Important dates for the upcoming season

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Upcoming BCPA Events Annual General Meeting: Saturday November 9, 2013, 1:00 pm Scottish Cultural Centre Vancouver, BC Note: The AGM is starting one hour earlier than last year to allow time for presentations to the membership and members discussion on an important topic. Details to be announced soon.   Mini-Gatherings: Saturday November 16, 2013,  12…

Keith Highlanders Annual Concert at Kirkland Performance Center

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The Keith Highlanders Pipe Band returns to the Kirkland Performance Center, celebrating their 14th year at KPC!  Road to Scotland Enjoy the best of traditional Scottish piping, drumming, fiddling and Highland dancing from the most successful pipe band in the Puget Sound area. A complete sellout at last year’s three concert so be sure to…

BCPA Pipers Bevan, Lee and Troy sweep Piobaireachd events at Oban

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Congratulations to Alan Bevan, winner of the Gold Medal, Jack Lee for winning the Senior and James P. Troy for winning the Silver Medal at Oban. Wednesday August 21st was a historic day for British Columbia piping. This is the only time all three Piobaireachd events at Oban have been won by pipers from a region outside Scotland.…

Final Grand Aggregate Standings and PNWHG Results posted

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The final Grand Aggregate results of the 2012/2013 season are now posted on the BCPA Results Page, as well as the results from the 2013 Pacific Northwest Highland Games. Congratulations to all of the competitors and Highland Games, volunteers and BCPA volunteers on a very successful competition season!

Pacific Northwest Highland Games to offer Drum Major Championships

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With the help of Simon Fraser University Pipe Band World Champion Drum Major Jason Paguio, the Seattle Scottish Highland Games Association has reintroduced and revived Drum Major Competitions at this year’s Pacific Northwest Highland Games. Sign up for the Sunday competition using the drummers registration here>> and visit the free workshop on Saturday.

Piobaireachd Club – May 10, 2013

A lovely spring day in Vancouver and this could have been the first outdoor club meeting. However, we held with tradition and the McIlwaine family graciously hosted another fine evening of the big music indoors. The first feature piper of the month was Tori Killoran playing “The King’s Taxes”. This was her first appearance at…

All BCPA 2013 Sanctioned Games Competition entries available

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With today’s addition of the BC Highland Games, all of the competition entries are now available for the BCPA Sanctioned games of the 2013 summer highland games season. Visit the Entry Forms section of the website for links to the entry forms. All the games websites are linked below. Online registration for the BC Highland…

BC Highland Games Volunteers Needed

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The British Columbia Highland Games have multiple opportunities for volunteers. Click the image for the information. Some of the needs: Sponsorship/Sales Public & Media Relations manager Program Volunteer coordinator Beer Garden Children’s Events Parking and traffic coordination VIP coordinator Tickets/Gate manager 50 to 75 volunteers on the day of the games

Duke of York Chief of the Games at Victoria May 18th and 19th

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The Victoria Highland Games Association announced that the 150th Victoria Highland Games & Celtic Festival will take place May 18 and 19 at Topaz Park, with His Royal Highness The Duke of York attending as “Chief of the Games”. “The Scottish and Celtic arts and culture associated with 150 years of highland games in Victoria…