Peel Regional Police Pipe Band season review
19 November 2010
2010 has been a landmark year for the Peel Regional Police Pipe Band, including a period of re-growth, rededication and rekindling of its relationship with the Peel Regional Police Service.
The band’s 2010 accomplishments include:
- Alma Highland Festival (Michigan) May - 1st place U.S. Championship
- Georgetown Highland Games, June – 1st place
- Kincardine Highland Games, July – 1st place
- Oshawa International Festival, July – 1st place
- Maxville Highland Games, North American Championships – 1st place
- North Berwick Scotland, August – (March, Strathspey and Reel) – 1st place
- North Berwick Scotland, August – (Medley) – 2nd place
- Bridge of Allan Scotland, August – Best Band not on prize list
- Pipers and Pipe Band Society of Ontario – Grade 1 Champion Supreme winner
Lead Drummer Graham Brown and Pipe Major John Cairns are pictured being presented with the Pipers and Pipe Band Society Grade 1 Champion Supreme award at the Annual Awards Gala by Charlie MacDonald, President of the PPBSO. The Band Champion Supreme Award is given to the band in each grade or category with the highest average of Champion Supreme points in a PPBSO-sanctioned contest as calculated in accordance with the Rules set out by the PPSO; the band was undefeated on the Ontario contest circuit in 2010.
While the 2011 season is months away, preparation has already begun and the band is looking forward to another successful season on their new Premier Diamond Chrome HTS 800's and Professional Series mid-section in Ruby Sparkle to Black Burst Lacquer finish.
You can visit the Peel Regional Police Pipe Band website here.
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