Welcome to the Scottish Schools Pipe Band Championships 

A day of competition and camaraderie, and a showcase for Scotland’s talented young musicians.

The 2024 event takes place on Sunday 10 March at the William McIlvanney Campus in Kilmarnock.

Entries to take part in this year’s competition are now closed.

Entries for the Eilidh MacLeod Endeavour Award, remain open until Tuesday 5th March and gives you the chance to celebrate a band that achieves much more than just a competitive edge.

Click Here to find out more and submit a nomination.


We are very grateful for the generous support from our 2024 sponsors; Wallace Bagpipes, sponsors of the Junior C competition, and The Gordon Duncan Memorial Trust, sponsors of the Freestyle competition.  Read more about our sponsors.

The Scottish Schools Pipes and Drums Trust is the charity that organises the Championships. The Trust offers cash grants, guidance and bagpipe loans to help introduce piping and drumming tuition to state schools.  If you would like to know more please contact us through the SSPDT website.

2020 Winners

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