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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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2018 Rule Book

Sunday March 18th, 2018

The 2018 rule book is now available online at http://ppbso.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/PPBSO-RULE-BOOK-2018.pdf.

We’ve made three changes and clarifications to the rule book for this season.
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Solo Upgrade Deadline

Wednesday March 14th, 2018

We’d like to remind members that all solo upgrade requests for the 2018 season must be submitted by April 1st. The form can be found on our website at http://ppbso.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/PPBSO-Solo-Grading-Request-Form.pdf.

Date of the Cambridge Scottish Festival

Wednesday March 7th, 2018

The PPBSO previously incorrectly reported the date of the Cambridge Scottish Festival as being on July 14, 2018. The correct date is July 21, 2018. We deeply regret the error and any inconvenience this has caused. Our website has been updated and a revised band MEF form will be posted shortly.

2018 Band MEF Available

Tuesday March 6th, 2018

The 2018 Band Master Entry Form is now available on the PPBSO website at http://ppbso.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/03/PPBSO-Master-Entry-Form-Band-2018.pdf.

The solo entry form and online solo registration will be available in about a week.

Change in location for Toronto Branch Knockout

Thursday January 4th, 2018

Due to unforeseen circumstances, the Toronto Branch Knockout scheduled for January 6th has been moved to St. Andrew’s College located at 15800 Yonge Street in Aurora. The event will be held at the Petrachek McGillivray Pipes & Drums Centre which is located on the following map: https://tinyurl.com/ya3bx9hl. There will be plenty of parking near the football field (visible in the Google map), and there are signs on campus that point towards the building.

The branch apologizes for any inconvenience this may cause.

Reminder: 2017 AGM

Monday December 4th, 2017

As a reminder for all our members, the 2017 Annual General Meeting is this Saturday, December 9th at the Milton Legion (21 Charles Street, Milton) at 1:00. All members should have received their notice of the meeting as well as supporting documentation at their last known address on file with the office. For those who missed the mailer, the agenda, branch motions, and two by-law amendments from the Board are listed below for your convenience.

As well, we’d like to take this opportunity to remind all our members that membership renewals for 2018 can now be done online at https://ppbso.org/secure_html/ or by downloading the membership form at http://ppbso.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/11/PPBSO-Membership-Form-2018.pdf.

We hope to see everyone at the AGM on Saturday.
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PPBSO Branches

PPBSO Office

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

Administration

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

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