Month: February 2013

Border Crossings

One of the more frustrating aspects of traveling from / to the US and Canada for piping and drumming events is the border crossing. Getting a Nexus pass significantly reduces those border waits as a thorough check including fingerprint scans are done and as long as you follow the rules carefully you get a “special” lane…

Annual Dinner and Knockout Finals Tickets available for March 9th

Annual Dinner and Knockout Finals tickets are on sale now as an event through the BCPA registration site here or through Sarah McLatchy at sarah.mclatchy@hotmail.com. The top three Mini Gathering Competitors (see standings here) in each grade receive a complimentary ticket to the dinner, where they will be presented with their awards. Mini Gathering winners are…

Final Mini-Gathering results posted

See the results page for the results from Saturday’s Mini-Gathering and the final aggregate standings from the mini-gatherings. Congratulations to the mini-gathering aggregate winners: Beginning piping: Alistair Bevan Grade 5 piping: Collin Dazey Grade 4 piping: Kendrick Rutherford Grade 3 piping: Thomas Budd Grade 2 piping: Tie: Gregory MacDonald & Robyn Lakes Grade 1 piping: Liam Hilder Adult Piping: Larry Dent…

Mini-Gathering Schedule – several classes to start at 11:30

Grade 1, Grade 2 and Grade 4 Piobaireachd and Beginning drumming will all start at 11:30 am on Saturday at Pitt River middle School. Reminder to competitors who have begun within the past couple years, there’s a valuable seminar for parents and competitors at 10:30 am. The schedule is here>> and most other information is on…