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Friday, August 22, 2013
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Saturday, August 23, 2013
9:00 AM - 10:00 PM

 
   

The 9th Annual

Jamestown Regional Celtic Festival

&
Gathering of the Clans

Saturday 8/23/2014

9 AM till 10:00 PM


Mayville Lakeside Park
Mayville, New York

The Festival was a huge success last year and we looking forward to a bigger festival this year in Mayville, New York.

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NO COVER CHARGE!!

OPENING
"KICK OFF PARTY!!"

FRIDAY EVENING AUGUST 22, 2014
FROM 6:00 PM till 10:00 PM

"Featuring"

Celtic Music Group

Celtic Circle Ceilidh Band
From

Youngstown, New York


See more detailed info below!!

There will be food and beverages for sale.

Don't miss out, this is our third kick off party!!
Last year's party was a great success!


SO PLEASE KEEP OPEN

FRIDAY EVENING AUGUST 22
&
SATURDAY AUGUST 23, 2014


MARK THIS DATE ON YOUR CALENDARS.

No Admission for
Friday's Events in
Beer & Wine Garden

Saturday

Festival Admission: $10 donation, Seniors $8.00
Children 13 and under free


REMEMBER !!!
to make your calendars for August you won't want to miss this years festival. Last years we had over 4000 participants and spectators. We are growing every year.



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Please watch the road signs along Route 394 around the festival area for the following:

CHECK IT OUT!!

*Free Parking w/Free Shuttle Bus Service
*Handicap Parking Available
*Wheelchair Accessible
*Free Festival Program
*Bring your favorite lawn chair

Handicap Parking & Wheelchair entrance will be at the Tennis Court Parking lot at Mayville Lakeside Park. We will have a 6 passenger Golf Cart to help into enter the festival.



   
     

 

  2013 Major Sponsors  
 


We would like to thank all our 2013 Sponsors:

 

Cummins logo Cummins Engine Plant Lakewood, New York

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Media Group One Radio Stations

Partnership

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Chautauqua County Industrial Development Bed Tax Grant

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Chautauqua Region Community Foundation

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Webb's Captain's Table Restaurant
       Mayville, New York

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United Refining Company
Warren, Pennsylvania

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Regal Services
Repley, New York

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Anixter Fasteners Inc
Morton Grove, Illinois

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    Jamestown, New York

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Level One and Level Two Sponsor:

Linds Funeral Home, Jamestown, NY

Northwest Savings Bank, Jamestown, NY

Howard Hanna Holy's Real Estate, Mayville, NY

B&M Electric, Ashville, NY

Cosmia Corporation, Jamestown, NY

Power Drives, Falconer, NY

Casella Waste Services, Westfield, NY

Wegmans Food Service, Lakewood, NY

The 96th Highlanders thank all of our Sponsors
for their generous support of the
Jamestown Regional Celtic Festival

 

 
     




  Schedule of Events  
  7 PIPE BANDS  
 


Pipe Band Schedule 2014

               Morning Pipe Band Schedule: Schedule will be posted in June 2014

               9:15 AM –  
               9:35 AM –
               9:55 AM – 96th Highlanders Pipe & Drums
             10:15 AM – Caledonian Pipe Band  
             10:35 AM – City of Thorold Pipe Band  
             10:55 AM – MacKenzie Highlander Pipes & Drums  
             11:15 AM – Lochaber Pipe Band
             11:35 AM – Niagara Regional Police Pipe Band
             11:55 AM – 87th Cleveland Pipe Band  
             12:00 PM - Massed Bands Opening Ceremony

              Afternoon Pipe Band Schedule: Schedule will be posted in June 2014

               1:00 PM –  96th Highlanders Pipes & Drums
               1:35 PM –
               2:00 PM – MacKenzie Highlander Pipes & Drums
               2:25 PM – 
               2:50 PM – Caledonian Pipe Band
               3:15 PM – City of Thorold Pipe Band
               3:40 PM – Lochaber Pipe Band
               4:05 PM – Niagara Regional Police Pipe Band
               4:30 PM – 87th Cleveland Pipe Band  
               5:00 PM - Massed Bands

            Massed Bands Will Be:
 
                12:00 PM & 5:00 PM

The list of the 7 Pipe Bands attending this years festival is listed below. It is a great list of pipe bands so you will not want to miss their performances. Each Pipe Band will be playing two 20 minute concerts, one in the morning and one in the afternoon plus two Massed Bands .


