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March 23rd results and Photos

April 12, 2013

Results from the March 23rd event are finally ready for posting, sorry for the delay. Thanks to Jeff Brewer and Kelly Fuller, our piping adjudicators, as well as Scott Robertson, our drumming adjudicator. Unfortunately no drummers showed up to compete, but Scott returns April 13th and we have confirmed drummers. Piping Chanter 2/4 March Declan Scott Adult Slow Air Gary Taylor Kenneth Robinson 2/4 March Kenneth Robinson Gary Taylor 6/8 March Gary Taylor Ken Robinson…

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Never too late to pipe and drum–Events announced for 2013

February 24, 2013

We’re switching to a two dates per season format this year. Our first event is the weekend before the British Columbia Annual Gathering and our events should prove to be great preparation for those events. Visit our 2013 Events page, sign up and register now!  We’re doubling the events up and reducing the number of dates this year, both to conserve funds and hopefully to simplify the number of weekends that our members…

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Competition results – April 14th

May 11, 2012

Thanks to Patrick Downing and Micah Babinski for judging piping, and Scott Robertson for adjudicating drumming event in a well received “combined event” with the competitions from March and April.  Next Event: May 12th! Chanter: 2/4 March Declan Scott Grade 5 Piping: Slow Air Connor Tappa Russell Prewitt Stewart MacDonald Grade 5 Piping: 2/4 March Kip WIlson Conor Tappa Russell Prewitt Stuart MacDonald Adult Piping: Piobaireachd Ground Gary Taylor Cleda…

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Date changed for May competition – Saturday May 12th

April 2, 2012

Many of our volunteers and approximately half of our competitors will be unavailable on May 5th due to a couple of conflicting events, the biggest of which is Northwest Junior Pipe Band’s “A Night in the Highlands” Ceilidh fundraiser. Therefore, the May event will shift to Saturday, May 12th. The schedule page will be updated shortly, and email sent out as soon as that is completed. Thanks for your understanding.…

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March 10th Event Rescheduled for April 14th

March 9, 2012

The March 10th WPA events will be held the same day as the April 14th events. This weekend turned out to be a challenging time to find qualified and available adjudicators.  We tried until Friday evening without success. The April 14th event, we’ll try something new and invite two piping judges to adjudicate simultaneously, in two different rooms.  Drumming will also have two events.  

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February 18, 2012 Results

February 19, 2012

Congratulations to all competitors, we had a significant number of new participants a few new first time competitors at our events, and a very nice day of music. Chanter: 2/4 March Gerald Anderson Grade 5: 4/4 March Connor Tappa John Sommer Liam Cunningham Stewart MacDonald Adult Piping, Piobaireachd Cleda Thompson Gary Taylor David Wilkie Ken Robinson Adult Piping, Slow Air Gary Taylor Cleda Thompson David Wilkie Ken Robinson Grade 4…

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Adjudicators from Saturday February 18, 2012

February 18, 2012
Adjudicators from Saturday February 18, 2012

Usually, we try to post about our adjudicators before the event. If we miss it, we add their info to the results post. However, the background of this week's adjudicators are long and interesting enough, we've given them a post of their own. Results to come. We were thrilled to welcome two members of Dowco Triumph Street Pipe Band to our event on Saturday, Drum Sergeant Andre Tessier, and Piper…

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Competition Results January 21st 2012

January 21, 2012
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Thanks to Brian McKenzie, Winter Storm Silver Medalist  and Seattle area piper for adjudicating our piping events today, and Curt Watts, former lead drummer with Greighan Crossing, drummer with Spirit of Scotland, and BCPA certified adjudicator.  Thanks also to all the volunteers who helped make the event a success; Karen Gayle, Jennifer Joki, and Kathy Bowie-Vegors, registration & other, Diane Axworthy, Treasurer, Scott DeVight for coordinating the venue setup and…

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WPA Competitions Saturday Jan 21

January 21, 2012
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The weather conditions are improving, and we’re proceeding with Saturday’s competitions. We hope to have the doors open at 9:00 am, and we will be joined by Winter Storm Silver Medalist Brian McKenzie for piping, and Curt Watts of the Spirit of Scotland pipe band and former lead drummer for Greighlan Crossing judging drumming. The Events 2012 page has the address & directions as well as registration information.  We look…

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