Proposed New and Changed Rules for BCPA Members Comments

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We are seeking the comments of BCPA members on proposed new and changed competition rules contained in the following PDF document:  Proposed New and Changed Rules for BCPA Members Comment 2013  Please provide your comments at  http://tinyurl.com/2013MCPR  by January 15, 2014. Board of Directors decisions on the proposals will be announced in late February 2014.

Piobaireachd Club Meeting Reminder – Friday

This Friday (December 6) will be the next club meeting. Where: The Lee Family house. 19514 – 76  Ave.  Surrey The start time will be 7:30pm Hal Senyk will be the featured piper for the evening. As well, we hope to see lots of young pipers come out and play a piece, or even part…

BCPA Survey of Members Satisfaction for the 2012/13 Season

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Congratulations to Laura Devlin (Oregon), Ross Lamont (BC), and Gregory MacDonald (BC) who won the random draw of a rebate of their BCPA membership dues by renewing their BCPA membership and completing the BCPA Survey of Members Satisfaction for the 2012/13 Season by the early bird deadline of October 31, 2013. As a BONUS, for those who…

Balanced pipe band competition schedule update for 2013/14 season

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The BCPA Highland Games balanced competition schedule proposal was agreed to by the Games representatives in February, and the document has just been uploaded to the Rules page. Sorry for the delay. Bands should take a look at the document to prepare for the upcoming season. Please note there are pages for even numbered years…

Next Piobaireachd Club Meeting December 6th

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The next Piobaireachd Club meeting will be held at the home of Jack and Christine Lee. It will be on Friday, December 6th starting at 7:30pm Hal Senyk will be the featured piper for the evening, and as is the tradition for the pre-Christmas gathering, there will hopefully be lots of young pipers featured as…

Aaron Stone wins 2013 George Sherriff Memorial Amateur Competition

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Aaron Stone of Sedro-Woolley, Washington won the overall title at the 2013 George Sherriff Amateur Invitational Memorial Solo Piping Competition, held at St. Paul’s Presbyterian Church in downtown Hamilton, Ontario on November 17, 2013. Aaron won the Piobaireachd contest with The Park Piobaireachd #2, as well as the March, Strathspey & Reel contest with “The Duke…

BCPA TV begins Season 4 with live streaming of the November 9 Piping Knockout and Grand Aggregate Awards ceremony

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The BC Pipers’ Association is proud to begin Season 4 of “BCPA TV”.   Apologies for the late posting. Since February 2011 when BCPA became the pioneer in live Internet streaming of solo piping and drumming competitions, the global piping and drumming community has taken up the mantle, with the 2012 and 2013 Glenfiddich Piping Championships live…

Piobaireachd Club Meeting Report – October 4th, 2013

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PIOBAIREACHD CLUB Meeting Report Friday, October 4th, 2013 Ron and Eileen Sutherland graciously hosted the first club meeting of the new bag piping season. Jack Lee was the featured piper for the evening. Jack was congratulated on his recent win of the senior piobaireachd in Oban, and also on receiving an honorary degree from Simon…

Friday Piobaireachd Club Featuring Jack Lee

A reminder of the Piobaireachd Club meeting this Friday October 4th at the home of Ron and Eileen Sutherland. Jack Lee will be a featured piper for the evening playing Lady MacDonald’s Lament.  Jack recently won the Senior Piobaireachd at the Argyllshire Gathering in Oban playing this piece.  Jack has also been invited to compete at the annual Glenfiddich…