A full spectrum of events will be offered at our Games. Clan and Society tents, quality vendors, pipe bands, athletic competitions, Highland Dancing competition, and EUSPBA sanctioned solo piping and drumming will be offered, in addition to Scottish musical entertainment, sheep dog demonstrations, and special children’s athletic events where all participants can wear a kilt provided by us.

Schedule of Events

Friday, September 30
Visit Historic Laurinburg and Scotland County
Scottish Heritage Center at St. Andrews University
(open 10 am - 4 pm)

Whisky Tasting and Gathering
Storytelling Arts Center of the SE. , 131 S. Main Street, Laurinburg
3:00 p.m. Advanced registration required

Sponsors and Clans Reception
William Henry Belk Student Center
St. Andrews University
6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Piper Donald MacPhee in Concert
Avenger Auditorium, St. Andrews University
8:00 p.m. Tickets are $10 at the door only

Saturday, October 1
John Blue House
13040 X-Way Road, Laurinburg, NC

8:00 a.m. Field opens to the public

8:30 a.m. Competitions begin in Solo Piping, Drumming, Highland Dance, and Scottish Athletic Events

10:30 a.m. Sheep Dog Demonstration

10:45 a.m. Opening Ceremony Assembly

11:00 a.m. Opening Ceremonies
Massed Pipe Bands
Parade of Tartans
(Main Field )

11:45 a.m. Competitions resume in Solo Piping and Drumming, Highland Dance and Scottish Athletics


12:00 noon - 4:00 p.m. Entertainment Stage Performances
Until Scottish Athletic Competitions
Clan Tents
Children’s Games

1:30 p.m. Sheep Dog Demonstration

1:30 p.m. Pipe Band Competition Begins
(north side of field near cabins)

4:00 p.m. Entertainment Stage Closes
5:00 p.m. (approximate) Closing Ceremonies and Awards Presentations (approximate) - main field

6 :00 p.m. Live After Five Featuring Winning Pipe Bands, Colin Grant Adams, and featuring - SEVEN NATIONS

I.D. required for alcohol purchase.

Sunday, October 2
11:00 a.m.
Kirkin’ of the Tartans Worship Service, Old Laurel Hill Presbyterian Church
Historic Old Laurel Hill Presbyterian Church
15301 McFarland road, Laurinburg, NC 28352
(Founded in 1797 by Highlanders)