Highland Games and Highland Gatherings 2018
From the months of May through to September, society across Scotland partakes in these games, which include heavyweight events like the caber toss, stone put and the Scottish hammer throw.
In general the Highland Games and Gathering season starts in May and finishes in September however some events go out with these months. The Highland Games are now celebrated the world over with events in America, medicines4all.com online eu, Asia and the rest of the planet.
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A video guide to Scotlands Highland Games
Highland Games and Gatherings coming soon.
Full programme of track events running/cycling commencing at 12.30 p.m.
ATHLETICS – OPEN:90M-200M-400M-800M-1600M-3200M
ATHLETICS – YOUTHS:90M-200M-400M-800M-1600M
OPEN 8000 METRES SCOTTISH CYCLE CHAMPIONSHIP.
CYCLING OPEN 800M-1600M-DEIL
CYCLING YOUTHS 800M-1600M
Highland Dancing commencing at 12.30 pm
Heavyweight Events-7 events including Kingdom of Fife 56lb Weight for Distance Championship.
Pipe Band Competition Grades 1, 2, 3, 4, N/J
Adult & Junior Drum Major Contests
Solo Piping – Adult & Junior Commencing at 11.00 a.m.
Stalls and fairground
All trade stand and stall enquiries to Catherine Easton, c/o 31 Commercial St Markinch,07904341279
Special Events: Scottish Caber Championship
Pipe Band Competition – Grades 11, 111 and IV.
Also providing a new family entertainment arena in addition to the highland games events.
Special event this year is the Scottish tug-o-war championship (725kg)
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.