“The IHGF are pleased to announce that the official IHGF World Highland Games Team Championships will be returning to Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada along with the IHGF World Caber Tossing Championships,” IHGF president Francis Brebner told IronMind.
“The IHGF are very happy to be working once again with Donnie Machren ,the chair for the heavy events, along with head Judges Leo MacDonald and Marty Gilfoy,” said Brebner.
“The Antigonish Highland Games which are the longest continuing games, will be celebrating its 150th anniversary: it will be a momentous occasion celebrating and showcasing Scottish culture.
“The Antigonish Highland Games has built a worldwide reputation based on authenticity, attention to detail, and hospitality and the 150th Games will be no exception: The week long schedule will be jam packed with new and enhanced competitions featuring athletes, pipers, drummers, and Highland dancers from across the country and around the world. There will also be the blend of Scottish flavored ceilidhs, clan activities and concerts," said Brebner.
For more information on the Antigonish Highland Games, please visit their official website.
Athletes competing in the IHGF World Team Championships to be announced soon, so watch here for updates.
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