Category: Competitions

Mini-Meet competition and workshop on Vancouver Island May 4th

 The Victoria Highland Games Association and the Vancouver Island Pipers Club are sponsoring a Mini-Meet competition and workshop for pipers and drummers on Vancouver Island May 4th. Piping and Drumming adjudicators John Fisher, James P. Troy and Simone Reid will be running the workshops in the afternoon. Get the details and register here>>

Annual Gathering final planning in full swing, order of play posted

The order of play for the 81st Annual “British Columbia Pipers’ Association Annual Gathering” has been posted for Friday. Grade 3, 2, 1 and Professional Piobaireachd, Professional Side and Tenor drumming events are all held on Friday. Live Streaming is planned for the weekend’s events as scheduling and network allows. Saturday events are also posted, including all…

Annual Gathering Ceilidh returns in its original format at a new location!

The Annual Gathering Committee has secured an arrangement with SFU’s Meetings, Events and Conference Services Department to hold the Annual Gathering Ceilidh at the Halpern Centre, which is the building directly west of Images Theatre (where the band contest will be held) on Saturday, March 30th. The Ceilidh will be for all ages, with non-alcoholic…

Will Nichols and Graham Haddon win 2013 BCPA Pro Knockout

Will Nichols and Graham Haddon won the Pro Knockout Finals on Saturday March 9th 2013. Between live attendance and the streaming, there were about 150 people in attendance. See Will’s performance and links to the other recordings on the Knockouts page, and the story on Pipes|Drums. Graham’s video will be uploaded to YouTube later this…