Piping, Drumming and Pipe Bands

Scottish Heavy Events

As one of the core events of the Antigonish Highland Games, the piping and drumming competitions and the massed bands performances are not to be missed as the sounds of bagpipes and drums fill the air with the sound of our Scottish heritage.

Important Information

  • 2022 Solo Piping Registration (closed)
  • 2022 Pipe Band Registration (closed)
  • 2022 Drumming Registration (closed)
  • Order Of Play

157th antigonish highland games – piping & drumming results 

First prize winners for pipe bands, solo piping & drumming

Nova Scotia Pipe Band Championships  – Saturday, July 9 

 First Prize:

Grade 1:  78th Highlanders Halifax Citadel Pipe Band 

Grade 2: No entries  

Grade 3: The College of Piping, Summerside, PEI 

Grade 4: Dartmouth and District 

Grade 5: The College of Piping Grade 5 

 Atlantic Canada Pipe Band Championships  -Sunday, July 10 

First Prize:

Grade 1: 78th Highlander Halifax Citadel Pipe Band 

Grade 2: No entries  

Grade 3: The College of Piping, Summerside, PEI 

Grade 4: Dartmouth and District 

Grade 5: The College of Piping Grade 5 

 Solo Piping and Drumming Awards 

 Professional Piping:

 Atlantic Canadian Open Professional Piobaireachd Champion: Andrea Boyd, Ottawa 

 Open Piper of the Games: Bruce Gandy, Dartmouth 

 Professional Drumming:

Sam Ramsay, Summerside, PEI 

First Place Amateur Piping:

 Grade 1 Piping: Adam Tingskou, Fredericton, NB 

 Grade 2 Piping : Derek Reed, Arkansas, USA 

 Grade 3 Piping: Reilly Green, Fredericton, NB 

 Grade 4 Piping: Elina Richards, Halifax, NS 

 Grade 5 Piping: Ian Kelloch, Sydney, NS 

 

 First Place Amateur Drumming:

 Grade 1: Austin Trenholm, Summerside, PEI 

 Grade 2: No entries 

 Grade 3: Ceana Fleury, Fredericton, NS 

 Grade 4: Vincent Gallant-Cote, Summerside, PEI 

 Grade 5: No Entries  

full results for solo piping & drumming

Full Piping & Drumming Results:

Open:

March:

1st – Alex Gandy

2nd – Bruce Gandy

3rd – Andrea Boyd

4th – James MacHattie

5th – Blaise Theriault

6th – Trevor Kellock

Jig:

1st – James MacHattie

2nd – Bruce Gandy

3rd – Alex Gandy

4th – Andrea Boyd

5th – Trevor Kellock

6th – Blaise Theriault

 Strathspey & Reel:

1st – Alex Gandy

2nd – Bruce Gandy

3rd – James MacHattie

4th – Andrea Boyd

5th – Trevor Kellock

6th – Blaise Theriault

 Piobaireachd:

1st – Andrea Boyd

2nd – Bruce Gandy

3rd – Alex Gandy

4th – James MacHattie

5th – Blaise Theriault

6th – Trevor Kellock

 

Grade 1:

March:

1st – Adam Tingskou

2nd – Liam Murray

3rd – Gillian Blaney

4th – Brady Webb

5th – Ryan J MacNeil

6th – Jessica Theriault

Jig:

1st – Brady Webb

2nd – Adam Tingskou

3rd – Jessica Theriault

4th – Liam Murray

5th – Cameron Stewart

6th – Sarah Simpson

 Strathspey & Reel:

1st – Adam Tingskou

2nd – Gillian Blaney

3rd – Sass Bergen

4th – Karen MacLean

5th – Brady Webb

6th – Liam Murray

Piobaireachd:

1st – Brady Webb

2nd – Gillian Blaney

3rd – Sass Bergen

4th – Adam Tingskou

5th – Jessica Theriault

6th – Sarah Simpson

 

Grade 2:

March:

1st – Derek Reed

2nd – Cameron MacNeil

3rd – Doug Hamilton

4th – Bill Saul

5th – Brent J Webb

Jig:

1st – Brent J Webb

2nd – Aidan MacNeil

3rd – Cameron MacNeil

4th – Derek Reed

5th – Angela McDonell

6th – Doug Hamilton

Strathspey & Reel:

1st – Derek Reed

2nd – Aidan MacNeil

3rd – Cameron MacNeil

4th – Brent J Webb

5th – Doug Hamilton

6th – Bill Saul

Piobaireachd:

1st – Derek Reed

2nd – Aidan MacNeil

3rd – Bill Saul

4th – Doug Hamilton

5th – Cameron MacNeil

 

Grade 3:

March:

1st – Reilly Green

2nd – Jordan Chowen

3rd – Owen MacPherson

4th – Mael MacNeil

5th – Andrew Robertson

Strathspey & Reel:

1st – Owen MacPherson

2nd – Andrew Robertson

3rd – Jordan Chowen

4th – Reilly Green

5th – Mael MacNeil

 Piobaireachd:

1st – Reilly Green

2nd – Jordan Chowen

3rd – Owen MacPherson

4th – Carl Brydon

 

Grade 3,4,5 Jr. Amateur Jig:

1st– Owen MacPherson

2nd – Jay Hackney

3rd – Mael MacNeil

4th – Joshua Gregory

5th – Reilly Green

6th – Jordan Chowen

 

Grade 4:

March:

1st – Elina Richards

2nd – Mia MacInnes

3rd – Shelena B Marsh

4th – Joshua Gregory

5th – Jay Hackney

6th – Rob Mckay

Strathspey & Reel:

1st – Jay Hackney

Piobaireachd:

1st – Jay Hackney

2nd – Joshua Gregory

3rd – Rob Mckay

 

55 Piobaireachd Ground:

1st – Ian Kellock

2nd – Shelena B Marsh

 

Drumming Results:

Open:

March:

1st – Sam Ramsay

Jig:

1st – Sam Ramsay

Grade 1:

March:

1st – Austin Trenholm

2nd – Chris Griffin

Jig:

1st – Austin Trenholm

Grade 3:

March:

1st – Carter Green

2nd – Ceana Fleury

3rd – Nick Highmore

4th – Ewan MacNeil

Jig:

1st – Ceana Fleury

2nd – Ewan MacNeil

3rd – Carter Green

 

 Grade 4:

March:

1st – Vincent Gallant Côté

Grade 5:

March:

1st – Ciaran McDonald

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2022 SOLO & PIPE BAND REGISTRATION

 

Piping & Drumming Registration Information (CLOSED for 2022)

The 2022 Piping, Drumming and Pipe Band Registration is now closed for the 157th Antigonish Highland Games. 

Please complete the form below to register for the 157th Antigonish Highland Games Piping & Drumming Competition. There is a form for Solo Piping & Drumming as well as Pipe Band Competitions

The Registration Deadline is June 25th for players based in the Maritimes. For late entries, a $5.00 fee has been included.

The Order of Play is available above under important information.

A note for competitors: The competition labelled 30 Grade 1 Senior Amateur Hornpipe/Jig will be divided into two separate contests. Grade 2 Pipers will play in their own contest on Saturday morning  from 11:15 to 12:00.   Grade 1 pipers in this contest will play as shown in the order of play, on Sunday morning from 10:45- 11:45. Scott Williams will judge both contests.

 

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