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agnew harrison Logo smallInvitations are sent out to the best  drummers in North America to compete annually at this prestigious event.

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Since 1977, The Livingstone Invitational has provided the stage for some of the best solo pipers in the world.


Pipers and Pipe Band Society of Ontario


The PPBSO — the Pipers’ and Pipe Band Society of Ontario — administers piping, drumming and pipe band contest at various highland games throughout Ontario. Several of these annual summer competitions have special designations, including the North American Championship, the Canadian Championship and the Ontario Championship.

The Niagara-Hamilton Branch is one of several local PPBSO branches throughout Ontario. We hold monthly meetings from October through April at The James St. Armouries, 200 James St. N., Hamilton.

In addition to being a fun social gathering for pipers and drummers, our meetings provide opportunities to develop piping and drumming in our area.

We hold annual Amateur Competitions for amateur pipers and drummers. We also hold the Livingstone Invitationalthe Agnew-Harrison Drumming Invitational, the Annual George Sherriff Memorial Invitational and The Highland Gala.