World Pipe Band Championships


The 2009 World Pipe Band Championships were held on Saturday the 15th August at Glasgow Green. ScottishPower pipe band had a successful day at this year’s Championships, coming in seventh place overall.

The band played very well in their March Strathspey and Reel set and had an excellent run of their medley set. The top six at the competition was as follows:

1st- Simon Fraser University
2nd- Field Marshal Montgomery
3rd- St Laurence O’Toole
4th- Strathclyde Police
5th- House of Edgar Shotts and Dykehead
6th- Boghall and Bathgate Caledonia

The 2009 World Championships were, for the first time, broadcast live online by the BBC, to viewers across the world. ScottishPower’s medley and MSR performances can be viewed at:

Worlds Performances