Scotland County

Highland Games


Oct. 5th


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, and special children’s athletic events where all participants can wear a kilt provided by us.  Below provides the schedule for the 2018 Games.  

2019 Schedule of Events
Friday, October 4
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

King Fisher Society - Laurel Hill, NC 

Advanced registration required

6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Sponsors and Clans Reception
Scottish Heritage Center
St. Andrews University

8:00 p.m.

Piping Concert 

Morris Morgan Theater

St. Andrews University

Saturday, October 6
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

9:00 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
Scottish Athletic Competitions
Clan Tents
Children’s Games

1:30 p.m.  --  Sheep Dog Demonstration

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

2019 EUSPBA Southern Branch Championships for Grades IV and V

Featuring bands in concert/stage setting for audience enjoyment!

4:30 p.m. (approximate)  --  Closing Ceremonies and Awards Presentations on
on the Main Field

8:00 p.m.

"Highland Echoes” - the Scottish Highland version of "Riverdance" with
award-winning vocalist Jennifer Licko, Highland dancers and musicians at the Scotland High School.   Separate entry fee.

Sunday, October 6

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)

Note: The Clan Reception and Callum Beaumont concert are located near each other so patron can conveniently attend both.