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In pictures: The World Pipe Band Championships

More than 220 pipe bands gathered to compete for the title at the 2013 World Pipe Band Championships in Glasgow, Scotland. The annual competition brought young and old, men and women out to compete, as spectators braved the wind and rain to listen to some of Scotland’s finest bagpipe music.

In pictures: The World Pipe Band Championships
Participants take part in 2013 World Pipe Band Championships at Glasgow Green on August 18, 2013 in Glasgow, Scotland. The annual World Pipe Band Championships has returned to Glasgow this weekend, with 225 pipe bands competing for the title. (Getty Images)
In pictures: The World Pipe Band Championships
Participants take part in 2013 World Pipe Band Championships at Glasgow Green on August 18, 2013 in Glasgow, Scotland. The annual World Pipe Band Championships has returned to Glasgow this weekend, with 225 pipe bands competing for the title. (Getty Images)
In pictures: The World Pipe Band Championships
Participants take part in 2013 World Pipe Band Championships at Glasgow Green on August 18, 2013 in Glasgow, Scotland. The annual World Pipe Band Championships has returned to Glasgow this weekend, with 225 pipe bands competing for the title. (Getty Images)
In pictures: The World Pipe Band Championships
Participants take part in 2013 World Pipe Band Championships at Glasgow Green on August 18, 2013 in Glasgow, Scotland. The annual World Pipe Band Championships has returned to Glasgow this weekend, with 225 pipe bands competing for the title. (Getty Images)
In pictures: The World Pipe Band Championships
Participants take part in 2013 World Pipe Band Championships at Glasgow Green on August 18, 2013 in Glasgow, Scotland. The annual World Pipe Band Championships has returned to Glasgow this weekend, with 225 pipe bands competing for the title. (Getty Images)
In pictures: The World Pipe Band Championships
Field Marshall Montgomery celebrate winning the 2013 World Pipe Band Championships for the third year in a row at Glasgow Green on August 18,2013 in Glasgow,Scotland. The World Pipe Band Championships has returned to Glasgow this weekend, with 225 pipe bands competing for the title. (Getty Images)
In pictures: The World Pipe Band Championships
Field Marshall Montgomery celebrate winning the 2013 World Pipe Band Championships for the third year in a row at Glasgow Green on August 18, 2013 in Glasgow, Scotland. The annual World Pipe Band Championships has returned to Glasgow this weekend, with 225 pipe bands competing for the title. (Getty Images)
In pictures: The World Pipe Band Championships
Members of the public watch bands taking part in 2013 World Pipe Band Championships at Glasgow Green on August 18, 2013 in Glasgow, Scotland. The annual World Pipe Band Championships has returned to Glasgow this weekend, with 225 pipe bands competing for the title. (Getty Images)
In pictures: The World Pipe Band Championships
Participants take part in 2013 World Pipe Band Championships at Glasgow Green on August 18, 2013 in Glasgow, Scotland. The annual World Pipe Band Championships has returned to Glasgow this weekend, with 225 pipe bands competing for the title. (Getty Images)
In pictures: The World Pipe Band Championships
Members of the public watch bands taking part in 2013 World Pipe Band Championships at Glasgow Green on August 18, 2013 in Glasgow, Scotland. The annual World Pipe Band Championships has returned to Glasgow this weekend, with 225 pipe bands competing for the title. (Getty Images)
In pictures: The World Pipe Band Championships
Participants take part in 2013 World Pipe Band Championships at Glasgow Green on August 18,2013 in Glasgow,Scotland. The annual World Pipe Band Championships has returned to Glasgow this weekend, with 225 pipe bands competing for the title. (Getty Images)