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The winners of the Annual Trophies for the Victorian Highland Gatherings sponsored by Chris Hosking and Chris Earl for the 2020 season, are; Grade 4B Duncan MacLennan MBE Memorial Cup – Aggregate Piping & Drumming City of Melbourne HPB #2 Ernie …

Victorian Contest Season Annual Trophies Read More »

A press release was issued on 2 September by the Maryborough Highland Society cancelling the postponed 2020 Pipe Band Championships. Pipe Bands Victoria understands this has been communicated directly to those bands who had entered the Championships. The following link is …

Australian Pipe Band Championships cancelled Read More »

Pipe Bands Victoria has this week received notification that the 2021 Geelong Highland Gathering has been cancelled due to the ongoing uncertainty around COVID-19. Whilst Pipe Bands Victoria has not been formally advised, it has also been brought to our …

Update on Victorian Pipe Band Contest Season 2020-2021 Read More »

Formal advice has been received from the Ringwood Highland Gathering secretary that the event scheduled for 11 October 2020 has been cancelled and refund of entry fees to bands will be processed forthwith. The Ringwood Highland Gathering is now scheduled …

Ringwood Highland Gathering 2020 – Cancelled Read More »

Pipe Bands Victoria advises that the Secretary, Karen Wallace has resigned and is seeking expressions of interest (EOI) for the position of Secretary. Applications are to be submitted by email to no later than 5:00pm on Friday 12 June …

PBV Secretary Read More »

ANZAC Day was a beautiful still morning in Melbourne with stunning red skies over the bay. Although the Dawn Service at the Shrine was not open to the public, many in the community took the opportunity to remember those who …

ANZAC Day Commemoration 2020 Read More »

The Australian Pipe Band Championships scheduled to be held in Maryborough, Victoria have now been postponed until April 10-11 2021. A memo has been distributed this afternoon to all band secretaries. Please use the following link to the Pipe Bands …

Australian Championships date – April 2021 Read More »

Further to advice from Pipe Bands Australia, please refer attached memo regarding the postponement of the 2020 Australian Pipe Band Championships to be held at Maryborough, Victoria. Please continue to monitor advice from Pipe Bands Australia via official channels for …

Australian Championships Postponed Read More »

Pipe Bands Victoria in consultation with our promoters has continued to monitor the situation regarding COVID-19 (coronavirus) as it impacts on our community. Attached is a memo from PBV and a media release from the Geelong Highland Gathering Committee. In …

Cancellation of Geelong Contest, Ringwood Contest postponed (updated) Read More »

Please see attached the Mark 1B version of the contest draw for the Victorian Pipe Band Championships to be held at the Ringwood Highland Gathering at JW Manson Reserve, Wantirna on Sunday 29 March 2020. Access to the reserve is …

Ringwood Contest Draw Read More »