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 full: 

Sat Men's Class A
Sat Men's Masters
Sun Men's Class B

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.