Virginia Scottish Games - September 2 & 3, 2017


News & Calendar

October 19, 2016  -  VSGA Board & Staff Meeting at the Durant Center in Alexandria

September 21, 2016 -  VSGA Board & Staff Meeting at the Durant Center in Alexandria

GAMES September 3 & 4, 2016

August 24, 2016 -  VSGA Board & Staff Meeting at the Durant Center in Alexandria

August 18, 2016 - Updated Scottish Dog Breed links

August 16, 2016 - Updated the Map

August 14, 2016 - We are excited to welcome OCEAN Celtic Quartet to our Entertainment Lineup

August 13, 2016 - SCHEDULE - Saturday and SCHEDULE - Sunday added.
Upated
Patrons and Trophies listings

August 11, 2016  - Fiddle Competition Registration updated on line    Registration Form

August 10 - VSGA Board & Staff Meeting at the Durant Center in Alexandria

July 30, 2016 - Opened Whisky Tasting purchasing
Opened on line ticket purchasing

July 20, 2016 -  VSGA Board & Staff Meeting at the Durant Center in Alexandria

July 19, 2016 - Flurry of activity!
Highland Dance
Online Registration or Paper Registration Form
Clans & Socieities -
Online Registration or Paper Registration Form

July 2, 2016 - Celebrate Independence Day at Great Meadow

June 15, 2016 -  VSGA Board & Staff Meeting at the Durant Center in Alexandria

June 26, 2016 - Fixed Trophy & Medal purchasing

May 25, 2016 - Car Show Page updated with registration
Trophy and Medal purchasing available on Fiddle, Athletics, Piping, and Highland Dance pages
Online Registration and payment available for
Clans
You may now purchase Patrons Packages & Trophies on line

May 18, 2016 -  VSGA Board & Staff Meeting at the Durant Center in Alexandria

April 20, 2016 -  VSGA Board & Staff Meeting at the Durant Center in Alexandria

March 16, 2016 -  VSGA Board & Staff Meeting at the Durant Center in Alexandria

February 17, 2016 -  VSGA Board & Staff Meeting at the Durant Center in Alexandria

January 20, 2016 -  VSGA Board & Staff Meeting at the Durant Center in Alexandria

Dec. 5, 2015 - Scottish Christmas Walk.

December 4-6, 2015 - Association of Scottish Games & Festivals Annual General Meeting.

Nov. 18, 2015 -  VSGA Board & Staff Meeting at the Durant Center in Alexandria.

Oct. 21, 2015 -  VSGA Board & Staff Meeting at the Durant Center in Alexandria.
Election of President and Appointment of Offficers & Board.

September 22, 2015 - Added Highland Dance trophy winners
Added
Fiddling Results

September 5 & 6, 2015 - 42nd Annual Virginia Scottish Games!

Aug. 27, 2015 Added Country Dance Schedule and Country Dance Cheat Sheet
Updated Raffle Page - OMG there are sooooo many prizes!
Updated the Vendor & Crafters
Updated the
Schedule - Saturday and Schedule - Sunday
Updated the Car & Bike Show Page
Updated the Map

Aug. 26, 2015 -  VSGA Board & Staff Meeting at the Durant Center in Alexandria.

Aug. 23 - Updated Patron & Trophy page.

Aug. 19, 2015 - Updated Raffle Page
Updated Sponsors with The Rail Stop,

Aug. 15, 2015 - Fixed Flowers of the Forest Link and Advertising in PayPal
Updated Honored Clans to include
Clan Ross America, Kennedy Society of North America, Clan MacCallum-Malcolm, ClanMacIntyre Association, and Clan MacKay
Updated Patron & Trophy page.

Aug. 11, 2015 - Added Advertising to PayPal
Added
Celtic Machinations to the Entertainment page

Aug. 5, 2015 -  VSGA Board & Staff Meeting via conference call.

August 3, 2015 - Updated some Entertainment Links and pictures
Update on-line purchases of Patrons Packages (snail mail updates coming)

July 30, 2015 - Updated Fiddle and Fiddle Entertainment pages.

