PHOTO GALLERY: Grand Forks Pipes & Drums’ Spring Fling

Grand Forks Pipes & Drums hosted this year's Spring Fling on May 4 and 5.

The Kootenay Kilte Pipe Band from Nelson

The Kootenay Kilte Pipe Band from Nelson



The City of Grand Forks hosted this years annual gathering of Southern Interior pipe bands, Spring Fling.

In its 29th year, the bands met on Friday night at the Royal Canadian Legion for a jig and hornpipe competition.

On May 5, bands walked through the downtown streets of Grand Forks and then presented a medley at James Donaldson Park.

Here are the awards:

6/8 March:

1) Kamloops Pipe Band Society

2) Kalamalka Highlanders Pipe Band from Vernon

3) Shuswap Pipes and Drums from Salmon Arm

Dress and Deportment:

1) Kalamalka Highlanders Pipe Band from Vernon

2) Shuswap Pipes and Drums from Salmon Arm

3) Trail Pipe Band

Medley:

1) Kamloops Pipe Band Society

2) Kalamalka Highlanders Pipe Band from Vernon

3)) Shuswap Pipes and Drums from Salmon Arm

Dance Competition:

1) Kootenay Kilties Pipe Band from Nelson

2) Kamloops Pipe Band Society

3) Trail Pipe Band

Skits:

1) Kalamalka Highlanders Pipe Band from Vernon

2) Kelowna Pipe Band Society

3) Kootenay Kilties Pipe Band from Nelson

Overall winner:

Kamloops Pipe Band Society