Highlandgames 2009



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    



Saturday,  27.06.2009

 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

Sunday,  28.06.2009

10 am         Meeting of  sportsmen and women on the game field, instruction will be given by 
                          the scottish Judge
      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
  •       Sheepdog Trial
  •       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,
  • whisky bar

for families and children 

  • Children playground 
  • Bouncing castle         
  • Face painting for children          
  • Short tours with the "Provinzexpress"