Month: June 2016

Terry Lee becomes first BCPA Adjudicator to fully judge a RSPBA Championship

On May 21, 2016 BCPA Senior Adjudicator and Life Member Terry Lee became the first BCPA Adjudicator to fully judge events at a RSPBA Championship, the British Pipe Band Championship in Paisley, Scotland. Terry adjudicated the Juvenile grade and Grade 1 events.   BCPA is grateful to Stuart Letford, Editor of The Piping Times and PM…

2016 BC Highland Games IMPORTANT Instructions on Gate Entry

The BC Highland Games and Scottish Festival would like competing pipers, drummers and pipe bands, piping and drumming adjudicators, and BCPA officials, stewards and photographers to follow these IMPORTANT instructions on gate entry. Reminder of the location for the Open Piping Piobaireachd on Friday June 17 The Open Piping Piobaireachd will be at the Games…

2016 BC Highland Games Orders of Play and McCallum Bagpipes Prize Practice Chanters

The Orders of Play for the 2016 BC Highland Games & Scottish Festival are posted on the BC Pipers website here: http://www.bcpipers.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/2016BCHighlandGamesOOP.pdf They are also accessible in the Orders of Play section on the main page of the BC Pipers website http://www.bcpipers.org On June 15, the events schedules will be posted on the BC Pipers…

P/M Graham Davidson of Greighlan Crossing PB to retire at end of 2016 season; Successor search begins

After a successful piping career, which has included being a founding member of the Greighlan Crossing Pipe Band (GCPB), P/M Graham Davidson has decided to retire at the end of the 2016 season. We wish Graham the very best in the future, however, we will greatly miss his direction and friendship. Moving forward, the GCPB…