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Another feature that draws the crowds is the Highland Dancing competition. The dancers' colourful costumes, the stirring music of the bagpipes and the variety of dances performed makes this one of the more spectacular and engrossing features of Games Day.

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Competitors perform the Highland Fling, Sword Dance, Irish Jig and Sailor's Hornpipe as well as more traditional, technical dances such as the Pas de Basque, Seann Truibhas, Scottish Lilt and Flora MacDonald Fancy.

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Highland Dancing Order of Events Friday 11th August 2017

Register to compete on the day with the convenor/steward

Convenor         Claire Bryce

Judge                Jennifer Coffey

Piper                 Shona Laidlaw

Steward           Linda Bryce

Dancing commences at 1.00pm

PREMIER CLASS COMPETITIONS

Aged 12 years and under

49. Highland Fling

50. Sword Dance

51. Seann Truibhas

52. Irish Jig

53. Sailor’s hornpipe

Age 13– 15 years

54. Highland Fling

55. Sword Dance

56. 1/2 Reel of Tulloch

57. Irish Jig

58. Sailor’s Hornpipe

Age 16 years and over

59. Highland Fling

60. Sword Dance

61. Seann Truibhas

62. Irish Jig

63. Sailor’s Hornpipe

MEDAL COMPETITIONS

Primary, Beginners, Novices and Intermediate Classes

Pas de Basque, Pas de Basque & H/Cuts, Highland Fling, Sword Dance, Seann Truibhas, Scottish Lilt and Flora MacDonald Fancy.

 

 

 

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Friday August 11 2017

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