On the Day

Glasgow Green is ready. The bands are set. The Worlds are go!

Hundreds of pipe bands. Thousands of pipers and drummers. Can the current champs hold on to their title or will another band take the trophy? You’ll only find out at the Worlds! It’s back. It’s live. It’s the best pipe bands in the world competing for glory. It doesn’t get bigger than this.

WHAT'S ON AT THE WORLDS

FRIDAY 12 AUGUST

The Grade 1 competition begins on Friday 12th August. Gates open at 8am with the qualifiers taking place from 11.00am – 5.00pm. Food and drink stalls will be on hand to keep you refreshed throughout the day as well as a selection of gift stalls.  

SATURDAY 13 AUGUST

Day two includes the Championship finals and all the other Grade competitions including the Drum Major competitions. There will also be the Scottish Food Village and Traders Village to get your must have World Pipe Band Championships souvenirs.

Gates open at 7.00am with the competition starting at 9.00am. The event will draw to a close with a spectacular march-past of all pipe bands in the main arena for the presentations from the day’s competition. The march-past is due to begin around 5.30pm. 

CONCESSIONS TICKET INFORMATION

Concession prices are available for full-time students; Senior Citizens; Jobseekers Allowance, and Disability Living Allowance, Personal Independence Payment and Employment & Support Allowance recipients. Proof of entitlement must be shown when collecting tickets.

GENERAL ADMISSION FRIDAY 12 AUGUST

Access to Glasgow Green for the Grade 1 Qualifiers.

GENERAL ADMISSION SATURDAY 12 AUGUST

Access to Glasgow Green for Saturday’s competition, including the Championship finals and all the other Grade competitions including the Drum Major competitions. There will also be the Scottish Food Village and Traders Village to get your must have World Pipe Band Championships souvenirs.

GENERAL ADMISSION WEEKEND

Access to Glasgow Green on Friday and Saturday to make sure you don’t miss any of the weekend’s action! See everything from the qualifiers to the champions being crowned!

GRADE 1

Available for Saturday 13th August only. A Grade 1 ticket allows you entry to Glasgow Green all day and the ability to choose and reserve a seat in the Grade 1 Arena throughout the day.