Proposed New and Changed Rules for BCPA Members Comments


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  by January 15, 2014. Board of Directors decisions on the proposals will be announced in late February 2014.

December 15 deadline for eligibility for rebate of your BCPA Membership Dues


This is a reminder to renew your BCPA Membership and complete the BCPA Survey of Members Satisfaction for the 2012/13 Season by December 15, 2013 to be eligible for a random draw of three BCPA membership dues rebates (to a maximum of $65 each). The link to the members satisfaction survey is here: The link to…

Piobaireachd Club Meeting Reminder – Friday

BCPA Survey of Members Satisfaction for the 2012/13 Season


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…

Canadian screening of “Pipes & Sticks on Route 66″ This Sunday Dec 1st


Results from Mini Gathering #1 and Knockout first round available


Simon Fraser University Centre for Scottish Studies – Gathering of the Scots event – December 7, 2013


A Round Table Discussion for a Renewed and Revitalized Scottish Community in Metro Vancouver The SFU Centre for Scottish Studies is hosting a round table discussion with some of the prominent Scottish societies and associations in the Lower Mainland. The intent of this gathering is to map out a blueprint for how we can join…

Army School of Bagpipe Music and Highland Drumming Memorial Fund


Balanced pipe band competition schedule update for 2013/14 season


Next Piobaireachd Club Meeting December 6th

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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


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


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…

Solo Promotions for 2013/2014 and Mini-Gathering / Knockout Entries available

2013 Mini Gathering #2

Solo Promotions have been posted on the Results page. Congratulations to all of the amateur competitors! Membership renewal time is here! Update your membership or join now on the Membership page and thank you all for volunteering and for helping BCPA meet our goals of promoting piping and drumming throughout BC, Washington and Oregon. Members (all…