2016 Kamloops Highland Games – Schedules

Schedules for the 2016 Kamloops Highland Games are posted on the BC Pipers website here: http://www.bcpipers.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/2016-Kamloops-Highland-Games-Schedules.pdf They are also accessible in the Orders of Play section on the main page of the BC Pipers website http://www.bcpipers.org Please note that the order of play in the schedule for the Grade 3 Band Event MSR has been…

2016 Kamloops Highland Games Orders of Play

The Orders of Play for the 2016 Kamloops Highland Games are posted on the BC Pipers website here: http://www.bcpipers.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/2016KamloopsHighlandGamesOOP.pdf They are also accessible in the Orders of Play section on the main page of the BC Pipers website http://www.bcpipers.org On July 6, the events schedules will be posted on the BC Pipers website.  

2016 Skagit Valley Highland Games Orders of Play

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The Orders of Play for the 2016 Skagit Valley Highland Games are posted on the BC Pipers website here: http://www.bcpipers.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/2016SkagitValleyHighlandGamesOOP.pdf They are also accessible in the Orders of Play section on the main page of the BC Pipers website http://www.bcpipers.org On July 6, the events schedules will be posted on the BC Pipers website.  

2016 Penticton Scottish Festival – Schedules Revised

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Revised Schedules for the 2016 Penticton Scottish Festival are posted on the BC Pipers website here: http://www.bcpipers.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/2016-Penticton-Scottish-Festival-Solo-and-Band-Events-Schedules-Rev-4.pdf They are also accessible in the Orders of Play section on the main page of the BC Pipers website http://www.bcpipers.org  

2016 Penticton Scottish Festival Orders of Play and Gate Entry Information

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The Orders of Play for the 2016 Penticton Scottish Festival are posted on the BC Pipers website here: http://www.bcpipers.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/2016PentictonScottishFestivalOOP.pdf They are also accessible in the Orders of Play section on the main page of the BC Pipers website http://www.bcpipers.org On June 29, the events schedules will be posted on the BC Pipers website. Also, the…

Complete Results and Photos of the 2016 BC Highland Games & Scottish Festival

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The complete results of the 2016 BC Highland Games & Scottish Festival 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. http://www.bcpipers.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/2016-BC-Highland-Games-Results-consolidated.pdf http://www.bcpipers.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/2016-BC-Highland-Games-Pipe-Band-Master-Tally-Sheets-final.pdf The Grand Aggregates Standings are also updated on the Results page. http://www.bcpipers.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/2016-BCPA-Grand-Aggregate-Standings.pdf Photos…

Reminder – Closing date for Entries for the Pacific Northwest Scottish Highland Games – Saturday, June 25

The deadline to enter for piping, drumming and pipe band events at the Pacific Northwest Scottish Highland Games is- Saturday, June 25, 2016. For more information and to entry forms for the Pacific Northwest Scottish Highland Games competitor information can be found at the following links: Individual Piping: http://www.sshga.org/games/competitorInfo/piping.htm Individual Drumming: http://www.sshga.org/games/competitorInfo/drumming.htm Band Competition: http://www.sshga.org/games/competitorInfo/band.htm

2016 BC Highland Games – Schedules and Updated Orders of Play

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Schedules and updated orders of play for the 2016 BC Highland Games & Scottish Festival are posted on the BC Pipers website here: http://www.bcpipers.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/2016-BC-Highland-Games-Solos-Schedule-Rev-6.pdf http://www.bcpipers.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/2016-BC-Highland-Games-Bands-Schedule-Rev-3.pdf http://www.bcpipers.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/2016BCHighlandGamesOOPRev2.pdf They are also accessible in the Orders of Play section on the main page of the BC Pipers website http://www.bcpipers.org  

Reminder – Closing date for Entries for the Kamloops Highland Games – Saturday, June 18

The deadline to enter for piping, drumming and pipe band events at the Kamploops Highland Games is- Saturday, June 18, 2016. For more information and to download the entry form, please visit the Kamloops Highland Games Events page at: http://www.kamloopshighlandgames.ca/The_Kamloops_Highland_Games/Piping_%26_Drumming.html

2016 BC Highland Games REVISED Instructions on Gate Entry for Band Players Not Competing in Solo Events

REVISED instructions have been issued for entrance to the Games site for players in competing bands who are NOT competing in the solo piping and drumming events 1. Players in competing bands who are NOT competing in the solo piping and drumming events shall go to the “Pipe Bands” table at the SOUTH gate and…

Reminder – Closing date for Entries for the Portland Highland Games – Wednesday, June 22

Terry Lee becomes first BCPA Adjudicator to fully judge a RSPBA Championship

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On May 21, 2016 BCPA Senior Adjudicator and Life Member Terry Lee became the first BCPA Adjudicator to fully judge events at a RSPBA Championship, the British Pipe Band Championship in Paisley, Scotland. Terry adjudicated the Juvenile grade and Grade 1 events.   BCPA is grateful to Stuart Letford, Editor of The Piping Times and PM…

2016 BC Highland Games IMPORTANT Instructions on Gate Entry

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The BC Highland Games and Scottish Festival would like competing pipers, drummers and pipe bands, piping and drumming adjudicators, and BCPA officials, stewards and photographers to follow these IMPORTANT instructions on gate entry. Reminder of the location for the Open Piping Piobaireachd on Friday June 17 The Open Piping Piobaireachd will be at the Games…

2016 BC Highland Games Orders of Play and McCallum Bagpipes Prize Practice Chanters

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The Orders of Play for the 2016 BC Highland Games & Scottish Festival are posted on the BC Pipers website here: http://www.bcpipers.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/06/2016BCHighlandGamesOOP.pdf They are also accessible in the Orders of Play section on the main page of the BC Pipers website http://www.bcpipers.org On June 15, the events schedules will be posted on the BC Pipers…

P/M Graham Davidson of Greighlan Crossing PB to retire at end of 2016 season; Successor search begins

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After a successful piping career, which has included being a founding member of the Greighlan Crossing Pipe Band (GCPB), P/M Graham Davidson has decided to retire at the end of the 2016 season. We wish Graham the very best in the future, however, we will greatly miss his direction and friendship. Moving forward, the GCPB…