2018 February BCPA Mini-Gathering Results and Aggregates

The results of the 2018 February BCPA Mini-Gathering are now posted on the Results page. http://www.bcpipers.org/services/results/ Photos from the 2018 February BCPA Mini-Gathering are posted on the BCPA Photo Gallery. http://www.bcpipers.org/photo-albums/ Our thanks to William Kennedy for taking and posting the photos of the prize and aggregate winners, the White Spot Pipe Band for running…

2018 February BCPA Mini-Gathering Schedule

The schedule for the February 2018 BCPA Mini-Gathering is now posted here The Mini-Gathering will once again be held at Pitt River Middle School, 2070 Tyner Road, Port Coquitlam, BC, V3C 2Z1 and starts at 11:00 am. Other details are located in the Information Guide located here.  

120th Island Farms Victoria Day Parade – Victoria, BC

The Greater Victoria Festival Society is inviting bands to march with us in celebration of the 120th Island Farms Victoria Day Parade being held May 19-21, 2018 in Victoria BC. You will have the opportunity to partake in the Parade of Bands, Battle of the Drums and the International Victoria Day Parade culminating it’s 120th…

Rescheduled Celebration of Life for Terry McHardy

This is notification of a rescheduling of the Celebration of Life for Terry McHardy to Saturday February 17, 2018 at 1:00 pm at The Refinery Vancouver Event Space, 1115 Granville St, Vancouver, BC V6Z 1M1. A second Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, April 14, 2018 at 1:00 pm at the Quality Inn…

Pipe Major Needed – South Fraser Pipes and Drums

The South Fraser Pipes and Drums is in need of a Pipe Major. They also welcome any pipers who would like to join the band. The South Fraser Pipes and Drums is a small community band that meets Tuesday nights at Coghlan Hall, just off Highway 1 and 256th Street. -For more information, please contact…

Lee, Knichel, Kreger, and Kennedy capture top prizes at Winter Storm, January 12, 2018, Kansas City, MO

BCPA would like to congratulate the following BCPA members and member bands players for their competitive achievements at 2018 Winter Storm on January 12 in Kansas City, MO. Alastair Lee – 1st United States Gold Medal Piobaireachd Zephan Knichel – 1st United States Silver Medal Piobaireachd Bryce Kreger – 1st North American Grade 1 Amateur…

The passing of Terry McHardy

BCPA has been informed of the November 29 passing of Terry McHardy, a former Pipe Major of the Seaforth Cadets Pipe Band, Vancouver Police officer, and manager of J.T. McHardy’s Scottish Supplies in downtown Vancouver in the late 1960s to the early 1970s. Terry’s father was John T. McHardy, Pipe Major of the 2nd battalion…