Updated forms for BCPA Bursaries and Mary MacKinnon Memorial Service Award

Updated setting for piobaireachd Andrew MacNeill of Colonsay

James Barrie has provided an updated setting of his father’s piobaireachd “Andrew MacNeill of Colonsay”. It includes several corrections to the originally published setting. The updated setting is located here BCPA is pleased to provide distribution of this updated setting, which is also distributed through the Piobaireachd Society website.  

Open Piobaireachd event and Drum Majors Clinic at Victoria Highland Games

Entry Forms for Bellingham, Portland, and Pacific Northwest Highland Games Available

Lost and Found at the Annual Gathering

Complete Results and Recap of the 2015 Annual Gathering

The complete results of the 2015 Annual Gathering are now posted on the Results page here. They include the per event results, the aggregate/overall winners in the solo and band events, and details of the band results.. In addition, winners of the special event awards are included. This year, BCPA broadcast solo and band events for…

Some per event results missed from 2015 Annual Gathering Awards Ceremony

Due to an oversight, only the aggregate results in Open Tenor Drumming and Grade 1 Bands were announced. The per event results for these two competitions are listed here. We apologize for the oversight. Complete results for the 2015 Annual Gathering will be posted on April 6. Open Tenor Drumming March, Strathspey & Reel 3rd Brittany…

Live Streaming of the 2015 BCPA Annual Gathering

BCPA continues its tradition of live streaming its competitions with the Annual Gathering on Friday April 3 and Saturday April 4, 2015 from Clayton Heights Secondary School, 7003 188 St, Surrey, BC. On Friday, the Open Piping Piobaireachd and the Open Snare and Open Tenor Drumming events will be broadcast. On Saturday, the Open Piping March,…

2015 Annual Gathering Schedules posted

2015 Annual Gathering Orders of Play posted

Live Internet Broadcast of SFU Pipe Band Pipe Up For Cancer benefit concert

The SFU Pipe Band Pipe Up For Cancer benefit concert will be live streamed starting at 6:00 pm Pacific Time, Saturday March 28 at the link http://new.livestream.com/sfupb/PipeUpForCancer The BC Pipers’ Association is pleased to donate the use of its video/audio Internet streaming device to the broadcast of this concert.  

Live Internet Broadcast of BCPA 2015 Annual Gathering Draws

The BCPA is again leading the way in the live Internet streaming of solo piping and drumming events by, for the second year in a row, being the only piping and drumming association to live broadcast a competition’s draws. On Sunday March 22 at 6:00 pm Pacific Time, the BCPA will be live streaming the…

2015 Victoria Highland Games Online Entry

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: http://bcp3a.cloverpad.org/event-1864910 Watch for the March 22nd live internet broadcast of the draws to…