9th Annual Scotland County Highland Games

 

The Scotland County Highland Games (NC) was held on October 7, 2017. These games are held at John Blue House in Laurinburg, North Carolina.  Rain, Rain go away come again another day greeted the twenty clan tents participating and Clan Wallace was among them.  Other participants included the SAMS (Scottish American Military Society), Council of Scottish Clans and Associations, Scottish Heritage USA, and St. Andrews Society of North Carolina.

The parade of tartans was held at eleven thirty after open ceremonies .Clan Wallace waited patiently in the light misty rain

The entertainment included Colin Grant Adams, and Belles on Strings.  Thirty nine pipe bands competed.  The Games included heavy athletics,  Border Collies, and Children events.

Special thanks to Frank Randall and all of the rest of the folks that came by the Wallace tent to make the day so special. You are the reason we are here in the rain.

 

Courtesy of Marcia Harper

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