Congratulations to BCPA Bands and Soloists for International Successes in Summer 2018

Congratulations to all BCPA bands and members who have represented our association so well across the world this summer.

World Pipe Band Championships

Grade 1

Simon Fraser University
5th overall (4th MSR, 5th Medley)

Dowco Triumph Street
12th overall (12th MSR, 12th Medley)

Caledonian Club of San Francisco Highland Games

Grade 2

Portland Metro
4th overall (2nd MSR, 4th Medley)

Robert Malcolm Memorial 2
6th overall (6th MSR, 7th Medley)

Grade 3

Greighlan Crossing
2nd MSR, 3rd Medley

Calgary Highland Games

2nd Grade 4 Medley, 2nd Grade 3 MSR (challenge up)

Canmore Highland Games

2nd Grade 4 Medley, 2nd Grade 3 MSR (challenge up)

Masters Solo Piping Championship

Jack Lee – 1st Piobaireachd
Alan Bevan – 4th Piobaireachd

Argyllshire Gathering

Zephan Knichel – 3rd Silver Medal Piobaireachd
Alan Bevan – 2nd ‘A’ Strathspey and Reel
Alistair Bevan – 3rd Intermediate MSR (21 and under)

Northern Meeting

Seumas Coyne – 2nd ‘A’ MSR
Alastair Lee – 3rd ‘A’ MSR


Alastair Lee – 1st ‘A’ Piobaireachd, 2nd in the ‘P/A’ March, 3rd ‘P/A’ Strathspey & Reel
Andrew Lee – 5th ‘P/A’ Strathspey and Reel, 5th ‘P/A’ March
Zephan Knichel – 2nd ‘B’ Piobaireachd, 5th ‘B’ March, 5th ‘B’ Strathspey & Reel


Jori Chisholm – 3rd Gold Medal Piobaireachd

Ed McIlwaine – 2nd Open Piobaireachd

Kevin McLean – 1st Piobaireachd
Jori Chisholm – 2nd Piobaireachd, 3rd March, 3rd Strathspey & Reel

Ed McIlwaine – 1st Piobaireachd
Jori Chisholm – 2nd Strathspey & Reel, 3rd March

Ed McIlwaine – 3rd Open Piobaireachd
Zephan Knichel – 5th ‘B’ Piobaireachd
Alistair Bevan – 3rd MSR (Under 18)
Callum Bevan – 4th MSR (Under 18)

Ed McIlwaine – 1st Piobaireachd
Kevin McLean – 4th March, 4th Strathspey & Reel, 4th Jig

Ed McIlwaine – 2nd Piobaireachd, 6th Strathspey & Reel

Ed McIlwaine – 2nd ‘P/A’ Piobaireachdl