BC Regiment Irish Pipes & Drums Whiskey Tasting March 1st

Help Set a New World Record Friday January 25th at Simon Fraser University!

The SFU Centre for Scottish Studies is inviting pipers and drummers to come and be a part of the Burns Day Marathon. On Friday, January 25, 2013, the Simon Fraser University’s Centre for Scottish Studies is again organizing a Marathon Recitation of Burns’s Poetry and Song.  Their goal is to break our 2012 record of…

Tune Writing Contest celebrating VPPB 100th Anniversary

Piobaireachd Club Meeting December 14th 2012

 Piobaireachd Club Meeting 14-12-12 The annual Christmas meeting of the Club was hosted by Jack and Christine Lee. A small (but select) group gathered to hear the ‘great music’ played by young and old alike.  What greater satisfaction can there be than to hear youngsters play, all the while hoping that one of them may…

BCPA Sanctioned Competitions for 2013

BCPA Sanctioned Competitions for 2013. See the BCPA Calendar for links and info. The Calendar has filtering options, you can see the Grand Aggregate/Non Grand Aggregate Games, as well as “Sanctioned” games with the Category and Tag filters, pictured here.  Feb 9 Piping and Drumming Knockouts Feb 16 Mini-Gatherings Mar 9 Annual Dinner Mar 29-30  BCPA Annual…

2013 Bursary Application form Updated – Deadline for Mary MacKinnon award submissions Dec 31

Congratulations dues rebate winners – still time to take the 2011/2012 Survey!

Thanks to everyone who completed the BCPA Survey of Members Satisfaction for the 2011/12 Season. Congratulations to these winners, who were randomly drawn to receive a dues rebate after entering the drawing before the deadline. Liam Diamond Kevin Dougan Ian Sinclair We’re still interested in receiving your feedback, if you haven’t taken the survey (reduced significantly…

BCPA Pro Knockout Tunes, Results and Recordings – updated

We upgraded our live streaming capability, but had difficulty getting the device to connect to the network, and we missed the first two competitors trying to troubleshoot the problem, unfortunately. We reverted to the old method and continued, but still had a few issues throughout the evening. Video links have been added for the rest…

Greighlan Crossing Pipe Band & Highland Dancers Christmas Concert November 23rd

Take the 2011/2012 Season Survey!

Reminder to BCPA members: Take our 2011/2012 season survey. There’s still time to win a rebate on your membership dues, up to the limit of the cost of a family membership. We’ve extended the deadline for eligibility for our drawing until Friday 11/16 at 6:00 PM! Don’t forget to renew your membership before the Annual General Meeting Saturday…

BCPA TV begins Season 3 with live streaming of the November 10 Piping Knockout and Grand Aggregate Awards ceremony

The BC Pipers’ Association is proud to begin Season 3 of “BCPA TV”. Results posted here.  Since February 2011 when BCPA became the pioneer in live Internet streaming of solo piping and drumming competitions, the global piping and drumming community has taken up the mantle, with the 2012 Glenfiddich Piping Championship live broadcast on the…

Mini Gathering #1 Results Posted