Results and photos from the American Pipe Band Championships

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The American Pipe Band Championship took place as part of The Virginia International Tattoo at Scope Plaza on Saturday, April 20, 2024. 

Grade Two – American Champions 2024

  1. Ulster Scottish Pipe Band – first Place winning the Jim Hixon trophy and $2000  
  2. MacMillan Pipe Band – second place winning a shield and $1000 
  3. Carnegie Mellon University Pipes and Drums – winning a shield and $500 
  4. Great Lakes Pipe Band – wining a shield 

Best Drum Corps:  Ulster Scottish
Best March Strathspey and Reel:  Ulster Scottish
Best Medley Selection:  Ulster Scottish

Grade Three – American Champions 2024

  1. Carnegie Mellon University Pipes and Drums – winning the J. Scott Jackson trophy and $1500 
  2. MacMillan Birtles Pipe Band – winning a shield and $1000 – by ensemble preference
  3. Roisin Dubh Pipe Band – winning a shield and $500 
  4. Siren City Pipe Band – winning a shield 

Best Drum Corps:  Carnegie Mellon University Pipes and Drums
Best March Strathspey and Reel:  Carnegie Mellon University Pipes and Drums
Best Medley Selection:  Carnegie Mellon University Pipes and Drums

The winner of the American Pipe Band Championship Drum Fanfare competition, winning a plaque and $1000 was MacMillan Drum Corps of MacMillan Pipe Band