July 20, 2015 - Corrected links for Trophy Sponsorship
Many thanks to 84 Lumber for their continued support  84 Lumber
Updated British Car & Bike Show pages

July 15, 2015 -  VSGA Board & Staff Meeting at the Durant Center in Alexandria.

June 19, 2015 - Updated Raffle Page

June 17, 2015 -  VSGA Board & Staff Meeting at the Durant Center in Alexandria.

June 11, 2015 - Updated Entertainment page.

June 3, 2015 - Added 2015 Highland Dance Entry Form.
Updated Humor.
Updated No Rain Checks No Refunds at base of webpages.
Updated
Schedule.

June 1, 2015 - Updated Lodging Page with sponsor hotel info - Best Western Battlefield Inn, 10820 Balls Ford Road, Manassas, Virginia, 703/361-8000 (16 miles from the games at Rt. 66 exit 47A, Rt. 234, Sudley Rd.) for $72/night!

May 27, 2015 - Updated Whisky Tasting Page and Purchasing
Updated Patron On Line Purchasing and Clan On Line Purchasing to include whisky tastings.

May 20, 2015 -  VSGA Board & Staff Meeting at the Durant Center in Alexandria.
Added
Clan Registration Mail In Form
Updated Participating Clans and Patrons

May 18, 2015 - Updated Patron & Trophies Sponsor Page and On Line Purchasing
Updated Clan On Line Purchasing

May 2, 2015 - Gold Cup - Great Meadow.

Apr. 15, 2015  -  VSGA Board & Staff Meeting at the Durant Center in Alexandria.

April 11, 2015 - Tartan Day events in Metro DC.

Mar. 26, 2015 - Updated Children's Games page.

Mar. 19, 2015 - Updates to website - copyright and 2015 dates.

Mar. 18, 2015 -  VSGA Board & Staff Meeting at the Durant Center in Alexandria.

Mar. 14, 2015 - St. Patrick's Day Parade, Manassas, VA.

Mar. 7, 2015 - St. Patrick's Day Parade, Alexandria, VA.

Feb. 18, 2015 -  VSGA Board & Staff Meeting at the Durant Center in Alexandria.

Jan. 21, 2015 -  VSGA Board & Staff Meeting at the Durant Center in Alexandria.

Nov. 19, 2014 -  VSGA Board & Staff Meeting at the Durant Center in Alexandria.

Oct. 15, 2014 -  VSGA Board & Staff Meeting at the Durant Center in Alexandria.

Aug. 20, 2014 -  VSGA Board & Staff Meeting at the Durant Center in Alexandria.

August 16, 2014 - Updated Athletics page.
Added
Schedule - Saturday and Schedule - Sunday.
Volunteer link corrected.

August 11, 2014 - Updated Map/Layout.
Volunteer link updated.

August 7, 2014 - Added new Whisky Tasting.

July 30, 2014 - BEST COMPLIMENT YET - We are "like a big family reunion minus the crazy uncle we keep in the cellar."  But I am pretty sure the crazy uncle is on the loose!  Let us know if you see him.

July 28 & 29, 2014 - Updated Fiddle page.
Updated
Hospitality Tent page.
Updated
Athletics page.
Added
Invited Athletes 2014.
Updated
Sponsors page.
Updated
Fiddle page.

July 25, 2014 - Updated Patron & Trophy purchasing to include medals.
Updated the
Entertainment Page.
Updated Fiddle and Fiddle Entertainment pages.
Updated
Patron & Trophy page.
Added
Hospitality Tent page.

July 16, 2014 -  VSGA Board & Staff Meeting at the Durant Center in Alexandria.

July 13, 2004 - Added new page Things from the Web
Added  links/icons
Updated
Clans.

June 26, 2014 - 2014 Highland Dance Entry added.

June 18, 2014 -  VSGA Board & Staff Meeting at the Durant Center in Alexandria.

May 21, 2014 -  VSGA Board & Staff Meeting at the Durant Center in Alexandria.

May 4, 2014 - Updated Vendors and Crafters

Apr.16, 2014 -  VSGA Board & Staff Meeting at the Durant Center in Alexandria.

March 29-30, 2014 - Assorted minor updates to site.