NO OTHER, NON COMPETITION FESTIVAL, IN TRI-STATE AREA
FEATURES THIS MANY PIPE BANDS IN ONE DAY!!




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OPENING CEREMONIES & Massed Bands

 
 


Opening Ceremonies: 12:00 PM

Featuring all 7 Pipe Bands playing as one large pipe band and the Gathering of the Clans and Scottish Heavy Athletes.
Presentation the national anthems by Monte & Marcia Jones



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Massed Bands: 5:00 PM

Featuring all 7 Pipe Bands and the Gathering of the Clans and
presentation of the Scottish Heavy Athletic Competition Winners.

All the Pipe Bands might circling up in the Beer & Wine Garden following Closing Ceremonies!!



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Saturday Evening's CEILIDH:

6:00 PM till 10:00PM

In the Beer & Wine Garden

Featuring:

from Cleveland, Ohio

 

 
  CELTIC MUSIC
Schedule
 
 


Beer & Wine Garden Stage
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                       12:00 PM  –    3:00 PM – McCarthyizm

                              3:00 PM   –   6:00 PM –  Stone Row

                              6:00 PM   –  10:30 PM – Marys Lane


Plan on staying for more Celtic Music and food following the closing ceremonies!

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Celtic Music & Celtic Dancers

Schedule:
On the Festival Grounds
In a 20 X 40 Tent in the Main Field

Celtic Creek –- Warren, Pennsylvania

Beth & Jim McQuiston  

Performing: 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM

 

Emerald Isle – Buffalo, New York

Performing: 12:30 PM & 3:00 PM

 

Step-In-Time –- Youngstown, New York

Marcia & Monte Jones

Performing: 3:00 PM till 5:00 PM


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On the Festival Grounds
In a 20 X 40 Tent in Vendors Row

Steel Clover –- Pittsburgh. Pa.

Performing:
9:00 - 10:00 and 3:30 - 5:00

Sue Tillotson & Jim Cunningham
Lakewood, New York

 Performing:
11:00 - 12:00 and 1:30 - 3:00


Olean Area Irish Dancers
Olean, New York

 Performing:
10:00 - 10:30 and 3:00 - 3:30

MacMaster School of Highland Dancing
Niagara On the Lake, Ontario, Canada

 Performing:
10:30 - 11:00  and 1:00 - 1:30

Times are all mornings and afternoon...Watch the Schedule the day of the Festival.

Will do performances in the Festival Grounds in
Vender's Row Music Tent
Look for the 20 X 30 Tent

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"HELP"
We Need more volunteers !!

If You would like to Volunteer !!


 
 

Jobs include:

Ticket sellers - Security - Band Ushers - Beer Tent

Shirt Tent - Scottish Auction Tent

FRIDAY, AUGUST 22

People to help set up tents, get the tables & Chairs from various places around the county. Basically set up various aspects of the festival. Lunch will be provided.

SATURDAY, AUGUST 23

We will need volunteers to work various areas of the festival, ticket tents, beer tent,
kids' area, parking cars in parking lot just to name a few jobs available.
Keeping the area free of trash during the festival.

SUNDAY, AUGUST 24

We will need volunteers to take down tents, collect all tables and chairs and help return them to their rightful owners. Police area for trash. This only takes 3 to 4 hours if enough people show up to help.

Lunch on all Three days is provided by the festival.

Our special thanks to all who volunteered in 2013.

If you would like to be a festival volunteer contact:

or Call
Janet Snow at:
716-753-0525

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Kick-Off Party

Friday Evening - 6:00 PM till 10:00PM

 
  


featuring:

Celtic Circle Ceilidh Band

 

From: Youngstown, New York

The Celtic Circle Ceilidh Band's rich sound comes from seven accomplished
musicians performing over 15 diverse Celtic based instruments. Add to that
layered vocal harmonies and you have a band that presents Celtic music
with energy and passion. Collectively, CCC Band members perform with six
other music groups including a bagpipe band, flute ensemble, and
rock/blues band which adds to the diverse approach to Celtic music that is
the Celtic Circle Ceilidh Band.

They have performed at:

Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village Scottish Festival
Amherst, New York

Niagara Celtic Festival
Olcott, New York

Buffalo Irish Festival
Buffalo, New York

So plan on Spending Friday Evening with us at our annual "Kick-Off" Party in the
Beer & Wine Garden at
Mayville Lakeside Park Mayville New York !!!

NO COVER CHARGE JUST COME AND HAVE A GOOD TIME!

