Items Left at Annual Gathering

2017 Annual Gathering items left

30th Anniversary of the tune for the British Columbia Pipers’ Association

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Memories by Rob MacNeil. April 20, 2017 marks the 30th Anniversary of the tune for the British Columbia Pipers’ Association. In the lead up to the 1987 Annual Gathering, Captain John MacLellan, who was adjudicating that year’s Annual Gathering with Robert Wallace, recommended that a tune composition competition be held for a tune to be…

Complete Results and Recap of the 2017 Annual Gathering

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The complete results of the 2017 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…

Partial results of the 2017 BCPA Annual Gathering

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Bruce Gandy won the MacCrimmon Memorial Cairn for Open Piping Piobaireachd, the March, Strathspey & Reel, and the Aggregate at the 2017 BCPA Annual Gathering on April 14 & 15 at Clayton Heights Secondary School, Surrey, BC.   Andrew Lewis captured the Competing Pipers Association Combined B&C Grade Piobaireachd.   Grant Maxwell won both the…

Band Competition to stream on Facebook Live

2017 Annual Gathering Saturday Schedules Posted

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2016 Annual Gathering Trophies & Shields

A reminder to all competitors who won trophies and shields at the 2016 Annual Gathering: Please have any trophies and shields engraved, and remember to bring them to this year’s event, taking place this weekend (April 14 & 15, 2017) at Clayton Heights Secondary School, Surrey, so that they may be given out to this…

2017 Annual Gathering Friday Schedule Posted

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“Early Bird” Ticket Price for Annual Gathering ends April 10

2017 Annual Gathering Orders of Play

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RCMP / CAF Drum Majors Course #3 – May 15-20, 2017 – Ottawa

Entry Deadline for 2017 BCPA Annual Gathering Friday, March 24

2017 Victoria Highland Games Online Entry is OPEN

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Two Gold Medal Contenders Headline April Piobaireachd Club Meeting

All are welcome to come out and listen to some of BC’s (and the world’s) top pipers perform piobaireachd – the ancient music of the bagpipe on April 7th. Entry to the event is, as always, free for all. Andrew Lee, recent winner of the Kansas City gold medal and the Boney Music Invitational, and Edward…

RSCDS Hosts Luke Brady Concert Sunday, March 18

BCPA would like to notify our members of this upcoming Vancouver event given the interest in Scottish country dance music among many of our members. The Royal Scottish Country Dance Society (RSCDS) is bringing well-known accordion players over from Scotland in about 10 days time and one of them, Luke Brady, is scheduled to put…