Author: PBV Admin

Haileybury Solo Drumming Contest – date change

The Haileybury solo drumming contest has been brought forward by one day to Saturday 8 June 2019 and will commence at 12 noon. Further details for entries, registrations, and playing requirements can be found at our solo drumming site

Results of PBA Ballot of Bands

Please refer to the attached memo from Pipe Bands Australia summarising the outcomes of the recent “ballot of bands” for proposed changes to the Pipe Bands Australia contest rules. Pipe Bands Victoria apologises for the delay in circulating this to

Aggregate Contest Awards for 2019 Season

Results from the 2018-2019 Competition Season for a number of awards sponsored annually by Chris Hosking of Access Auto Parts are listed below. We thank Chris and Access Parts for their continued support of our bands. These awards are based

ANZAC Day Awards 2019

Results of ANZAC Day March 2019 Band – RSL Awards sponsored by RSL Victoria for those bands participating in the march down St Kilda Road, Melbourne to the Shrine of Remembrance are as follows: Pipe Band Category Rats of Tobruk

ANZAC Day Massed Band Melbourne 2019

Bands are invited to participate in the annual ANZAC Day march through Melbourne along St Kilda Road and massed band at the Shrine of Remembrance as part of the tribute by Pipe Bands Victoria and its bands to the commemoration

Peter Cook Memorial Scholarship for Solo Pipers

                Pipe Bands Australia has today announced an annual scholarship to assist with education and training of pipers jointly established with Victorian Highland Pipe Band Association with a bequest from the estate of

Ringwood Highland Gathering Results

Please see attached the results from the 2019 Ringwood Highland Gathering held on Sunday 31 March at JW Manson Reserve, Wantirna. In addition to the results, Pipe Bands Victoria congratulates Ben Casey on winning the Lew Zillies Award as the

Tartan Day Parade 2019 – Invitation to bands

Please see attached an invitation to all Pipe Bands Victoria member bands inviting participation in the 2019 Melbourne Tartan Festival Massed Street Parade. Unfortunately, although Pipe Bands Victoria has advocated strongly, there is no funding currently available to assist bands,

Victorian Pipe Band Championships Results (Geelong) – updated

Please see attached the results from the 2019 Victorian Pipe Band Championships held at Geelong on Sunday 17 March at Osborne Park, North Geelong. Congratulations to the Champion bands in each Grade, Moorabbin (Grade 2), Scotch College No. 1 (Grade

Ringwood Contest Draw

Please see attached the Mark 1 version of the contest draw for the Ringwood Highland Gathering to be held at JW Manson Reserve at Wantirna on Sunday 31 March 2019. Access to the reserve is via Selkirk Avenue. Bands and