Men's Novice Athletics Registration

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Men's Novice Athletics Registration


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Las Vegas Highland Games Heavy Athletics: April 13-14, 2019 at 9:00am


Saturday (April 13, 2019) -  Men’s IHGF A Qualifier, Mens C, Men’s < 200, Women’s Masters, Womens < 150, Men’s Masters

Sunday (April 14, 2019) - Women’s A IHGF Qualifier, Women’s Open, Women’s Novice, Men’s B, Men’s Novice, Juniors 14-17


Registration fee to compete: $35 (includes games t-shirt, two (2) tickets to the Las Vegas Highland Games).

Any athletes registering the day of competition must register by 8:45am and pay to enter the Highland Games venue. If space is available, the athlete must then pay $30 to compete and will receive an additional ticket.

After March 31, athlete registrations will be accepted based on space available as determined by the Heavy Athletics Committee. Any athlete who would like to register after March 31 must email Athletic Director Jacob Darling at

Only completed applications received on or before March 25, 2019 will be guaranteed a games shirt.


Classes will be limited to thirteen (13) athletes.

A class must have a minimum of four (4) athletes. If there are fewer than four (4)                                                                                  athletes in a class by March 31st, 2019, the class will be eliminated or combined with another class at the discretion of the Heavy Athletics Committee.

Scoring & Awards:

If there is a minimum of five (5) athletes, awards will be presented to places 1st through 3rd.

If there are less than five (5) athletes in a class, only 1st place will be awarded.

Competition will be conducted in accordance to SHA rules.

Decathlon scoring will NOT be used.

Athletes must participate in all events to qualify for an award. All athletes will be scored on the following events: Open Stone, Braemar Stone, Heavy Hammer, Light Hammers, Heavy Weight for Distance, Light Weight for Distance, Caber, Weight Over Bar, and Sheaf. Novice classes will not compete in sheaf.

Spinning will be allowed for height events if the Head Judge and specific class Judge deem it safe.

Events may be eliminated because of time constraints at the Athletic Director’s discretion.

Competition Day Information:

Athlete Will Call opens at 7 a.m. and closes at 9 a.m.. Athletes must obtain their ticket to enter through Will Call at the EAST GATE ONLY. All athletes will receive two tickets for the weekend at Will Call. YOU MUST HAVE A TICKET TO GAIN ACCESS IN THE GATE.

To gain access after 9 a.m., the athlete must purchase an event ticket at the gate but may be reimbursed by the Athletic Director. Go to the Heavy Athletics tent for reimbursement.

Athletes must check in anytime from 7:30 a.m. to 8:45 a.m. on the day of competition at the Heavy Athletics tent located east of the bleachers and south of the field.

Men < 200 and Women < 150 must weigh in between 7:30 a.m. and 8:45 a.m. on Saturday morning in the Heavy Athletics tent.

There will be a judges’ meeting at 8:30 a.m..

Athletes’ meeting will be held at 9:00 a.m.. Competition starts promptly after this meeting.

All athletes must wear a kilt (with undergarments) during competition.

Competing in the Las Vegas Highland Games shirt provided at check-in is strongly encouraged.