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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B.C. Pipers’ Newsletters of 1977

The Historical Newsletters page has been updated with the release of archival B.C. Pipers’ Newsletters from 1977. Besides the regular news of competitions and results, BCPA Life Member Bill Elder has compiled the following interesting news of that year: New Newsletter Editor Alex Young assisted by Helen Young. Alex Young also becomes President Letter from…

B.C. Pipers’ Newsletters of 1976

The Historical Newsletters page has been updated with the release of archival B.C. Pipers’ Newsletters from 1976. Besides the regular news of competitions and results, BCPA Life Member Bill Elder has compiled the following interesting news of that year: Donald Morrison from Aberdeen to judge the 44th Annual Gathering Letter about the formation of the…

B.C. Pipers’ Newsletters of 1975

The Historical Newsletters page has been updated with the release of archival B.C. Pipers’ Newsletters from 1975. Besides the regular news of competitions and results, BCPA Life Member Bill Elder has compiled the following interesting news of that year: Angus MacLellan, Oban Gold Medallist to judge 43rd Annual Gathering Annual Gathering switches to the Good…

Reminder Notice of BCPA Annual General Meeting – Saturday November 21, 2020

This is a reminder that the Annual General Meeting of the British Columbia Pipers’ Association will be on Saturday, November 21, 2020 from 9:00 am to 11:30 am Pacific Standard Time as an ONLINE MEETING ONLY. Previous announcement can be found at Notice of BCPA Annual General Meeting – Saturday November 21, 2020 made on…

2020 November BCPA Online Mini-Gathering Results

The results of the inaugural 2020 November BCPA Online Mini-Gathering are now posted on the Results page. https://www.bcpipers.org/services/results/ Beginning after 3 pm on November 15, competitors’ adjudication sheets and any prize certificates they have won will be automatically emailed to the email address they used to register for this competition. The emails will be metered…

Remembrance Day during the COVID-19 Pandemic

November 11, 2020 Remembrance Day ceremonies in many communities across British Columbia were cancelled or significantly limited due to the COVID-19 pandemic restrictions on gatherings. As a result, the sounds of pipes and drums at cenotaphs and legions on this solemn day were largely silenced, except for a few specifically designated ceremonies in major cities…

B.C. Pipers’ Newsletters of 1974

The Historical Newsletters page has been updated with the release of archival B.C. Pipers’ Newsletters from 1974. Besides the regular news of competitions and results, BCPA Life Member Bill Elder has compiled the following interesting news of that year: Search is on for new Editors Iain MacFadyen to judge Annual Gathering Results of the 42nd…

2020 Nov BCPA Online Mini-Gathering Orders of Play and Adjudicators Assignments

A link to the Orders of Play and Adjudicators Assignments for the 2020 Nov BCPA Online Mini-Gathering is located here. Adjudicators will adjudicate the players submitted videos according to the orders of play. For events where the names of multiple tunes were required to be submitted with the entry (Events 141, 153, 155), players have…

B.C. Pipers’ Newsletters of 1973

The Historical Newsletters page has been updated with the release of archival B.C. Pipers’ Newsletters from 1973. Besides the regular news of competitions and results, BCPA Life Member Bill Elder has compiled the following interesting news of that year: Results of the inaugural 1972 Triumph Street Pipe Band competition, which included unique events, the debut…

Jack Lee wins 2020 Glenfiddich Championship Piobaireachd, 2nd Overall

BCPA Life Member Jack Lee captured the Piobaireachd event at the 2020 Glenfiddich Championship and placed 2nd overall on October 30 at Blair Castle in Blair Atholl, Scotland. Stuart Liddell captured the Overall Championship and Willie McCallum won the March, Strathspey & Reel event. Implementing a strict COVID-19 Safety Plan, the event was conducted on…

Reminder: Application Closing Date for Fall BCPA Bursaries is November 1, 2020

The application forms and information for the 2020 BCPA Bursaries are posted at: https://www.bcpipers.org/services/grants-bursaries/ There are two bursaries available for Fall 2020: Neil O. Stubberfield Piobaireachd Bursary BCPA Tuition Bursary The Fall closing date to apply for the BCPA Bursaries is Sunday November 1, 2020. Please note that defined programs of regular solo or band…