More than 200 bands have entered the World Pipe Band Championships. See the competitor list here.
See Friday 11 August competitor draw here.
See Saturday 12 August competitor draw here.
Alongside the international pipes and drums competition the Worlds truly is a great family day out with Highland Dancing, Highland Games and a Kid's Zone!
The Kid’s Zone at the Worlds is the perfect place for the wee ones to play, create and be entertained! With a huge range of activities throughout the day including puppet shows, face painting, games consoles, glitter tattoos, arts and crafts, magicians, a visit from the Kilted Caricaturist and magic conjured up by our resident magician, plus interactive fun with the Glasgow Science Centre with the Bodyworks On Tour programme and the soft play Playbus – the Kid’s Zone truly makes the Worlds a fantastic fun day out for everyone!
The Kid's Zone is open from – 12.00 – 5.00pm
Check out our maps for Friday and Saturday at Glasgow Green.
Friday 11 August map
Saturday 12 August map
All persons seeking entrance to the arena acknowledge WPBC's right to search any person and their belongings to prevent unauthorised or dangerous articles being brought in which might be used to cause injury or damage to persons or property. WPBC may refuse entry to the arena any person refusing to submit to such a search.Small bags, such as handbags and small carrier/shopping bags, are permitted into the venue and will be searched. Larger items (A3 size/30cm x 42cm and above) will be searched and allowed entry at the discretion of the event organisers.
Any item that could be considered a weapon, including multi-tools:
AlcoholBarbeques and other cooking devicesGlass bottles/jars/containers, Professional camera/video/audio equipment,Portable laser equipment, Laser pens,Flares,Gas or smoke devicesFireworks Kites, Air horns, Megaphones, Vuvuzelas, Spray paint cans, Aerosols over 250ml, Drones, Sound systems,Unofficial tabards and reflective jackets, FlagpolesUmbrellas within the Grade 1 seating area, All of the above items are not allowed into the arena and will be confiscated upon entry. This list is for information and guidance however, it is not exhaustive, any items deemed inappropriate by the event organisors may be subject to confiscation. Any person in possession of prohibited items may be refused admission or removed from the event.