Our aim is to promote, foster and continually develop the Great Highland Bagpipe in Victoria.
Piper of the Year table & Ballarat Solo Competition Results are now available via the Results Menu above.
Thanks and congratulations to all who competed, well done to all those pipers who earned a place in competition. A special thanks to Ross Campbell for judging the piobaireachd. Many thanks to all of our judges, stewards, admin and support team. A big thank you and congratulations to the Amber Ives and team at Ballarat Grammar for staging their first competition with VPA – the venue was excellent and the contest ran very smoothly.
PLC Competition Results above via the Results Menu.
Congratulations to all placegetters! Thanks to our guest judge Marion Horsburgh for her adjudication and for running the Judging Seminar on Sunday – we really appreciate you sharing your knowledge and expertise with us.
Thanks to all competitors, judges, stewards and admin for another very successful competition!
Marion Horsburgh facilitating the judges seminar @ PLC.
A huge thank you to everyone who turned up to Starward Distillery to enjoy fantastic performances by Xavier Boderiou, Will Sincock, Josh Chandler and Stacey Riches. A great night was had and thanks also to the team at Starward Distillery and Bring n Braai for their support!
Here’s a couple of links to performances that night by Xavier Boderiou:
Victorian Pipers Association 2017 competition dates.
Full program (Light music and Piobaireachd in all grades)
April 30 Haileybury College, Melbourne
May 20 Camperdown Robert Burns Festival
June 11 National Celtic Festival, Port Arlington. (Invitational)
June 17 PLC, Melbourne
July 1 Ballarat Grammar, Ballarat
Aug 27 Geelong
Sept 9 Victorian Championships, Scotch Melbourne
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VPA Membership fees for 2016
Full Membership: $46.00 per season
Family Membership: $92.00 per season
Members: $10.00 per element entered online
Non-members: $18.00 per element
Entries on the day. VPA members: $15.00 per element, Non members $18.00 per element
The VPA Office Bearers for 2016/17:
President: Murray Blair
Vice President/ Secretary: Simon Gibson
Treasurer: Shannon Ritchie
Players Committee: Jono Quay (Chairman), Fiona Manson, Craig McKenzie, Katherine Belcher, Craig Sked, Geoff Smith, Will Sincock, Josh Chandler, Shannon Ritchie, Imogen Williams.
Piobaireachd Committee: Fiona Manson & Craig Sked