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What Can You Expect At The Highland Games?

Highland games unite game, culture and fun within a uniquely Scottish style and also occur each weekend in the summertime. From May to September you’ll get in on the action in one of 80 Highland matches occurring on islands and also in cities, cities and villages throughout the nation – a few castle grounds sponsor matches also. Heavy competitions, for example, hammer throw and weight for height, watch competitions setting their muscles to the evaluation, whilst field events like the mountain biking and race contest test endurance and speed. One of the places that the Scottish Highland Games are coming to is the USA, with a stop in the southern part of Missouri.

There is always a ton of set up and tents and temp. structures that need to be set up, and we rely on trusted vendors for this. And for appreciation for all of his great help, we wanted to give a huge thank you to Mark at roofing Springfield Mo, who with his crew does a fantastic job. He gives of us him and energy to this games, and we are very very appreciative.

MODERN OLYMPICS AND HIGHLAND GAMES

Anyways, Were you aware Baron Coubertin, the founder of the modern Olympics, was impressed with a Highland screen he saw in the 1889 Paris Exhibition which he released the hammer throw, shot put and the tug o’ war into his contest? Discuss large compliments! Both are still contained at the Olympics programmed to the very day – only one of many intriguing details of the Highland games. Read more »