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The Programme

Time

Events

9.00 am

  • NZ Championship Piping and Drumming Competitions begin.

9.30 am

  • Street March and Grand Entry of Bands and Clans, The Centre entrance.

  • Official Salute outside the Barn.

  • Highland Heavyweight Events, Main Arena.

  • Highland and National Dancing, Stage 1.

10.00 am

  • Dancing beside the Barn, Stage 1.

  • Scottish Official Board Highland Dancing, Stage 2.

  • Fiddling Competition, Coronation Hall.

  • Register for Strength Games, Arena 2.

  • Register for Tug of War, Arena 2.

10.30 am

  • Kids Running Races, Centre Track.

  • Register for Tartan in the Park, Art’nTartan tent.

12.00 pm

  • Lunch Break.

12.00 pm

  • Massed Bands, Main Arena.

  • Clans and Massed Highland Fling, Main Arena.

  • Singing, The Flower of Scotland, Main Arena.

  • Parade of Costumes, Main Arena.

12.15 pm

  • Official Opening, Main Arena.

1.00 pm

  • Competitions continue.

1.00 pm

  • Tug of War Competition, Arena 2.

2.00 pm

  • Tartan in the Park begins, Variety Stage.

3.00 pm

  • Heavyweight Battle of the McLeod’s Caber Toss, Arena 2.

3.15 pm

  • NZ Record attempt at Ray White 160 lb Farmers Walk, Arena 2.

7.30 pm

  • Ceilidh – Scottish Barn Dance in The Celtic Barn.