Fresh from winning the UK championships in June, and runners up at last year’s Worlds, St. Laurence O’Toole pipe band will be back, while St Johns College of Zimbabwe and Royal Army of Oman pipe bands both return after several years off from the competition.
To see the full list of bands taking part by grade, take a look at our band information page.
The draw for the day is now live and can be found on the RSPBA's website.
The World Pipe Band Championships take place on Glasgow Green on Friday 17 and Saturday 18 August. Book your ticket now.