Scotland County

Highland Games

The 2021 Games will be held

Oct. 2, 2021

Each year a full spectrum of events are offered at our Games.  Clan and Society tents, quality vendors, pipe bands, athletic competitions, Highland Dancing competition, and EUSPBA sanctioned solo piping and drumming highlight the day.  In addition to Scottish musical entertainment, we also provide sheep dog demonstrations. 


2021 Schedule of Events 


Friday, October 1
Visit Historic Laurinburg and Scotland County  - Click Here
Visit the Scottish Heritage Center at St. Andrews University  - Click Here


3:00 p.m.

Whisky Tasting and Gathering

Brick + Mortar Downtown - Main St. in Laurinburg

www.facebook.com/brickandmortarLBG/

Advanced registration required - Event is sold out


6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Sponsors and Clans Reception - Private Function
Brick + Mortar Downtown - Main St. in Laurinburg
www.facebook.com/brickandmortarLBG



Saturday, October 2
North Carolina Rural Heritage Center - the Grounds of the 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 and Drumming, as well as Scottish Athletic Events


9:00 a.m. -- Competitions begin in Highland Dance


10:30 a.m.  --  Sheep Dog Demonstration - North End of Grounds

Demonstrations throughout the day


Throughout the Day:
- Find your Clan or Scottish Connection – C.O.S.C.A. Tent – main Games field.
- Scottish Vendors, Scottish and American foods
- Scottish reenactor from 1746 Appin Regiment at Culloden
- Scottish Entertainers and Workshops at the Currie Cultural Tent
- Beer Tent sponsored by Highland Brewing, Wine from Cypress Bend Vineyards
- Main Entertainment Stage acts starting at 9 a.m. and going until 4:45 p.m.


11:45 a.m.  --  Opening Ceremony Assembly


12:00 Noon  --  Opening Ceremonies
Massed Pipe Bands
Parade of Tartans
(Main Field ) 


12:45 a.m.  --  Competitions resume in Solo Piping and Drumming, Highland
Dance and Scottish Athletics

1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Entertainment Stage Performances

Currie Cultural Tent Performances and Workshops
Scottish Athletic Competitions
Clan Tents



1:30 p.m.  --  Pipe Band Competition Begins


2021 EUSPBA Southern Branch Championships for Grades IV and V

Two circles at south end of the grounds



5:00 p.m. (approximate)  --  Closing Ceremonies and Awards Presentations 
on the Main Field




Sunday, October 3

11:00 a.m. Kirkin’ of the Tartans Worship Service,

Historic Old Laurel Hill Presbyterian Church

15301 McFarland road, Laurinburg, NC 28352

(Founded in 1797 by Highlanders)

Schedule of Events