August 16, 2022

What if the World’s Grade 1 result used final event placings rather than all 16 judges’ rankings?

Field Marshal Montgomery of Northern Ireland are the 2022 World Pipe Band Champions for the thirteenth time in their 32 years as a Grade 1 band, making Richard Parkes the most World’s-winning pipe-major in history. Under RSPBA rules, there’s no disputing that. Even with four different bands placing overall...
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August 11, 2022

World’s pressure cooker ready to roast

For those from places like Florida, Texas, and Ontario, competing in intense heat is just part of the regular game. The...
August 11, 2022

Piping Live! – Wednesday Photo Feature by Alister Sinclair

We continue our Piping Live! Photo Feature series with a selection of images from Wednesday, August 10th, captured by...
August 11, 2022

Musical meandering at Piping Live!

By Iain MacDonald One of the great things about Piping Live! – and something that has been a feature throughout the...
August 11, 2022

Boghall & Bathgate L-D Gordon Brown to retire after World’s; Kerr McQuillan to take on role

Legendary lead-drummer Gordon Brown of the Grade 1 Peoples Ford Boghall & Bathgate Caledonia will retire after the...
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August 17, 1957
Reay Mackay takes piobaireachd, March, and S/R at Fergus, Ontario, games.

St. Andrew's College Association - Grade 2 set - Maxville 2022

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78th Highlanders (Halifax Citadel) - Grade 1 medley - Maxville 2022

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