The 65th Anniversary of the
Scottish Highland Games & Clan Gathering
There was something going on all the time.
Judging individuals for
Drum and Bagpipe competition.
We heard hundreds bagpipes playing everywhere we went.
Highland Dancing Competition
Scottish Athletic Events
Putting the Stone
This is an actual rock (stone), similar to a Shot Put
They swing around & around this maul-like
hammer, as far as they can.
(top of picture is the hammer)
The Sheaf Toss
Using a pitch fork, they fling the sheaf
(a bundle of straw in burlap),up over the cross bar.
They keep raising the bar.
"Big Daddy" won the Hammer toss.
The Celtic Kennel
Irish Wolf Hound
This lady went all out to decorate her dog kennel.
She made it to look like the front door of a Scottish home.
A Taste of Scotland
Ever had Haggis?
The famous Scottish Meat Pies.
No plate needed. The meat is baked into the pastry.
Oh - so - yummmy!
So many different kinds of Kilts.
This couple dressed alike.
This is just a small part of the Clan Tents and Societies.
Each Clan (family) has their own tartan (plaid).
The clans set up tents to display everything about their heritage.
Did you know that there are over 2,200
different types of tartans (plaids).
Leaving you with some of the Bagpipe music.