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Saturday Night CEILIDH

6:00 PM till 10:00PM

 
  


featuring:



from:
Cleveland Ohio

They really rocked Cleveland, Ohio and everyone there loved their music. Mary's Lane was our Friday Kick Off Party Band last year and everyone really loved their rich sound.

Marys Lane will be performing 6PM till 10:00PM

So stay after the Festival's 5:00 Massed Bands come
to the Beer & Wine Garden for our CEILIDH!!

NO COVER CHARGE JUST COME IN AND HAVE A GOOD TIME!

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  Celtic Vendors  
   

The Celtic Cottage
Featuring Celtic Jewelry
www.celticcottageny.com

Wood Roses
Contact Roberta Peterson

Classic Irish Imports
www.classicirishimports.com

Enchanted Shire
Featuring Celtic Jewelry, gift ware
Contact Mary Beth Boldt

Lords of the Seas
Irish & Scottish: Items, Note Cards, embroidered towels,
whisker glasses and water crystal jugs
Contact Lord of the Seas

96th Highlanders - Shirt Tent
Band shirts, Festival Shirts, Festival & Band Pewter pins
www.96thhighlanders.com

The Rams Horn
www.ramshornstudio.com
Featuring Pewter Celtic Jewelry, and live Black Faced Sheep

Beaded Forest
Hand-turned wood with in laid beadwork
Contact Anne Jackson

Native Kreations
Native American and Celtic jewelry leather jewelry
Contact Darlene Stanley

Highland Kilt Company
Kilts, T-shirts, $89 Kilt Package
www.HighlandKilt.com

It's A Wrap
Celtic glassware wrapped w/beads
Celtic cheese tiles, bottle boards

Contact Kate Fairweather

Mostly Celtic Beadwork
Craft Vendor
Contact Elizabeth Ahern

Rencraft
leather, jewelry,costume & decor accessories
Contact William Tifft

Treat Enterprises Inc
dba DarkBrithright.com

Book Vendor
Contact DarkBirthright.com

Marcia's Celtic Jewelry
sterling jewelry
Contact Marcia Ackerman

Stitch-n-plaid
Celtic embroidered t-shirts, towels, baby items,
Celtic engraved wood boxes, kilt can cozies, purses, thistle glassware

Contact Jeannie Fleming

Scentsy Fragrances
electric warmers, wax, & other scented items
Contact Melissa Wilson


Bagpipes USA
Scottish Store Online

retail bagpipes & accessories, highland wear, kilts
shirts, gifts & souvenirs

Contact Tim Demler

Kiltshop.com
Kiltmaker Scottish attire & accessories
Contact Hazel Stewart

Michelle Clark
hand crafted items for children
Contact Michelle Clark

 

Would you like to be a Vendor!

Please call Doug Clark 814-323-7360
prior to filling out Vendor Form Below!




Arts and Crafts Vendors are Welcome

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Scottish Auction!!

Items Donated by Local Business, Festival Vendors and Individuals to be auctioned off to raise money for our scholarship fund. Last year we raised $1,900. We would like to beat this amount with your help this year. It is well worth the time and money spent.

If you are a business or individual who would like to donate an item or cash to the Scottish Auction you can fill out a form by clicking the Scottish Auction Form button or call Doug Clark at 814-323-7360

Remember all the proceeds from the Scottish Auction goes straight into the Festival Scholarship Fund.

 

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  Food Vendors  
 


Be sure you come Hungry you won't want to miss the great food!!

Sandee's Bakery & Deli
meat pies, shepard's pie, corned beef rubens,
famous italian sausage, hamburgers, Pop
Contact Robi Foti

SONS of AMVETS Post 726
Famous Chicken Barbeque


Franklin's Kettle Corn & Kettle French Fries
honey sticks, roasted sweet potatoes, sweet corn, candy & carmel apples
fruit logs, hand cream, yo yo balloons
www.franklinshandcream.com

Snack Shack - Camp Street UMC
hot Dogs, water -pop - gatorade - small snacks
Contact Karen LaMar

Mister "D"s
Philly Steak & Curly Fries
Contact Don Bennice

Charles Meli
Fried Dough, Sugar Waffles
and Fresh Squeezed Lemonade

David Fowler's
FISH & CHIPS
Serving Friday Evening & Saturday All Day  

InFamous Welsh Cookie Company
you will not want to miss this vendor
Contact Pete Browne

Would you like to be a Food Vendor!

Please call Doug Clark 814-323-7360
prior to fill out the Food Vendors Form!


