Highland Games

The Columbus Scottish Festival is proud to host the 2018 Annual Highland Games on the Clara Elizabeth Robertson Memorial Athletic Field at the Bartholomew County Fairgrounds in Columbus, Indiana on Saturday and Sunday, September 8 and 9.

The Highland Games will be an open, amateur competition. To compete, complete the registration form below and send it in or register online. Most questions can be answered by reading the General Rules. For any additional questions, contact the Athletics Chairman at

2017 Highland Games Winners

Men’s Amateur A Class** . . . Zach Riley*

Men’s Amateur B Class . . . Chris Snodgrass

Men’s Amateur C Class . . . Tyler Miller

Men’s Novice Class . . . Rusty Roark

Men’s Lightweight Class . . . Joel Caithamer

Men’s Masters Class . . . Damon Barth

Women’s Amateur Class . . . Elissa Hapner

Women’s Masters Class . . . Jessica Snodgrass


* – Zach set a new amateur world record in Sheaf Toss and new field records in Heavy Weight for Distance, Light Weight for Distance, Heavy Hammer Throw, Sheaf Toss, and Weight over bar.

** – Kendall Thomas set a new field record in Braemar Stone.

† – Elissa Hapner set new field records in Braemar Stone, Open Stone, Light Hammer Throw, Sheaf Toss, and Weight Over Bar