Category: events

Update on the Annual Gathering Ceilidh Format

The Annual Gathering Committee and I would like to thank the 163 people who provided their opinions and comments via the survey on the Annual Gathering Ceilidh Format. It was the largest response to any BCPA survey and we are grateful for your input, as it provided some clear direction on the difficult problem we…

Time Sensitive: Annual Gathering Ceilidh Format Survey

The BC Pipers’ Association seeks your prompt input to determine what format the 2013 Annual Gathering Ceilidh should take, given recent limitations imposed by the venue. In January, the Annual Gathering organizing committee planned for a Ceilidh area in the Atrium of the SFU Maggie Benston Centre that would enable all ages of people to…

BCPA Pro Knockout Final to stream live

The BC Pipers’ Association announces live streaming of the Final round of the 2013 BCPA Knockouts. BCPA became a pioneer in live Internet streaming of solo piping and drumming competitions in January 2011 and has improved the broadcast quality during this season, and is investigating options for removing commercial interruptions in future events. The final…

Annual Dinner and Knockout Finals Tickets available for March 9th

Annual Dinner and Knockout Finals tickets are on sale now as an event through the BCPA registration site here or through Sarah McLatchy at sarah.mclatchy@hotmail.com. The top three Mini Gathering Competitors (see standings here) in each grade receive a complimentary ticket to the dinner, where they will be presented with their awards. Mini Gathering winners are…