Highland Dance Instructor, Kearsney Smith with Shelby Lynne Dalziel (far left) and Allanna Lee Dalziel (middle) at the ScotDance PEI Fall Fling
Check out The College’s website for the most up-to-date results from this past year (and previous years as well!). Our Highland dancers have been busy with fall competitions and the Atlantic Canada Pipe Band Association have announced their 2013 Champion Supreme winners and it's all on our results page! To find out how our students are doing, please follow this link: http://www.collegeofpiping.com/competitionresults.php. While you're on The College website, why not peruse The College photo galleries page as well. Pictures from all the competitions, fundraisers, concerts, Highland Storm and much more are up on the website! Follow this link to check those out: http://www.collegeofpiping.com/photogalleries.php.
Speaking of fundraisers...the pipe bands are not only working hard in the main hall but they are very busy fundraising as well. The pipe bands are raffling off a grand prize of two (TWO!!!) tickets to travel with them to the World Pipe Band Championships in Glasgow, Scotland in August 2014. There are over 25 additional prizes as well. Mini vacations, dinners for two and much, much more! Tickets are $20 per ticket or $50 for 3 tickets. The draw will take place on March 15th at the Silver Fox Curling and Yacht Club. You can purchase these from any
If going to Scotland isn't your thing, you can still help the bands with their fundraising efforts. They are having a meat fundraiser (sorry vegetarians) which is generously sponsored by the Summerside Butcher Shop. There are some non-animal products in the way of pies (and who doesn't love pie?!). Please check out the list below for the great products:
3 kg IQF Boneless Skinless Chicken Breasts $25.00
1.5 kg bag of big crunch chicken breast burgers $20.00
5 lbs store made medium ground beef patties $20.00
4 pcs – 5 oz marinated steaks (Montreal) $20.00
4 pcs – 8 oz Strip Loin Steaks $25.00
8 pcs – 4 oz Pork Chops $15.00
1.5 kg, pre cooked hot chicken wings $20.00
1.5 kg pre cooked mild chicken wings $20.00
9 inch pork and chicken meat pie $10.00
9 inch Apple pie $5.009 inch strawberry/rhubarb pie $5.00
See any College of Piping Pipe Band member to place your order. Orders need to be received no later than November 14th and will then be delivered to The College on November 23rd (at noon). Start your holiday feast shopping early!
The Christmas Crooner, John Gracie
Mark your calendar! John Gracie will be performing at
on Saturday, December 7th. Tickets are $10.00 and will be available from
any of our Trinity
members. This is a band fundraiser for the College of Piping
Pipe Band . The concert will start at and promises to put you in the holiday spirit! He will be singing the classic Christmas carols and regaling us with his own Christmas tales. It's an evening not to be missed! College
of Piping Pipe Bands
And finally...for all of you piping enthusiasts who want an early start to your Saturday, the Glenfiddich Invitational Piping Championships will be live streamed from Blair Castle in Blair Atholl, Scotland. The event will start at 10am GMT (an early 6am for us East coasters!) and continue throughout the day. Please follow this link for all the fun: http://new.livestream.com/thepipingcentre/events/2489930. The day will consist of the piobaireachd competition in the morning followed a break for lunch and then a double March/Strathspey/Reel competition in the afternoon. College of Piping alumnus, Iain Speirs, is the defending Glenfiddich champion as he was the overall winner at last year's event. The Glenfiddich is seen as the most prestigious piping contest in the world with only the best players being invited to play. Good luck Iain!