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Old 08-12-2017, 01:42 PM   #1
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Worlds Results for 2017

1. Inverary Pipe Band (World Champions)
2. FMM
4. Scottish Power
5. SFU
6. Shotts

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Old 08-12-2017, 01:57 PM   #2
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A big shout out to two USA rival bands St. Thomas Alumni, Houston TX, and City of Dunedin,Dunedin Fl for snagging 3rd and 4th places respectively on the World's stage in Grade 2.

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Old 08-13-2017, 12:35 PM   #3
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Nice to see SFU back in the top 6!
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Old 08-15-2017, 11:44 AM   #4
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Originally Posted by Michael New View Post
Nice to see SFU back in the top 6!
Aye they bounced back well! Really liked the Powers medley, and SLOTs.

Hector the hero has a special place in my heart, and Inveraray did it proud again.

Looking at the score sheet, I was surprised at FMM only being placed 4th in the medley.
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Old 08-17-2017, 05:57 PM   #5
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Very happy for Inveraray on their win. Not surprising at all; they certainly played exceptionally well. That said: I was quite blown away by FMM's sound. A nine man front! They played fabulously, and with over 20 pipers in the circle, they sounded huge! Very impressive.

The entire event was great. All of the Grade 1 bands laid down excellent performances and were a joy to watch and listen to. I do not envy the judges their task. At such a high level of performance, I would be hard pressed to rank them.

Many congrats to Stuart Liddell and Inveraray on their victory. A great win!
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Old 08-20-2017, 07:50 PM   #6
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Hey WUSPBA folks, where's the shout out to the Keven R. Blandford Memorial Pipe Band's result at the World's... way to go Blandford congratulations from all in the HOSPB.

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