Athletes

Thank you for your interest in participating in the Scottish Highland Games at the Elizabeth Celtic Festival at Casey Jones Park in Elizabeth, CO. Previously all the info was on papers and mailed out. That information is now listed below and the application and payment method has been converted to online. Please read the information below, submit your application, and then your payment. A Paypal account is NOT REQUIRED as they will process without one. Checks are still an option and detailed below. If you need any help with this website, please email webmaster@elizabethcelticfest.org. If you have any questions regarding participation at the festival, please email athletics@elizabethcelticfest.org.

Athletics Info:

Athletic Heavy Events (9:00 am Start Time!!!!!!)

Entry Fee: $40 covers all entries in one class.   

Registration: In advance by July 3. Pay a $40 field entry fee; accepted between 8:00 am – 8:30 a.m. on competition day only if space is available.

Schedule: Posted by 8:30 a.m. each day; events will start at 9:00 a.m.

Classifications: Men’s A, Men’s B, Men’s C, Men’s Masters, Men’s Under 200 lbs & Women’s Open, Women

Masters and Women Lightweight

General Rules for All Athletic Competition:

  • Competitors must be kilted. A few kilts will be available for a $10 rental fee.
  • Saturday events will include the Men’s A, Men’s B, and all Women’s Classes.
  • Sunday events will include Men’s C, Men’s Under 200 lbs. and Men’s Master’.  (40 & over; scoring includes per year handicap)
  • All warm-up throws must be completed prior to scheduled event start time.
  • All competitors must be members of Rocky Mountain Scottish Athletes (RMSA) or an equivalent organization. RMSA membership forms will be available on the field.

Classes of Competition & Events:

Men’s A – Sat

Men’s B – Sat  

Women’s Lightweight, Masters & Open – Sat*

Men’s Masters – Sun

Men Under 200 lbs. – Sun. Men’s C Class – Sun

Stone Put (Braemar / Open)

28# Weight for Distance  

56# Weight for Distance

56# Weight for Height

16# Hammer / 22# Hammer

20# Sheaf Toss

Caber Toss

Stone Put (Braemar / Open)

28# Weight for Distance

42# Weight for Distance

42# Weight for Height

16# Hammer / 22# Hammer

16# / 20# Sheaf Toss

Caber Toss

*Women’s events will be using the appropriate weight, even though we didn’t have enough room here.

Other information you need to know:

All events are sanctioned by Rocky Mountain Scottish Athletes

RMSA rules apply subject to the interpretation of the Judges and the Athletic Director.

  • Entry Fees:

$40 for the competitor if you pre-register by July 3rd.  You get one ticket into the Festival. We would like it a lot if you brought one or two dozen supporters, each of whom would pay $10 to come and watch you throw.  You can ease their pain by paying only $8 for discounted advance tickets using this entry form. You may submit your payments via the Paypal button under the application form below or via check. All checks must be in U.S. funds.

Make checks payable to Elizabeth Celtic Festival and mail to:

Elizabeth Celtic Festival, Attn Heavy Athletics, PO Box 2149, Elizabeth, CO 80107

  • Medals awarded to the top three places in each contested event.   

You can camp at this magnificent park. Please contact Elizabeth Parks & Recreation directly if you wish to camp in Casey’s RV Hideaway at 303-646-3599.  They are the only ones who can take your reservations for the upper camping area.  The festival is no longer associated as a contact for the RV park.  Lower Camping (primitive/no hookups) is not a part of Casey Jones Park but rented from a separate entity. You can find the application at this link.

  • Refer to this page for your information. Submit your application below.   
  • Other festival info: elizabethcelticfest.org                     
  • Email a digital photo of you at a Heavy Events contest, and we’ll put it on the website.  Send to webmaster@elizabethcelticfest.org.

Application:

 

Submit the form above by clicking on the blue ‘submit’ button within the form box BEFORE continuing to the Paypal button below.

Thank you!

Paypal Payment Option:

This is where you can submit the purchase of your entry fees and advance purchase tickets. When you add the first item to the cart a new tab will open in your internet browser. You can then switch between the two tabs to continue adding all of the items from the list which apply to you. If you need help, please feel free to email webmaster@elizabethcelticfest.org.

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Athletics