We have many different sports available at our Festival. You can find Scottish Highland Games on the south fields, Rugby on the northwest field on Saturday, Strongman Competition on the northwest field on Sunday, and Gaelic Football on the far southwest field. 

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Scottish Highland Games

The Scottish Highland Games are hosted by our local NMCA group. There are 9 events throughout the day:

Braemar Stones - Light and Heavy, Hammer - Light and Heavy, Weight for Distance - Light and Heavy, Sheaf Toss, Weight Over Bar, and Caber Toss.

There are many categories of throwers as well:

Women - Novice, LtWeight, Open, Masters
Men - LtWeight, C, B, A, Men’s Super A - IHGF Qualifier - Invite Only, Masters


Strongman Competition

The Rio Grande Valley Celtic Festival is pleased to now offer our Strongman Competition for the 2nd year in a row! 



Join us for Rio Grande Celtic 7s, hosted by Brujos Rugby. Competitions will be on the northwest field on Saturday, May 19th. 

For more information, please email or visit their website at

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