Annual Dinner and Knockout Finals Tickets available for March 9th

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Annual Dinner and Knockout Finals tickets are on sale now as an event through the BCPA registration site here or through Sarah McLatchy at sarah.mclatchy@hotmail.com. The top three Mini Gathering Competitors (see standings here) in each grade receive a complimentary ticket to the dinner, where they will be presented with their awards. Mini Gathering winners are…

Final Mini-Gathering results posted

See the results page for the results from Saturday’s Mini-Gathering and the final aggregate standings from the mini-gatherings. Congratulations to the mini-gathering aggregate winners: Beginning piping: Alistair Bevan Grade 5 piping: Collin Dazey Grade 4 piping: Kendrick Rutherford Grade 3 piping: Thomas Budd Grade 2 piping: Tie: Gregory MacDonald & Robyn Lakes Grade 1 piping: Liam Hilder Adult Piping: Larry Dent…

Mini-Gathering Schedule – several classes to start at 11:30

Grade 1, Grade 2 and Grade 4 Piobaireachd and Beginning drumming will all start at 11:30 am on Saturday at Pitt River middle School. Reminder to competitors who have begun within the past couple years, there’s a valuable seminar for parents and competitors at 10:30 am. The schedule is here>> and most other information is on…

Stewarding Seminar March 2nd 10 am to noon

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Lynn Bullis will be hosting a Stewarding Seminar at her home on March 2nd from 10 am to noon. Carpools encouraged, find your friends and come learn how to Steward at BCPA events this year! 5670 Goldenrod Crescent, Delta, BC. Please RSVP 604-943-1987 or comments@bcpipers.org A Webinar/online option will be offered as well

By-Laws and Rules feedback requested

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The members of the BCPA Constitution, By-laws and Rules committee are requesting responses from the membership in each of the areas; By-laws and Rules.  The BCPA Board is considering asking an outside person with By-law knowledge to help modernize and update all of the current by-laws, but in the meantime, we would like to hear…

Annual Dinner March 9th!

Tickets go on sale soon for this year’s Annual Dinner and Knockout Finals at the Scottish Cultural Centre. Adult tickets are $45, Senior tickets are $40, Child (under 15) tickets are $25. Don’t miss out on an evening of delicious food and world-class music! Online ticketing here, or contact Sarah McLatchy at sarah.mclatchy@hotmail.com to book…

New Competitor Seminar February 16 before the Mini-Gathering

The BC Pipers’ Association will be holding a seminar for parents and children who are new to piping and drumming and/or who having only been competing for a few years. The seminar will be held from 10:30am to 11:30am on February 16, 2012 prior to the Mini-Gathering at Pitt River Middle School (2070 Tyner St,…

Tune Writing Contest celebrating VPPB 100th Anniversary

$500-$1000 is available for the winning tune in the tune writing contest to commemorate the 2014 100th Anniversary of the Vancouver Police Pipe Band. Submissions are due by March 31st, 2013, and winners will be announced by May 1, 2013. More details available at this link:  VPPB tune contest