Frequently Asked Questions

Below are some of the things that we get asked most frequently.

Q- Entry tickets – do I need to buy tickets beforehand?
A – No! Please pay at either of our entry gates on the day.

Q – Can I buy a programme in advance?
A – Yes you can. 2019 Souvenir Programmes will be available from the Drumnadrochit Post Office or Loch Ness Gifts, £3.00 each.

Q – Can I enter any of the events?
A – Yes! Glen Challenge, Hill Race, Tug of War and athletics are open events in afternoon. Heavies is restricted for safety reasons.

Q – Can I enter events on the day?
A – Yes but athletic handicap entries must be submitted by the deadline and transport for the Glen Challenge must be pre-booked.

Q – Is there parking?
A – Parking is Free of Charge – please follow the signs and event marshal’s directions

Q – What time do the events start?
A – Local (district) events start at 11am – please register by 10:30am. Open events start from 1pm

Q – Who can enter local (District) events?
A – Anyone who was born or resident (for more than 1 year) in the geographic areas of Abertaff, Glenmoriston, Glenurquhart, Kiltarlity, Kilmorak, Abriachan, Strathglass and Kirkhill is entitled to take part in the local events or eligible to win a local trophy.  In addition, any child under the age of 16, who attends a school within these parishes is entitled to compete in a local competition.

Q – Are dogs allowed?
A – Yes, if well behaved, on a lead and they bring a responsible dog owner with them !

Q – Is there covered seating?
A – No but there is seating around the arena and a covered tea tent

Q – Is there a Highland Dancing Competition?
A – No but there is Highland Dancing demonstrations throughout the day

Q – Are there races for visiting children?
A – if there is demand in the morning, one will be organised !

Q – What should I bring?
A – Yourself and an army of friends with a sense of fun and relaxed charisma.

We look forward to welcoming everyone to our friendly games on the shores of LochNess