September 28, 2023

Glenfiddich Championship planning special celebration as world’s greatest solo competition turns 50

The Glenfiddich Solo Piping Championship was first held in 1974 with the aim of bringing together the winners of the world’s most significant solo piping events to make the collectively greatest contest in the world. For 50 years, co-founder Seumas MacNeill’s vision has been realized, consistently...
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September 19, 2023

Ten confirmed for 2023 Nicol-Brown Amateur Invitational Solo Piping October 7th

The Nicol-Brown Amateur Invitational Solo Piping Competition was started in 1982, and the 2023 rendition of the event...
September 19, 2023

Prince Harry gives impassioned speech for Canadian piper at Invictus Games closing ceremony

At the closing ceremonies of the 2023 Invictus Games in Düsseldorf, Germany, Prince Harry gave an impassioned, moving...
September 18, 2023

Claiming exemption, BBC refuses Freedom of Information request to help clarify World’s judging controversy

With the Royal Scottish Pipe Band Association not publishing or responding to requests to provide further information...
September 16, 2023

Stuart Liddell wins 2023 Springbank Invitational

When the results were distilled, the winner of the 2023 Springbank Invitational Solo Piping Championship was Stuart...
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September 25, 2022
Glengarry Cup MSR goes to Ian K. MacDonald
Ottawa – September 24, 2022 – Ian K. MacDonald was the winner of the annual Glengarry Cup competition for March....
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Upcoming events
St. Mark Presbyterian Church, Rockville, Maryland | October 7, 2023

Nicol-Brown Amateur Invitational Piping Competition

Glasgow Caledonian University | October 21, 2023
Blair Castle, Blair Atholl, Scotland | October 28, 2023
Cathedral of Learning, University of Pittsburgh, 4200 Fifth Ave, Pittsburgh, PA 15260 | November 5, 2023

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