  • Call to order, establish quorum
  • Presentation of Awards for the 2021 Northern Branch Aggregate Winners
  • Review of the year 2021
  • Planning events for 2022: monthly meetings and online solos
  • Election of Northern Branch Officers: Vice President & Secretary
    • Nominations may be submitted in advance to Secretary Wes Weber at wesweberjr@gmail.com, no later than Saturday, January 15, 2022. Nominations will also be accepted from the floor.
  • New business—Amendments to Northern Branch By-Laws
    • Proposed amendments must be submitted in writing to Secretary Wes Weber at wesweberjr@gmail.com, no later than Saturday, January 15, 2022.
  • Adjourn

For more information, see the AGM page.