Home

Our aim is to promote, foster and continually develop the Great Highland Bagpipe in Victoria.


VPA Competition no. 4 Geelong College – Proposed Draw now available GeelongV1
Sunday 24 June from 9:30am. Enter here www.trybooking.com/393944

Geelong College
Keith Humble Centre
62 Aphrasia St
Geelong
Guest Judge: Liam Kernaghan (NZ)


2018 Victorian Solo Piping Championships
28th July, Scotch College Melbourne.

• VPA Gold, Silver, Bronze Medals for Piobaireachd
• James Center Medal for overall A Grade champion piper
• Trophies for Champion piper in every grade, March, Strathspey & Reel
• Clan MacLennan Shield for overall C Grade Champion Piper
• Bradshaw Family Shield for overall D Grade Champion Piper
• Clan McGillivary Shield for overall Novice Champion Piper
• Cash prizes in every grade

VPA_Medals3

VPA Gold, Silver & Bronze Medals for Piobaireachd.
Awarded by the Victorian Scottish Heritage Cultural Foundation.

 Non-VPA members interested in playing in VPA events are most welcome, but please do check for an appropriate VPA grading prior to arrival at the contest. The entry fee is an additional $5 compared to a VPA member. The VPA is not affiliated with PBA.



2018 VPA Competition Dates

1. Sunday April 22, Haileybury College
2. Saturday May 19, Camperdown
3. Saturday June 2nd, PLC
4. Sunday June 24rd Geelong (Geelong College)
5. Victorian Solo Piping Championships July 28 – Scotch College


Join our mailing list to find out about the next Piping event in Victoria or leave feedback, please email vpa@vicpipers.org or contact us below:

 

 


VPA Membership fees for 2016
Full Membership: $46.00 per season
Family Membership: $92.0amper 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 2017/18:
President:  Murray Blair
Vice President/ Secretary:  Simon Gibson
Treasurer:     Shannon Ritchie
Players Committee:   Jono Quay (Chairman), Katherine Belcher, Josh Chandler, Fiona Manson, Craig McKenzie, Stacey Riches,Shannon Ritchie,Will Sincock, Craig Sked, Geoff Smith, Robert Wilkinson, Imogen Williams.
Piobaireachd Committee:     Fiona Manson & Craig Sked

Advertisements

Recent Posts

2017 PLC results

VPA Solo Piping Competition results
Presbyterian Ladies College, Burwood
Saturday 17th June

A Grade

Piobaireachd
1. Kat Belcher “Nameless” (Hi harin dro o dro)
2. Cameron Ely “His Father’s Lament for Donald Mackenzie”
3. Jono Quay “The Park no. 2”

Judge: Marion Horsburgh

2/4 March
1. Jono Quay
2. Kat Belcher
3. Josh Chandler

Strathspey/Reel
1. Jono Quay
2. Kat Belcher
3. Will Sincock

Hornpipe/Jig
1. Will Sincock
2. Josh Chandler
3. Kat Belcher

Light Music judges: Chris Sinclair, John Young

B Grade

Piobaireachd
1. Josh Chandler
2. Robert Wilkinson

Judge: Marion Horsburgh

2/4 March
1. Josh Chandler
2. Stacey Riches
3. Simon Gibson

Strathspey/Reel
1. Josh Chandler
2. Stacey Riches
3. Simon Gibson

Hornpipe/Jig
1. Josh Chandler
2. Stacey Riches
3. Simon Gibson

Light Music judges: Chris Sinclair, John Young

C Grade

Piobaireachd
1. Stacey Riches
2. Imogen Williams
3. Daniel Whelan

Judge: Marion Horsburgh

2/4 March
1. Angus Evans
2. Liam Stapleton
3. Tristan King

Strathspey/Reel
1. Liam Stapleton
2. Daniel Whelan
3. Tristan King

Hornpipe/Jig
1. Tristan King
2. Charlie Cooper
3. Liam Stapleton

Light Music judges: Will Sincock, Simon Gibson

D Grade

Piobaireachd
1. Anna Blanch
2. Jimmy Smith
3. Tristan King

Judges: Craig Mckenzie, Shannon Ritchie

2/4 March
1. Kelly Cheng
2. Amy Ryan
3. Anna Blanch

Strathspey/Reel
1. Emma Stapleton
2. Anna Blanch
3. Amy Ryan

Light Music judges: Chris Sinclair, John Young

Novice Grade

Piobaireachd
1. Jasmine Hofen
2. Zeb Lyons
3. Max McCulloch

Judges: Craig Mckenzie, Shannon Ritchie

2/4 March
1. Rosie Ryan
2. Zhali Clark
3. Zeb Lyons

6/8 March
1. Max McCulloch
2. Rosie Ryan
3. Zeb Lyons

Light Music judges: Marion Horsburgh, Kat Belcher