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The Games are held annually on the first Saturday in August, starting at 10.30am and finishing around 5.30pm. All competitions are held under the Games regulations and in conjunction with the RSHGA rules. All Heavy and Light athletes and Tug o War Teams should be registered with the RSHGA to compete.  Royal Scottish Highland Games Association :: RSHGA   General information about the Games can be found here.

If you have any queries on how to enter events, please do not hesitate to contact the secretary of the Games Lydia Rattray. See the contacts section for details..


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Please ensure you have read the below information before registering to participate in the Aboyne Highland Games.  We require parental consent for children registering under the age of 13 years old.

Please note that by registering to participate in the Aboyne Highland Games you are consenting for us to use the information you provide us in the following ways:

  • To keep you informed about the games
  • For verifying your information for security purposes
  • To publish results which will consist of names only on our website, social media sites and local press

We will share necessary information WITHIN the Aboyne Highland Games Charity for the operation of the games as well as GHGA and RSHGA for purposes of Leagues and overall results within the appropriate associations.

If at any time you wish to access, alter, delete or transfer the information we have on you please contact Lydia Rattray on

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