Adjudicators

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:

BCPA Approved Adjudicators (who are current BCPA Active or Life members) – May 6, 2021

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 2021-2022 Season

BCPA Approved Active Adjudicators List for 2021-2022 Season
Last Updated: March 30, 2022

Piping

Last NameFirst NameLight MusicPiobaireachdBands (Pipes)Ensemble
BeaumontJamesAAAA
BevanAlanAAAA
BrewerJeffBA
BurleighDamienB
CairneyJackBBAA
ChisholmJoriAAA
ChristyMarkBB
ColettiIanBB
CooperBlairBB
CussonReneAAAA
DavidsonGrahamABAA
DiessnerDanAAAA
FullerKellyBB
HenniganDaveBA
HilderDavidABAA
HilderShaunnaABAA
LeeAlastairBBB
LeeAndrewAAA
LeeJackAAAA
LeeTerryAAAA
KnichelZephanB
MacNeilRobertBAA
MacphersonAngusAAA
MacRaeGordonABA
McIlwaineEdwardBA
McLeanKevinBB
McWillainsColinABA
MenziesRobertABAA
MillarDanielleABA
MilloyDerekBBA
PatonKeithBA
PollockGordonBB
ReidOwenB
ReidSandyBBB
SenykHalAAAA
SutherlandJohnB
TooheyJohnBAA
ToppBruceBB
TroyJames W.AAAA
WhitelawJamesAAAA

Drumming

Last NameFirst NameSideTenorBands (Drums)Ensemble
BeamontTennilleBBA
BrownBlairAAA
FellsDavidBBA
FisherJohnAAAA
HeartyColinBBB
MacNeilKylaBBA
MageeColinAAAA
MaxwellReidAAAA
MerryGregorAAAA
MillarDuncanAAAA
ReidCameronAAA
RobertsonScottAAAA
WattsCurtB

Drum Major

Last NameFirst NameDrum Major
NicholJohnA

Stewards

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.