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Prairie Pipe Band
Association of Manitoba

Serving the Piping and Drumming Community in Manitoba

PPBAM News

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April 23 2019

Prairie Pipe Band Association of Manitoba is pleased to announce the winners of two youth piping and drumming scholarships. Congratulations to Connor Lantz and Reid Kyrzyk! Both are members of Lord Selkirk RFM Pipe Band, and plan to attend Sound Advice in Regina, SK this summer.

Congratulations to everyone who applied. The high quality of the applicants made this a very difficult decision. PPBAM looks forward to providing many more scholarships for developing young pipers and drummers in the years to come.

Upcoming Events

DateEventDetails
May 18,19 2019 Saskatchewan Highland Gathering & Festival Victoria Park, Regina. For more info watch the site here
June 8 2019Brandon Traveller's Parade Established in 1955, the Brandon Travellers' Day Parade is a great event for all ages. For sixty years, Brandon Travellers' Day Parade has included pipe bands so many of our members will be in the parade. For more info watch the site here
June 22,23 2019 Manitoba Highland Gathering The Manitoba Highland Gathering is a non-profit, volunteer (youth-senior) supported, family fun filled, community designated over 50 years old event which strives to preserve, promote, nurture, educate and share about our wonderful, colourful Scottish Culture and Heritage, arts, sports and agriculture. Come on out and be fascinated by the Highland Dance Competition, admire the strength of our Highland Games athletes, enjoy the Bagpipes and drums bands marching around, visit the petting zoo, go shopping at the Scottish Market, sample original Scottish food, watch the shearing and sheep dog demonstrations, try Scottish dancing and line dancing, listen to Celtic tunes, visit the life enactment groups and time travel to the Vikings, the Jacobites, the Medieval Ages, ... and so much more!

Solo and Pipe band competition registrations now available at:

Solo Entry Form
Band Entry Form
June 9 2019Transcona Highland Gathering After a very successful 2018 edition the Transcona Highland Gathering is already in planning to put on an even larger event with an expanded Pipe Band competition, a Heavy Games competition, and dancing exhibitions, all at the same time! Location is Kern Park in the heart of Downtown Transcona. Mark your calendar! For more info watch the site here