Glasgow Highland Games 2012 to host Team USA v. Team Canada competition

   The 27th edition of the Glasgow Highland Games will be June 1-3, 2012, at the Barren River Lake State Park.
   This year’s games will host the North American Team Scottish Athletic Championships, in addition to the Games’ regular schedule of events.
   The North American Scottish Games Athletics will bring the top professional athletes in the United States and Canada to compete against each other.
   The United States team will be led by Kerry Overfelt, a three-time North American Scottish Athletics Champion and the current All-American Champion.
   For a complete schedule of events, click on Games’ Schedule.
   For advance tickets (deadline is Friday, May 18), click Games’ Tickets.
   Please be aware that most of the items are ticketed and charge admission.
   Note: All times and locations are subject to change.  
Friday, June 1
Noon Lunch with the Chief, Barren River Lake State Park Lodge.
2-5 p.m. Seminars, Barren River Lake State Resort Park.
2 p.m. Celtic Fest on the Square, Glasgow Square.
7 p.m. Raising of the Clans Torchlight Ceremony/Ceilidh, Plaza Theater, Glasgow.
Saturday, June 2
7:30 a.m. St. Andrew’s & Strathbarren Fields Open, Barren River Lake State Park.
7:45 a.m. Highland Games Breakfast.
9 a.m. All on Games’ Fields, Amateur Athletic Events; Children’s Games Registration; Entertainment; Vendors.
10 a.m. All on Games’ Fields, Team USA v. Team Canada; Battle Ax Practice Throwing; Highland Wrestling.
11 a.m. Seminars Begin, check program for locations.
11:15 a.m. Children’s Lunch, St. Andrew’s Field.
11:55 a.m. Opening Ceremonies & Massed Bands, St. Andrew’s Field.
1 p.m. All on Games’ Fields, All Competitions Continue.; Amateur Battle Ax Competition.
Harp Workshop, Pavilion #4, St. Andrew’s Field.
1:15 p.m. Clan Tug of War, St. Andrew’s Field.
Alice Wallace Young Children’s Tug of War, St. Andrew’s Field.
7 p.m. Sponsors Reception
8 p.m. Tartan Ball, Tent beside Barren River Lake State Park Lodge.
8 p.m. Rockin’ Under the Stars Concert, St. Andrew’s Field – Pavilion #2
Sunday, June 3
8:30 a.m. St. Andrew’s & Strathbarren Fields Open.
9 a.m. Interdenominational Kirkin’ of Tartan Worship Service, St. Andrew’s Field.
9 a.m. Golf Scramble, Barren River Lake State Park Golf Course.
10 a.m. All on Games’ Fields, Team USA v. Team Canada; Entertainment; Time Period Activities and Demonstrations; Masters Division Athletic Championships; Registraton for Kilted Mile; Sheepdog Demonstrations; Vendors.
10:30 a.m. Kilted Mile.
10:45 a.m. Battle Ax Practice Throwing, Games’ Fields.
Ladies Haggis Toss, Games’ Fields.
Noon Bonniest Knees Contest, Games’ Fields.
1:30 p.m. Parade of Tartans, St. Andrew’s Field.
1:45 p.m. Children’s Games Registration. Games’ Fields.
2 p.m. Children’s Games Begins, Games’ Fields.
Battle Ax Competition, Games’ Fields.
4 p.m. Chief’s Closing Remarks, St. Andrew’s Field.

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