NOTE: Please see details below for donations to various funds.
For over eighty-seven years, the B.C. Pipers' Association has fostered a world-class environment for the development of pipers, drummers, and pipe bands in British Columbia.
Our events, activities and programs include:
- Competitions, recitals, and concerts.
- Support for music instruction and Highland Games
- Piping and drumming events to support fundraising for charitable causes
- Seminars and clinics advancing the art of piping and drumming
Members of our Association have won twelve (!) World Pipe Band Championships, and many Gold and Silver medals in Scotland.
Your gift will advance these programs for young pipers and drummers and continue enhancing their development into world-class musicians.
Donations may be made through the form below. Alternately, donations can be sent by mail to:
British Columbia Pipers' Association
c/o 8845 212A St.
Langley, BC V1M 2J9
The B.C. Pipers' Association is a Registered Charity with the Canada Revenue Agency (Registration No. 889778197RR0001).
Any donations over $20 (CAD) made to the B.C. Pipers' Association are eligible for a charitable tax receipt.
Please note that the Canadian tax credit on a charitable donation in BC may be as high as 44%. For example, if a $200 donation to BCPA is your only charitable donation for the year, you would receive a Canadian tax credit of $40 (net cost to you of the donation would be $160). However, if you have already given $200 to charities for the year, an additional $100 donation to BCPA would provide you an additional tax credit of $44 (net cost to you of the additional donation would be $56).
Also, there is an additional 25% tax credit for Canadian first time donors after March 20, 2013. See the details of this special tax credit here
Check out the Canadian charitable donation tax credit calculator here
to see the benefits to charities and to you of your donations.
5th Annual Boney Music Memorial Invitational Piping Competition and Recital (February 15, 2020)
The Boney Music Memorial Invitational is a piping competition in memory of Andrew Bonar featuring the top Open pipers in the BC Pipers' Association Grand Aggregate standings to raise monies for brain cancer research for the BC Cancer Foundation.
This year's event takes place on Saturday, February 15, 2020 starting at 5:30 pm in the Anderson Room of the historic Seaforth Armoury in Vancouver. Admission is by donation. All donations received at the venue or via this webpage linked from the BCPA's Facebook Live stream of the event will go toward brain cancer research at the BC Cancer Foundation.
Enter "Boney Music Memorial Invitational" in the "What you desire your gift to support" field below for your gift to support this cause.