March 19, 2014 -  VSGA Board & Staff Meeting at the Durant Center in Alexandria.
Update and Added
Patron and Trophy Letter to Patrons' Page

March 17, 2014 - Miscellaneous updates to website.

March 15, 2014 - March in Manassas' St. Patrick's Day Parade.

March 1, 2014 - March in Alexandria's St. Patrick's Day Parade.

February 19, 2014 -  VSGA Board & Staff Meeting at the Durant Center in Alexandria. 

December 18, 2013 - VSGA Board & Staff Meeting at the Durant Center in Alexandria.

November 13, 2013 - VSGA Board & Staff Meeting at the Durant Center in Alexandria.

October 16, 2013 - VSGA Board & Staff Meeting at the Durant Center in Alexandria.

August 27, 2013 - Updated Raffle items - including Bell

4 Days

August 26, 2013 - Updated the Whisky Tasting Page
Updated
Raffle items
Clan Map and Numbering are posted
5 Days 

August 25, 2013 - Updated Sponsors
Updated Saturday and Sunday Schedules
Lots of little housekeeping things.

6 Days

1 Week

August 21, 2013 - VSGA Board & Staff Meeting at the Durant Center in Alexandria. 
Updated
Vendors & Crafters

August 20, 2013 - More Patrons and Trophies we are up to 75 patrons!
More
Clans We are up to 52!

August 17, 2013 - Added Saturday and Sunday Schedules

2 Weeks

August 13, 2013 - Updated Clans We are up to 49.  Packages are already in the mail.
More
Patrons and Trophies we are up to 68 patrons!  Packages going to the Post Office Aug. 14.

3 Weeks

August 9, 2013 - Updated Clans - We are up to 47!
More
Patrons we are up to 61!
Updated
British Car & Bike Show
Updated Sponsors
Added Clan Letter with Games Details

August 8, 2013 - Things are really moving now - Updated pictures for the British Car & Bike Show

August 07, 2013 - 7:30 PM VSGA Board & Staff Meeting at the Durant Center in Alexandria.
Added
Map of Festival Hill and our new location
Updated
Clans
Added Athletes - 2013 Professionals
Updated Fiddling & Fiddling Schedule

August 6, 2013 - Added the 2013 Festival Layout
More Patrons!

August 5, 2013 - Updated Clans scheduled to be in attendance

4 Weeks

August 2, 2013 - More Patrons!

1 Month

July 31, 2013 - Updated the Fiddling page, added their schedule

July 30, 2013 - Update Patrons, Orbheart Circle, and Trophies
Updated Reenactors

July 29, 2013 - Fixed the Entertainment links and added Sterling Swordplayers

July 27, 2013 - Update Patrons, Orbheart Circle, and Trophies
Updated Clans scheduled to be in attendance

July 21, 2013 - Update Patrons
Update Bill Sellers Obit from June 12, 2012 (below)

July 17, 2013 - VSGA Board & Staff Meeting at the Durant Center in Alexandria. 

July 9, 2013 Added a new Link - Check out our friends at the Aztec Highland Games Association
Updated Clans scheduled to be in attendance
Update
Patrons, Orbheart Circle, and Trophies

July 4, 2013 - Join us at Great Meadow for their Fourth of July Festivities

June 27, 2013 - Updated Clans scheduled to be in attendance
Updated
Piping page with 2012 Placings and reloaded 2013 Piping & Drumming Entry

June 19, 2013 - VSGA Board & Staff Meeting at the Durant Center in Alexandria. 

June 18, 2013 - Patrons Packages e-mailed out

June 16, 2013 - Updated Clans scheduled to be in attendance and added photos

June 13, 2013 - Fixed Highland Dance Entry form on Home Page
Updated Clans scheduled to be in attendance

May 15, 2013 - VSGA Board & Staff Meeting at the Durant Center in Alexandria. 
Updated
Entertainment Page
Added 2013 Highland Dance Entry Form
Added 2013 Piping & Drumming Entry Form

May 6, 2013 - Added On Line Clan Purchasing and On Line Patron and Trophy Purchasing
Updated
Patron Letter & Form

May 1, 2013 - Added Clan invitation letter and Clan registration form

April 28, 2013 - Added new Patron Letter & Form and Trophy Form

April 21, 2013 - Updated Contact Page

April 17, 2013 - VSGA Board & Staff Meeting at the Durant Center in Alexandria.   
New year-round volunteer meeting at 6:30 p.m.

