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Helensburgh and Lomond Highland Games

Heavyweight Competitions

Join us in competing in some thrilling heavyweight events in partnership with the Royal Scottish Highland Games Association.

All competitors must pre-register before the day.

Please email your details to secretary.hlhg@gmail.com

(by the Wednesday before the Games day) before 4th June 2025

We need your name, address, contact number, date of birth, and RSHGA registration number(if you are registered). 

 

RSHGA Registration link: 

Royal Scottish Highland Games Association: RSHGA

 

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Highland Dance Competitions

Come join us and show off your dance moves!   The competitions follow the rules set by the Royal Scottish Official Board of Highland Dancing.

All dancing competitors must pre-register before the day. 

(by the Tuesday before the Games day) before 2nd June 2025.

Click here for the application form and details of fees.

​Dance competition fees include Games entry for competitors only.

Please note that dancing supporters will be required to purchase a ticket.  This covers the all-day entrance to the Games and access to view all events during the games day.

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Athletic Competitions

Get ready to join us in competing in some action-packed track and field events in collaboration with the Royal Scottish Highland Games Association!

All athletes wishing to participate in the races must register before the day.   (Register by the Sunday before the Games day)

before 1st June 2025.  Click here for the application form.

 

To compete in the Hill Race.   

Click here for the hill race application form. 

 

To enter a school's team in the relay races.   

Click here for the school's relay race application form. 


Competing athletes must ensure they inform ticket staff on arrival and purchase an ‘Athletics Competitor’ Wristband’.

This covers the all-day entrance to the Games and all events entered.   

Tickets can also be purchased in advance via the Ticket Page.

Click here for more competitor information

about the track and field events.

Helensburgh and Lomond Highland Games will not be held responsible for any injuries incurred by any competitors. 

Helensburgh and Lomond Highland Games
Prize Money

Heavy Events

Novice Heavy Events
16lb Ball (£30, £25, £20, £15, £10, £10)
16lb Hammer (£30, £25, £20, £15, £10, £10)
20lb sheaf toss (£30, £25, £20, £15, £10, £10)
28lb Weight for distance (£30, £25, £20, £15, £10, £10)
Chieftains Local Caber (£35, £25, £20, £15, £10, £10)
Overall Points Champion (£35, £20, £15, £10)
 
Ladies Heavy Events 
4Kg Ball (30, £25, £20, £15)
14lb Weight for distance £30, £25, £20, £15)
14lb Hammer (£30, £25, £20, £15)
28lb Weight over the bar (£30, £25, £20, £15)
12lb Sheaf toss (£30, £25, £20, £15)
Caber 
(£35, £25, £20, £15)
Overall Points Champion (£35, £20, £15, £10)

Open Heavy Events
Scottish Championship 22lb Shot Putt (£120, £80, £50, £30 £15, £10)
16lb Ball (£65, £35, £25, £15, £10, £10)
16lb Hammer (£65, £35, £25, £15, £10, £10)
28lb Weight for Distance (£65, £35, £25, £15, £10, £10)
56lb Weight over the Bar (£65, £35, £25, £15, £10, £10)
20lb sheaf toss (£65, £35, £25, £15, £10, £10)
Tossing the Caber (£65, £35, £25, £15, £10, £10)
Overall Points Champion (£75, £55, £35, £15)





British Championship

90m Open Scratch Adults (£100, £70, £50, £30)
 

Scottish Championship

200m Open Scratch Adults (£100, £70, £50, £30)

90m Open Handicap - Youths (£40, £25, £15, £10)

90m Open Handicap -Adults (£70, £50, £30, £20)

800m Open Handicap -Youths (£40, £25, £15, £10)

800m Open Handicap -Adults (£70, £50, £30, £20)
 

Primary Schools Relay – Under 12 years (£20, £10, £5, £3)

Secondary Schools / Youth Clubs & Sports Clubs Relay – Under 17 years (£20, £15, £10, £5)
 

200m Open Handicap – Youths (£40, £25, £15, £10)

200m Open Handicap – Adults (£70, £50, £30, £20)

1600m Open Handicap – Youths (£40, £25, £15, £10)

1600m Open Handicap - Adults (£70, £50, £30, £20) 

Hill Race - Males  (£70.00, £50.00, £30.00, £20.00) 

Hill Race - Females  (£70.00, £50.00, £30.00, £20.00) 

​Highland Dancing prize money details

Athletic Events

Highland Dancing Events

Competition Rules and Policies

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Helensburgh and Lomond Highland Games events are hosted under the ruling body of the Royal Scottish Highland Games Association and  Royal Scottish Official Board of Highland Dancing.

Please click here to view the rules for heavyweight and athletic competitions.

Please click here to go to the RSOBHD to view the Highland Dancing rules and policies.

Please click here to go to the RSHGA Competition Policies (e.g. anti-doping policies etc.)

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