Saturday, March 6, 2021

In March 2018, Camden joined the ranks of South Carolina cities Aiken, Charleston, Greenville, Clover, and Columbia to host a NASGA-certified Highland Games. NASGA, the North American Scottish Games Athletics, was founded in 1976 and is dedicated to the promotion and understanding of Scottish Heavy Events competition in North America.  For more information on NASGA, visit http://www.nasgaweb.com/main.asp


The 2021 games will be held during the 5th Annual Irish Fest Camden on Saturday, March 6th, beginning at 10:00 am on the grounds of Historic Camden Revolutionary War Park.  This venue is one of the most historical and beautiful on the HG circuit and a great way to kick off the Carolinas Season. 

Registration opens Sunday, January 1, 2021 for Mens A and B Class as well as Masters; Open Women and Masters Women. Group size is limited. $25 Registration Fee payable at the field on Sat. March 6. Participants will receive a box lunch and t-shirt.  Events include: Putting the Stone 20#, 56# Weight Throw, 28# Weight Throw, 22# Hammer Throw, Caber Toss, 20# Sheaf Toss, 56# Weight Toss.  *Time permitting: Braemar Stone and Light Hammer.


The Athletic Director for the IFC Highland Games is Rick Norred.  Mr. Norred is a former heavy event athlete and is now a judge and athletic director throughout the southeast.  For questions or to register, email rkbrew@aol.com.  Registration deadline is January 31, 2021.

The Irish Fest Camden Highland Games are sponsored in part by Bojangles of Camden.