44th Annual Tacoma Highland Games, Frontier Park, Graham June 22


The 44th Annual Tacoma Highland Games will take place Saturday, June 22, 2013 at Frontier Park, 217th & Meridian/Highway 161, Graham, Washington. 2013 Chieftain of the Games is Charles “Chuck” Cook.

General Admission will be Adult – $15.00 Pre-Sale – $13.00, Youth (6-18), Seniors, Military w/valid ID- $10.00 Pre-Sale – $8.00, Children 5 and under – Free.

You can pre-order Games tickets with this form.

For more information  you can go to the Games website at  http://tacomagames.org/genlinfo.html.

Here is the schedule of events


2013 Schedule of Events





– Kitchen Opens  


– Main Gate Opens Piping/Drumming Area
– Registration for Piping, and Drumming


– Piping and Drumming Competition Piping/Drumming Area
– Clan tents and Vendors Open  
– British Isles’ Car Show Frontier Lodge Parking Lot


– Adult Heavy Field Event Field Events Arena
– Celtic Entertainment Main Stage
– Registration: Youth Field Events Information Kiosk


– Highland Dancing Competition Dancing Stage
– Children’s Activities Corral
– Whiskey Tasting Tent Opens Beer Tent Area


– Harpers’ Circle Harpers’ Stage


– Opening Ceremonies Main Stage
  Master of Ceremonies Ralph Munro  
Presentation of Colors SAMS, Massed Bands  
Procession of Dignitaries, Parade of Clans PM Scott Lumsden  
National Anthem, U. S. A. Cydnie Koreis  
National Anthem, Scotland Pat Tougher  
Invocation Pastor Ken Robinson  
Lament Margaret McNeill Nelson  
Introduction of Dignitaries and Honored Guests    
President’s Welcome Diana Kildow  
Sponsor Recognition Diana Kildow  
Presentation: Chieftain of Games Chuck Cook  
McNeill Scholarship Award Margaret McNeill Nelson  
Highland Dance Performance Award Winners  
“Let the Games Begin” Chieftain Chuck Cook  
Recessional Margaret NcNeill Nelson  


– Highland Dancing Competition Resumes Dancing Stage
– Children’s Activities Corral
– Quartet Competition Main Stage Area


– Youth Field Events Competition Field Events Arena
– Harpers’ Circle Harpers’ Stage
– Pipe Band Competition Main Stage Area


– Celtic Entertainment Main Stage


– Procession of the Caber to Field Events Arena


– Massed Bands and Awards Ceremony Main Stage


– Ceilidh Celebration Main Stage


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