Month: September 2015

2015/16 BCPA Membership Application/Renewal and Mini-Gatherings Online Entry Open

BCPA new memberships and membership renewals for 2015/16 are now open here. You can use the online system or print out the PDF form and mail in. Also, the 2015/16 BCPA Mini-Gatherings online entry is now open here. For the Mini-Gatherings, only online entries are accepted. Please support the Association by renewing or taking out a…

Promotions for the 2015/16 season, Mini-Gatherings, Grand Aggregate Awards, and Membership Renewal

Promotions for the 2015/16 season have been announced and are available on the Promotions page. Congratulations to all competitors for your hard work last year. The 2015/16 BCPA Mini-Gatherings will be on Saturdays November 7 and February 20 at Pitt River Middle School, Port Coquitlam, BC. The 2015 BCPA Grand Aggregate Awards ceremony will take…

The passing of Pipe Major Andy Perrie, Vancouver Police Pipe Band

Andrew “Andy” Perrie, the longest serving pipe major and band member in the history of the Vancouver Police Pipe Band passed away on September 5, 2015. Andy joined the Vancouver Police and the Vancouver Police Pipe Band in 1951, served as pipe major from 1967 to 1984, and band member until 2011. His obituary will…

Congratulations to BCPA member prize winners at Pleasanton and Braemar

BCPA would like to congratulate the following BCPA members for their achievements at the 150th Caledonian Club of San Francisco Highland Games, Pleasanton, September 5-6, and the Braemar Highland Gathering, September 5. Caledonian Club of San Francisco Highland Games Dowco Triumph Street Pipe Band – Grade 1 Overall winner – 1st Grade 1 Medley and…