2016 WUSPBA AGM Report

A few major highlights from this year’s WUSPBA AGM in Park City, Utah:

1) The following WUSPBA bands have been upgraded for 2017:

Las Vegas Pipe Band – upgraded to Grade 4
Prince Charles Pipe Band 5 – upgraded to Grade 4
Phoenix Pipe Band – upgraded to Grade 3
Cameron Highlanders 3 – upgraded to Grade 2

2) The Southern Branch has been split into two branches: the Southern California Branch and the Desert Branch, a new branch that encompasses all of Arizona and the Las Vegas area of Nevada.

3) Drum Major competitions are now organized into three (3) grades: Adult Open, Adult Intermediate, and Juvenile.

4) Solo Tenor drumming is now organized into three (3) grades: Open, Intermediate, and Novice.

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February 2016 AGM Report

The Northern Branch AGM was held Saturday, February 6, 2016, at the United Irish Cultural Center in San Francisco.

Northern Branch Officers Elected:
President – Suzan Karayel
Vice President – Lisa Graves
Secretary – Wes Weber

Amendment to Northern Branch Bylaws:
15 Day Amendments – PASSED