Scottish Highland Games

Date: Saturday and Sunday, August 18th & 19th

Location: North Plymouth Street (Lexington-Springmill Road)

Times:
Sat: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Sun: 10:00 AM

On Saturday there will be competition in three classes (no training on Saturday, only competition). On Sunday there will be open training lessons at 10:00 AM for anybody interested.

Events:

  • Braemar Stone (22# rock from a flat footed stand), Stone (16# rock with a slight run before throwing)
  • Heavy Weight for Distance (56# for the Amateur’s and 42# for the light weight class and Masters)
  • Light Weight for Distance (28# weight for all classes), Heavy hammer (22# hammer)
  • Caber toss (Gaelic for "tree"), Weight over Bar (56# for the Amateur’s and 42# for the light weight class and Masters)

Schedule (Subject to change):

9:30 Stone throws
10:15 Heavy Weight for Distance
10:45 Light weight for distance
11:30 lunch break
12:45 hammer throw
1:30 Caber toss
2:30 Weight over bar
3:30 Sheaf toss
4:30 Awards on main stage

The group that is governing this competition is the Great Lakes Scottish Athletes Association. The website is: www.glsaa.com The national organization that has information on games across the country is NASGA (North American Scottish Games Athletics) www.nasgaweb.com A fairly comprehensive set of rules can be viewed/downloaded at: www.nasgaweb.com/rules.asp

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