Athletics

The Middle Tennessee Highland Games provides the chance for amateur athletes to compete in all the traditional Heavy Scottish Athletic events, to the thrill of a large crowd of fans. Men over 40 compete in the Masters Class and men under 40 compete in the Men’s class.

We also have a Women’s Amateur class and a Women’s Masters class. Any athlete can sign up to compete by completing a form and sending it in with the $30 fee to the address on the form. Competitors are accepted on a first come first accepted basis.

All Classes are limited to 10, with 2 alternates. Awards are presented in all classes for the top 3 scores. Festival attendees can watch the competitions throughout the entire day on the Main Field, except for the hammer throw which is done on the Tournament Field.

Pre-registration deadline is July 31st OR until classes are full.

The following classes are still available: 

WOMEN’S MASTERS (40+)

All other classes are full for the 2019 Middle Tennessee Highland Games.

If you are interested in being an athlete, at Middle Tennessee Highland Games, please complete the registration by following the link below.

Middle Tennessee Highland Games and Celtic Festival will host a Heavy Athletics Clinic on Friday September 6, 2019 from 12 pm - 4 pm. First-time athletes will be required to register for the Heavy Athletics Clinic. The clinic will be beneficial for most athletes, but it is only mandatory for first-time athletes. Please follow the link below to submit your registration.