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.

NORCAL FALL – Unofficial Results

NorCal Fall Online SolosNB-WUSPBA-Solos-2021-Fall
Saturday, October 9, 2021
Online Contest

Solo Results (Unofficial*)

Grade 1 Piping MSR – 3 Competitors
Adjudicator: Ken Sutherland
1.   037 Brian Cooper
2. 2034 Abraham McCarty
3. 2122 Michael Trenor

Grade 1 Piping Hornpipe/Jig – 3 Competitors
Adjudicator: Seumas Coyne
1.   037 Brian Cooper
2. 2122 Michael Trenor
3. 2034 Abraham McCarty

Grade 1 Piping 6/8 March – 3 Competitors
Adjudicator: Ken Sutherland
1.   037 Brian Cooper
2. 2034 Abraham McCarty
3. 2122 Michael Trenor

Continue reading “NORCAL FALL – Unofficial Results”

Sticks and Chanters Online School – Scholarships Available

A limited number of scholarships are available to Northern Branch members who are interested in participating in WUSPBA’s “Sticks and Chanters” Online School, November 6-7, 2021, but need assistance with the registration fee. Recipients and amounts of scholarships will be determined based on need.

To request a scholarship, contact Northern Branch President Erin Berta at nb@wuspba.org by October 15, 2021.

PLEASANTON – Unofficial Results (Sunday)

Caledonian Club of San Francisco Scottish Highland GamesCaledonianClubSF
Sunday, September 5, 2021
Alameda County Fairgrounds, Pleasanton, CA

Band Results (Unofficial*)

Grade 3 MSR
Adjudicators: Jamie Cuthill (Piping), Ryan Murray (Piping), Campbell Naismith (Ensemble), Ed Best (Drumming)
1. Silicon Valley Pipe Band (1, 1, 1, 1)

Grade 4 Time Limit Medley
Adjudicators: Jamie Cuthill (Piping), Ryan Murray (Piping), Campbell Naismith (Ensemble), Ed Best (Drumming)
1. Jefferson Pipe Band (1, 2, 1, 1)
2. Silicon Valley Pipe Band (2, 1, 2, 2)

Grade 5 March, Slow March, March
Adjudicators: Jamie Cuthill (Piping), Ryan Murray (Piping), Campbell Naismith (Ensemble), Ed Best (Drumming)
1. City of Sacramento Pipe Band (1, 2, 2, 1)
2. Prince Charles Pipe Band (3, 1, 1, 3)
3. Utah Pipe Band (2, 3, 3, 5)
4. Jefferson Pipe Band (5, 4, 4, 2)
5. Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office Pipe Band (4, 5, 5, 4) Continue reading “PLEASANTON – Unofficial Results (Sunday)”