Pipe Band Championship
Around forty pipe bands play for the West of Scotland Championship and the Open Contest.
Highland Dancing Championships
(Starts at 9.30 a.m.)
Over 100 dancers take part in the Highland Dancing competitions for five age groups.
To the skirl of the pipes each dancer performs four traditional dances
Highland Games go back centuries and were held under the sponsorship of the King or Clan Chieftain as a way to recruit staff.
the events allowed men to show their skills and strength using tools which were part of everyday working life.
This tradition is reflected in the Shotts Athletic programme.