2023 Highland Games


Highland Games 2020The 10th Annual Covenanter Scottish Festival will host the IHGF Junior World Championships for both men and women, along with 8 other classes.

Competition will consist of nine events:

  • Open Stone
  • Braemar Stone
  • Light Weight for Distance
  • Heavy Weight for Distance
  • Light Hammer
  • Heavy Hammer
  • Weight Over Bar
  • Caber
  • Sheaf

Two optional challenge events will take place after the competition: heavy shackle carry for time & keg over bar.


*All classes will need 4 athletes registered by the deadline to establish that class*
Men’s & Women’s A, B, C
Men’s & Women’s Lightweight (200#/155#)
Men’s & Women’s Junior
Women’s Master 40+
Men’s Master 40-49
Men’s Master 50-59
Men’s Master 60+

International Highland Games Federation

This is a IHGF All American Games Series qualifier. The top two finishing athletes in Men’s and Women’s: A class, Masters 40+, Masters 50+, and Lightweight classes, will be eligible to register and compete in the finals at the All American Highland Games Championships. The finals will be at Great Plains Renaissance and Highland Games Festival, September 24-25th, 2022.
+ This is also the IHGF’s Juniors Worlds Championship (IHGF JWC).
+ This is IHGF WOB championships


Registration fee is $40 and includes: festival admission, hot lunch, water of course, snack table for you and your cheering crew, and shirt. The fee is due within 14 days of submitting the registration form. Once the form is submitted an email with payment instructions will be sent out to you quickly after. When payment is received, a confirmation email will be sent out shortly as well.

August 1st is deadline to guarantee shirt and any cancellations after this point are non-refundable

2023 Registration Form

Classes will be capped at 12 athletes. Registration is a Google Form and separate from payment.

Highland Games Volunteers

Wanted and appreciated! Volunteers will receive a festival shirt, an Amish lunch, water and access to snacks like the athletes.
Must be 16+ years of age and sign a waiver; minors will need to have a parent/guardian sign a waiver beforehand.
Shifts will be divided into morning and afternoon slots: 8am-12pm & 12pm-4pm. A volunteer may fill one or both slots.
Registration is part of the Athletic Google Registration Form.


7:30am ... Check-in opens & Lightweights weigh-in
8:00am ... Judges & Volunteer Meeting
8:30am ... Athlete Meeting
9:00am ... Competition Stats