PPBSO Niag-Hamilton Br. Amateur Comps

April 12, 2014
James St. Armories, 200 James St. N., Hamilton, Canada

The second Amateur Competition for pipers and drummers in the PPBSO Niagara-Hamilton Branch’s 2014 lineup. Registrations open until March 12, 2014.

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PPBSO Niag-Hamilton Br. Amateur Comps

February 8, 2014
John Street Armories, 200 James St. N., Hamilton, Canada

The second Amateur Competition for pipers and drummers in the PPBSO Niagara-Hamilton Branch’s 2014 lineup. Registrations open until February 7, 2014.

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