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The World Online Piping & Drumming Championships is an exciting and fun way to compete against pipers and drummers from around the world. There’s no need for travel. You can compete from the comfort of your own home. Every competitor will have the opportunity to compete for the title of World Online Piping & Drumming Champion and the chance to win awards in several additional categories.  Our previous competitions received over 11,000 entries from around the world. Our world-class judges awarded the placings and wrote a detailed sheet of comments for every player.

Update: The videos are now in the hands of our world class judges. Tune in for the LIVE announcement of the results including the winners of the year end Grand Champion title on Wednesday December 14 at 1 pm (Seattle time). Watch live on YouTube.

Here's some more information about our competition:

2022 Grand Champion title — At the conclusion of our Fall competition, we'll be announcing the overall year-end winners for to the piper or drummer in each category (e.g., Grade 3 Piping, Grade 2 Side Drumming, etc.) with the most points over all three 2022 seasons. Practice hard and give us your best performances!

An online piping competition?  Yes!  Read about the inspiration behind the world's first online bagpipe competition .

Check out the Complete Results from our previous competitions, including the list of winners, videos, and judge's comments.

Read our official press release! Plus, view the full list of events and our official rules. 

Good luck and Happy Piping and Drumming!

Jori Chisholm
Founder of BagpipeLessons.com and the World Online Piping & Drumming Championships
Inventor of the Tone Protector

James Laughlin
Drumming Director for the World Online Piping & Drumming Championships
Founder of The Pipe Band Drummer’s Inner Circle

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