The BCPA maintains a list of pipers and drummers who have been approved as adjudicators by the Music committee’s Adjudication subcommittee based on successful competitive achievements and adjudication apprenticeship.

Adjudicators are approved for particular disciplines and appropriate specialties within those disciplines:

  • Piping
    • light music
    • piobaireachd
    • band piping
    • ensemble
  • Drumming
    • snare & tenor
    • band drumming
    • ensemble
  • Drum major

Specialties are approved for grade level ranges:

“A” = Certified for all grades
“B” = For solo event classifications means certified for Grade 1 and lower. For band event classifications means certified for Grade 3 and lower

The following list contains the BCPA approved active adjudicators who are current BCPA Active or Life members:

Games Sponsors

Games Sponsors needing the complete BCPA Approved Adjudicators list (current BCPA members and non-BCPA members) or needing contact information for BCPA Approved Adjudicators can email the BCPA Secretary found on the Contact Us page.

Please note: Some adjudicators have requested that they be shown as not available to adjudicate particular categories even though they have been qualified by the Association in these areas.

Becoming an Adjudicator & Maintaining Approved Adjudicator Status

BCPA follows:

ANAPBA recommendation for an Adjudicator Certification & Professional Development Program (Revision 3 Jan 11, 2015)

Prospective applicants should review the following process and code of conduct and complete and submit an application form.

BCPA Adjudicator Suitability, Maintenance and Approval Process
Adjudicator Code of Conduct
BCPA Adjudicator Application Form

Approved Adjudicators for 2024 Season

BCPA Approved Active Adjudicators List for 2024 Season
Last Updated: March 11, 2024


First NameLast NameMusic DisciplineProbSolos ASolos BA BandB BandEnsemble
JamesBeaumontPAA A A
AlanBevanPAA A A
JeffBrewerP  BA  
DamienBurleighP  B   
JackCairneyPB BA A
JoriChisholmPAA A  
MarkChristyP  B B 
IanColettiP  B B 
BlairCooperPB B B 
ReneCussonPAA A A
GrahamDavidsonPBA A A
DanDiessnerPAA A A
KellyFullerP  B B 
DaveHenniganP  BA  
ShaunnaHilderPBA A A
DavidHilderPBA A A
ZephanKnichelP  B   
TerryLeePAA A A
JohnLeePBA A  
JackLeePAA A A
AndrewLeePAA A  
AlastairLeePAA A  
RobertMacNeilP  BA A
AngusMacphersonP A A A
EdwardMcIlwainePA B   
KevinMcLeanPB B   
ColinMcWilliamsPBA A  
RobMenziesPBA A A
DanielleMillarPBA A  
KeithPatonP  BA  
SandyReidPB B B 
HalSenykPAA A A
BarryShearsP  Apprentice   
James WTroyPAA A A
James PTroyPAA A A
IanWhitelawPAA A A
DerekMilloyPB BA  
GordonPollockP  B B 
JohnSutherlandPB B B 
JohnTooheyP  B AA


Last NameFirst NameMusic DisciplineSolo SideSolo TenorSolo BassA BandB Band Ensemble
MackenzieBaranovD AA   
TennilleBeaumontDBB A  
BlairBrownDAA A A
DavidFellsDBB A  
JohnFisherDAA A A
ColinHeartyDBB  B 
KylaMacNeilDBB A A
ColinMageeDAA A A
J. ReidMaxwellDAA A A
GrantMaxwellDAA A A
GregorMerryDAA A A
DuncanMillarDAA A A
CamReidDAA A A
ScottRobertsonDAA A A
AndreTessierDAA A A
James PTroyDAA A A
CurtWattsD    B 

Drum Major

Last NameFirst NameDrum Major


BCPA Stewards are identified by BCPA logo maroon golf shirts.

The perspective candidates are familiar with the BCPA principles for stewarding and have indicated a willingness to steward at more than one highland games during a season.

People interested in becoming a BCPA Steward should express their interest through to the Chief Steward. Contact information for stewards can be obtained through the Chief Steward.