BCPA Grade and Music Changes for Adult Aged Pipers for upcoming 2021/22 Season

Following extensive consultation over the past year with the Adult Aged Players Stakeholders Group, Piping Instructors, Adjudicators and Highland Games Stakeholders a series of recommendations were presented to the BCPA Board of Directors for changes to the grades, events and player development and progression through the competition ranks. The rule changes were trialed in the…

81st Annual Competition of the Scottish Piping Society of London

The Committee of the Scottish Piping Society of London is delighted to announce that our 81st Annual Competition of the Scottish Piping Society of London will take place on the weekend of Friday 5th and Saturday 6th November. Entries are now open, via the online entry form: http://www.scottishpipingsocietyoflondon.co.uk/events/spsl-annual-competition-2021/ The Committee will be building on feedback…

Complete Results of the 2021 ScotFestBC – The British Columbia Highland Games

The results of the 2021 ScotFestBC – The British Columbia Highland Games are now posted on the Results page. They include the per event results and the aggregate winners in the solo events. Some photos from the 2021 ScotFestBC – The British Columbia Highland Games are in the BCPA Photo Gallery with more to be…

BCPA Fall/Winter Interactive Seminars

The BC Pipers’ Association is pleased to present a fall and winter series of online seminars with some of the top pipers and drummers in North America. These interactive seminars are free for BCPA members, and $10 per seminar for non-members. The 2 hour Saturday morning seminars will start at 9:00 AM Pacific Time and…

Notice on BCPA Player Initiated Promotion Requests at the end of the 2021 season

BCPA is again providing the opportunity for Player Initiated Promotion Requests for the upcoming season. Please refer to the information document on the initiative HERE. You must be logged into a Google account to access the online application form. The closing date for applications for Player Initiated Promotion Requests is Friday September 17, 2021  

Note to Solo Piping and Drumming Competitors for the 2021 ScotFestBC – The British Columbia Highland Games

This note includes explanations of new protocols during pandemic times that are being used for the solo piping and drumming competitions at the 2021 ScotFestBC – The British Columbia Highland Games. BCPA has created these protocols to keep everyone as safe as possible. At the Piping & Drumming Registration area, you will sign yourself in…

2021 ScotFestBC – The British Columbia Highland Games – Schedule – Solos

A link to the Schedule for the 2021 ScotFestBC – The British Columbia Highland Games is now posted here: 2021 ScotFestBC – The British Columbia Highland Games – Schedule More information about ScotFestBC – The British Columbia Highland Games can be found at their website: https://scotfestbc.com/

2021 ScotFestBC – The British Columbia Highland Games – Orders of Play – Solos

A link to the Orders of Play for solos for the 2021 ScotFestBC – The British Columbia Highland Games is now posted HERE. The complete schedule of events will be posted on Wednesday, September 1, 2021 along with detailed information on how the piping and drumming events will be conducted Other details are located in…

REMINDER: Entry Deadline for 2021 ScotFestBC is August 20

The deadline for entries for 2021 ScotFestBC – The British Columbia Highland Games is Friday, August 20, 2021. The online entry can be found at: https://bcpipers.wildapricot.org/event-4418111 Refer to the ScotFestBC website for further details on the Games and for ordering admission tickets for non-competitors.

Complete Results of the 2021 Campbell River Highland Gathering

The complete results of the 2021 Campbell River Highland Gathering, the first in-person highland games on the BCPA circuit in two years, are now posted on the Results page https://www.bcpipers.org/services/results/ They include the per event results and the aggregate winners in the solo events. Due to the lack of lead time for bands to practice…

Competitions are on again! Photographers needed for ScotFestBC – The British Columbia Highland Games

BCPA needs several enthusiastic photographers who would be willing to attend the 2021 ScotFestBC – The British Columbia Highland Games at Lafarge Lake Park, Coquitlam on September 3 in the evening and/or September 4 throughout the day to take pictures of competitors, adjudicators, stewards, officials, bands, and the general ambiance of the Games. If interested,…

2021 BCPA July Online Competition Results

The results of the 2021 BCPA July Online Competition are now posted on the Results page. The results include the aggregate winners for each grade. Competitors’ adjudication sheets will be automatically emailed to the email address they entered with their videos for this competition. To reduce the chances that the automated emails will be caught…