Aboyne Games Reminder

Piping Convenor Dr Jack Taylor has asked us to remind pipers that entries for Aboyne Games close tomorrow.  The games take place on Saturday and entries must be in by 31st July. Register here: https://register.aboynegames.com/ 

As this is the 150th Anniversary of the games the prizemoney has been increased. First for Open Piobaireachd is £150 with a 10.30 start.

The Games take place on the Aboyne Green, situated in the centre of the village. All car parking is free. Drivers should use the parking available within the grounds of Aboyne Castle: follow the signs on the A93. Shuttle buses will operate as required.

Competitors should note that admission (£12) will be charged, enabling them to compete in every event: there are no individual event entry fees payable. Report to the Secretary’s tent at least 20 minutes prior to your first event.

Also on Saturday are the popular games at Newtonmore in Badenoch; call 01540 673348 or knockmalloch@onetel.com and at Inverkeithing in Fife; call 01383 414982.

For more Highland Games check out the Piping Press Guide to the Games for 2017 here.