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 paper and mailed out. That information is now listed below and the application and payment method have 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 are detailed below. If you need any help with this website, please email If you have any questions regarding participation at the festival, please email

Athletics Info:

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

Entry Fee: $50 covers all entries in one class.   

Registration: In advance by July 4. Pay a $50 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, Men’s Masters, Women’s LightWeight, & Women’s Masters. (Masters Scoring)
  • Sunday events will include Men’s Light Weight, Men’s C, & Women’s Open’. (Masters Scoring) 
  • 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 – Saturday

Men’s Super A – Saturday

Men’s B – Saturday

Men’s Masters – Saturday*

Women’s Lightweight– Saturday

Women’s Masters – Saturday*

Men’s Light Weight – Sunday 

Men’s C Class – Sunday 

Women’s Open – Sunday

Women’s Super A – Sunday

Adaptive Classes – Sunday*

Para-Seated – Sunday*

Para-Standing – Sunday* (upper limb loss)

Para-Standing – Sunday* (lower limb loss)

Para-Standing – Sunday* (Neuro-Muscular)

Stone Put – Braemar & Open 

Weight for Distance – Light & Heavy

Weight for Height 

Hammer – Light & Heavy

Sheaf Toss 

Caber Toss 

Stone Put – Braemar & Open 

Weight for Distance – Light & Heavy

Weight for Height 

Hammer – Light & Heavy

Sheaf Toss 

Caber Toss

*Each class will be using the appropriate weights

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:

$50 for the competitor if you pre-register by July 3rd.  You get one ticket for the Festival. 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 1643, Elizabeth, CO 80107

  • Medals are 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:                     
  • Email a digital photo of you at a Heavy Events contest, and we’ll put it on the website.  Send to

Rev. 2-2024


Note from the Webmaster: After submitting the application, please scroll all the way to the bottom of the webpage to get to the Paypal box. Sorry for the inconvenience, it’s the best this leatherworker can do. Thank you for your understanding. -Liz Keith

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


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