Month: February 2018

Ballarat 2018 Contest Mastersheet & Results

Please see attached the results and master sheet from the 2018 Ballarat Highland Gathering. PBV wishes to publicly thank all bands for their cooperation and assembly for the finale massed band. Bands assembled promptly as directed for the “new” march

Vale Michael Stubbings

Michael Stubbings, a life long contributor to pipe bands, drumming, and piping passed away on Friday 23 February after a prolonged period of illness. Michael was a drummer with several bands, but notably City of Blacktown and St Mary’s Band

Bendigo Contest Draw

Please see attached the contest draw for the upcoming Scots Day Out contest at Bendigo. Bands are requested to note the sign in and performance times, and carefully read the appended notes relating to other contest matters, including the assembly

Ballarat Contest Draw – Mk7B (Updated)

Please see attached the updated (Version 7B) contest draw for the Ballarat Highland Gathering on 25 February 2018. There is no significant change from previously published Version 7, except minor amendments to the appended notes. Bands are requested to note

Victorian Youth Pipe Band – Meeting at Ballarat Contest

The Vice Principals of Piping and Drumming, Scott Nicolson and Andrew Womersley have requested a brief meeting during the lunch break at the Ballarat contest with Pipe Majors, Drum Sergeants and available adjudicators. The exact time will be announced on