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2018 Smoky Mountain Scottish Festival and Games

May 19, 2018 @ 8:00 am - 7:30 pm
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The mission of the Smoky Mountain Scottish Festival and Games is to preserve and further the heritage, culture, and traditions of Scotland by presenting festivals and games that promote the perpetuation of Scottish culture and history through traditional Scottish sports, dance, music and the rich cultural traditions and folklore of the Scottish clans. To provide an affable venue for the recognition and celebration of Scotland’s rich legacy and pageantry through performances, demonstrations, education, and competition while remaining a viable leader in family entertainment and good stewards of our assets, giving back to our community whenever possible.

Saturday, May 19

8:00am Games Open on Intramural Field
Athletic competition and band competition commences on Main field
Enjoy Athletics, Highland Dance, Celtic Food, Pipes & Drums Bands,
Celtic Entertainers, Dogs, Sheep, Highland Coos, clan tents and vendors

8:30 AM Pre-Premier Dance Registration
8:30am Kid Event/Clan Challenge Tent Open for Registration
9:00 AM Pre-Premier Dance Competition Begins
9:00am Clan Challenge Event Announced (Rules And Registration)
9:00am Beer Tent opens
9:00am Kilted Mile Run on Main/Highland Field
10:00am Kid Caber Toss at Kid Event/Clan Challenge Tent
10:00am Sword Demos at Entrance
10:30 Sheep Dog Demo on Main/Highland Field
11:30am  Military Tribute
11:30 AM (Approx.) Pre-Premier Dance Awards
12:00pm Opening Ceremonies
12 Noon Premier Dance Registration Begins
1:00pm Bonniest Knees Contest at Beer Tent
1:00 PM Premier Dance Competition Begins
1:30pm Scotch Tasting (tickets sold separately)
1:30pm Kid Haggis Hurl at Kid Event/Clan Challenge Tent
2:00 Kid Stone Throw at Kid Event/Clan Challenge Tent
2:30 PM (Approx,) Premier Dance Awards
3:00pm Kid Battle Ax*/Adult Battle Axe at Entrance Area
3:00pm Sword Demos at Entrance
3:30 Best Clan Tent Winners Announced
3:30 – 5:30 Demonstration of Scottish Country Dance/Dance Tent
4:00pm Kid Tug-O-War at Kid Event/Clan Challenge Tent
4:00pm Sword Demos at Entrance
5:00pm Kid Event/Clan Challenge Tent Closes
5:00pm Athletic and Musical Competition ends – Beer tent, clan tents, food and merchandise vendors remain open
5:30pm Scotch Tasting (tickets sold separately)
7:00pm Evening Ceilidh begins
Beer tent and most food vendors remain open all evening


Date: May 19, 2018
Time: 8:00 am - 7:30 pm
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Venue Name: Maryville College
Address: 502 E Lamar Alexander Pkwy
Maryville, TN 37804 United States

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