The Simon Fraser University Pipe Band is one of only four bands located outside of the United Kingdom that have won a Grade 1 World Pipe Band Championship. In addition, the band has placed second nine times, finishing in the top two in the world in 15 of its 28 years competing at the championship.

SFUPB regularly competes in Highland Games competitions sanctioned by the British Columbia Pipers Association in the Pacific Northwest before traveling to Scotland in August for the World Pipe Band Championships. The band wears the Simon Fraser University Pipe Band tartan.