Memorial Service for BCPA Life Member Ian McDougall

The Memorial Service for BCPA Life Member Ian McDougall will be held on Saturday, October 21, 2017 at 11:00 am at the Cascade Community Church (Salvation Army), 35190 Delair Road, Abbotsford. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Kidney Foundation or a charitable foundation of your choice. The link to Ian’s obituary…

The passing of BCPA Life Member Andrew Bonar

BCPA Life Member Andrew Bonar passed away on October 13, 2017 surrounded by his family following a courageous battle against brain cancer. “Boney”, as he was affectionately known, was a top Open piper who won all the major BCPA solo awards multiple times (MacCrimmon Memorial Cairn, Knockout Final, Annual Gathering Aggregate, Grand Aggregate), won top…

The passing of BCPA Life Member Ian McDougall

BCPA Life Member and former President Ian McDougall passed away on October 11, 2017. Ian was the long serving Pipe Major of the competitively successful Abbotsford Legion Pipe Band, prize winning Open piper, adjudicator, and respected teacher of young pipers and juvenile bands in the Fraser Valley. He dedicated many years to the promotion and…

BCPA announcement on realignment of band grades and bands for 2018 season

The results of BCPA work on realigning band grades and band grade assignments for the 2018 season is presented here. http://www.bcpipers.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/BCPA-announcement-on-realignment-of-band-grades-and-bands-for-2018-season.pdf All BCPA region competition pipe bands are advised to carefully review the document, which will be discussed as part of the online Pipe Bands Leadership Forum Conference on October 14, 2017. Conference registration details have previously…