Month: March 2017

PBV | State & Branch Council Meetings

Please be advised the next State and Branch Council meetings will be held at 1:00pm on Sunday 9 April 2017 at the Maroondah Sports Club, Mt Dandenong Rd, Ringwood East. Agenda and reports will be circulated to Councillors and Band

Les Hardy, Sir Rupert Hamer Award winner 2017

Congratulations to Les Hardy, formerly of the Federation University (Ballarat) Pipe Band who won the Sir Rupert Hamer Award for 2017. The Award for outstanding services to the Pipe Band movement is presented annually at the Annual Ringwood Highland Games

Ringwood Highland Gathering 2017 | Contest Mastersheet

Attached is the master sheet from the Ringwood Highland Gathering, the final contest in the 2016-17 Victorian Pipe Band contest season. We are also pleased to advise that the Promoter has notified Pipe Bands Victoria that the gathering will continue

Stolen Bagpipes at Geelong Contest

A young member has requested we publish a post regarding a theft which occurred yesterday at the Geelong highland gathering. The bagpipes were placed in the Watsonia RSL band tent and appear to have been stolen around 11:00am. The pipes

Victorian Pipe Band Championships (Geelong) Mastersheet

Please find attached the Mastersheet from yesterday’s Victorian Pipe Band Championship contest at Geelong. Congratulations to the winning bands, there were a number of close results on the day, so certainly a very competitive day. We thank everyone for their

Ringwood Contest Draw (Updated-Mk8 Version 20/3/17)

Please find attached the updated contest draw for the 2017 Ringwood Highland Gathering (Version 8). There have been further adjustments to entries thus requiring another update. Bands are directed to the appended notes covering the defined arena, massed band tunes,

Geelong Highland Gathering | Victorian Championships – Contest Draw

Please find attached the band contest draw for the Victorian Pipe Band Championships to be held at the 2017 Geelong Highland Gathering. Pipe Bands Victoria apologises for the late publication of the draw, but due to the non-receipt and subsequent