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, October 3
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
7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.

Piper Matt MacIsaac in Concert
Avenger Auditorium, St. Andrews Universit
8:00 p.m. Tickets are $10 at the door only

Saturday, October 4
John Blue House
13040 X-Way Road, Laurinburg, NC

8:00 a.m.
Field Opens to General Public

8:30 – 9:00 a.m.
Check-in for Piping, Drumming and Athletic competition

9:00 a.m.
Competitions begin in Solo Piping, Drumming, and
Scottish Athletic Events

9:00 a.m. Highland Dancing Competition Begins

10:15 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
and Scottish Athletics

12:00 noon Until 4:00 p.m.
Entertainment Stage Opens featuring Rathkelter, Stirling Bridge, and Thistledown Tinkers.

Scottish Athletic Competitions
Clan Tents
Children’s’ Games

1:30 p.m.
Sheep Dog Demonstration

2:00 p.m.
Pipe Band Competition Begins
(North side of field behind gin building)

4:00 p.m.
Entertainment Stage Closes

4:30 p.m. Closing Ceremonies and Awards Presentations
(Main Field)

5:00 - 8:00 p.m Join us for our Five After Five Ceilidh on the games field. Performances by Rathkelter, Stirling Bridge, Thistledown Tinkers, and the Saint Andrews University Pipe Band. Beer, food, and the vendors will be open.
I.D. required for alcohol purchase.

Sunday, October 5
Historic Old Laurel Hill Presbyterian Church
15301 McFarland road, Laurinburg, NC 28352
(Founded in 1797 by Highlanders)

11:00 a.m.
Kirkin’ of the Tartans Worship Service, Old Laurel Hill Presbyterian Church