PIPES & PUBS #2 – Unofficial Results

Pipes and Pubs #2: Tilted Mash BrewingTiltedMashBrewing
Saturday, June 12, 2021
Tilted Mash Brewing, Elk Grove, CA

Solo Results (Unofficial*)

Grade 2 Piping MSR – 2 Competitors
Adjudicator: Ken Sutherland
1. 1399 Malachi Johannsen
2. 1205 Ted Hales

Grade 2 Piping Hornpipe/Jig – 2 Competitors
Adjudicator: Liz Tubbs
1. 1399 Malachi Johannsen
2. 1205 Ted Hales

Grade 3 Piping 2/4 March – 3 Competitors
Adjudicator: Ken Sutherland
1. 1596 Robert Buck
2.   479 Wesley Weber
3.   170 Daryl Turner

Grade 3 Piping Strathspey/Reel – 3 Competitors
Adjudicator: Liz Tubbs
1. 1596 Robert Buck
2.   479 Wesley Weber
3.   170 Daryl Turner

Grade 3 Piping Jig – 2 Competitors
Adjudicator: Ken Sutherland
1.   170 Daryl Turner
2. 1596 Robert Buck

Grade 4 Piping 2/4 March – 2 Competitors
Adjudicator: Ken Sutherland
1.  872 Neil Henderson
2.  072 Craig Farley

Grade 4 Piping Slow March – 2 Competitors
Adjudicator: Ryan Murray
1.  072 Craig Farley
2.  872 Neil Henderson

Grade 2 Piobaireachd – 2 Competitors
Adjudicator: Ryan Murray
1. 1205 Ted Hales
2. 1399 Malachi Johannsen

Grade 3 Piobaireachd – 3 Competitors
Adjudicator: Ryan Murray
1.   170 Daryl Turner
2. 1596 Robert Buck
3.   479 Wesley Weber

Grade 4 Piobaireachd – 1 Competitor
Adjudicator: Ken Sutherland
1.  072 Craig Farley

*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 8, 2021
Online Contest

Solo Results (Unofficial*)

Stewarded Live Events

Grade 2 Piping MSR – 3 Competitors
Adjudicator: Ryan Murray
1. 1399 Malachi Johannsen
2. 1205 Ted Hales
3. 1547 Brandon Ward

Grade 2 Piping Hornpipe/Jig – 3 Competitors
Adjudicator: Ryan Murray
1. 1399 Malachi Johannsen
2. 1547 Brandon Ward
3. 1205 Ted Hales

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NORCAL SPRING – Unofficial Results

NorCal Spring Online SolosNB-WUSPBA-Solos-2021-Spring
Saturday, April 24, 2021
Online Contest

Solo Results (Unofficial*)

Stewarded Live Events

Open Piping MSR – 2 Competitors
Adjudicator: Glen Thompson
1.   586 Charlie Morris 
2.   030 Erik Leiken 

Open Piping Hornpipe/Jig – 2 Competitors
Adjudicator: Jeff Anderson
1.   586 Charlie Morris 
2.   030 Erik Leiken

Open Piobaireachd – 2 Competitors
Adjudicator: Glen Thompson
1.   586 Charlie Morris 
2.   030 Erik Leiken 

Grade 1 Piping MSR – 6 Competitors
Adjudicator: Jeff Anderson
1. 1521 Adam Blaine
2. 2118 Ryan Parker
3.   448 Melissa Bautz 
4.   037 Brian Cooper 
5. 2122 Michael Trenor
6.   388 Charles Martin 

Grade 1 Piping Hornpipe/Jig – 6 Competitors
Adjudicator: Glen Thompson
1. 1521 Adam Blaine 
2. 2122 Michael Trenor 
3. 2118 Ryan Parker 
4.   448 Melissa Bautz 
5.   037 Brian Cooper 
6.   388 Charles Martin 

