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Old 04-30-2018, 09:06 PM   #1
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Default Top North American Pipe Bands - update!

Ok, team. I need some assistance. I'm up to my eyeballs at work—seems the story of my life—and don't have time to dig to review this page which is sorely in need of an update.

If one or more of you has time to poke around the web—or maybe you just know—please post in this thread changes that need to be made for this page and I'll get about updating this week:
http://www.bagpipejourney.com/articl...ipebands.shtml

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Old 05-01-2018, 06:17 PM   #2
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Peel is now in Grade 2 from Grade 1.
Midlothian is back in Grade 2 after a bit of rebuilding in Grade 3.
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Old 05-01-2018, 06:22 PM   #3
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Burnetts & Struth is history
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Old 05-01-2018, 08:28 PM   #4
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Thanks, Pete, much appreciated. Page updated.

Anything else need to be updates? Anyone?

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Old 05-02-2018, 06:34 AM   #5
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Cameron Highlanders of San Diego have a G2 band.

LA Scots are now down to G2 from G1.
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Old 05-02-2018, 07:57 AM   #6
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Quite a few things, from what little I know:

Grade 1, EUSPBA
- Oran Mor is no more (sorry, couldn't help it)
- City of Wash. is also defunct, to my knowledge
- Sadly, I thought LAScots were the only G1 band in the US, but I guess they aren't either, now?

Grade 2, EUSPBA, additions, according to the EUSPBA site
- Atlanta Pipe Band - https://www.atlantapipeband.com/
- City of Dunedin Pipe Band - http://www.dunedinpipeband.com/
- Great Lakes Pipe Band - http://www.greatlakespipeband.org/
- MacMillan Pipe Band - https://macmillanpb.org/
- New York Metro Pipe Band - http://www.nymetropipeband.com/
- St Thomas' Alumni Pipe Band - http://www.stapipeband.com/
- Worcester Kiltie PB - http://wkpb.org/
- (MANCHESTER) ... now is Grade 3 - http://www.manchesterpb.org/

Stewart Highlanders ... I'm unsure of their current status.
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Old 05-02-2018, 05:51 PM   #7
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Penetangore is no more
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Old 05-03-2018, 10:24 PM   #8
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Thanks, I think I have all the updates now made. Thanks for everyone's help!


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Old 05-04-2018, 05:25 AM   #9
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Wasatch & District from Utah also has a Grade 2 band..
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Old 05-04-2018, 08:07 AM   #10
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Does Alberta Caledonia still exist? Haven't heard anything about them in close to a decade now.

And I think James Coyne Memorial is also defunct. There's nothing about them on the WUSPBA page anymore.
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