Category: Community

Commemoration of the 100th Anniversary of the End of World War I

BCPA is encouraging pipers, drummers, and pipe bands across the BCPA region to perform on Remembrance Day/Veterans Day November 11, 2018, to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I and to remember those who fought and sacrificed their lives for the freedoms in society we have today. A commemorative photo album…

The Brittany Angeltvedt Memorial Fund

At the request of the Angeltvedt family, the BC Pipers’ Association is sincerely humbled to be asked to establish the Brittany Angeltvedt Memorial Fund in memory of Brittany Angeltvedt, two-time World Pipe Band Champion with the Simon Fraser University Pipe Band and four-time winner of the BCPA Grand Aggregate Award for Open Tenor Drumming. The…

BCPA statement on the dissolution of the Dowco Triumph Street Pipe Band – Updated

This article has been updated with a full statement from PM David Hilder The British Columbia Pipers’ Association was saddened and disappointed to learn of the dissolution of the Dowco Triumph Street Pipe Band. To lose any of the bands in our Association is very unfortunate, but even more so when it is one of…

Important information about upcoming BCPA activities and events Fall 2018

BCPA would like to notify you of the following upcoming activities and events: Tuesday, September 18: The Mandatory Promotions Lists for solo piping and solo drumming competitors will be posted. Band promotions will be posted by the end of September Wednesday, September 19: Online entry for the 2018/19 Mini-Gatherings opens Wednesday, September 19: 2018/19 season…