Month: October 2016

Ian Murdoch Memorial Award 2016

Scots of Victoria recently announced that the joint winners of the Ian Murdoch Memorial Award 2016 are Ailsa Bouch (nominated by the Victorian State Committee of Highland Dancing) and William Sincock (nominated by Pipe Bands Victoria). Encouragement Certificates were also

Congratulations to new VHPBA Life Members

At the recent Annual General Meeting, Life Memberships were conferred upon Carol Hart and Peter McLoughlin. Photos of Carol and Peter receiving their Life Member Certificates can be viewed on our Facebook page. Congratulations to both Carol and Peter on

PBV AGM Agenda & Reports

Please see attached the agenda and reports for the upcoming Annual General Meeting to be held at the Maroondah Sports Club, Mt Dandenong Road, Ringwood East this coming Sunday 23 October. agm-meeting-agenda-231016-website

Pipe Bands Australia 2017 Summer School

    The Pipe Bands Australia Piping & Drumming Summer School is to be held in January 2017 in Melbourne, Victoria.   Please see the attached booklet for further information

Clohesy Memorial Shield Nomination

The Peter Clohesly Memorial Shield donated by Peter’s family is a perpetual shield which acknowledges an outstanding contribution to highland drumming. The Award is determined by two members of the Drumming Panel and most recent recipient of the Sir Rupert

Contest Entry Forms 2016-17

Please see attached the contest entry forms for the upcoming 2016-17 Victorian Contest Season. Attention is drawn to the supplementary Uniform Register to be furnished with the first entry for the season (NOTE: if the band’s uniform has not altered

Geelong to host 2017 Victorian Pipe Band Championships

The 2017 Victorian Pipe Band Championships will be hosted by the Geelong Highland Gathering to be held at the Goldsworthy Reserve, Corio on Sunday 19 March 2017. PLEASE NOTE – for the first time the Selection of Marches Contest will

2017 Victorian Pipe Band Championships

The 2017 Victorian Pipe Band Championships will be hosted by the Geelong Highland Gathering to be held at the Goldsworthy Reserve, Corio on Sunday 19 March 2017. PLEASE NOTE – for the first time the Selection of Marches Contest will

2017 Victorian Pipe Band Championships – Geelong Highland gathering

The 2017 Victorian Pipe Band Championships will be hosted by the Geelong Highland Gathering.     PLEASE NOTE – for the first time the Selection of Marches Contest will be an ‘active’ Grade Four contest element and Pipe Bands Victoria

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