Memorial Piping Competition Raises Substantial Sum for BC Cancer Research

By Robert MacNeil, President, British Columbia Pipers’ Society A note for pipingpress.com that Alan Bevan won the 5th annual Boney Music Memorial Invitational on February 15, 2020, and over $2,800 was raised for brain cancer research at the BC Cancer Foundation. All the details and pictures are below. I have also enclosed a picture of Alan receiving the trophy from Andrew’s son Cameron Bonar (above). It was a great night all around,…

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2019 Pacific Northwest Highland Games and BCPA Grand Aggregate Awards

Under very warm and sunny weather, the 2019 Pacific Northwest Highland Games was held on July 27 & 28 at the Enumclaw Expo Center in Enumclaw, WA. 118 solo players and 12 bands competed. The event concluded with the announcement of the BCPA season-long championship Grand Aggregate Awards. The Grand Aggregate Award winners and partial results of the 2019 Pacific Northwest Highland Games are listed below with complete results to…

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British Columbia: 2019 Victoria Highland Games and Celtic Festival Results

In warm and sunny weather, the 2019 Victoria Highland Games and Celtic Festival was held on May 18 and 19 at Topaz Park in Victoria, BC. 149 solo players and 12 bands competed. James P. Troy, Grant Maxwell and Bridget Hall won the aggregates for Open Piping, Snare Drumming, and Tenor Drumming, respectively. On the Sunday, the Open Piping Piobaireachd was won by Alastair Lee and the significant prize money…

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