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Membership

Join the PPBSO today and receive all the benefits that come along with membership.

Education

  Membership provides entry to seasonal workshops like those presented last summer under the “Up Yer Game” series of free workshops for pipers and drummers.  Members receive a  20% discount off all seasonal learning programs, like the Summer Blast! summer school (a $70 saving).

Community

  PPBSO branches across Ontario are active – especially outside of the busy summer season – and offer members opportunities to network socially and professionally within a collegial, like-minded group of music lovers.

 

The summer games circuit, provides a dynamic competitive forum for members to hone their skills and have them tested across peer groups in exciting musical events.

 

Membership ensures an instant connection with our association partners in the global piping and drumming community. 

Tradition

  An opportunity to influence and preserve a tradition. Membership offers a gateway to volunteer and make a positive and satisfying difference through fund-raising, events management and governance that are all integral to the health and vitality of the long, great tradition of the music of bagpipes and drums. 

Membership Fees for 2023: $50.00 + HST

Your membership fee for 2023 is now due by January 15th. This can be paid online, cash, money order, cheque, or credit card (Visa/MasterCard).  This year, dues have been set at $56.50 ($6.50 HST included).  Please observe that a monthly late-payment surtax ($5.65 HST included) will be assessed to encourage timely payment.  

The following schedule details the amount owing; depending on the date of payment.  HST (13%) is included in all the amounts shown.

Paid on or before January 15, 2022$56.50.

Paid after January 15, 2023 but on or before January 31, 2023 – $62.15.

Paid after January 31, 2023 but on or before February 28, 2023 – $67.80.

Paid after February 28, 2023 but on or before March 31, 2023 – $73.45.

Paid after March 31, 2023 but on or before April 30, 2023 – $79.10.

Paid after April 30, 2023 but on or before May 31, 2023 – $84.75.

Paid after May 31, 2023 but by June 30, 2023 – $90.40.

Paid after June 30, 2023 but by July 31, 2023 – $96.05.

New Members pay $56.50 (HST Incl.) regardless of payment date