Happy New Year! We hope you have all managed to have a restful holiday season.
The second Knockout in the 2020-21 series is January 16th! This is the date by which entries AND videos are due. Like last time, judges will be assigned based on entries and will be drawn primarily from Eastern Ontario.
Piping A - MSR (min. 4 pts each)
Piping B - 2/4 March (4 pts)
Piping C - 3/4 March (2 pts)
Piping 40+ - Air, 6/8 March (min. 4 pts for march)
Snare Drumming A - Two 6/8s (min. 4 pts each)
Snare Drumming B - 2/4 March (4 pts)
Snare Drumming C - 2/4 March (2 pts)
Snare Drumming 40+ - 6/8 March (4 pts)
Results from the last Knockout are here.
All the information on how to enter can be accessed via the link below. Remember! Participation is open to anyone.
Gordon Fyfe (1951 - 2020)
Our condolences go out to the Smith Falls Gordon Pipe Band on the recent passing of one of their members, piper Gordon Fyfe of Smiths Falls. He passed away at the Smiths Falls Hospital on Monday December 14, 2020. Obituary details are pending. The family appreciates your love and messages of condolence at this time. Please refer back to this page for details.
Updates from the PPBSO
Memberships and AGM on January 30th, 2021
The PPBSO recently shared an update on its website. Information about membership fees and the upcoming AGM can be found here.
Regarding memberships: Those who have paid to be PPBSO members for 2020 will have their membership extended until April 30, 2021 (instead of the typical expiry date of January 15). A decision on what membership fees etc. should look like for 2021 will be made when there is more certainty around when larger, in-person events and other activities can recommence.