The Games are a traditional Highland Games and hosts:
- The official SHGA Heavyweight World Championship (16lb and 22lb Ball, 16lb and 22lb Hammer, Caber and 28lb Weight for distance and 56lb wt for height)
- The Scottish 80 Metres Running Championship
- The Scottish Backhold/Cumberland Style Wrestling British Championship
- Highland Dancing
- Solo Piping
- Tug o’ War
- Pipe Band events at local and national level
Solo Piping Senior & Junior (Open), Highland Dancing All Categories
Special Event: British 56lb Weight over Bar Championship. Local Highland Dancing Display.
Welcome to the Lochcarron Highland Games. “The Friendly Games” held in beautiful Wester Ross in the North West Highlands of Scotland.
Lochcarron Highland Games feature the traditional mixture of heavy events, track and field plus highland dancing and piping displays (these are not competitions).
Entry to Attadale Garden is free on the day of the games. Why not enjoy both the excitement of the games and the tranquility of the gardens on the same day.
Special Events: Ben Rinnes 5 tops Hill Race, Overseas Visitors Race. Fourteen pipe bands signed up to appear.
St Andrews Highland games are relative newcomers to the highland games scene as this year will be only the 28th time they will have been held. From humble beginings in 1984 the were first held on a Thursday afternoon in a field on the outskirts of St Andrews courtesey of Mrs Cheape of Strathtrum Estate.
The are now firmly established as one of the top highland games in Fife if not in Scotland, and are now always held on the last Sunday in July.
Venue this year is Station Park, in front of the Old Course Hotel at the entrance to St Andrews from Dundee/Cupar
Highland Dancing from 10.30 a.m.
Special Events: Scottish 6400 Metres Cycle Championship. 4800 Metres Cycle Championship. 800 Metres Cycle Youth Championship. Pipe Band & Drum Major Contest
As usual we have the spectacular sights of the Clan Macpherson Annual Rally and March to the Games. We expect to welcome many clansmen from all parts of the globe.
The Games are one of the highlights of the Isle of Skye calendar and are enjoyed by thousands of visitors each year as well as the local population who come from all corners of the island, and beyond, to witness or to participate in this authentic expression of Highland tradition and culture.
Please visit http://www.skye-highland-games.co.uk for full information on our Games