Local BCPA Pipers Play at Vigil for Humboldt Broncos Bus Crash

The sport of hockey is synonymous with being Canadian. The tragedy of the bus crash involving the Humboldt Broncos Junior A Hockey team has touched communities far and wide – in Canada, the US and around the world. Port Coquitlam residents Pipe Major David Hilder and Pipe Sergeant Shaunna Hilder of the Dowco Triumph Street…

Exciting Opportunity for Young BCPA Piper Linda Robertson

Linda Robertson has auditioned for and been accepted to play with Pipers Trail at the Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo for August 2018. Linda started playing pipes at the age of 14. Her music education began at the age of seven on the flute. She studied under the Principle flutist for the Bakersfield Symphony Orchestra for…

A Celtic Celebration! Featuring Northwest Junior Pipe Band and Friends

Back by popular demand . . . A Celtic Celebration! Featuring Northwest Junior Pipe Band and Friends ‘Supporting young pipers and drummers in the Pacific Northwest’ Saturday, May 12th Concert 7pm. Whisky Tasting Pre-Event 5:00pm (special ticket) Edmonds Center for the Arts in Edmonds, WA Tickets: http://www.edmondscenterforthearts.org/events/1-a-celtic-celebration Treat yourself to the dramatic music of the…

New Zealand – City of Gisborne Highland Pipe Band

The following background information and request for support has been submitted by Rachel Parkinson. Rachel is a New Zealand citizen currently living in Metro Vancouver, and has recently competed in the New Zealand Pipe Band Championships in Rotorua (about 300 km from Gisborne). New Zealand has traditionally had a very active and vibrant pipe band…

2018 Bellingham Scottish Gathering Online Entry is Open

BCPA is pleased to announce that online entry for the piping, drumming, and pipe band events at the new 2018 Bellingham Scottish Gathering at Hovander Homestead Park on June 2, 2018 is now OPEN at https://bcpipers.wildapricot.org/event-2890925 We thank people for their patience as BCPA assists the new competition in their establishment. As indicated in the…

Lost and Found at 2018 and 2017 BCPA Annual Gatherings

The following items were found in the band rooms at the 2018 BCPA Annual Gathering. Contact BCPA Secretary  secretary@bcpipers.org  to retrieve.   The following item was found in a room at the 2017 BCPA Annual Gathering. Contact BCPA Secretary  secretary@bcpipers.org  to retrieve. If unclaimed by end of April, it will be discarded.  

Complete Results and Recap of the 2018 Annual Gathering

The complete results of the 2018 Annual Gathering are now posted on the Results page. They include the per event results, the aggregate/overall winners in the solo and band events, and details of the band results. In addition, winners of the special event awards are included. The Grand Aggregate standings will be updated on April…