April 6, 2013 - Tartan Day - Come visit us in Old Town Alexandria

April 4, 2013 - New list of clans has started!

March 23, 2013 - Updated vendors

March 20, 2013 - VSGA Board & Staff Meeting at the Durant Center in Alexandria. 

March 9, 2013 - St. Patrick's Day Parade, Manassas, VA

March 6, 2013 - Updated vendors, fiddling, and car show to accept applications for 2013.

March 2, 2013 - Saint Patrick's Day Parade, Alexandria, VA.

February 20, 2013 - VSGA Board & Staff Meeting at the Durant Center in Alexandria. 

January 26 & 27, 2013 - Hylton in the Highlands

January 18, 2013 - It is with great sadness we note the passing of Patricia Ann Pearson.
Trish was a long time Patron of the games and worked for many years with her husband, Ron, on the games, most recently as the Patrons Chair.

January 16, 2013 - VSGA Board & Staff Meeting at the Durant Center in Alexandria. 

December 19, 2012 - VSGA Board & Staff Meeting at the Durant Center in Alexandria. 

December 1, 2012 - Scottish Christmas Walk - Old Town, Alexandria

October 29, 2012 - It is with great sadness we note the passing of Roger Lowe who has worked on the games for a number of years.  
He put his hand to whatever task he was given and donated generously of his time and talent to the games.

September 7, 2012 - Thank you all for coming out despite the rain and heavy mists.  We had a fabulous weekend!
Converting pages for 2013 and slowly recovering from the games.

August 31, 2012 - It's HERE!

It's here!

August 30, 2012 -

2 days out!

August 29, 2012 - Added Kirkin Program/Order of Service

3 Days to go.  Are you excited yet?

August 28, 2012 - Added Press Release
Added
Clan Map

4 Days Out!

August 27, 2012 - Added Piping & Drumming Schedule
Added
Clan Space Assignment List
Updated
Patrons & Trophies 

5 days out

6 days out

One week!

August 22, 2012- 7:30 p.m. - FINAL MEETING BEFORE GAMES
VSGA Board & Staff Meeting at the Durant Center in Alexandria. 
Re-linked the
Fiddle Entertainment page
Updated
Patrons & Trophies
Added
Whisky Tasting

August 20 - Added Vintage Photos
Updated details for Redskins tickets for
Raffle Prizes
Updated
Clans participating
Updated
Patrons & Trophies 

August 17 - Updated Piping & Drumming Scores

August 15, 2012 - Updated Raffle Items

August 10, 2012 - First mailing of Patrons Packages in the mail.

August 9, 2012 - Updated British Car & Bike Show to include a single day option
Updated
Raffle Prizes
Added
Map
Added
Schedule
Updated
Clans participating
Updated
Patrons & Trophies

August 8, 2012 - 7:30 p.m. - VSGA Board & Staff Meeting at the Durant Center in Alexandria. 

August 7, 2012 - Updated Patrons & Trophies  Still time to become a Patron or Sponsor a trophy!

August 6, 2012 - LESS THAN FOUR WEEKS!
Updated
Clans participating 
Updated
Vendors, Crafters and Concessions

August 1, 2012 - Updated Fiddle Page with Schedule
Updated
Clans participating 

July 31, 2012- Updated Patrons & Trophies

July 30, 2012- General review of all pages
Border Collies & Sheep Herding updated
New cartoon added

July 26, 2012 - British Car & Bike Show updated.

July 23, 2012 - RIP Greg O'Brien
Updated
Clans participating
Updated
Trophy sponsors
Updated
Car Show info

July 8, 2012 - Fixed the Volunteer Page
Added
Vendors, Crafters and Concessions

July 6, 2012 - Updated Clans
Added
Emish to the Entertainment Page
Updated
Raffle Prizes

June 26, 2012 - Updating posters on the Index page and the Photography page
Added 2
012 Patrons Letter and Form

June 20, 2012 - 7:30 p.m. - VSGA Board & Staff Meeting at the Durant Center in Alexandria. 

