British Columbia Pipers' Association

Events

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Competitors residing in the BCPA jurisdiction (BC, WA and OR) should renew their BCPA membership (or take out a new membership) BEFORE entering a Mini-Gathering or Annual Gathering. Go to to the Join Us section before entering competition events at this site.

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Upcoming events

    • 18 Sep 2021
    • 26 Feb 2022
    Register

    BCPA Fall/Winter Interactive Seminars (2021-2022) (click for Information Guide)

    The BC Pipers’ Association is pleased to present a fall and winter series of online seminars with some of the top pipers and drummers in North America. These interactive seminars are free to members of the BCPA (or affiliated association), and $10 for non-members per seminar. Current memberships as of any date in 2021 qualify for the full series.

    The 2 hour Saturday morning seminars will cover topics as varied as reed making to drum score history and a lot more. Sign up for the topic(s) you like, and then receive a Zoom meeting password prior to the date. Log on to the meeting, then enjoy Bruce Gandy and Terry Lee talk about judging, learn how to set up a bagpipe with Jack Lee, or make a reed with JP Troy.

    Dates

    Class

    Presenter

    Sep 18

    Reed making course

    JP Troy

    Oct 2

    Setting up a Solo Bagpipe

    Jack Lee

    Oct 16

    Learn the Judges point of view, Preparation

    Terry Lee/Bruce Gandy

    Oct 30

    Other Pipes Bellows/Uilleann Pipes

    Gord Pollock

    Nov 13

    Cape Breton Piping/Music/History

    Barry Shears

    Nov 27

    Piobaireachd for Beginners/History

    Hal Senyk

    Dec 11

    Drum score history, Lead Tip

    Reid Maxwell

    Jan 8

    Piping for Dancers

    Liam Hilder

    Jan 22

    Music Production

    Alastair Lee

    Feb 5

    Cameron Style Piobaireachd

    Jim Barrie

    Feb 26

    Pipe bag making

    Zephan Knichel

    Feb 26

    Bagpipe making

    Andrew Lee



    • 06 Nov 2021
    • Online
    Register

    It is imperative to use the official printable Information Guide as a guide to completing this online entry. It contains important information on MUSIC REQUIREMENTS, RULES, and entry details and closing dates.

    NOTE: Payment for assessments entries must be completed within 15 minutes of registering or registration is automatically cancelled.

    NOTE: Players who are BCPA members should register for their assessments by logging into this system using the email address for their BCPA membership in this system.

    NOTE: Players must be current 2021/22 BCPA members or current 2021/22 members of a piping/pipe band association affiliated with BCPA otherwise additional non-member fees apply.

    Entries closing date is October 22.

Past events

04 Sep 2021 2021 ScotFestBC - The British Columbia Highland Games
26 Jun 2021 2021 BCPA Online Summer Competitions
17 Apr 2021 2021 BCPA Annual Gathering Ceilidh
02 Apr 2021 2021 BCPA Annual Gathering - Solo Entries
20 Feb 2021 2021 February BCPA Mini-Gathering
07 Nov 2020 2020 November BCPA Mini-Gathering
28 Aug 2020 2020 BCPA Player Initiated Promotion Application
09 May 2020 2020 BCPA Online Performance Assessments
11 Apr 2020 2020 BCPA Annual Gathering - Tickets for Band Contest
10 Apr 2020 2020 BCPA Annual Gathering - Solo and Band Entries
24 Jan 2020 BCPA Ceilidh & Volunteer Recognition
17 Jan 2020 2020 BCPA Annual Gathering Souvenir Programme Advertising
02 Nov 2019 2019-20 BCPA Mini-Gatherings
10 Aug 2019 2019 Campbell River Highland Gathering
13 Jul 2019 2019 Kamloops Highland Games
06 Jul 2019 2019 Penticton Scottish Festival
14 Jun 2019 2019 BC Highland Games and Scottish Festival
18 May 2019 2019 Victoria Highland Games and Celtic Festival
19 Apr 2019 2019 BCPA Annual Gathering - Solo and Band Entries
19 Apr 2019 2019 BCPA Annual Gathering - Tickets for Band Contest and Ceilidh
07 Jan 2019 2019 BCPA Annual Gathering Souvenir Programme Advertising
17 Nov 2018 2018 BCPA Annual Ceilidh
03 Nov 2018 2018-2019 Mini Gatherings
14 Jul 2018 2018 Kamloops Highland Games
07 Jul 2018 2018 Penticton Scottish Festival
16 Jun 2018 2018 BC Highland Games and Scottish Festival
02 Jun 2018 2018 Bellingham Scottish Gathering
19 May 2018 2018 Victoria Highland Games and Celtic Festival
30 Mar 2018 2018 BCPA Annual Gathering - Solos, Bands, and Tickets
15 Jan 2018 2018 BCPA Annual Gathering Souvenir Programme Advertising
04 Nov 2017 2017-2018 Mini Gatherings
08 Jul 2017 2017 Kamloops Highland Games
01 Jul 2017 2017 Penticton Scottish Festival
17 Jun 2017 2017 BC Highland Games and Scottish Festival
20 May 2017 2017 Victoria Highland Games and Celtic Festival
14 Apr 2017 2017 BCPA Annual Gathering - Solos, Bands, and Tickets
20 Feb 2017 2017 BCPA Annual Gathering Souvenir Programme Advertising
12 Nov 2016 2016 BCPA Annual Ceilidh
05 Nov 2016 2016-2017 Mini Gatherings
09 Jul 2016 2016 KAMLOOPS HIGHLAND GAMES
02 Jul 2016 2016 PENTICTON SCOTTISH FESTIVAL
18 Jun 2016 2016 BC Highland Games and Scottish Festival
21 May 2016 2016 Victoria Highland Games and Celtic Festival
25 Mar 2016 2016 BCPA Annual Gathering - Solos, Bands, and Tickets
14 Nov 2015 2015 BCPA Annual Ceilidh
07 Nov 2015 2015-2016 Mini Gatherings
11 Jul 2015 2015 KAMLOOPS HIGHLAND GAMES
04 Jul 2015 2015 PENTICTON SCOTTISH FESTIVAL
19 Jun 2015 2015 BC HIGHLAND GAMES
16 May 2015 2015 Victoria Highland Games and Celtic Festival
03 Apr 2015 BCPA Annual Gathering 2015 - Solos, Bands, and Tickets
08 Nov 2014 2014 Piping and Drumming Ceilidh
01 Nov 2014 2014-2015 Mini Gatherings
05 Jul 2014 PENTICTON SCOTTISH FESTIVAL 2014
20 Jun 2014 BC HIGHLAND GAMES 2014
17 May 2014 VICTORIA HIGHLAND GAMES 2014
18 Apr 2014 BCPA Annual Gathering 2014 - Solos, Bands, and Tickets
15 Mar 2014 BCPA Annual Dinner 2014
09 Nov 2013 2013-2014 Mini Gatherings and Knockouts
21 Jun 2013 BC HIGHLAND GAMES 2013
29 Mar 2013 BCPA Annual Gathering 2013 - Solos, Bands, and Tickets
09 Mar 2013 BCPA Annual Dinner 2013
03 Nov 2012 2012-2013 Mini Gatherings and Knockouts
22 Jun 2012 BC HIGHLAND GAMES 2012
06 Apr 2012 BCPA Annual Gathering 2012 - Solos, Bands, and Tickets
10 Mar 2012 BCPA Annual Dinner 2012
12 Nov 2011 2011-2012 Mini Gatherings and Knockouts
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