St Louis Scottish Games (SLSG) To Host 2015 Masters World Championships In Scottish Heavy Athletics
The Masters World Championships (MWC) will be managed by SLSG in partnership with the Scottish Masters Athletics International (SMAI) organization, the premier global competition for Scottish heavy athletics including traditional feats of strength such as stone throws, weight throws, hammer throws, sheaf toss, and caber toss. The male and female competitors will include the best amateurs in the world over 40 years of age.
The 2015 St. Louis Scottish Games festival will be held in Chesterfield, a suburb of St Louis, Missouri on Friday, September 25th and Saturday, September 26th. More information can be found at www.stlouis-scottishgames.com.
Bob Macauley, MacAulay Clan commissioner of S. Missouri, and his brother Mike, commissioner of N. Missouri, will set-up and man a MacAulay Clan booth at the festival. In addition to the heavy athletics, the festival will include highland dancing, traditional folk music and celtic pipe rock bands in two music venues, over 120 bagpipers and drummers, sheep herding, numerous children’s activities, traditional Scottish food and drink and numerous vendor booths with Scottish crafts.
This is considered one of the best Scottish festivals in the entire Midwestern area of the United States. All are welcome.