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Judges for the PPBSO’s Online Season!

The Pipers’ & Pipe Band Society of Ontario’s online season of six events will get underway in three weeks with an international panel of seasoned judges to help support competitions. The first “games” is the Ontario Online Championships, June 12. Entry deadline for all competitions is two weeks before each contest day making May 29 (this coming Saturday!) the last day to submit your entry for the Ontario Championships.

Judges for the season have been scheduled and are as follows:

Ontario Championships – June 12, 2021 – Tyler Bridge, Ross Brown, John Cairns, Amy Garson, Michael Grey, Eddie Gorman, Bill Livingstone, Ian K MacDonald, Richard Parkes, MBE, (Northern Ireland), Stuart Samson, MBE (Scotland), Bob Worrall (Piping); Jamie Alfred (B&T); Drew Duthart (Snare)

Embro Highland Games Online – July 1, 2021 – Ian Duncan (Scotland), Chris Dodson, John Elliott, Michael Grey, Ronnie McShannon (Scotland) (Piping); Mike Cole (USA); (B&T); Graham Brown (USA) (Snare)

Kincardine Online – July 10, 2021 – Tyler Harris, Trish Kirkwood, Bill Livingstone, Calum MacDonald, Dr Angus MacDonald (Scotland) (Piping); Ryan Robertson (B&T); Steven Hill (Snare)

PPBSO Championships – July 17, 2021 – Ian K MacDonald, Glenna Mackay-Johnstone, Linda MacKay, Allan MacKenzie, Colin MacLellan (Scotland) (Piping); Stevie McQuillan (Scotland); (B&T), Mark Wilson (Northern Ireland) (Snare)

Glengarry Highland Games Online – July 31, 2021 – Norm MacDonald, Doug MacRae, Jim McGillivray, Ellen Mole, John Wilson (Scotland); Niall West (Scotland) (B&T); Paul Brown (Scotland) (Snare)

Fergus – Canadian Championships – August 14, 2021 – Heather Purvis, Jim Scott, Peter Sinclair, Dr Jack Taylor (Scotland), Brian Williamson, Bob Worrall (Piping); Trevor Buckley (Northern Ireland) (B&T), Graham Kirkwood (Snare)

“Big Kris” Bawden, Chair of the PPBSO Communications Committee and host of the the Big Morning Show on 101.1 FM will announce all prizes live on the PPBSO’s Facebook page at the end of each “games day” accompanied by video highlights of the day’s performances.