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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…

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…

B.C. Pipers’ Newsletters of 1965

The Historical Newsletters page has been updated with the release of archival B.C. Pipers’ Newsletters from 1965. Besides the regular news of competitions and their results, interesting news of that year included: Results of 33rd Annual Gathering Judge Colin Cameron comments on the Annual Gathering First instance in the Newsletter of a prize won by…