June 19, 2012 - Cleaned up the mailbox.  info@vascottishgames.org is back up and running!
Added
Hotel Info

June 12, 2012 - It is with great sadness we note the passing of former VSGA President, William P. Sellers, IV.  Age 66, of Reynoldsville, NY, passed away peacefully in his sleep at home on June 12, 2012. Will, as he was known to friends and family, had a brilliant legal mind and was masterful as both a prosecutor and defense attorney in any court of law. He began his career as a law clerk with the Chief U.S. District Court Judge in Virginia, followed by serving as a partner in the law firm of Scialdone, Sellers and Weise in Portsmouth, Virginia. In 1977 he became the Chief Assistant State Prosecutor for the City of Roanoke. That same year he became Assistant Commonwealth Attorney for the City of Roanoke, and from 1978 to 1983 he was First Assistant U.S. Attorney, W.D. Virginia. From 1983 until 2005 Will served as Senior Litigation Counsel and Chief Administrative Office for the United States Department of Justice in Washington, D.C. During his career with the U.S. Department of Justice he was Senior White Collar Crime Prosecutor, Fraud Section; Senior Legal Advisor for Regulatory Enforcement, Criminal Division; and he supervised the Litigation Branch. He received the Outstanding Achievement Award of the FBI. He was a member of the following Bar Associations: Tompkins County, Schuyler County, Virginia State. He was a lecturer of law classes at Ithaca College for two years. He was a Baron of the Magna Carta, a member of the Military Order of the Stars and Bars, The Society of the Cincinnati, The Society of Descendants of the Most Noble Order of the Garter, Clan Donnachaidh Society, was President of the Virginia Scottish Games for many years, and had recently joined the Single Action Shooting Society. He graduated from Duke University (Pi Kappa Phi) and the University of Richmond School of Law. Will was a gentleman farmer who loved sailing, Duke Basketball, surfing, playing guitar, horseback riding, playing cards, wearing his kilts and everything Scottish, gardening, he was an avid reader, loved to tell a great joke, he loved his nieces and nephews, five dogs, six cats and three horses, but the love of his life was his wife of 35 years, Ruth. His is also survived by his brother, Edward Sellers (wife Mary); his in-laws, Donald (USAF Ret. Lt. Col.) and Joy Lee Mansfield; brothers-in-law, Mark Mansfield (wife Luida) and Brian Richardson (wife Virginia); loving nephews, Jordan, Nicholas (wife Johanna), Jesse, Gillean, and Devin; loving nieces, Sara and Cassady; great-niece, Nina; and his lifelong devoted friend, fellow sailor and fellow mischief-maker at Norfolk Academy, Michael Nold (wife Gail). A memorial service to celebrate Will's life at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 16th, at the Reynoldsville Methodist Church. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to the Burdett Volunteer Fire Department. You may view his memorial online at www.Royce-Chedzoy.com.

May 16, 20120 - 7:30 p.m. - VSGA Board & Staff Meeting at the Durant Center in Alexandria. 

May 8, 2012 - Updated and corrected Clan Purchasing page

April 18, 2012 - 7:30 p.m. - VSGA Board & Staff Meeting at the Durant Center in Alexandria. 

March 21, 2012 - Sponsors page updated with 2012 Sponsors
7:30 p.m. - VSGA Board & Staff Meeting at the Durant Center in Alexandria. 

March 18, 2012 - Added 2012 Clan Letter and Clan Application, honored clans and special guests.

February 15, 2012 - 7:30 p.m. - VSGA Board & Staff Meeting at the Durant Center in Alexandria.

February 8, 2012 - Patrons, Clans and Sponsorship purchasing opened
Sponsorship packages posted
Children's Games info updated

January 25, 2012 - 7:30 p.m. - VSGA Board & Staff Meeting at the Durant Center in Alexandria.

January 11, 2012 - Starting long awaited and seriously behind updated to website for 2012!

