Application Deadline for BCPA Bursaries

The Spring deadline to apply for the BC Pipers Association Bursaries is May 7, 2016. Information about the bursaries and the 2016 application form can be found on the website at: http://www.bcpipers.org/services/grants-bursaries/

2016 BC Highland Games and Scottish Festival Online Entry

Link to the online entry for the 2016 BC Highland Games and Scottish Festival is available in the Entry Forms section on the main page of the BCPA website www.bcpipers.org Note: The Open Piobaireachd event will be held on Friday June 17 starting at 5:00 pm, in the “Highland Pavilion” of the Games at Percy…

2016 Bellingham Highland Games Online Entry – IMPORTANT NOTICE

Link to the online entry for the 2016 Bellingham Highland Games is available in the Entry Forms section on the main page of the BCPA website www.bcpipers.org NOTE: Competitors should be aware that there are several errors, omissions and inconsistencies on the Bellingham Highland Games Registration pages for Pipe Bands and Solo Piping and Drumming,…

The passing of Pipe Major Albert Duncan CD – Update

Pipe Major Albert Duncan, CD, passed away on March 30, 2016. He contributed his talents to piping and pipe bands in BC in so many ways, among them: the third Pipe Major of the storied Seaforth Highlanders of Canada Pipes & Drums, winner of the MacCrimmon Memorial Cairn at the Annual Gathering, President and long…

2016 Portland Highland Games Online Entry

Link to the online entry for the 2016 Portland Highland Games is available in the Entry Forms section on the main page of the BCPA website www.bcpipers.org Please read the 2016 Piping/Drumming Rules for the Portland Highland Games prior to entering online.  

Complete Results and Recap of the 2016 Annual Gathering

The complete results of the 2016 Annual Gathering are now posted on the Results page. They include the per event results, the aggregate/overall winners in the solo and band events, and details of the band results. In addition, winners of the special event awards are included. The Grand Aggregate standings are also updated on the…

Some results of the 2016 BCPA Annual Gathering

First time winners dominated the Open Piping events at the 2016 BCPA Annual Gathering. Zephan Knichel of Surrey, BC captured the Open Piping Aggregate, winnning the March, Strathspey & Reel and Jig events.               Andrew Lee won the MacCrimmon Memorial Cairn for Open Piping Piobaireachd and Kevin McLean captured…

All Instruments Session on Saturday at the Annual Gathering

A new “All Instruments Session” is being introduced at the Annual Gathering on Saturday March 26, 2016 from 12:45 – 2:30 pm in the Hub area. It is a forum for pipers and drummers to bring along their other instruments such as small pipes, uilleann pipes, whistles, bodhrans, guitars, etc and play pipe tunes together…