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.
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 - Novice, LtWeight, Open, Masters, Men’s Super A - IHGF Qualifier - Invite Only
The Rio Grande Valley Celtic Festival is pleased to now offer our Strongman Competition for the 2nd year in a row!