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Beer & Wine Garden
on Tap
Guinness - Smethwicks - Bud Light
Merritt Estate Wine
Pop & Water



   
     

  Dancers / Heavy Athletes
Olean
Area Irish Dancers
Olean, N. Y.
Buffalo Heavies
Athletic Competition
McMaster's Scottish Highland Dancers
Ontario, Canada
 

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Celtic Music

Celtic Creek
Jim & Beth McQuiston

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Step In Time
Marcia & Monte Jones

www.stepintimemusic.com

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McCarthyism
Buffalo, New York
www.mccarthyizm.com

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McCarthyism pulls together Celtic, folk and rock influences for an infectious sound that has won over crowds throughout the Northeast, Southern Ontario and even California. They have shared the stage with many international acts including Spirit of the West, the Proclaimers, Glenngarry Bhoys and Great Big Sea. The Buffalo News called McCarthyizm “Tough, relentless and propulsive, but always melodic and catchy as hell” and described their latest CD “Victors & Vices” as “Rowdy, smart and memorable”. McCarthyizm’s set at the Jamestown Regional Celtic Festival is sure to deliver the same.
McCarthyizm is Joe McCarthy (vocals, acoustic guitar), Paul Ceppaglia (lead guitar, mandolin, banjo, vocals), Helen Butler (fiddle), Dave Mucha (bass, vocals) and Jeff Schaller (drums).

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Returning This Year Are:

Steel Clover
www.steelclovermusic.com

Steel Clover is one of the most popular soloists at Celtic music festivals, in and around Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Now we invite you to listen as Sue Borowski comes to our festival for the first time this year.
Sue will be accompanied by Jim Borowski on Sound.

Sue Borowski (other known as Steel Clover) is a singer, songwriter and recording artist from the historic steel town of Homestead, Pittsburgh, PA. Sue made her debut as a Celtic solo artist in November, 2012 at Riley’s Pour House in Carnegie, PA. Her music touches the hearts of listeners all over. A local Celtic music reviewer from Pittsburgh City Paper has been quoted saying that “her arrangements are full of passion, spirit and sensitivity that will leave you wanting to hear more.” You can check out her new CD’s “In the Celtic Spirit” and “In the Christmas Spirit” on CD Baby, I-Tunes and Amazon.com
Email: Sue Borowski

Sue plays Celtic ballads and spirited songs that will move your spirit. Sue's unique arrangements are laced with musical dialogue and lilting expressions that will touch your heart.  

 

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Sue Tillotson and Jim Cunningham

Sue is a classically trained violinist and has been an avid student and performer of Scottish Fiddle music for the last 15 years. She was fiddler for the band Ischabaha for 10 years and is founder and director of the Bonnie Loch Fiddlers and the Bonnie Loch Fiddle Club. She plays fiddle part time with the Ohio based band Father, Son, and Friends. Jim has a varied musical background playing in many bands in the Western New York area since the 70's. He has focused on Celtic music for many years, inspired by such wordsmith's as Tommy Makem and Archie Fisher and instrumental influences such as The Bothy Band and the Tannahill Weavers. Sue and Jim have played music together for many years bringing a love of Celtic music and exciting instrumentation to their audiences. You will hear Sue on fiddle, whistle, and vocals and Jim on guitar, bouzouki, cittern, Celtic harp and vocals.

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Stone Row

Contact Glenn Bernardis
Web Page: www.stonerow.com


Inspired by cultural diversity and fueled by a deep artistic passion, Stone
Row weaves a rich tapestry of Celtic and world music, creating a seamless fusion
of traditional and contemporary genres and showcasing it in their own inimitable
style. Captivating originals and fresh arrangements make for a unique and exciting
musical experience with a loyal and ever-expanding following. Long-time fans and
first time listeners concur that this talented and highly motivated group
of professionals knows how to thrill an audience.
There is something for everyone at a Stone Row show. The material is influenced
by elements of world music, folk, country and rock, with rich vocal harmonies
and virtuoso instrumentals. Heartfelt performances are tastefully delivered
with a fun-loving and outgoing stage presence that showcases the humor and
uncompromising musical integrity of these contemporary minstrels.

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New Irish Band this Year!!

Emerald Isle
From: Buffalo, NY


The Emerald Isle Band from Buffalo, NY play a mix of traditional Irish, Scottish and sea chanties on fiddle, accordion, bass, penny whistle, bodhran, harmonicas and banjo.