Grade 1 Piping 6/8 March – 6 Competitors
Adjudicator: Jeff Anderson
1.   037 Brian Cooper
2. 1521 Adam Blaine 
3. 2118 Ryan Parker 
4.   448 Melissa Bautz 
5.   388 Charles Martin 
6. 2122 Michael Trenor

Grade 2 Piping MSR – 5 Competitors
Adjudicator: Jeff Anderson
1. 1399 Malachi Johannsen
2. 2111 Andrea Jones
3. 1547 Brandon Ward
4. 2116 Dagmar Pesta

Grade 2 Piping Hornpipe/Jig – 5 Competitors
Adjudicator: Janice Richey
1. 1399 Malachi Johannsen
2. 2111 Andrea Jones
3. 1547 Brandon Ward
4.   261 Becky Saraceno 
5. 2116 Dagmar Pesta

Grade 2 Piping 6/8 March – 5 Competitors
Adjudicator: Glen Thompson
1. 1399 Malachi Johannsen
2. 2111 Andrea Jones
3. 1547 Brandon Ward
4. 2116 Dagmar Pesta

Grade 3 Piping 2/4 March (Leet A) – 11 Competitors
Adjudicator: Darrell Calvillo
1. 1941 Gavin Guidotti
2. 1354 Russell Berryman
3.   457 Ryan Rickard
4.   730 Alan Wood
5.   474 Karen McIlvena
6.   263 Donald Saraceno

Grade 3 Piping 2/4 March (Leet B) – 9 Competitors
Adjudicator: Janice Richey
1.   169 Chelsea Wells
2. 2100 Gabrielle Neal
3.   774 Carrie Wigham
4.   327 David Carlson
5. 1942 Michael Swan
6.   009 Steven Coontz

Grade 3 Piping Strathspey/Reel (Leet A) – 11 Competitors
Adjudicator: Janice Richey
1. 1941 Gavin Guidotti
2.   730 Alan Wood
3. 1354 Russell Berryman
4.   457 Ryan Rickard
5. 1596 Robert Buck
6.   056 Richard Hood

Grade 3 Piping Strathspey/Reel (Leet B) – 9 Competitors
Adjudicator: Darrell Calvillo
1.   169 Chelsea Wells
2. 2100 Gabrielle Neal
3.   669 Andrew Murphey
4.   774 Carrie Wigham
5.   384 Karl Morton
6.   009 Steven Coontz

Grade 3 Piping Jig (Leet A) – 8 Competitors
Adjudicator: Jeff Anderson
1. 1941 Gavin Guidotti
2. 730 Alan Wood
3. 457 Ryan Rickard
4. 263 Donald Saraceno
5. 474 Karen McIlvena
6. 1686 Brian Neal

Grade 3 Piping Jig (Leet B) – 5 Competitors
Adjudicator: Glen Thompson
1. 1874 Colin Thurber
2. 2100 Gabrielle Neal
3.   774 Carrie Wigham
4.   009 Steven Coontz
5.   669 Andrew Murphey

Pre-recorded Events

Grade 1 Piobaireachd – 5 Competitors
Adjudicator: Glen Thompson
1. 1521 Adam Blaine
2.   401 Eric Albert
3. 2122 Michael Trenor
4.   448 Melissa Bautz
5.   388 Charles Martin

Grade 2 Piobaireachd – 7 Competitors
Adjudicator: Darrell Calvillo
1. 2116 Dagmar Pesta
2.   730 Alan Wood
3. 1399 Malachi Johannsen
4. 2111 Andrea Jones
5.   261 Becky Saraceno
6. 1547 Brandon Ward

Grade 3 Piobaireachd (Leet A) – 8 Competitors
Adjudicator: Glen Thompson
1.   457 Ryan Rickard 
2. 1941 Gavin Guidotti 
3. 1686 Brian Neal 
4. 1596 Robert Buck 
5.   263 Donald Saraceno 
6.   056 Richard Hood 

Grade 3 Piobaireachd (Leet B) – 6 Competitors
Adjudicator: Jeff Anderson
1. 2100 Gabrielle Neal
2.   774 Carrie Wigham
3.   327 David Carlson
4.   009 Steven Coontz
5. 1874 Colin Thurber
6.   669 Andrew Murphey

