Tartantown Ltd

Fourth in our company profile series is Tartantown Ltd Tartantown Ltd was originally started as a convenient location for highland…

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Long & McQuade

Second in our series of company profiles is Long & McQuade Long & McQuade Musical Instruments has been serving Canada’s…

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McCallum Bagpipes

First in our series of company profiles is McCallum Bagpipes McCallum Bagpipes was formed in 1998 by existing partners, company…

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White Spot Pipe Band Demonstrates Safe Band Practice Performance under BC Provincial Health Officer Guidelines

White Spot Pipe Band Demonstrates Safe Band Practice Performance under BC Provincial Health Officer Guidelines Submitted by: Kyla MacNeil, White Spot Pipe Band Manager and BCPA Education subcommittee Leader Alisa Corscadden, Parent of White Spot Player and BCPA Education subcommittee Vice-Leader We are living in a strange, unprecedented time, in both our everyday lives and…

BCPA Reminder videos for the JULY period of 2020 BCPA Online Performance Assessments close July 31

Reminder that video submission for the July period of the 2020 BCPA Online Performance Assessments are now due. The closing date for video submission for those players who registered for the July period is: July 31 at 11:59pm Please refer to your email used to register for instructions on video submission.

Pacific Northwest Virtual Scottish Highland Games July 25

A message from Candi Burpee, Piping, Drumming & Pipe Bands Chair for the Pacific Northwest Highland Games: The Seattle Scottish Highland Games Association would like to invite everyone to join us for our virtual highland games this weekend (July 25 & 26) by going to our Seattle Scottish Virtual Highland Games webpage found on our…

Reminder BCPA Online Performance Assessments Registration for July Closes July 24

We are fast approaching the third and last registration closing date of July 24, 2020 for the BCPA Online Performance Assessments for July. Full details can be found at the BCPA Online Performance Assessments Registration Now Open here. BCPA would like to clarify some of the points in the BCPA Online Performance Assessments Information Guide,…

Cedar Hills Caledonian Recruiting for Upcoming 2021 Season

The Cedar Hills Caledonian Pipe Band, a member pipe band of the BCPA, is located in North Surrey and have been performing in the Lower Mainland and surrounding region for the last 18 years. They continue to expand their interests and have invited members from other community pipe bands that do not take part in…

New & Developing Pipe Band Looking for Members

A new and developing pipe band is inviting pipers and drummers to attend their practices. Kyle Banta is the Pipe Major and says the band has lots of opportunities for growth and is eager to explore them. Practices are held on Thursday evenings at 6:30 pm at Knox Presbyterian Church in New Westminster (403 Columbia…

BCPA Online Performance Assessments Monthly Draw Winners – June 2020

As part of the BCPA Online Performance Assessments, our sponsors and suppliers have generously donated items to be drawn monthly during our random draws from those who participated, with the draw conducted by BCPA Sponsorships Leader, Jessica Reid. The random draw recipients for June are: Anders Udsen $20 discount coupon, Tartantown Ronan Terry $20 discount…

SurveyMonkey down for Maintenance – BCPA Online Assessment Submission Extension

The BCPA is aware that SurveyMonkey is down for scheduled maintenance from 8:00am till 8:00pm July 3rd, 2020. This is not allowing registered players for the BCPA Online Performance Assessments for June to reach the submission survey as required. Due to the nature of this event, the BCPA has extended submission deadline for June until:…

BCPA Reminder videos for the JUNE period of the 2020 BCPA Online Performance Assessments close July 3

Reminder that video submission for the June period of the 2020 BCPA Online Performance Assessments are now due. The closing date for video submission for those players who registered for the June period is: July 3 at 11:59pm Please refer to your email used to register for instructions on video submission.

BCPA Reminder Email for June period Online Performance Assessment Video Submissions

This morning an email went out to all BCPA Online Performance Assessment registrants as a reminder to those players who registered for June assessments to submit your June videos by July 3rd. If you have not received this email, please check your spam or junk folders for the email. If you did not receive it…

BCPA Online Performance Assessments Monthly Draw Winners – May 2020

As part of the BCPA Online Performance Assessments, our sponsors and suppliers have generously donated items to be drawn monthly during our random draws from those who participated, with the draw conducted by BCPA Sponsorships Leader, Jessica Reid. The random draw recipients for May are: Aaron Malcolmb $20 discount coupon, Tartantown Ewan Jones $20 discount…

BCPA Player Initiated Promotion Requests at the end of the 2020 season

BCPA is initiating the opportunity for Player Initiated Promotion Requests at the end of the 2020 season for players whose continued musical development during this COVID-19 pandemic period meets particular requirements and criteria. Details of the process, requirements, criteria, and application closing date are described here BCPA Player Initiated Promotion Requests. BCPA continues to encourage…