On May 5 at the Chicagoland International Pipe & Tobacciana show, the 2013 National Pipe Smoking Championship was held. Highlights were Santiago Perez, from Mexico, was the overall winner at 1 hour 35 minutes and 4 seconds.
Chris Karas, Arrowhead Pipe Club, came in first place among Americans at 1 hour 14 minutes and 40 seconds. It is the first time an American has twice placed first.
Claudia Marsh, The Order Of Collegiate Pipe Smokers
, was the winner in the women's division at 48 minutes and 16 seconds.
Download all the results: 2013 UPCA Contest Results