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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!
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How much do you know about Capt. John MacLellan?
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Test your USA piping and drumming knowledge!
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How much do you know about Bill Livingstone?
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The World Pipe Band Championships:
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TIP OF THE DAY
Pipers: If your bass drone wants to roar when struck in, it might be riding high on the bottom pin. If so your reed might be too sharp. A quick fix, if time is short, is to put a bit of tape over a third to half of the bush at the top. This will flatten the drone and allow you to shortenit by moving the middle joint down the bottom pin.
Charley Kron, C.E. Kron Bagpipes