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McMaster School of Highland Dance

McMaster School of Highland Dance
“Skara Brae Dancers”

From: Niagara on the Lake, Ontario, Canada

The McMaster School of Highland Dance has been under the direction of Pat McMaster, world class teacher and adjudicator, for over 40 years.  Originally from Scotland, Pat immigrated to Canada and went on to teach and mentor many dancers including Ontario, Canadian, North American, and World Champions.

Always being in such high demand to teach workshops and judge, Pat mentored her daughter Paulina to also teach.

Paulina has been teaching for 20 years, and being a champion herself traveled world wide to perform. Some of these performances include The Last Tattoo in Berlin, Germany where she danced for Queen Elizabeth 11, performing for Prince Charles, and also being a cast member in the Mirvish production “The Needfire” at the Royal Alexandra Theatre in Toronto. 

With her knowledge of performing and love of dance, Paulina has taught the McMaster Dancers her own sets of choreography and has helped them shape their performance skills.

They are called the Skara Brae Dancers and have performed all over North America including and invitation to dance at the Galaxy Theatre, Walt Disney World.  They received top honors at the Niagara Kiwanis Festival where they were given the highest mark ever presented of 97%, and were 3rd overall at the 2009 Canadian Championships where they competed with dancers from all over the globe.

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Olean Area Irish Dancers

Olean Area Irish Dancers have been a favorite at our festival for the past 8 years.
Katie M. Duggan is the instructor for the Dance School in Olean, New York.
Katie has produced some very high quality dancers who have danced their way into the hearts of our spectators. The school has performed at Irish Festivals throughout the Southern Tier from Belmont, NY to Mayville, NY entertaining audiences with their spectacular dancing skills.

We are very happy to have them returning again this year!

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Pipe Bands
 

 

*7 Pipe Bands the most at any Festival in Western NY*


The sound of the Great Highland Pipes will be heard throughout the day
with the appearance of the following 8 Pipe Bands:

96th Highlanders
Jamestown, N. Y.

Mackenzie Highlanders
Niagara Falls, N. Y.


87th Cleveland Pipe Band
Cleveland, Oh.

Caledonian Pipe Band
Buffalo, N. Y.

City of Thorold Pipe Band
Ontario, Canada

Lochaber Pipe Band
Lorain, Ohio

Niagara Regional Police Pipe Band
Ontario, Canada

 

There you have it the largest gathering of Pipe Bands in

Western New York & North Eastern Pennsylvania!

 

We look forward to having them all at this years festival!

Saturday August 23, 2014

MAYVILLE LAKESIDE PARK ON ROUTE 394

MAYVILLE, NEW YORK

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  The Gathering of the Clans 2014  
 


Clan Barclay - Clan Blair - Clan Claus - Clan Donnachaidh Society of North East
Clan Graham - Clan House of Gordon -
Clan Grant - Clan Gunn
Clan Hall Society - Clan Hunter -Clan MacFarlane - Clan Mac Alister
Clan MacKenzie - Clan Mac Neil - Clan Montgomery - Clan Mac Pherson
Clan Menzies Society - Clan Sinclair - Clan Stewart
Clan Turnbull - Scottish Heritage U.S.A. - Scottish American Society of the Finger Lakes

Most of the Clans will be here Friday evening enjoying the atmosphere around the campfire by the lake shore. Great group of people to have at our festival.

New Clans are sending in there registration forms every day. Don't miss out send yours in today!
If your Clan has not registered yet please do we welcome any Clan who wishes to attend.




 
 
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2010 Clan Row along Chautauqua Lake


 
 

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Clans & Athletes at Opening Ceremonies 2010


 
 



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Opening Ceremonies 2010

 

 
 
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2010 We had Seven Pipe Bands - 13 Clans - Heavy Athletes


 
 
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Clans Marching off Opening Ceremonies


 
 

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Be sure to stop in and talk with the Clans,
who knows maybe you will find out how you could be a part of one of these great Clans.

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  Scottish Heavy Athletics Competition  
 


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Buffalo Heavies' Web Page: http://buffaloheavies.com 




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Sheaf Toss for Height            25# Toss for Distance


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Caber Toss


 
 


56lb Weight Toss for Height

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Everyone Enjoys the Scottish Heavy Athlete's

 
 

 

Competition is Serious!

Competitors compete in Six Events:

  • Open Stone Throw According to the Encyclopedia Britannica, the modern sport of shot put
    "derives from the ancient sport of putting the stone." The smooth river stones used weigh 16 pounds.


  • Weight Throw for distance Weights, attached to a ring and chain, are thrown three times-the longest counts.

