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News and Notices

Kincardine Band Meeting Time

Monday June 30th, 2014

The mandatory band meeting at Kincardine will take place at 10:00 AM instead of the usual 11:00 AM.

78th Frasers Top of the Field again at Cobourg!

Monday June 23rd, 2014

The 78th Fraser Highlanders made it two in a row as they won the Grade 1 medley contest at the Cobourg Highland Games on Saturday, June 21, 2014 against a strong field of competitors, including the Ottawa Police, who were again challenging up to the premier grade.
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78th Frasers Win at Georgetown!

Monday June 16th, 2014

The 78th Fraser Highlanders opened their 2014 campaign with a win in the Grade 1 MSR contest at the Georgetown Highland games on Saturday, June 14, 2014. An overall solid performance, including a 1st in ensemble, was enough to give them the win. What began as a cool day for the early soloists, settled in to perfect pipe band weather in time for the afternoon band contests.
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PPBSO 2014 Band Passes – Updated

Tuesday May 13th, 2014

Please consult the current 2014 PPBSO Band Passes List.

Contact the PPBSO if you have not received your Band Passes within five days from the date of mailing. Do not wait until the day of the games to notify the PPBSO.

2014 PPBSO Adjudication Seminar – In Pictures

Sunday May 11th, 2014

The Music Committee recently hosted its annual Adjudication Seminar in Milton, Ontario. Facilitated by Glenna Mackay-Johnstone and Trish Kirkwood, the day was filled with rich dialogue, thought provoking discussion and positive energy. The afternoon consisted of two break-out sessions in both Piobaireachd (lead by Ed Neigh) and solo light music (lead by Bob Worrall).

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2014 PPBSO Adjudication Seminar

Wednesday January 22nd, 2014

The 2014 PPBSO Adjudication Seminar has been scheduled for April 26, 2014.
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New Professional Piobaireachd Grade

Thursday January 16th, 2014

Establishment of a New Professional Piobaireachd Grade

In recent years the number of professional piobairechd players has become too large to be adjudicated in a morning.  Last year, for example, 22 entered at Georgetown.  The PPBSO has decided to divide the professional piobaireachd into two grades called A and B.
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2013/2014 Upgrades!

Sunday December 29th, 2013

The following competitors have been selected for upgrade in the light music, piobaireachd and drumming categories. Band upgrades are listed at the bottom of the post.

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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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