Highland Games

PWHG 1The cost to compete is $15 and will be collected directly prior to the competition. We will run both A Class and Masters flights. The events will include Caber, WoB, WfD, Sheaf, Stone, Hammer along with our own BST (i.e. “Braveheart Sword Throw”).

To our champions in both the A Class and Masters flights we award a sword. Second and Third Place participants will also receive admirable prizes.

Weight over bar (WoB)

A Class:
4 stone (56#) weight
Masters:
3 stone (42#) weight
Three attempts per athlete to clear each height. The bar height adjustments will be larger at first and decrease to 1″ increments toward the end.

Weight for Distance (WfD)

A Class:
4 stone (56#) and 2 stone (28#) weights
Masters:
3 stone (42#) and 2 stone (28#) weights
Three attempts per athlete. Greatest distance from the touch point on the trig wins.

Scottish Hammer

A Class and Masters:
heavy (22#) and light (16#) hammer
Three attempts per athlete per weight. Greatest distance from the trig wins.

Caber

Qualifying cabers will be used to thin the competition. Finally, the challenge caber will be employed. Closest to 12 o’clock wins. Ties will take other tosses into consideration; next best previous attempt wins.

Stone Put

A Class and Masters:
18# stone
Slide or spin up permitted. Each competitor is given three attempts. Greatest distance from the trig wins.

Braemar Stone

A Class and Masters:
24# stone
No run, slide, or spin up permitted. Each competitor is given three attempts. Greatest distance from the trig wins.

Sheaf Toss

A Class:
20# sheaf
Masters:
16# sheaf
Three attempts per athlete to clear each height. Greatest height wins. If tied, the competitor with the least attempts wins.

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