The biggest event in any piping fan's calendar is certainly the annual World Pipe Band Championships, affectionately known as The Worlds. The event, delivered by Glasgow Life in association with the Royal Scottish Pipe Band Association, has had a long association with Glasgow, and for many years has been bringing top flight international piping competition and a wonderfully entertaining event to the city.
In 2013, Glasgow Green will yet again play host to this remarkable event, this time in a brand new two day format on Saturday 17 and Sunday 18 August. Expect the usual exciting competition across all Grades, In the fiercely contested Drum Major contest as well as Highland Dancing and Glasgow World Highland Games Championships! The two-day event will delight both piping fans and those looking for a great day out.
We'll update this site as soon as possible with more information about the 2013 event.
The Worlds 2012
The 2012 World Pipe Band Championships took place on 11 August. The overall winner was Field Marshal Montgomery from Northern Ireland.
See all the final results here
Revisit the 2012 event at the BBC online here