Category: Immediate

Victorian Pipe Band Championships 2018 (Geelong) – Results

Please see attached the results from the Victorian Pipe Band Championships held yesterday at Geelong in difficult weather conditions. PBV would also like to thank the promoter for their hospitality for all the adjudicators, and their efforts to ensure the

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

February State & Branch Council Meetings – CANCELLED

The February meeting for Pipe Bands Victoria and the VHPBA Inc. scheduled for Sunday 4 February 2018 has been cancelled. Minutes from the December meeting and current financial reports will be circulated to Councillors and Band Secretaries in the near

Daylesford Highland Gathering – CANCELLED

Pipe Bands Victoria has just received advice from the Daylesford Highland Gathering that the entire gathering scheduled for Saturday 2 December 2017 has been cancelled. The promoter apologises for any inconvenience, but due to severe weather forecasts and in the

Daylesford Highland Gathering Arrangements

Due to the recent imminent weather forecast for inclement weather, in consultation with the Daylesford Highland Gathering, a contingency has been put in place to ensure the safety and comfort of all participants. Please refer to the attached memo for

Victorian Youth Pipe Band | Update & Briefing of new structure

Pipe Majors, Drum Sergeants, Drum Majosr (or other representative) of each Victorian band are invited to attend a brief meeting during the lunch break at the Daylesford Highland Gathering. The meeting will be held at, or adjacent to the Scorers’

Vale Cyril (Syd) Bell

It is with deep regret we advise the sad passing of Cyril (Sid) Bell. The father of drummer and adjudicator Ian Bell, Sid was an enthusiastic drumming tutor in several bands and was responsible for teaching and inspiring some of

Victorian Solo Drumming Championships | Order of Play

Please see attached the Order of Play for the upcoming Victorian Solo Drumming Championships to be held this Saturday 2 September 2017 at Scotch College. Morrison Street, Hawthorn. The competition performances commence from 12:30pm, but preparation rooms will be available

Sir Rupert Hamer Award Presentation

Following the announcement of Les Hardy as the winner of the Sir Rupert Hamer Award at the Ringwood Highland Gathering in March, Chairman of Pipe Bands Victoria Tim McLeod attended the Federation University Pipe Band (Ballarat) Annual General Meeting on

Australian Pipe Band Championships 2018 | Change of Date & Venue

Just announced by Pipe Bands Queensland, the host Branch of the 2018 Australian Pipe Band Championships. Change of location and date The decision has been made to change the date and venue of the Championships, they will now be held