CANMORE HIGHLAND GAMES
Heavy Sports Contest
A spectator sport if there ever was one, these events are a real thrill to watch at the Canmore Highland Games.
The Heavies consist of Putting the Stone (light), Putting the Stone (heavy), 56 lb. Weight Throw, 28 lb. Weight Throw, 22 lb. Hammer Throw, 16 lb. Hammer Throw, 56 lb. Over The Bar, Sheaf Toss and Caber Toss (pictured above).
REGISTRATION: Sports competitors may register on-site, beginning at 7:30am. Kilted attire is preferred. In lieu of a Contest entry fee competitors must pay their way through the gate to enter the competition for which cash prizes are offered.
COMPETITION TIMING: The sports contest begins at 8:30am, and runs all day to completion.
LOCATION: The sports area is located on the South side of Centennial Park adjacent at 5 St. and 6 Ave. One of our three entrance gates is at this point.