September 1, 2011 - Field set up has begun!  Serious set up beginning tomorrow.  Not to mention a visit is scheduled from Fox5 for the morning!  Check it out!
Added
Kirkin Program (please feel free to print it and bring it with you)

August 31, 2011 - I was just playing with the site today, added pictures of the book marks, the Express ad for tomorrow,
some minor updates, and the Urban Daddy ad to the
MultiMedia page.  Mostly procrastinating about being two days out!

August 24, 2011, 7:30 p.m. - VSGA Board & Staff Meeting at the Durant Center in Alexandria.

August 22, 2011 - Press Release added
Updated Schedules posted for
Saturday and Sunday
Added
Patron and Trophy Sponsors

August 20, 2011 - We are only two weeks out people, are you ready?
Alternative
lodging at Nuevo Inn & Suites added
Updated
Fiddle Entertainment page
Small updates to pages and links.

August 16, 2011 - On-line ticket purchasing has been closed.  Please purchase tickets at the gate.

August 10, 2011, 7:30 p.m. - VSGA Board & Staff Meeting at the Durant Center in Alexandria.

August 8, 2011 - Updated Entertainment Page
Updated
Clan List including the McKerrell of Hillhouse information
Schedule added

August 1, 2011 - ONLY ONE MONTH LEFT TO GO!
2011 Piping & Drumming Entry Updated
Updated
Clan List 

July 20, 2011, 7:30 p.m. - VSGA Board & Staff Meeting at the Durant Center in Alexandria.

July 18, 2011 - Added info to Athletes, Photographers, Dogs.

July 14, 2011 - Updated Clan List

June 29, 2011 Ticket purchasing enabled.

June 23, 2011 - Updated Sponsors.
Clan packages available for purchase online.
Patron packages available for purchase online.

June 22, 2011 - Added 2011 Vendors, Crafters and Food Vendors to the Vendor Page.

June 15, 2011, 7:30 p.m. - VSGA Board & Staff Meeting at the Durant Center in Alexandria.

June 14, 2011 - Added Facebook "Like" button
Added
2011 Professional Athletes.

June 12, 2011 - Added Clans' letter and application form
Added
Hotel/Lodging page.

June 9, 2011 - Added Emish to the Entertainment page
Added
Patrons' Letter, Form and Trophy Form
Added a YouTube clip from Smokey Mountain 2011 to the
MultiMedia page

May 18, 2011, 7:30 p.m. - VSGA Board & Staff Meeting at the Durant Center in Alexandria.

April 29, 2011 - Added Highland Dance Entry form

April 27, 2011, 7:30 p.m. - VSGA Board & Staff Meeting at the Durant Center in Alexandria.

April 2, 2011 - Come join us in Market Square, Alexandria, Virginia for TARTAN DAY

Mar. 30, 2011 - All Vendors positions are filled.

Mar. 27, 2011 - Updated Photographers page

Mar. 20, 2011 - Updated the Car Show page
Added more
pictures to the 2010 Athletics pages
Updated
Competitions page
Updated
Highland Dance page and added pictures
Updated
Reenactors page and added pictures

Mar. 18, 2011 - Updated Contacts page

Mar. 16, 2011 - Added Scottish Dogs information and pictures

Feb 15, 2011 - Added Piping & Drumming results and pictures for 2010

Feb 13 2011 - Added registration form to the Car Show page
Added the
Volunteer Information and Registration for 2011 and pictures from 2010
Updated the
Clan and Society Page and added and information form

Feb 12 2011 - Added pictures from 2010 to the Car Show page

 Feb 11, 2011 - We note, with great sadness, the passing of Mr. Arundel.
Arthur W. "Nick" Arundel, 1928-2011

Feb 7, 2011 - Athletics page started with pictures

Feb 6, 2011 - Fiddling page has been updated with 2010 results and pictures

Feb 3, 2011 - Vendors & Crafters page updated with 2011 application and pictures
Staff Contact page has been updated
Entertainment page has been updated with entertainers and pictures
Index page has been revamped with the Whisky Tartan and information for 2011

We are pleased to announce that we have signed a three year contract with Great Meadow.
The games will be held at Great Meadow over Labor Day weekend through 2013.

 

   Virginia Scottish Games Association 2017

NO RAIN CHECKS, NO REFUNDS

Labor Day Weekend