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Kincardine Highland Games Results 2013

Tuesday July 9th, 2013

Picturesque Kincardine, Ontario on the shores of Lake Huron was the scene of the 4th stop on the 2013 PPBSO outdoor calendar. Beautiful, hot weather greeted the competitors and attendees, making it a most enjoyable day for players and spectators alike.
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Embro Highland Games Results 2013

Friday July 5th, 2013

The Results for the Embro Highland Games have been posted on the website and on the new site.

Congratulations to all participants!

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Cobourg Highland Games 2013 Results

Thursday June 20th, 2013

The PPBSO’s return to Cobourg after a 14 year hiatus saw Boghall & Bathgate Caledonia, one of the World’s top Grade 1 bands, claim the top prize in the Grade 1 MSR contest.   Ottawa Police utilized the new “challenge up” rule to augment their winning Grade 2 medley performance with a very solid showing in the Grade 1 contest.

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Georgetown Highland Games Results!

Tuesday June 11th, 2013

The first competition of the 2013 PPBSO season held on Saturday, June 8 2013 in Georgetown saw Peel Regional Police march off the field first, having claimed 1st place in the flagship Grade 1 medley contest.
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Message from the PPBSO

Wednesday May 29th, 2013

The Pipers and Pipe Band Society of Ontario (PPBSO) has been busy working to improve its communications media, in order to keep its membership better informed on the comings and goings of the Society, the Ontario Games circuit, and the various branch initiatives, as well as to get important feedback from Pipers and Drummers in Ontario.
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Facebook, Twitter and YouTube for PPBSO

Wednesday May 1st, 2013

The PPBSO will be utilizing social media to extend communications to members and the public. Follow the Twitter feed or like the Facebook page. The target is to go live with the test site, in mid-May of 2013.  Stay tuned!

Cobourg Highland Games Back on the Competition Circuit

Monday April 15th, 2013

The PPBSO is pleased to have the Cobourg Highland Games back in the Champion Supreme competitions.

The Cobourg Highland Games is celebrating their 50th anniversary on June 14th and 15th, 2013 at a new location on the beautiful waterfront of Victoria Park in downtown Cobourg. Victoria Park offers many amenities for families, including a beach and waterpark, wheelchair accessible and is steps from the unique downtown shops and restaurants. Admission will be free of charge to the Saturday Highland Games with a request of donations to the games society.
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2012 Band Passes

Wednesday August 8th, 2012

Band passes have been mailed out. Please contact the PPBSO if you have not received your band passes within five business days from date of mailing.

Do not wait until the day of the games to notify the PPBSO.

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