Live Internet Broadcast of BCPA Annual Gathering Draws

The BCPA is again leading the way in the live Internet streaming of solo piping and drumming events by being the first piping and drumming association to live broadcast a competition’s draws. On Tartan Day Sunday April 6 at 6:00 pm Pacific Time, the BCPA will be live streaming the draws for the Annual Gathering…

Bursary Deadlines are April 30th and November 14th for 2014

Please visit the Bursaries/Scholarships and Awards page for the latest version of the Bursary application form and note the deadlines to apply are April 30th and November 14th, 2014.  https://www.bcpipers.org/grants-bursaries/ The deadlines have been added to the updated BCPA Calendar page as well.

Alastair Lee and Grant Maxwell win the 2014 BCPA Knockout Finals

Alastair Lee of Coquitlam, BC and Grant Maxwell of Surrey, BC won the BCPA Knockout Finals in Piping and Side Drumming, respectively, at the association’s Annual Dinner on Saturday, March 15  before an audience of over 100 attendees. Alastair captured the Davie Moore Memorial trophy, which was dedicated over thirty years ago by the Clan…

Memorial George Stephen Geddes 1950 – 2014

Steve Geddes, an outstanding piper and one of the founding members of the City of Victoria Pipe band passed away on March 4, 2014. For the 30 year life of the band, he successfully wore two hats as pipe sergeant and band manager.   Stevie, as he was affectionately known in the band, was a formidable…

Annual Gathering Registration available – online to be available Saturday 2/22

The Annual Gathering registration form information is available. The online registration form will be available by end of day Saturday. There are a lot of changes this year. Please review the information carefully. Most importantly, see the new location information:  Clayton Heights Secondary School, 7003 188 St, Surrey, BC V3W 7J1 Visit the Annual Gathering page…

Mini Gathering, Aggregate winners, and Knockout Results available

The Mini-Gathering results from February 15, the top 3 Aggregate standings from the Mini-Gatherings, and the Knockout results are all available on the Results page. Congratulations to the top 3 competitors in the Mini-Gathering Aggregate standings. They automatically receive a ticket to the Annual Dinner March 15 at the Scottish Cultural Centre. Please see the Annual…