About the STCA

Bagpiper Special Deal print email

The Scottish Terrier Club of America

invites you to take advantage of this half price offer

for a one year subscription to our premiere magazine

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A $20 Value!

Normally $40/year ($60/year 1st Class) you get a full year for $20 off.

The Bagpiper is published quarterly and

provides our members and subscribers news,

articles and lovely photos highlighting the

versatility of the Scottish Terrier!

Subscribe Online Here

Or fill out this form and mail it in.

Valid in the USA only         New Subscriptions only    Expiration date Dec 31, 2015

Non-US Members - please use this form instead.

 
The Bagpiper print email

The Bagpiper is the official publication of the Scottish Terrier Club of America (STCA) and mailed to STCA members (3rd class mailing is included in your membership, 1st class mailing is available for $20/year extra), Scottish Terrier judges and the AKC Library. BP10CoverThumbFor non-members, annual bulk mailed subscriptions (4 issues) are available from the Circulation Manager at a cost of $40.00 (US). There is a $20.00 (US) surcharge for Canadian and Mexican subscriptions and a $40.00 (US) surcharge for all other foreign subscriptions to cover mailing costs. A limited supply of back issues are available from the Circulation Manager at a cost of $13.00 (US) each or four for $50.00 (US).  Please contact the Circulation Manager to inquire as to the availability of specific issues before sending any money. All artwork and graphics published in The Bagpiper and on the STCA website are the property of the artist, photographer or owner and may not be reproduced in any form -- including other websites -- without written permission obtained in accordance with the STCA copyright policy.

Contact the Circulation Manager from the Bagpiper Committee Page

Article and Ad Deadlines

Articles to be published in The Bagpiper should be submitted so as to arrive at the Editors Desk no later than the deadlines indicated below.

Bagpiper #1 ............... January 30th

Bagpiper #2 ............... April 15th

Bagpiper #3 ............... July 15th

Bagpiper #4 ............... October 15th

Subscribe now using our On-Line Subscription Form

 
Advertising in the Bagpiper print email

The Bagpiper welcomes kennel/dog related ad's from STCA members.  This is a great way to show off your Scottie and it also documents our breed for posterity.  No business ad's are accepted.  Business cards for kennels are acceptable.

Ad Format

The Bagpiper cannot be responsible for the accuracy of any ad copy which is not in ad ready format and where instructions are not clearly identified.BagpiperAdSpecs2013

  • Detailed Ad Specifications can be found in the Bagpiper or here.
  • If you are sending final formatted ads, please provide the ad in electronic format.  Acceptable formats (in order of preference) are:
    • Preferred: TIFF format, uncompressed, 300 dpi 
    • JPEG format, high quality, 300 dpi
    • Least Preferred: PDF format, high quality, 300 dpi
  • Free Basic Formatting.  The Bagpiper can provide basic formatting for you.
    • Submit your images and copy in electronic format. 
      • For the text and instructions, submit in word, text or even email format  - something that can be 'cut and pasted'.
      • For images, high quality 300 dpi TIFF or JPEG files.  Note: Camera phone images will probably not be high enough quality for Bagpiper print.
      • For Logos and line art, 300 dpi TIFF is preferred.  JPEG does not reproduce logos well.  If you must send Jpeg, they must be high quality.

Sending your ad.

  • The prefered method is electronic.  Please send a fully press ready format or electronic copy via email to the Bagpiper Advertising Manager at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
  • If you cannot submit electronically, contact the Bagpiper Advertising Manager to make arrangements.  Note, when submitting hard copy materials, photo quality cannot be reproduced without the original format.
 
Stud Dog Ads - $40 print email
  • Black and white photo cropped to include dog only.
  • 3 generation pedigree in Word format.
  • 70 words or less to describe the dog's qualities.
  • Include dog's date of birth.
  • Include contact information.
 
Business Card Ad print email

Reserve your Business Card Ad Now with the Bagpiper Marketing Manager (Charlene Gann)

The best deal is to contract for a full year - four issues for $100!  At only $25 per issue it's a sweet savings.

To get this deal you need to start your ad in the first issue of the year.

Business cards are for members only advertising your kennel.

If you place a card for one only, or after the beginnning of the year, the cost will be $40 per issue.

All business card ads are in black and white landscape format.

Email your ad (jpeg or tiff format preferred) to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

Pay for your business card ad online using the form below:

Enter Your Name

Enter your email

Select single issue or annual contract

 
Policy for Buying Bagpiper Covers print email

The policy for buying Bagpiper covers is that they will be available by "draw" at the Montgomery Annual Awards Dinner. Those interested must advise the Corresponding Secretary by September 15 to be included in the draw. These covers must feature the dog only. The covers for Issue 2 and 4 are not available as they are generally devoted to the Rotating and Montgomery Winners. 

 
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