Glenfiddich Piping Championship

The Glenfiddich Piping Championship was established in 1974 to inspire and stimulate the world’s finest individual pipers and to seek the best overall exponents of ceol mor or piobaireachd (the great music) and ceol beag (the little music).

This year, we celebrate our 50th Anniversary and to be Glenfiddich Champion is the pinnacle of achievement in a solo piper’s career.

The 50th Glenfiddich Piping Championship takes place on Saturday 28th October in Blair Castle, Blair Atholl, Perthshire, commencing promptly at 10am.

Invited to compete are

Callum Beaumont

Bruce Gandy

Alex Gandy

Alasdair Henderson

Finlay Johnston

Jack Lee

William McCallum

Angus MacColl

Fred Morrison

Innes Smith


Piobaireachd Judges are

Murray Henderson

Jack Taylor

Bob Worrell


March, Strathspey & Reel Judges are

Jimmy Banks

Ian Duncan

Ian McLellan


Fear an Tighe

John Wilson

The event will be live-streamed, and you can register for this by visiting The National Piping Centre website. Online tickets to attend the Championship are sold out and a very limited number of tickets will be available at Blair Castle on the day of the event. 

For further information please contact : telephone 0845 602 1974 or The National Piping Centre 0141 353 0220