Fixtures for 1975.

The following are some of the more important events of interest to clansfolk and visitors to Scotland in 1975.

The Colonial Highland Gathering on Saturday, June 7, 1975, under the auspices of the Scottish Games Association of Delaware, Inc., USA, will have a new competition in piping with a permanent trophy to be known as The Clan Donald Award for excellence in Piobaireachd. The contestants will be chosen by invitation from winners of other recognised competitions. First prize will be a silver replica of the permanent trophy and will include a money prize of 250 dollars. The second place will carry with it a money prize of 150 dollars and third place will be a prize of 75 dollars. The permanent trophy is a one-off Kind Quaich produced by Hamilton and Inches of George Street, Edinburgh and was presented by the Chieftain of the Gathering, Ellice McDonald Jr, The Chief of Glengarry will be the honoured guest of the Gathering.

JUNE 9th to 20th Aberdeen Festival Fortnight Highland Games.

JUNE 13th Oban District Mod.

JUNE 17th to 20th Edinburgh – Royal Highland and Agricultural Show, Ingliston.

JULY 19th Invergarry Highland Games.

JULY 22nd Inveraray Highland Games.

JULY 23rd Luss Highland Games.

JULY 24th Tobermory Highland Games.

JULY 26th Banchory Deeside Agricultural Show.

JULY 26th Lochaber and FortWilliam Highland Games.

JULY 26th Lochearnhead Highland Games.

JULY 30th Arisaig Games.

AUG 5th Mallaig Games.

AUG 9th Aberfeldy – Atholl & Breadalbane Agricultural and Highland Gathering.

AUG 9th Highland GatheringatCastle Leod, Strathpeffer.

AUG 16th Glenfinnan Games.

AUG 21st Ballater Games.

AUG 23rd Strathdon – Lonach Gathering.

AUG 24th to SEPT 13th Edinburgh Festival.

AUG 27th Oban – Piping Competitions.

AUG 28th Oban – Argyll Gathering.

SEPT 3rd Aboyne Gathering and Games.

SEPT 6th Braemar Royal Highland Society Gathering & Games.

SEPT 13th Lockerbie Sheep Dog Trials (all day).