Category: Rules

Updated BCPA Constitution and Bylaws

To comply with the new BC Societies Act, the BCPA Constitution and Bylaws were transitioned on October 29, 2018. At an Extraordinary General Meeting on February 2, 2019, further changes to the Bylaws were approved by the membership and filed with the BC Registrar of Companies on March 7, 2019. The updated documents are located…

Revised BCPA Competition Rules

At its January 5, 2019 meeting, the BCPA Board of Directors reviewed members feedback on the December 2018 proposed revisions to the BCPA competition rules. The approved rules changes have been materialized in the documents published on the Rules page. The specific changes are enumerated in the revisions table at the end of each rules…

Changes affecting BCPA sanctioned pipe band competition events and band gradings

Following a year of consultations with pipe band leaders, Highland Games organizations, and other pipe band associations in North America, the BC Pipers’ Association is introducing the following significant changes beginning in the 2016/17 season.     New and revised music requirements for Grades 5 and 4 band events Webinar on preparing for the new…

Proposed New and Changed Rules for BCPA Members Comments

We are seeking the comments of BCPA members on proposed new and changed competition rules contained in the following PDF document:  Proposed New and Changed Rules for BCPA Members Comment 2013  Please provide your comments at  http://tinyurl.com/2013MCPR  by January 15, 2014. Board of Directors decisions on the proposals will be announced in late February 2014.