             56 pound weight throws for distance
             28 pound weight throws for distance

  • Scottish Hammer Throw The Scottish hammer derives from the village blacksmith's hammer.
    The metal ball (16-22 pounds) is attached to a wooden handle. The competitor is not allowed to move his feet while throwing


  • Caber Toss (the log) This signature Highland event may have begun as a military exercise.
    There is no standard size for these tapered pine trunks, but they are generally 16-20 feet long and weigh up to 120 pounds.
    The object is to lift then toss the caber end-over-end so that it lands in the 12 o'clock position.

  • Sheaf Toss (pitchfork event) A pitchfork is used to toss the16 pound bag of hay over a cross bar, which is raised 6 inches at a time.
    The winning toss is the highest one over the bar without knocking it

  • Weight Toss (for height) - The 56-pound weight is swung between the knees and tossed over the bar using only one hand. 

Each competitor has three attempts to achieve his personal best. There will be a winner of each event and an overall winner.

As for athlete line up: we will have a field of 10-15 athletes (that’s a full line up) 2 of which are females.
 A combination of amateurs and masters will be competing. As for the lineup, 2 of the athletes are highly ranked,  
We also picked up local athletes from Jamestown who will be throwing in this year's competition. 

 

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Jamestown Highland Games Heavy Events Schedule

Presented by the:

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TIME August 25th

Masters Class 40+

Open Class “A”

Strong Man

10:00 am

22# stone throw

16# stone throw

 

10:30 am

16# stone throw

22# stone throw

 

11:00 am

42# weight for distance

Caber

 

11:30 am

28# weight for distance

sheaf

28# weight for distance

12:00 am

Lunch

 

Atlas Stone

12:30 opening ceremony

 

 

 

1:00 pm

 

Lunch

Log press

1:30 pm

Weight over bar

Light Hammer

Weight over bar

2:15 pm

Caber

56# weight for distance

 

3:00 pm

Light hammer

Weight over bar

 

3:45 pm

sheaf

28# weight for distance

 

 

 

 

 

5:00 Closing Ceremony

 

 

 

 

 

 

éAthletes of Note who will be attendingé

 

List of Competing Athletes for the:
2013 Highland Games

Masters

Bob Vail
Ian Grassie
lou Ianone
Tim Mullally
Rich McClain
Dan Handerhan
Mark Ludwin
Sean Green
Mike Landrich
Chuck Livingston
John Katalinas
Bill Dennis
Andrew Gillie
Dean Curtis
Bill Donnell
Frank Klimjack


Under 40

Nick Kahanic
Jon Lehman
John Abel
Paul Brown
Ernie Perez
Bryan Dennis
Guy Gabbbey
John Emborski​

Women

Willow McCarthy
Jen Vail
Courtney McGuire
Julie Griswald
Megan Zerfas

 

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  DIRECTIONS TO FESTIVAL  
  FROM ERIE / PITTSBURGH / CLEVELAND    
 

Take I-90 East to Exit 60 Westfield Exit. Turn left onto Route 394 into Mayville, New York. Continue to follow Route 394 for 7 miles through Mayville towards Chautauqua Lake. Once you get to the bottom of the hill you will see the lake, follow the curve and the park will be on the left side of the road. Parking will be on the right side of the road.

Alternate Route from Erie and points east of Erie. Take I-90 East to I-86 East towards Jamestown. Get off at the Sherman Exit. Turn left and follow into Sherman to Stop sign. Turn right onto Route 430 and follow into Mayville. Where you will come to the traffic light in Mayville, turn right onto Route 394 and follow Route 394 till you see the lake, continue around bend and the festival will be on the left. Festival Parking will be on the right.

  From Buffalo  
  Take I-90 to Exit 60 Westfield Exit. Follow Route 394 as directed in the directions above.  
  From Olean  
  Follow I-86 West to the Sherman Exit. Turn right and go to stop sign. Turn right onto Rt-430 and follow this into Mayville. In Mayville you will come to a traffic light at the fire hall. Turn right onto Rt-394 and follow it through Mayville down the hill towards the lake. The park will be on the right side of the lake.  
  FROM WARREN PA  
  Take Rt-62 to Jamestown to I-86 West. Follow it to the Mayville/Lakewood exit. turn right onto Route 394 and follow Route 394 to Mayville. The festival will be on the right just before the bend leading to Mayville. Festival parking will be on the left side of the road.  
   

 

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Jim McQuiston,
editor & publisher

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