Grade 4 Piping 2/4 March – 12 Competitors
Adjudicator: Janice Richey
1. 2124 Rhett Grant
2. 1946 Amelia Bloom
3. 2042 Gracelyn Stoller
4. 1951 Patrick Grout 
5. 2146 Annika Snow 
6. 2104 Rupert Chen 

Grade 4 Piping Slow March – 13 Competitors
Adjudicator: Darrell Calvillo
1. 2124 Rhett Grant
2. 2042 Gracelyn Stoller
3. 1580 Katherine Strausser
4. 1951 Patrick Grout 
5. 1948 Alexander Bloom
6. 1946 Amelia Bloom

Grade 4 Piping 6/8 March – 7 Competitors
Adjudicator: Glen Thompson
1. 1922 Lettie Smith 
2. 1580 Katherine Strausser 
3. 2042 Gracelyn Stoller 
4. 2045 Lara Thomsen 
5. 1951 Patrick Grout 
6.   610 Laurie Robison 

Grade 4 Piobaireachd – 8 Competitors
Adjudicator: Jeff Anderson
1. 1580 Katherine Strausser 
2. 1946 Amelia Bloom
3.   610 Laurie Robison
4. 2042 Gracelyn Stoller
5.   996 Linda Lindsay
6. 1948 Alexander Bloom

Grade 3 Snare Drumming 2/4 March – 4 Competitors
Adjudicator: William ‘BJ’ Gunn
1. 1732 Darin Talcott
2. 2114 Robert Perry
3. 2023 Lesley Kucharski
4. 1389 Jeremiah Butterworth

Grade 3 Snare Drumming Strathspey/Reel – 3 Competitors
Adjudicator: William ‘BJ’ Gunn
1. 1732 Darin Talcott
2. 1389 Jeremiah Butterworth
3. 2114 Robert Perry

Grade 4 Snare Drumming 2/4 March – 5 Competitors
Adjudicator: William ‘BJ’ Gunn
1. 1904 Henry Bautz
2. 2152 Michael White
3. 1511 Stuart Cornelius
4. 2112 Caleb Guidotti

Grade 4 Snare Drumming 6/8 March – 3 Competitors
Adjudicator: William ‘BJ’ Gunn
1. 1904 Henry Bautz
2. 1511 Stuart Cornelius
3. 2112 Caleb Guidotti

Novice Tenor Drumming 2/4 March – 2 Competitors
Adjudicator: William ‘BJ’ Gunn
1. 2119 Felicia Lelli
2. 1902 Callum Butterworth

Novice Tenor Drumming 6/8 March – 1 Competitor
Adjudicator: William ‘BJ’ Gunn
1. 1902 Callum Butterworth

Local Option Events

Grade 5 Practice Chanter March – 5 Competitors
Adjudicator: Darrell Calvillo
1. Chloe Bloom
2. Augusta Chen
3. Brian Muir
4. Sara Hufford
5. Kirsten Murtagh

Overall Grade Winners for the Contest (not tracked)
Grade 1 Piping – Adam Blaine
Grade 2 Piping – Malachi Johannsen
Grade 3 Piping (Leet A) – Gavin Guidotti
Grade 3 Piping (Leet B) – Gabrielle Neal
Grade 4 Piping – Gracelyn Stoller
Grade 3 Snare Drumming – Darin Talcott
Grade 4 Snare Drumming – Henry Bautz
Novice Tenor Drumming – Callum Butterworth

Special Recognition by the Contest Sponsor

Best Dressed Competitors
Charles Martin and Laurie Robison

*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

Redding Bagpipe Competitionstflorianpiperssoc
Saturday, March 6, 2021
Online Contest

Solo Results (Unofficial*)

Stewarded Live Events

Open Piping MSR – 7 Competitors
Adjudicator: Terry Lee
1. —— Callum Wynd
2. 1567 Teddy Krogh
3. —— Andrew Donlon
4. **disqualified**
5. 1855 Tony Adkins
6. —— Brad Davidson

