Kamloops and Skagit Valley Highland Games orders of play posted

The orders of play for the Skagit Valley Highland Games (solos, bands to be drawn) and the Kamloops Highland Games (solos and bands) have been linked in the Order of Play section on our website, or by clicking the above links. We look forward to seeing everyone at these events this weekend!

BC Highland Games Order of Play posted

Pacific Northwest Highland Games to offer Drum Major Championships

With the help of Simon Fraser University Pipe Band World Champion Drum Major Jason Paguio, the Seattle Scottish Highland Games Association has reintroduced and revived Drum Major Competitions at this year’s Pacific Northwest Highland Games. Sign up for the Sunday competition using the drummers registration here>> and visit the free workshop on Saturday.

Order of Play for Victoria and Comox Valley Highland Games Posted

Piobaireachd Club – May 10, 2013

A lovely spring day in Vancouver and this could have been the first outdoor club meeting. However, we held with tradition and the McIlwaine family graciously hosted another fine evening of the big music indoors. The first feature piper of the month was Tori Killoran playing “The King’s Taxes”. This was her first appearance at…

All BCPA 2013 Sanctioned Games Competition entries available

With today’s addition of the BC Highland Games, all of the competition entries are now available for the BCPA Sanctioned games of the 2013 summer highland games season. Visit the Entry Forms section of the website for links to the entry forms. All the games websites are linked below. Online registration for the BC Highland…

BC Highland Games Volunteers Needed

The British Columbia Highland Games have multiple opportunities for volunteers. Click the image for the information. Some of the needs: Sponsorship/Sales Public & Media Relations manager Program Volunteer coordinator Beer Garden Children’s Events Parking and traffic coordination VIP coordinator Tickets/Gate manager 50 to 75 volunteers on the day of the games

Duke of York Chief of the Games at Victoria May 18th and 19th

The Victoria Highland Games Association announced that the 150th Victoria Highland Games & Celtic Festival will take place May 18 and 19 at Topaz Park, with His Royal Highness The Duke of York attending as “Chief of the Games”. “The Scottish and Celtic arts and culture associated with 150 years of highland games in Victoria…

Results posted from the 81st Annual Gathering

Visit the Results page for the full results of the 81st Annual Gathering. See the news on Pipes|Drums. Original videos from the streaming are on Livestream Some higher quality videos are being uploaded to the BC Pipers’ YouTube channel. Congratulations to all of the competitors. AGGREGATES: Piping Beginner: Alistair Bevan Grade 5: Fraser Jones Grade…

81st Annual Gathering on now – watch the recordings!

We’re testing our Live Streaming during Grade 1 Piobaireachd Friday morning and may change configurations occasionally but will try not to interrupt performances if possible. We have recordings of most of the events here http://new.livestream.com/bcpipers/BCPA2013AG The result announcements for solos are here Band results part 1 Band results part 2 9:20 am Grade 1 Piobaireachd: Competitor list:…

Mini-Meet competition and workshop on Vancouver Island May 4th

 The Victoria Highland Games Association and the Vancouver Island Pipers Club are sponsoring a Mini-Meet competition and workshop for pipers and drummers on Vancouver Island May 4th. Piping and Drumming adjudicators John Fisher, James P. Troy and Simone Reid will be running the workshops in the afternoon. Get the details and register here>>

Annual Gathering final planning in full swing, order of play posted

The order of play for the 81st Annual “British Columbia Pipers’ Association Annual Gathering” has been posted for Friday. Grade 3, 2, 1 and Professional Piobaireachd, Professional Side and Tenor drumming events are all held on Friday. Live Streaming is planned for the weekend’s events as scheduling and network allows. Saturday events are also posted, including all…