World Online Piping & Drumming Championship Awards will be announced and every competitor will automatically have the opportunity to win in in several different categories.
- Overall Champions: The top six overall winners in each Grade category (e.g., Grade 5 Solo Piping).
- Champion with Most Points Overall: The top six overall winners across all categories (all pipers and drummers combined).
- Online Pipe Band Champions: The top six winners in each pipe band event.
- Champion Pipe Band (or Team) with Most Points: The top six bands or teams with the most combined points from solo and band events. Solo competitors who aren’t members of bands may join together in teams to compete for the award for Champion Pipe Band or Team with Most Solo Points.
- Champion Association with Most Points: The top six piping or pipe band associations with the most combined points from solo and band events.
- Champion Country with Most Points: The top six countries with the most combined points from solo and band events. A chance to represent your country and show your national pride, just like the Olympic Games.
- P/M Alasdair Gillies Memorial Challenge: The top six winners in each grade level will be announced and the overall winner will be the Pipe Major Alasdair Gillies Memorial Challenge 2/4 March Champion and will receive a scholarship towards his or her further piping education.
Additional prizes will be given for solo and band competitors in these categories:
- Best Dress & Deportment
- Best Video Background
- Best Soloist or Band competing in service member uniform (military, police, fire, civil service, etc.)
- Best School Pipe Band competing in school band uniform
- Best Junior Pipe Band (all members must be age 18 or younger)