Category: Competitions

BCPA Rules Changes for 2020 and 2021

The BCPA Rules subcommittee would like to thank those individuals who submitted recommendations for new and revised BCPA competition rules. Submissions were discussed within BCPA and with the BCPA sanctioned highland games. Recommendations were reviewed and approved by the Board of Directors. Approved changes were adopted February 11, 2020 and are listed below. The announcement…

BCPA Pipers & Drummers take part in World Online Piping & Drumming Championships Spring 2020

The World Online Piping & Drumming Championships is an exciting and fun way to compete against pipers and drummers from around the world. There’s no need for travel. You can compete from the comfort of your own home. Every competitor will have the opportunity to compete for the title of World Online Piping & Drumming…

No solo or pipe band competitions this year at ScotFestBC – The British Columbia Highland Games

The BC Pipers’ Association, which administers, manages, and runs the solo piping, solo drumming and pipe band competitions at ScotFestBC: The British Columbia Highland Games, has decided that there will be no piping, drumming, or pipe band competitions at ScotFestBC this year. While it is likely the Games will be cancelled, there has been no…

Penticton Scottish Festival Postponed for 2020

  The following is a statement from the Penticton Scottish Festival. The Penticton Scottish Festival Society has made the difficult decision, based on current BC Health Officer directives, to postpone it’s 7th Annual Penticton Scottish Festival until July 3, 2021. Our top priority is the health and well-being of festival competitors, participants, volunteers, spectators and…