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2002 Prairie Piping Invitational Results

May 19, 2002 - Colin Clansey of Kingston, Ontario was the overall winner at the first annual Prairie Piping Invitational held in conjunction with the Regina Highland Games. The piping was of excellent calibre featuring top players from across the prairies and abroad. James MacHattie, Toronto, originally from Saskatoon, SK, was the winner of the MSR event. Competitors played an MSR selection followed by a Jig/Hornpipe selection.

Attendance for the event was exceptional as competitors played to a packed audience that was very appreciative of the wonderful performances.

Competitors:
Peter Aumonier - Oakville, ON
Colin Clansey - Kingston, ON
Mike Fitzhenry - Calgary, AB
Ann Gray - Calgary, AB
Christian Hrnyiw - Calgary, AB
Iain MacDonald - Avonlea, SK
James MacHattie - Toronto, ON
Andrew Smith - Calgary, AB
Stewart Smith - Calgary, AB

M/S/R
1st James MacHattie - "Marchioness of Tullibardine," "Blair Drummond," "Man from Glengarry"
2nd Colin Clansey - "John MacDonald of Glencoe," "Susan MacLeod," "Tom Kettles Reel"
3rd Ann Gray - "Mrs. John MacColl," "Lady Louden," "Broadford Bay"

Jig/Hornpipe
1st Colin Clansey - "Biddy from Sligo," "Hornpipe for Clansey"
2nd Stewart Smith - "Donella Beaton," "Lucy Cassidy"
3rd James MacHattie - "James MacLellan's Favourite," "Kylie MacKintosh"

The event was judged by Bob Worrall - Burlington, ON.

Special thanks to the Sons of Scotland for sponsoring the event and providing the beautiful trophy Quaich for the overall winner.