Upcoming Competition(s)

There are no upcoming games for this year.

News and Notices

2018 Band Passes

Sunday May 20th, 2018

Band passes for all games except Maxville are now being sent out. Please consult the list to see if and when passes for your band were mailed out. This list will be updated periodically.
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2018 Highland Gala

Wednesday September 12th, 2018

2018 Highland Gala
November 3rd, 2018


Champion Supreme Bands and Soloists

Best Western Brantford Hotel and Conference Centre
19 Holiday Drive, Brantford, ON

For map to hotel, please click ON THIS LINK

This year’s Highland Gala dress code will be
Semi-formal or Highland Dress
Absolutely NO jeans

The bringing in of externally purchased food and alcohol is strictly prohibited!

Tickets are $25.00 per person at the door
or $20.00 until November 2nd using the PayPal through the Niagara-Hamilton Branch.

A limited number of rooms are being held for the event, and can be booked at
the Best Western online booking site. Rooms will be held until Friday, October 5th.

Maxville Band Meetings

Tuesday July 24th, 2018

This is a reminder that the band meeting for the grade 5 bands at Maxville will be on Friday, August 3rd at 11:00. The band meeting for all other grades will be on Saturday, August 4th at 11:00.

Kincardine Parade

Thursday July 5th, 2018

A couple of questions have been asked about the opening parade at the Kincardine Scottish Festival this weekend. Bands are to form up at 10:45 for an approximate 11:00 start. All bands are required to participate except for those grade five bands explicitly excused due to their placement in the order of play. The list of bands excused will be posted on the PPBSO board as per usual and will also be announced at the band meeting.

Kincardine Band Meeting

Tuesday July 3rd, 2018

The band meeting for Kincardine this Saturday, July 7th will be held at 10:00 instead of the usual time.

Georgetown Entries

Saturday May 12th, 2018

Georgetown is only four weeks away! Both band and solo entries for Georgetown close in one week. Please get your registrations in now so you can participate in our first outdoor event of the season.

2018 Solo Entries are Open

Saturday April 7th, 2018

Registration for the 2018 solo events is now open. Contest registration can be done online through the member portal (https://ppbso.org/secure_html/) or by download and submitting the Solo Master Entry Form, found at http://ppbso.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/04/PPBSO-Master-Entry-Form-Solo-2018.pdf.

Dylan Thibeault : 1992-2018

Tuesday March 20th, 2018

It is with sadness that we announce the passing of Dylan Thibeault. Dylan was a snare drummer, and he was involved with Hamilton Police Pipe Band many times. Most recently, he was the lead tip of Hamilton’s Grade 5 band in 2013.

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PPBSO Branches

PPBSO Office

President: Chris Buchanan
Vice President:Charles MacDonald
Secretary: Michele Curtis
Treasurer: John Allen


Administrator: Sharon Duthart
Chief Steward: Glenn Covert
Ombudsman: Ken Eller