'Where is Glengarry Scot?' March and April 2018 Contest Results

We have two months of "Where’s Glengarry Scot?" photos to show you this month. Our Glengarry Highland Games logo seems to be popping up everywhere around the world. Keep up the good work everyone and keep sending us your photos. We will accept photos for the last round until May 22 so everyone can take some great long weekend shots wearing the Games t-shirt. Let’s give this last set of photo the theme of Celebrating Spring.
 
Now, here are our winners…

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Buy your tickets for the 2018 Glengarry Highland Games!

We’re now less than 3 months away from the 71st Glengarry Highland Games and tickets are available!

This year we’ve moved to using Eventbrite to sell many of our tickets. When you purchase through Eventbrite you will receive your tickets by email. You can also follow the link in the email you receive after your purchase to download the Eventbrite app to have all your tickets on your smartphone.

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Download the 2017 Souvenir Program today!

Today is the Glengarry Highland Games Golf Tournament. Tomorrow is the Tartan Ball. If you are not attending either of those events what can we do to help get you in the Games spirit? How about giving everyone early access to our souvenir program?

This year we have a downloadable version of the 2017 Souvenir Program. It is available immediately for only $1.00.

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Do you know how to pronounce piobaireachd?

Piob (Peeb) means Pipe; Piobaire (Peebair) means Piper; and Piobaireachd (Peeb-air-och - 3 syllables) means pipe/playing pipe music. Many people simplify the pronunciation by saying "Peebrock”. Though more accurately titled Ceol Mor (Cowal More) meaning Big (or Great) Music, the classical music of the Great Highland Bagpipe is commonly referred to as Piobaireachd.

The Glengarry Highland Games will host the Piobaireachd Society Gold Medal (Canada) Contest on Friday, August 4, 2017.

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Reaching Seventy Means A Great Celebration at the Games

Reaching Seventy Means A Great Celebration at the Games

It seems like every committee at this year’s 70th Glengarry Highland Games is adding a special touch to celebrate this historic milestone. The grounds will be abuzz with people coming back to savour the years they have spent at the Games while new visitors are coming to find out what it’s all about and become more of those annual fans. One special group attending will be those who attended the first Games in 1948 and will return this year to enjoy the accomplishment of being there at the beginning and then again 70 years later. Many of these people report that they have been at the Games almost every year. For them it will be a visit to see how much things have changed, but how much they have stayed the same.

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Fiddling Hits All the Right Notes At The 70th Games

In a little more than a week, the streets of Maxville will be bumper-to-bumper as excited fans head to this year’s 70th edition of the Glengarry Highland Games. For two full days, August 4th and 5th, the sounds of pipes and audience cheers will fill the air as the annual celebration of all things Scottish takes place. One of the best-attended events at the Games is the Scottish Fiddle program which promises an exciting schedule over the two days.

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The Heavyweights Throw Their Weight Into the Games

One of the most exciting and colourful events at the Games is the Heavyweights and the Games provide a complete slate of competitions. All divisions (Master, Open Pro., Women, and Amateur) compete in heavyweight events that are judged by the same rules and regulations. However, the number of events competed in, as well as the size of some of the implements used in these various divisions will differ. 

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