A new name was added to the Grade 1 World Pipe Band trophy today, August 19, with Peoples Ford Boghall and Bathgate Caledonia winning for the first time. There were scenes of wild celebration, and plenty of tears flowing on Glasgow Green as Pipe Major Ross Harvey led his band to a historic triumph.

More than 180 bands took part on Saturday, with the Grade 1 competition being held across two days. The full results are below.

•Racing to celebrate a historic win
•The joy and passion of winning the Worlds
•Flat out after years of hard work pay off for Peoples Ford Boghall and Bathgate Caledonia
•Pipe Major Ross Harvey with Jackie Bird

•Marching off Glasgow Green
•Pipe Sergeant Calum Watson takes the pipe major position as Pipe Major Ross Harvey marched at the front of the band

Grade 1

  1. Peoples Ford Boghall & Bathgate Caledonia
  2. Field Marshal Montgomery
  3. Inveraray & District
  4. Simon Fraser University
  5. Shotts & Dykehead Caledonia
  6. St Laurence O’Toole
    Drums: Simon Fraser University

Grade 2

  1. Royal Burgh of Annan
  2. Buchan Peterson
  3. Manorcunningham
  4. Portlethen & District
  5. Ravara
  6. Uddingston
    Drums: Glasgow Skye Association

Grade 3A

  1. Tullylagan
  2. Robert Malcolm Memorial
  3. Vale of Atholl
  4. Coalburn IOR
  5. McNeillstown
  6. Clogher & District
    Drums: Tullylagan

Grade 3B

  1. Haileybury
  2. Cullybackey
  3. Macanata
  4. Ross & Cromarty
  5. Methil & District
  6. Lower Clyde
    Drums: Macanta

Grade 4A

  1. Burntisland & District
  2. Syerla & District
  3. Cape Breton Island
  4. Cloughfin
  5. Gransha
  6. Rothesay & District
    Drums: Uddingston Strathclyde

Grade 4B

  1. Scots School Albury
  2. Royal Army of Oman
  3. Letterkenny & District
  4. Govan Community
  5. City of Aberdeen
  6. City of Discovery
    Drums: Scots School Albury


  1. Dollar Academy
  2. George Watson’s College
  3. St Andrew’s College
  4. George Heriot’s School
  5. Preston Lodge High School
    Drums: Dollar Academy

Novice Juvenile A

  1. St Columba School Kilmacolm
  2. West Lothian Schools
  3. Scots College
  4. George Watson’s College
  5. High School of Dundee
  6. North Lanarkshire Schools
    Drums: George Watson’s College

Novice Juvenile B

  1. Renfrewshire Schools
  2. Lochgelly High School
  3. Oban High School
  4. St John’s College
  5. St Thomas Episcopal School
  6. Bucksburn & District
    Drums: St Thomas Episcopal School