Piping News

The Piobaireachd Society has announced the set tunes for 2025 competitions. The can be found here: 

Glenfiddich Piping Championship 2023 Results

1st Callum Beaumont (five aggregate points, piob preference)
2nd Finlay Johnston (five aggregate points)
3rd Alex Gandy (five aggregate points)
4th Angus D. MacColl (four aggregate points)
5th Jack Lee (four aggregate points)

1st Callum Beaumont, Lament for MacLeod of Colbeck
2nd Finlay Johnston, Lament for the Children
3rd Fred Morrison, Craigellachie
4th Bruce Gandy, Lament for the Laird of Anapool
5th Angus D. MacColl, Nameless – cherede darievea
Judges: Murray Henderson, Jack Taylor, Bob Worrall

1st Alex Gandy, Brigadier-General Ronald Cheape of Tiroran, The Ewe wi’ the Crookit Horn, Duncan MacIntyre, RMS Athenia
2nd Jack Lee, South Hall, Lady Loudon, The Little Cascade
3rd Angus D. MacColl, The Argyllshire Gathering, Susan MacLeod, Alex C. MacGregor
4th Willie McCallum, The Lonach Gathering, Dora MacLeod, John McKechnie’s Big Reel
5th Finlay Johnston, Duncan MacColl, The Islay Ball, Alex Cameron Champion Piper
Judges: Jimmy Banks, Ian Duncan, Iain MacLellan

World Pipe Band Championships 2023 Results

The 2023 World Pipe Band Championships was held at Glasgow Green in Friday the 18th August and Saturday the 19th August 2022.  Grade 1 consisted of four events held over two days.

Grade 1 

Overall Result

1st Peoples Ford Boghall & Bathgate Caledonia

2nd Field Marshal Montgomery (Northern Ireland)

3rd Inveraray & District (Scotland)

4th Simon Fraser University (Canada)

5th Shotts & Dykehead Caledonia (Scotland)

6th St. Laurence O’Toole (Republic of Ireland)

7th Police Scotland Fife

8th ScottishPower (Scotland)

9th Manawatu (New Zealand)

10th Canterbury Caledonian Society (New Zealand)

11th Johnstone (Scotland)

12th Police Scotland & Federation (Scotland)

13th 78th Fraser Highlanders (Canada)

14th St. Thomas Alumni (USA)

15th Auckland & District (New Zealand)

16th Closkelt (Northern Ireland)

Drumming: Simon Fraser University

Full results will appear here:

Hear the winning performances from the 2023 World Pipe Band Championships.