Membership, Surveys, Mini-Gatherings and Ceilidhs, Oh My!

Membership forms available, Mini Gathering entries, Calendar updated Registration is available on the Membership page. There have been a bunch of changes, review the bullet points before re-registering for 2014/2015.  Mini Gathering entries are available on the Mini-Gatherings page, and the first few events of 2014/2015 have been added to our Calendar page. 2013/2014 Membership…

BCPA Fall 2014 Events

Due to declining interest on behalf of Knockout competitors and spectators as well as an increased financial loss attributed to the event over the past several years, the BC Pipers’ Association has made the difficult decision not to host the Knockout contest this season. However, the BCPA understands the desire of many members to continue…

PNW Highland Games Program – schedule mistake in program

The Pacific Northwest Highland Games program was intended to point people to the piping and drumming tent for the official schedule, however, the 2012 schedule was accidentally printed. Please don’t rely on the program schedule for piping and drumming, but refer to the posted schedule, and ultimately, the piping and drumming tent schedule on the day…

Memorial: Jim MacDonald 8/28/1932 – 7/23/2014

Jim MacDonald, a past member of the Seaforth Highlanders of Canada and a past President of the BCPA in the 1970s passed away on July 16. His Memorial Service will be held on Wednesday, July 23, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. at Victory Memorial Park Funeral Centre, 14831 28th Avenue, Surrey. Further details are at http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/theprovince/obituary.aspx?n=james-macdonald&pid=171800443#sthash.dwRUGEwv.dpuf 

BCPA welcomes Phil Cunningham and the New Zealand Youth Pipe Band to BC

BCPA is pleased to welcome renowned Scottish folk musician Phil Cunningham and the New Zealand Youth Pipe Band to BC during the weeks of July 6 and 13. Phil Cunningham is producing a BBC documentary “Pipe Dreams” and will be filming at the Piping Hot Summer Drummer School at Silver Star Resort in Vernon during the week of…

News, Photos, Flickr, Penticton Schedule, Adjudicators, Aggregates…

Announcing the new Flickr photo albums for BCPA. Visit our Photo Albums for new photos from the BC Highland Games, Bellingham Highland Games and the Annual Gathering, or follow us on flickr by clicking the image below. Note; the current page isn’t working well on most mobile devices; we’re investigating options to address that (it’s a…