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THE POLICE PIPE BAND TRIVIA CHALLENGE!
Test your knowledge of the rich history of competitive police pipe band around the world!

THE ALEX DUTHART HISTORY CHALLENGE!
How much do YOU know about the greatest pipe band drummer in history?

OKAY, SMARTY-PANTS. SHOW US HOW MUCH YOU KNOW!
It’s time to test your knowledge of SFU Pipe Band factoids in our fun trivia quiz!

HAVE FUN WITH OUR NEW TRIVIA CHALLENGE!
How much do YOU know about the RSPBA? Test your knowledge in our fun quiz!

TAKE THE NEW TRIVIA CHALLENGE . . .
Test your knowldge of Gold Medal factoids in our fun quiz!

Take the pipes|drums Trivia Challenge . . .
Test your piping and drumming smarts in our fun quiz!

Test your knowledge of factoids!
Take the skill-testing quiz!

How much do you know about Capt. John MacLellan?
Take the skill-testing quiz!

Test your USA piping and drumming knowledge!
Take the skill-testing quiz!

How much do you know about Bill Livingstone?
Take the exclusive quiz!

The World Pipe Band Championships:
Test your knowledge of fun facts!

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TIP OF THE DAY
Pipers: Need to manipulate your pipe chanter reed? – use a pen knife or Xacto knife instead of sandpaper. You have much more control on the amount of cane you take off with a knife vs. sandpaper. And it is much better for the cane itself; other woodworkers call this technique “feathering.”
Donald MacPhee, reedmaker, Alexandria, Scotland

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