Tir Nan ÓG

Scottish Heavy Events

 The Antigonish Highland Society is honoured to present the opportunity for youth, ages 5 to 12, involvement in the 157th Antigonish Highland Games. Tìr Nan Òg is a field event that introduces young gaels to athletic cultural activities such as caber toss, tug-a-war, track and field etc.

Participants will be divided by age groups and will stick together as they go station to station trying each activity. Each station will be led be a volunteer who will keep track of participants’ results. There will be an award ceremony and family picnic to follow.

This will be held on July 7th at Columbus Field, Antigonish. Gates open at 8am and start time will be at 9am till 11:30am. There is a registration fee of $5 and it will prompt you to pay after you complete the form.

This event is not excluded to children from Antigonish, all gaels are welcomed! No prior experience needed.


We have reached capacity with the 2023 Tir Nan Og Registration. Any questions can be sent to michelle.mackinnon@srce.ca