The World Pipe Band Championships are on August 14th & 15th.
According to the Worlds' website, there are 230 bands competing this year including overseas bands from Canada, Australia, the Netherlands, New Zealand, the USA, Oman, the Republic of Ireland, Malaysia and Austria.
22 bands will be competing in the Grade 1 Pipe Bands category with Field Marshal Montgomery trying to win their 5th championship in a row. They have won 10 World Pipe Band Championships since 1992.
There are 6 Canadian Bands competing in the Grade 1 competition: Dowco Triumph Street, Peel Regional Police, Simon Fraser University, Toronto Police, 78th Fraser Highlanders, and 78th Highlanders (Halifax Citadel).
Good luck to all the bands!
If you're not able to watch the event live in Glasgow, you can watch the BBC Worlds Live Stream here:BBC Worlds 2015 Live Stream
Here's a clip of comedian Michael Mcintyre
describing how Scottish people make everything their own.
| Scottish Humour
Maître d'hôtel: 'Are you here for a special occasion?'
Campbell: 'Aye, we won the third prize in the annual Robert Burns Contest, a haggis dinner for two.'
Maître d'hôtel: 'What were the other prizes?'
Campbell: The second prize was a single haggis dinner, and, if you won the first prize, you didnae have to eat the haggis.'