Several Ottawa Branch members were recognized in Kansas City at the Winter Storm 2012 Contest. Congratulations go to Colin Clancey of Kingston, Ontario for placing first in the United States Silver Medal Piobaireachd Competition! Adjudicators for this event were Stuart Liddell of Scotland, Bruce Gandy of Canada, and Alastair Dunn of Scotland.
Congratulations also to Iain Bell of Kingston, Ontario for placing third in the Grade 1 North American Drumming Championships. Adjudicators for this event were Jake Jorgensen of Scotland and John Fisher of Canada.
The Midwest Highland Arts Fund is an organization that promotes Scottish Highland performing arts, primarily through workshops, concerts, and competitions such as Winter Storm. The Winter Storm Contest is held annually in Kansas City.