Pipes and Drums


Step 1:

  • Competitors must enter the Campbell River Highland Gathering events on-line and pay by credit card on Eventbrite.
  • Complete all fields of the competitor information section.
  • No refunds. For questions regarding entries, contact 250 287 8807 attn Brian Shaw or bshaw@mackieresearch.com

Solo, Trio and Section Competitions begin 8:30 am August 11, 2018.

All events subject to time changes.

Gates open one hour before the competition starts.

Compulsory massed bands are scheduled for the Grand Opening at 12:30 pm and the closure at 4:30 pm. Bands are requested to be at the forming up points 15 minutes beforehand.

List of Tunes
Bonnie Dundee
Green Hills, Barren Rocks of Aden
Scotland the Brave, Rowan Tree
Barren Rocks of Aden, Mari’s Wedding
Amazing Grace
All standard BCPBA settings (Click here)

Band and “Celts Have Talent” contests begin at 1 pm. These times are subject to change, dependent upon the number of entries received.

Salmon BBQ tickets are available at the Gate

Bands and “Celts Have Talent” participants are encouraged to perform at the BBQ and ensuing Ceilidh.  Bring along your other instruments other than bagpipes and pipe band snare drums (small pipes, uilleann pipes, whistles, bodhrans, guitars, etc) and play tunes together on stage.

All awards will be presented at the Ceilidh immediately following the Salmon BBQ.

BCPA Events

PRINT a brochure for the weekend events.