Open Piping Hornpipe/Jig – 6 Competitors
Adjudicator: Jack Lee
1. 1567 Teddy Krogh
2. —— Andrew Donlon
3. **disqualified**
4. —— Callum Wynd
5. —— Mark Elliott
6. 1855 Tony Adkins

Open Piping 6/8 March – 7 Competitors
Adjudicator: Bruce Gandy
1. —— Andrew Donlon
2. 1567 Teddy Krogh
3. —— Callum Wynd
4. **disqualified**
5. 1855 Tony Adkins
6. —— Brad Davidson

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NORCAL WINTER – Unofficial Results

NorCal Winter Online SolosNB-WUSPBA-Solos-2021-Winter
Saturday, February 20, 2021
Online Contest

Solo Results (Unofficial*)

Stewarded Live Events

Grade 1 Piping 2/4 March – 5 Competitors
Adjudicator: Colin Berta
1.   037 Brian Cooper (California)
2. 1919 Trevor DeMass (Utah)
3. 2122 Michael Trenor (Ohio)
4. 1521 Adam Blaine (California)
5.   388 Charles Martin (California)

Grade 1 Piping Strathspey/Reel – 5 Competitors
Adjudicator: Jamie Cuthill
1. 1919 Trevor DeMass (Utah)
2. 2122 Michael Trenor (Ohio)
3. 1521 Adam Blaine (California)
4.   037 Brian Cooper (California)
5.   388 Charles Martin (California)

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November 2020 AGM Report

The Northern Branch AGM was held Saturday, November 14, 2020, via Zoom video conference.

Northern Branch Officers Elected:
President – Erin Berta
Treasurer – Amy Johannsen

Amendment to Northern Branch Bylaws:
Participation in Activities and Services – PASSED

Outgoing President Craig Farley recognized the City of Sacramento Pipe Band, Redding Bagpipe Competition, and West Coast Pipers for being among the first organizations to provide online solo competitions when traditional contests began getting cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

2020 WUSPBA AGM Report

Highlights from this year’s WUSPBA AGM, hosted online via Zoom video conferencing on October 24, 2020:

Officers Elected

  • Vice President: Larry Erdmann
  • Sanctioning Secretary: Tyler Johnson
  • Solo Registrar: Cathy Erdmann

Bylaw Proposals

  • Officers and Directors – PASSED (as amended)
  • Quorum at Special Meetings – PASSED

Contest Rule Proposals

  • Adjudicators Fees – PASSED (as amended)
  • Virtual Contest – PASSED (as amended)
    • Sanctioned solo contests may now be either online contests or traditional in-person contests
    • Aggregate points from all contests will be compiled together

The new WUSPBA Member Protection Policy has been adopted by the membership. The final version differs somewhat from the version originally posted.

Northern Branch AGM 2020 Nov 14th 7pm (updated)

This years AGM will be an online event due to COVID. The zoom link will be posted a week prior to the meeting.

Northern Branch Annual General Meeting (AGM)

Date:        Saturday, November 14th 2020

Time:        7:00 pm

Location:  Online Virtual Meeting

Link will be posted by Nov 9, 2020

Northern Branch Annual General Meeting (AGM) – 7:00pm

Zoom session opens at 6:45

All 2020 WUSPBA Northern Branch members are invited and encouraged to attend the Northern Branch AGM.

Agenda

  • Call to order, establish quorum
  • Officer introductions / reports
  • Updates from the 2020 WUSPBA AGM
  • Overview of Northern Branch events for the coming year
  • Election of Northern Branch Officers: President & Treasurer
    • Nominations may be submitted in advance to Secretary Wes Weber at wesweberjr@gmail.com, no later than Saturday, October 31, 2020. Nominations will also be accepted from the floor. (Updated Submission Deadline)
  • 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, October 31, 2020. (Updated Submission Deadline)
  • Certificates of Appreciation
  • Open comment period
  • Adjourn