Reid Maxwell to receive the BC Community Achievement Award

It has been announced by BC Premier Christy Clark and Keith Mitchell, chair of the British Columbia Achievement Foundation, that Reid Maxwell, Lead Drummer of the Simon Fraser University Pipe Band and Director and Life Member of the BC Pipers’ Association, has been named as a recipient of the British Columbia Community Achievement Awards for…

83rd Annual Gathering is Fast Approaching!

Have you submitted your entry yet? The deadline is this Friday, March 13th.  All those interested in attending the Band contest as spectators or the Ceilidh are encouraged to purchase tickets in advance.  Contest entries may be submitted and tickets obtained at this link: Watch for the March 22nd live internet broadcast of the draws to…

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SurveyMonkey provides Charity Discount to BCPA

SurveyMonkey has provided a 25% charity discount to the BC Pipers’ Association for its purchase of the SurveyMonkey Gold annual subscription. BCPA extensively uses SurveyMonkey’s surveys and polls functionality for many satisfaction, availability, and research surveys, as well as the polls on the main page of the BCPA website. BCPA thanks SurveyMonkey for their generous charity discount.…

Feb 21 BCPA Mini-Gathering Results and Pictures Posted

Feb 21 Mini-Gathering is at Pitt River Middle School

2015 Annual Gathering Online Entry Launched

Mini-Gathering and Annual Gathering Updates

Mini-Gathering The February 21, 2015 BCPA Mini-Gathering will be held at its usual venue, Pitt River Middle School, 2070 Tyner St, Port Coquitlam, BC, V3C 2Z1. The deadline for February Mini-Gathering entries is February 7. Annual Gathering The BCPA Annual Gathering will be held on Friday and Saturday April 3 and 4, 2015 at the same…

Updated: The Passing of Ron MacLeod, O.C., Life Member

Ron MacLeod BCPA Annual Dinner 2011 (784)

BCPA congratulates prize winners at Winter Storm 2015

Blair Brown and Fiona Senyk - Winter Storm 2015 (IMG_1852)

BCPA would like to congratulate the following prize winners at Winter Storm 2015, January 9 in Kansas City, MO from the BCPA area and from BCPA member bands. North American Gold Medal Snare Drumming Championships 1st Blair Brown North American Amateur Snare Drumming Championships Grade 1 1st Fiona Senyk Gold Medal Tenor Drumming Championships 1st…

Midwest Highland Arts Fund Winter Storm supports the 2015 ANAPBA Summit in Kansas City January 9th

Winter Storm 2015

Jack Lee wins Bratach Gorm, Ed McIlwaine wins B Grade Piobaireachd at 2014 Scottish Piping Society of London

Ed McIlwaine: B Grade Piob & Jack Lee, Bratach Gorm winner at 2014 Scottish Piping Society of London. Photo credit: Robert Wallace,

Kevin McLean wins 2014 George Sherriff Memorial Grade 1 MSR, and 2nd overall

2014 George Sherriff Memorial - Kevin McLean 1st MSR (42)

Liam Hilder wins 2014 George Sherriff Invitational Amateur Championship. November 15, 2014. Hamilton, Ontairo.

Liam Hilder, 2014 George Sherriff Memorial Winner. Photo credit: Bob Worrall and 2014 George Sherriff Memorial organizing committee

Liam Hilder wins 2014 Nicol Brown Invitational Amateur Championship and the MSR. October 6, 2014, Albany New York