Category: Vic Branch news

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,

The Geelong Contest and Victorian Championships 2019 Draw

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Australia Day Honours 2019

Pipe Bands Victoria is extremely pleased to congratulate Dr John Menzies OAM who has made a significant and life long contribution to the communities of south-west Victoria. He is also a member of the Robert Burns Festival organising committee, the

Brett Staley wins Peter Clohesy Award

At Daylesford Highland Gathering on 1 December, Brett Staley was announced as the 2018 recipient of the Peter Clohesy Memorial Shield for services to highland drumming. Brett has played drums throughout much of his life, including City of Melbourne, Geelong

December PBV & VHPBA Council Meetings (Updated)

The December meeting of Pipe Bands Victoria and the VHPBA will be held on Sunday 9 December 2018 at 10:30am at Watsonia RSL, 6 Morwell Avenue, Watsonia, 3087. A copy of the meeting agenda is attached. All members welcome. For

Daylesford Draw Mk 5 (latest version)

Attached is the latest version (Mk 5) of the Daylesford draw for Saturday 1 December. Daylesford-Draw-MK-5-2018-21.11.18

DAYLESFORD DRAW 1 Dec 2018

The Daylesford Contest will be held on Saturday 1 December with the Street March commencing at 09.20 and upon completion of the Street March element the contest will move to Victoria Park Daylesford. Daylesford-Draw-2018-12.11.18

Victorian Youth Pipe Band | EOI Belfast Tattoo Tutor/Chaperone

Expressions of interest are being sought for a female to join the upcoming Belfast International Tattoo trip in September 2019. This is an exciting opportunity for a person with the relevant skills to help showcase the Victorian Youth Pipe Band on an

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