The Western United States Pipe Band Association - A resource for Pipe Bands, Pipers, Drummers and Drum Majors.

MENU

Announcements Archive: 2012

11-26-2012 • Announcing the WUSPBA 50th Anniversary Logo Contest -

Attention GetterThis year marks the 50th anniversary of the Western United States Pipe Band Association.
As the Association moves into the next 50 years, we are remaking our image and moving
into the digital age. Part of this move is an updated logo to symbolize the new Western
United States Pipe Band Association.

This is your opportunity to participate in the kickoff event of our golden anniversary
year. Design and submit a logo for the new WUSPBA. 1st prize is $200.00, second prize
is $100.00 and third prize is $75.00.

You can find the announcement flier here(pdf) and the application here(doc).

10-30-2012 • AGM Proposal Results and Election Results and Contest Rules are now posted!—

Attention GetterNew WUSPBA officers and appointments:

Jeff Mann, President
Stu Baker, Vice President
Todd Brown, Sanctioning Secretary
Erin Gunn, Solo Registrar
Andy Trimble, Music Board Chairman
Kevin Conquest, Drum Major Committee Chairman

The following individuals have been appointed to the Music Board:

Ed Best
B.J. Gunn
Glen Kvidhal
Kevin MacIntyre
Ross Morill
Ryan Murray
Lise Nelson
Michael LeBeouf
Lorne Cousin

10-30-2012 • AGM Proposal Results and Election Results and Contest Rules are now posted!—

Attention Getter AGM Proposal Results and Election Results are now posted on the AGM page!

The Contest Rules for 2013 are now on the WUSPBA.org website:
http://www.wuspba.org/rules/rulesbylaws-index.htm

Current Contest Rules are still posted and will be effective through the end of this year.

10-23-2012 • Updated Solo Results and New WUSPBA Twitter Page!

Attention Getter Seaside Highland Games results are now posted.  (Click on Results in the menu at the upper left.)

Please follow the Western United States Pipe Band Association on Twitter!  @wuspba will tweet unofficial results from games and WUSPBA news, events and announcements.  Stay in touch with the latest WUSPBA information.

09-30-2012 • Solo Results have been updated for Caledonian Club (Pleasanton) Games and a Correction to 2011 Results

Attention Getter  The official results for the above solo contests are now posted. (Click on Results in the menu at the upper left.)

09-24-2012 • Solo Results have been updated for Jackson Hole and Longs Peak Scottish Festivals

Attention Getter  The official results for the above solo contests are now posted. (Click on Results in the menu at the upper left.)

09-24-2012 • 2012 AGM Proposals are now online

Attention Getter   Proposals for the WUSPBA 2012 Annual General Meeting are now available for
review on the AGM page on WUSPBA.org:

http://www.wuspba.org/AGM/agm-index.html

If you plan on attending the AGM, reading the proposals in advance will allow
you to prepare your arguments either in favor or against.

If you are not planning on attending the AGM in Las Vegas—we'll have workshops,
please reconsider!—then read the proposals (which may affect you) and share your
thoughts with someone near you who will be attending the AGM, such as your
branch officers.

We hope to see you at the AGM in 30 days! (Information on date, time, hotel,
etc. may be found on the page linked above.)

Andrew Lenz Jr.
WUSPBA Executive Secretary

09-17-2012 •Solo Results have updated up to Colorado Scottish Festival and Rocky Mountain Highland Games

Attention Getter  The official results for the above solo contests are now posted. (Click on Results in the menu at the upper left.)

09-15-2012 • Fall Promotion Room Rate for WUSPBA AGM Attendees —

Attention Getter  A Fall Promotion rate for hotel rooms is available through Friday, September 21, 2012. The Rate is:

Day

THU

FRI

SAT

Date

10/18/12

10/19/12

10/20/12

Rates

$39.20

$71.20

$71.20

  •   The above rates are single/double occupancy
  •   Each additional adult after the 2nd adult is $20.00 per adult, per night
  •   The above rates do not include 12% lodging tax

** Please do not make the reservations on-line
** Please call the hotel directly to make reservations:  800-582-2228 /702-796-3322 and ask for the Fall Promotion Rate or the group rate for The Annual Meeting of the Western U.S. Pipe Band Association (depending on the call-in date of the reservation)

Beginning on Saturday, September 22, 2012 the Fall Promotion Rate will no longer be available.  Your attendees at that time will ask for “The Annual Meeting of the Western U.S. Pipe Band Association” group rate.  The group rate is:


Day

THU

FRI

SAT

Date

10/18/12

10/19/12

10/20/12

Rates

$59.00

$89.00

$89.00

  •   Cutoff date for these group rates are September 25, 2012 or until your group block is filled
  •   The above rates are single/double occupancy
  •   Each additional adult after the 2nd adult is $20.00 per adult, per night
  •   The above rates do not include 12% lodging tax

** Please do not call the hotel directly for group rate reservations after Friday September 21st. Feel free to make reservations online or any way that gets the best rate after that date.

08-16-2012 • AGM PROPOSAL DEADLINE —

Attention Getter   Your Bylaws and Contest Rules proposals to voted on at the Annual General Meeting are due by Weds., September 5, 45 days prior to the AGM. Submitting your proposal to the Executive Secretary even sooner would be appreciated. Please write your proposals as directed here:
http://www.wuspba.org/AGM/howtowriteanagmproposal.html

Thank you,
Andrew Lenz Jr.
WUSPBA Executive Secretary

07-24-2012 • Solo Results have been updated for Monterey and Colorado United Irish Society Games —

Attention Getter  The official results for the above solo contests are now posted. (Click on Results in the menu at the upper left.)

06-27-2012 • AGM Information has been updated —

Attention Getter The Annual General Meeting information (Date of AGM and proposal deadline) has been updated on the AGM page as well as the events page.

06-27-2012 • Solo Results have been updated for Sacramento, Costa Mesa, Utah and San Diego Games —

Attention Getter  The official results for the above solo contests are now posted. (Click on Results in the menu at the upper left.)

06-07-2012 • Memo From the Executive Committee —

Attention Getter With regards to the SIT report, the Executive Committee rejects the SIT report in its entirety.

03-16-12 • Current 2012 Solo Results have been posted.

01-21-2012 • Upcoming Event - WUSPBA Northern Branch Awards Night-2012

© 1995-2011, The Western United States Pipe Band Association. All Rights Reserved. Site maintained by Dane Chambers