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Registration is open for the 2019 Spring and Summer Events


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2019 Highland Games Season

Ancient Athletics

A Unit of the St. Andrew's Society of Central Ill.

Springfield Illinois

Merl Lawless, Athletic Director



Arnold Highland Games March 2-3 Columbus Ohio

40th Annual Arkansas Scottish Festival on April 12-14, Lyon College Batesville Arkansas

Springfield Highland Games, May 18, Chatham Illinois

Saline Celtic Festival: July 12-13, Saline Michigan

Chatham Sweetcorn Fest: July 20, Chatham Illinois

Sparta Celtic Festival, August 10, Sparta Michigan
"Battle of the Clans"

Strongman of the Glen: August 17, Illinois State Fairgrounds

Peoria Erin Feis: August 24-25, Peoria Illinois


Please advise for errors or additions...

Merl Lawless AD



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, @ mclawless@sbcglobal.net.


 2019 Ancient Athletics of Central Illinois