WOODLAND – Unofficial Results (Sunday)

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Sunday, April 30, 2017
Yolo County Fairgrounds, Woodland, CA

Band Results (Unofficial*)

Grade 2 Time Limit Medley
Adjudicators: Colin Armstrong (Piping x2), Seumas Coyne (Ensemble), Ed Best (Drumming)
1. Prince Charles Pipe Band (1, 1, 1, 1)
2. Irish Pipers Band of San Francisco (2, 2, 2, 2)

Grade 4 Time Limit Medley
Adjudicators: Colin Armstrong (Piping x2), Seumas Coyne (Ensemble), Ed Best (Drumming)
1. Cameron Highlanders Pipe Band (1, 1, 1, 2)
2. Irish Pipers Band of San Francisco (2, 2, 2, 1)
3. MacIntosh Pipe Band (3, 3, 3, 4)
4. Jefferson Pipe Band (4, 4, 4, 5)
5. Stewart Tartan Pipes & Drums (5, 5, 5, 3)

Grade 5 March, Slow March, March
Adjudicators: Colin Armstrong (Piping), Seumas Coyne (Piping), Tom Foley (Ensemble), Ed Best (Drumming)
1. Sacramento Firefighters Pipes & Drums (2, 2, 1, 1)†
2. Pipes and Drums of CAL FIRE Local 2881 (1, 1, 2, 2)
3. Irish Pipers Band of San Francisco (3, 3, 4, 3)
4. Cameron Highlanders Pipe Band (4, 5, 3, 7)
5. House of Scotland Pipe Band (5, 4, 5, 6)
6. Stewart Tartan Pipes & Drums (7, 7, 7, 4)
7. Jefferson Pipe Band (8, 8, 6, 5)
8. Emerald Society Pipe Band of Ripon (6, 6, 8, 8)

Tie broken by ensemble preference.

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WOODLAND – Unofficial Results (Saturday)

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Saturday, April 29, 2017
Yolo County Fairgrounds, Woodland, CA

Band Results (Unofficial*)

Grade 2 MSR
Adjudicators: Glen Thompson (Piping), Colin Armstrong (Piping), Ed Best (Ensemble), Tom Foley (Drumming)
1. Prince Charles Pipe Band (1, 1, 1, 1)
2. Irish Pipers Band of San Francisco (2, 2, 2, 2)

Grade 4 Mini MSR
Adjudicators: Glen Thompson (Piping), Colin Armstrong (Piping), Ed Best (Ensemble), Tom Foley (Drumming)
1. Irish Pipers Band of San Francisco (1, 1, 3, 2)
2. Cameron Highlanders Pipe Band (3, 3, 1, 1)
3. Jefferson Pipe Band (2, 2, 4, 5)
4. Prince Charles Pipe Band (5, 5, 2, 3)
5. MacIntosh Pipe Band (4, 4, 6, 6)
6. Stewart Tartan Pipes & Drums (6, 6, 5, 4)

Grade 5 Quick March Medley
Adjudicators: Glen Thompson (Piping), Colin Armstrong (Piping), Ed Best (Ensemble), Tom Foley (Drumming)
1. Pipes and Drums of CAL FIRE Local 2881 (1, 1, 1, 5)
2. Irish Pipers Band of San Francisco (2, 2, 3, 3)
3. Cameron Highlanders Pipe Band (3, 3, 5, 2)
4. Sacramento Firefighters Pipes & Drums (5, 5, 4, 1)
5. Jefferson Pipe Band (6, 6, 2, 4)
6. House of Scotland Pipe Band (4, 4, 6, 6)

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2016 Northern Branch Champions

Grade 2 Band—Prince Charles Pipe Band
Grade 4 Band—Irish Pipers Band of San Francisco
Grade 5 Band—Irish Pipers Band of San Francisco
Open Piping & Piobaireachd—Erik Leiken
Grade 1 Piping—Brian Cooper
Grade 2 Piping & Piobaireachd—Charles Martin
Grade 3 Piping—Vincent Guinnane
Grade 4 Piping—Colin Speed
Grade 3 Piobaireachd—Donald Saraceno
Grade 4 Piobaireachd—Daryl Turner
Grade 2 Side Drumming—Andrew Koupal
Grade 3 Side Drumming—Brett Speed
Grade 4 Side Drumming—Dodger Posey
Grade 4 Tenor Drumming—Yohannah McNee
Amateur Bass Drumming—Marie Rude

Congratulations to all of our Branch Champions! Championship awards will be presented at the Awards Dinner on Saturday, January 21, 2017.

2016 WUSPBA AGM Report

A few major highlights from this year’s WUSPBA AGM in Park City, Utah:

1) The following WUSPBA bands have been upgraded for 2017:

Las Vegas Pipe Band – upgraded to Grade 4
Prince Charles Pipe Band 5 – upgraded to Grade 4
Phoenix Pipe Band – upgraded to Grade 3
Cameron Highlanders 3 – upgraded to Grade 2

2) The Southern Branch has been split into two branches: the Southern California Branch and the Desert Branch, a new branch that encompasses all of Arizona and the Las Vegas area of Nevada.

3) Drum Major competitions are now organized into three (3) grades: Adult Open, Adult Intermediate, and Juvenile.

4) Solo Tenor drumming is now organized into three (3) grades: Open, Intermediate, and Novice.

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