Author: PBV Admin

October State & Branch Council Meetings

The October State Council of VHPBA and Branch Council meeting of PBV will take place on Sunday 20 October 2019. The meetings are scheduled to commence immediately following the Annual General Meetings which commence at 1:00pm in the upstairs room

Results | Victorian Mini Band Championships & solo drumming

Attached is the master sheet from the Victorian Mini Band Championships held at St Arnaud on Saturday. A big thank you to all the bands who participated, including Hamilton & District Pipe Band who also participated in the event. Copy

St Arnaud Solo Drumming Contest Draw

Please refer attached the contest draw for solo drumming at the upcoming St Arnaud contest this Saturday. Solo drumming will commence immediately following the conclusion of the band contest. SOLO DRUMMING DRAW – ST ARNAUD COMPETITION

PBV & VHPBA Nominations

Please refer attached memo for members regarding nominations received for the Annual General Meetings. MEMO noms vic-081019

Remembrance Day 2019

Pipe Bands Victoria has been invited by the Shrine of Remembrance to provide a massed band for the Flag Lowering Ceremony at the Shrine on 11 November at 5pm, the final act of commemoration on Remembrance Day. The requirements would

Drum Majors Workshop

A practical training workshop for Drum Majors will be conducted on Sunday 3 November in Melbourne. Please refer to the attached registration form. Cost is $40 per person, and payment is via Try Booking link and registered participants are requested

St Arnaud Contest Draw

Please see attached the contest draw and relevant information for the upcoming Victorian Mini Band Championships on 12 October at St Arnaud. Band Order of Play-Mk1-300919

St Arnaud Solo Drumming Entries Close Soon

Entries are still open for the St Arnaud solo drumming contest but will close this Friday 4 October . All entries are to be submitted and paid online. The link for solo drumming entries is Music requirements can be found at

New Contest Supervisors

Congratulations to Karen Wallace and Mick Ryan on completing their Advanced Certificate in Rules & Administration and being accepted in to the Australian Pipe Band College. Pictured are Karen and Mick with Ross Connolly (centre), Vice Principal of Rules &

Contest Regulations 2019

Pipe Bands Australia has today published the updated Contest Regulations 2019. A copy of the Contest Regulations can be downloaded from the Pipe Bands Australia website