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Schedule of Events 2015

Friday, July 17, 2015

Amateur Heavy Athletics - afternoon

Mt. Hood Community College - Soccer (Upper Athletic) Field
Ticketed separately, $5.00 at the gate. Food and drink available

7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. Piobaireachd Piping Competitions

Mt. Hood Community College Theater. Doors open at 6:30 p.m.
Main entrance on NE 257th Avenue. (Map)

Piobaireachd, or Ceol Mor, is generally regarded as the "classical" form of music for the great Highland bagpipe. The tunes are 10-15 minutes long, complex and variations are often subtle. Please note that the performers and judges require silence from the audience. As a result, this event is not appropriate for children under age five.
Ticketed separately, $5.00 at the door.

Saturday, July 18, 2015 - Portland Highland Games

Mt. Hood Community College Football Stadium, Gym and Soccer Field

8:00 a.m. - Gates Open and the Games begin

Highland Dance Competitions
Solo Piping Competitions
Solo Drumming Competitions
Fiddling Competitions
Heavy Athletic Competitions


Shopping - Vendors
Games Souveniers
Musical Entertainment
Clan Tents
British Motocycle Display
Broadsword Demonstrations
Sheepdog Demonstrations
Children's Games and Activities
Beer, Wine and Food

12:00 Noon - Welcoming Ceremony

Featuring 2015 Guest Band
Chieftain of the Day
Parade of Clans
Presentation of Dignitaries
Presentation of Colors
National Anthems

Afternoon Events

Kilted Mile Race
Highland Dance Challenge Events
Regimental Drum Major Competition
Pipe Band Competitions
Highland Dance Competitions
Whisky Tasting Sessions
Kids' Fun Run
Harpers' Circle
Fiddlers' Rally
Ceilidh Dance Social

5:00 p.m. into the evening

Mac MacTarnahan's Memorial Challenge Caber Toss
Raffle Drawing - Vacation for Two to Scotland
Parade of Massed Bands
Tug of War
Ceilidh with beer, wine and food

Please also review our guidelines on tobacco, alcohol, and animals.