2015 BCPA Grand Aggregate Winners, November 7, 2015, Port Coquitlam, BC

Photo credit William Kennedy.

Kevin McLean wins 2015 Nicol-Brown Amateur Piping Invitational Championship, October 10, 2015, Albany, NY

Kevin McLean 2015 Nicol Brown winner (wide)

Jori Chisholm wins 2015 Braemar Highland Gathering Champion Piper, September 5, 2015, Braemar, Scotland

Jori Chisholm, 2015 Braemar Highland Gathering Champion Piper, 1st Open March, 1st Open Strathspey & Reel.

2015 November BCPA Mini-Gathering Results and 2015 BCPA Grand Aggregate Awards

The results of the 2015 November BCPA Mini-Gathering are now posted on the Results page. Photos from the 2015 November BCPA Mini-Gathering and the 2015 BCPA Grand Aggregate Awards are posted on the BCPA Photo Gallery. Our thanks to St. Andrew and Caledonian Society (SACS) President Tricia Barker and Vice President Cilla Bachop for presenting…

Click your browser’s Refresh button to resolve “Internal Server Error” on accessing BCPA website

For the past couple of weeks, many people have reported to BCPA that they encounter an “Internal Server Error” page on accessing the BCPA website www.bcpipers.org The BCPA website technical team has been working to resolve this but has not been successful to date. Until they are able to finally resolve this issue, if you encounter…

Annual General Meeting Rescheduled

BCPA Nov 14 2015 Special General Meeting and Annual General Meeting Cancelled, Annual Ceilidh to Occur as Scheduled

BCPA Logo (Grey Thumbnail)

Special General Meeting and Annual General Meeting Per the email notice sent to BCPA members on November 12, 2015, the Special General Meeting and Annual General Meeting of the BC Pipers Association scheduled for Saturday, November 14, 2015 from 1:30 – 5:00 pm at Simon Fraser University have been cancelled until further notice. The Board…

The passing of Robert J. (Bob) MacDonald

2015 November BCPA Mini-Gathering Schedule posted

BCPA Annual Pipe Bands Leadership Forum Conference – Nov 28 2015

To the musical and administrative leaders of competitive and performance pipe bands in the BCPA region (BC, WA, OR). Following the successful first BCPA Pipe Bands Leadership Forum Conference held on Feb 7, 2015, the BCPA Board has moved subsequent Pipe Bands Leadership Forum conferences to the fall to provide increased leadtime for the BCPA…

Salute to Veterans & Military Valour half-time show at B.C. Lions game Nov 7 2015

The following announcement on the event has been provided by Pipe Major Garth Newlands of the Cedar Hills Caledonian Pipe Band for communication to pipe bands: Attached is the information poster, please share among your friends and legions. Again, it is very important that as many pipers and drummers turn out for the rehearsal as…

BCPA 2015 Annual Instructors Conference

The BCPA 2015 Annual Instructors Conference will take place on Saturday November 28, 2015 from 9:00 – 11:30 am Pacific Standard Time. We are pleased to announce that Matt Wilson, Lee Innes, Callum Beaumont, and Steven McWhirter, head piping and drumming instructors of the Dollar Academy juvenile and novice juvenile pipe bands, will be the…

2015 November Mini-Gathering Orders of Play, Grand Aggregate Awards, Fall Bursaries

November Mini-Gathering A link to the Orders of Play for the 2015 November Mini-Gathering is now posted on the main page of the BCPA website http://www.bcpipers.org All solo events start at 11:00 am on Saturday November 7 The complete schedule of solo events will be posted on Thursday November 5. Other details are located in…

BCPA Special General Meeting, Annual General Meeting, and Annual Ceilidh – Nov 14, 2015

SPECIAL GENERAL MEETING A Special General Meeting of the BC Pipers Association has been called by the BCPA Board of Directors for Saturday, November 14, 2015 from 1:30 – 3:15 pm in Room 10011 of Blusson Hall, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby Campus. At site registration will begin at 1:00 pm. Free parking will be available…

BCPA Grand Aggregate Awards and Mini-Gathering – November 7, 2015

The 2015 BCPA Grand Aggregate Awards will be presented just before the Mini-Gathering on Saturday November 7 at 10:15 am in the Cafeteria of Pitt River Middle School, 2070 Tyner Road, Port Coquitlam, BC. Come out and congratulate the winners of these season long awards. The 2015/16 BCPA Mini-Gatherings start at 11:00 am at the…