Note to Solo Piping and Drumming Competitors for the 2021 ScotFestBC – The British Columbia Highland Games

This note includes explanations of new protocols during pandemic times that are being used for the solo piping and drumming competitions at the 2021 ScotFestBC – The British Columbia Highland Games. BCPA has created these protocols to keep everyone as safe as possible. At the Piping & Drumming Registration area, you will sign yourself in…

Competitions are on again! Photographers needed for ScotFestBC – The British Columbia Highland Games

BCPA needs several enthusiastic photographers who would be willing to attend the 2021 ScotFestBC – The British Columbia Highland Games at Lafarge Lake Park, Coquitlam on September 3 in the evening and/or September 4 throughout the day to take pictures of competitors, adjudicators, stewards, officials, bands, and the general ambiance of the Games. If interested,…

2021 BCPA July Online Competition Results

The results of the 2021 BCPA July Online Competition are now posted on the Results page. The results include the aggregate winners for each grade. Competitors’ adjudication sheets will be automatically emailed to the email address they entered with their videos for this competition. To reduce the chances that the automated emails will be caught…

2021 Campbell River Highland Gathering Schedule

A link to the Schedule for the 2021 Campbell River Highland Gathering is now posted here: https://www.bcpipers.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/08/2021-Campbell-River-Highland-Gathering-Schedule.pdf More information about the Campbell River Highland Gathering can be found at their website: https://campbellriverhighlandgathering.ca  

The 50th Anniversary of the Delta Police Pipe Band

In June 1971, while the Province of British Columbia was preparing for its centennial the following month of joining Confederation, several enthusiastic members of the Delta Municipal Police Department formed the fledgling Delta Police Pipe Band. The Municipality of Delta contributed funds for the band to purchase practice chanters and drum pads for these keen…

Important Instructions on Preparing and Submitting Videos for the 2021 BCPA July Online Competition

Thank you to the competitors who registered for the 2021 BCPA July Online Competition. Please carefully read and follow these instructions to have a smooth experience in preparing and submitting your videos for the competition. For competitors in all grades EXCEPT Grade 2 and 1 Follow the instructions located here For competitors in Grade 2…