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2024 Bakersfield Scottish Games

Kern County Fairgrounds

1142 SOUTH P ST. , Bakersfield, CA 93304

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The festival will be April 20th and 21st, 2024 at the Kern County Fairgrounds.

Classes are as follows:

**To be considered aggregate class, there must be 4 athletes minimum.

Saturday classes: Men's A; Men's Masters (all ages); Men's Lightweight; Women's Masters; Women's Lightweight

Sunday Classes: Men's B, C; Women's A, B, C (open); Men's and Women's Novice

Competition will consist of the following nine events:

Open Stone, Braemar Stone, Heavy & Light Hammers, Heavy & Light Weight for Distance, Caber, Weight over Bar & Sheaf.

Athletes must participate in all events to qualify for the aggregate awards. 

Aggregate ties will be broken by number of 1st, 2nd, etc in individual events. If still tied, Caber score will determine place.


  • Amateur classes will be limited to 12 athletes!!!!  Spots filled on a 1st completed/received basis..
  • If by April 13th fewer than 4 entries are received for a given class, said class will be eliminated and athletes may be asked to choose a different class for competition
  • Applications may be accepted after April 15th, including field registration on a space available basis determined by Athletic Director.
  • Only society (SHA) implements will be used for competition

Pre-registration fees for athletic competition: $40 with a shirt and $30 without. To get the no-shirt rate, use CODE: noshirt, in the promo code when checking out

Any application received after April 13th, $45. Field entries: $45 + gate entry

Registrations are non-refundable and non-transferable


  • Competition will be conducted in accordance to SHA rules.
  • Athletes must be 18 years or older to compete. 
  • All athletes must wear the official games shirt provided and kilt (with undergarments) during competition.
  • Check-in time for all athletes begins at 8:15 am at the Heavy Events field tent and will close promptly at 8:45 am.
  • Competition starts promptly at 9:00 am Athlete Meeting 8:55  (Weigh-in at scoring table during check-in. They may be done earlier if a judge is available.)


Refund Policy:

No refunds or returns.

Cancellation Policy:

An event can only be canceled by the venue and/or event organizer. If the venue or event organizer cancels an event, you will be refunded within 4 business days of the event date for your purchase.

2024 Bakersfield Scottish Games  poster
Kern County Fairgrounds
1142 SOUTH P ST.
Bakersfield, CA 93304