Programme and Map

It is shaping up to be a great year for the Hororata Highland Games as our community celebrates the festival’s 10th birthday.

Gates Open 7.30am for competitors and 9.00am to the general public.

Hororata Highland Games 2020 Programme – 7th November 2020
Feature Events
10.30am Vintage Car Parade Race Track
11.00am Cerberus Strength Sand Bag Challenge – the warm up to the Hororata Stones Have A Go Arena
11.45am Massed Bands March Past Heavy Arena
12.00pm Chieftain’s Welcoming Ceremony Main Stage
Best Dressed Lad and Lassie – register by 12pm at the merchandise stall in the Hororata marquee
Duncan Cotterill Stage
Hororata Pie Eating Competition– register at the Pie Cart by 12:30pm
Duncan Cotterill Stage
2.30pm The Selwyn Times Kilted Mile – register by 1:30pm at the Selwyn Times Stall Race Track
3.30pm Southfuels Tug O’ War Trophy Pull Final Tug O’ War Arena
3.45pm Hororata Stones Heavy Arena
Competition Programme – All competitions break for lunch 11.40am – 12.30pm
9.00am – 11.00am Solo Piping & Drumming Competition Band Arena
9.00am – 3.30pm Highland Dancing Competition Main Stage
9.00am – 11.30am Harraways Junior Warriors Inter-Schools Competition – prize giving 12.30pm Junior Warriors Arena
9.30am – 4.00pm  Heavy Championships Heavy Arena
10.00am – 3.00pm Tug O’ War Arena
12.30pm – 4.00pm Pipe Band Competition Band Arena
Have A Go Programme – All Have A Go arenas break for lunch 11.40am – 12.30pm
9.00am – 3.30pm Have A Go Arena FREE to those over 15 years – Caber Toss, Sheaf Toss, Stones and Farmers Walk – more details Have a Go Arena
12.30pm– 3.30pm
Harraways Junior Warriors – FREE for children under age of 14 years to Have A Go at Caber Toss, Haggis Hurl, Farmers Walk, Stone Put Junior Warriors Arena
12.30pm – 2.30pm
CMG Motors Vehicle Pull – open to teams of five. Enter by 12pm on the day. FREE   more details
Race Track
9.30am – 3.30pm
Hororata Small Bore Rifle Club Have A Go
Rifle Club Stall 30
9.30am – 3.30pm
Newzengland Archery
Fairground area
9.30am – 3.30pm
Tugging Rig – free for all ages to Have A Go – FREE
More FM
Stall 67
11.00am – 3.00pm
Have A Go at playing the Drums – FREE
Band Arena
9.30am – 3.00pm Spinning & Wool Craft Demonstrations/Have A Go Scottish Farmyard
Mike Pero Real Estate Colour In Competition winners announced
Mike Pero Stall 65
Entertainment Programme – click for more details
9.30am – 4.00pm
Clans represented & Genealogy– not just for the Scots!
St Andrews Square
9.30am– 3.30pm
City of Christchurch Pipe Band entertaining at various locations around the venue
Various Locations
9.30am – 4.00pm
Medieval combat demonstrations and to try your hand at a variety of medieval skills with the Society for Creative Anachronism
SCA Arena
9.30am – 4.00pm
Scottish Farmyard with Duncree Shetland Ponies and the Canterbury Rare Breeds Association
Scottish Farmyard
9.30am – 3.30pm Sheep shearing demonstrations – machine and blade Scottish Farmyard
11.30am & 1.00pm Scottish Country Dancing Demonstrations South end track
Duncan Cotterill Programme
Irish Dancing Demonstrations
Duncan Cotterill Stage
11.00am– 11.45am
Southern Celtic Fiddle Orchestra Performance
Duncan Cotterill Stage
12.30pm – 1.00pm
Best Dressed Lad and Lassie
Duncan Cotterill Stage
1.15pm – 1.45pm
Hororata Pie Eating Competition
Duncan Cotterill Stage
2.00pm – 2.40pm Selwyn Community Choir Performance Duncan Cotterill Stage
2.50pm – 3.30pm Southern Celtic Fiddle Orchestra Performance Duncan Cotterill Stage

Click here to download a programme.

Map – 2020 Stall Map detailed (click to enlarge)

Map –  Site Overview   (click to enlarge)