Welcome to Clan MacKay Society Germany
For the fifth time Highland Games will take place in Northrhine-Westfalia under the auspices of
Clan MacKay Society Germany.
For the first time the Games will be arranged together with the Clan Societies of
Clan MacLaren Society Germany & Clan Mackenzie Society Germany
The location for our Highland Games will be the surroundings of the restaurant "
Zum Kapellenhof" in Ochtrup-Welbergen.
One Sunday for the whole family with Pipe Band, solo piper, some real Scots, a Scottish Country Dancing group and of course with the famous Highland Games
including Tossing the caber, Putting the stone, Sheaf toss, 100 Yards Race, Tug o War and much more.
A colourfull and entertaining program will be provided with scotish music, dancing and other things.
As every year, we expect to have thousands of enthusiastic spectators.
The 5. Clan MacKay Highland games Picture 2009
Program preview of the 5th Clan MacKay Highland Games
1 pm Middle-age market and Knights camp
2 pm Free training and briefing on the game field by the scottish Judge
4 pm a presentation about Scotland in the tents of the three German clan chiefs
Exhibition “Pictures of Scotland” by the artist Susanne Stute.
8 pm Big campfire with Bagpipes and Scottish music with DJ H. Bellmann
10 am Meeting of sportsmen and women on the game field, instruction will be given by
11.30am Great entry of all participates of the Highland Games
Welcome the guests by the three German Clan chiefs MacKay, Mackenzie a. MacLaren.
Opening of the Games by the scottish Judge.
12 am Start of the games, disciplines of the Highland Games:
Putting the stone, Tossing the caber, 100 Yards race, Tug o War, Sheaf toss
7 pm Award ceremony, presentation of the goblet by the German clan chiefs and there Ladies.
Farewell of the Sportsmen and women by the three German clan chiefs
comfortable conclusion at the campfire with talks, drinks, bagpipes and DJ H. Bellmann
Pipeband: MacLaren Pipe and Drums,
Solopiper: Great Highland Bagpipe Piper
Dancing group: Scottish Country Dancers
Solo dancer: Celtic Dance Company from Wuppertal
Celtic Folk Band: Catalpa
middle-age market and knights camp at the tournament place
Clan tents of the three German clan chiefs with a presentation about Scotland
Exhibition “Pictures of Scotland” by the artist Susanne Stute
Walkacts of the bagpipe band,
music with DJ H. Bellmann,
for families and children
Face painting for children
Short tours with the "Provinzexpress"