The 2019 Gathering, part of the was a huge success and we are going to do it all again . The CRHG 2020 will have all the events you love; Massed Bands, Highland Dance, Heavy Games & everyone's favorite "Celts Have Talent".
In the meantime take your family over to the Logger Sports Competitions, see the many kiosks and displays, shop at the Celtic Market, taste some of our excellent "Highland Beverages" or entertain the younger members in the Children's area.
Hope to see you there. Entry is $2 for everyone on Friday, & $5 per day over the weekend for everyone over 3 years. (That includes the evening entertainment)
Buzz saws and Bagpipes, or the Art of the Birl and the Skirl
People who enjoy the sound of buzz saws at Logger Sports and the skirl of the bagpipes of traditional Scottish Highland Gatherings are in for a major treat at next August’s Campbell River Logger Sports at Nunn’s Creek Park on August 7, 8 and 9, 2020
HIGHLAND HEAVY GAMES begin at noon on Friday alongside Salmon Fest Logger Sports events and go all weekend.
PIPING & DRUMMING Solo & Trio events start early Saturday morning
OFFICIAL GRAND OPENING of the Gathering will take place on Saturday at 12:30 pm with a MASSED BANDS performance and Band March-Past to herald it.
PIPEBAND COMPETITIONS start shortly after 1 pm
Band, Solo Piping and Drumming winners will be posted during the day and recognized during the final Massed Bands (before Celts Have Talent)
MASSED BANDS performance & Award Announcements will take place immediately after Band Competitions. (around 3pm)
CELTS HAVE TALENT begin after Massed Bands around 3:30pm
To demonstrate that the pipes and drums are not just relegated to a defined set of rules you’ll see that they integrate well with other musical instruments and styles.
There are two categories
Celts Have Talent A – 1 to 4 Pipers + Any Instrument Including Vocals.
Many pipers and drummers are joining Celtic Groups to complement them with a very special sound.
- Celts Have Talent B – 5 Pipers and More + Any Instrument
The objective is to have bands perform their medleys on stage and integrate other instruments to showcase the variety of music that can be produced.
(see the for rules.
You’ll get to see some excellent performances.
Adjudication for these events is based on popularity via a panel of Celebrity Judges as well as the audience.
HIGHLAND HEAVY GAMES continue
and on stage, the
HIGHLAND DANCE COMPETITION will get underway
to go to the Highland Dance Competition page
Vendors will be a big part of the weekend as participants and spectators alike can avail themselves of Celtic goods, a wide variety of meals and tastings from some of the areas local brew-houses and distilleries. Please to go to the CRHG CLAN and SCOTTISH ORGANIZATION Page
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