Welcome to Central Illinois' Home
for the Highland Games!
Reg is open
for the remaining games in the 2015 season!
HERE For the multiple event registration form
Saturday, August 22th,
The Strong Man of the
will be held at the Illinois State Fair in Springfield
Illinois. This is a unique experience for our games schedule. We have
a small 100'x100' area at the state fair to demo and promote the Heavy
Events. Each night of the fair (10 Days total from 5pm to 7pm) from
, we demo, practice and
celebrate the Scottish Culture. On the last Saturday of the Fair, we
have a full games competition including a Strongman event at the
finally to crown a Strongman of the Glen. Participating in the demo
nights are Free and is an opportunity to train intensely during the
week and compete on Saturday. This is a great event to bring your
family and see one of the best State Fairs in the country. The State
Fair site is https://www.agr.state.il.us/isf/
- Depending on the number of pre-registered athletes, we will open
all divisions: Open, Masters, and Women's.
- Please let us know if you can make any of the demo nights and we
will try to get you passes for the gate.
|Wednesday, August 12th
||Equipment trailers dropped off at the field behind the
|Thursday, August 13th
||Volunteers needed at 5pm to set up the field in preparation
for the first day of the ISF.
|Saturday, August 22nd
||Volunteers/Registration at 11am, Judges meeting at 12noon,
Games start at 1pm sharp.
|Sunday, August 23rd
||Volunteers needed to pack up the trailers from 9am-12noon.
Saturday and Sunday, August
The Erin Feis at the
river front in Peoria, IL starts at 1200 noon on both days.
We will compete one on one in a BATTLE OF THE CLANS format. If you win
your event you will be awarded a flag to represent your clan. The most
flags won will be crowned winner of the Battle of the clans.
- Saturday, September 19th,
Cities Highland Games in Centennial Park in Davenport, IA
- Saturday and Sunday, September 18th-19th,
Southern Illinois Irish Festival
- Friday and Saturday, September 25th-26th,
2015 Masters World Championships in Chesterfield, MO
- Saturday, October 24th, 2015
Kentucky Highland Festival at the Central Park in Murray,
KY. Starts at 9am.
The scope of our unit is
widening and we are proud to be part of the ever growing recognition
of Scottish Heavy Athletics. If you would like to volunteer, Judge,
compete or just hang out with the athletic unit, contact Merl Lawless
Athletic Director, @ firstname.lastname@example.org.