Stone Mountain Highland Games

Date: 18 – 20 October Location: Stone Mountain Park, Atlanta, GA Competition Coordinator: Kelly Stewart Brzozowski, tripleharp@gmail.com Judge: TBA Website: http://www.smhg.org/index.html Type:  Scottish

Grandfather Mountain Highland Games

Date:  13 July, Registration begins at 11:00 Location: Harp tent at MacRae Meadows on Grandfather Mountain near Linville, NC. Competition Coordinator: Moire MacDonald Latamore, (703) 340 8396; moire22@yahoo.com Judge:  Kelly Stewart Brzozowski Website:  http://www.gmhg.org/harp.htm Type:  Scottish Other:   Competition sponsored by Rees Harps (www.reesharps.com) makers of fine quality and affordable harps, including the Harpsicle®. http://harpsicleharps.com. SHSA workshop will be held from …

Ohio Scottish Games

Date: 20 – 22 June Location: Balloon Fiesta Park , Albuquerque Competition Coordinator: Linda Phillips, lsphillips50@frontier.com Judge: Cynthia Shelhart Website: http://www.ohioscottishgames.com/#!competitions/vstc6=harp Type:  Scottish Other:  ENTRY FEE $15.00 (Includes gate pass with pre-registration).  2013 Prizes, Trophies & Scholarships include: Harper of the Day – Dr. Andrew Turner Memorial Trophy; SACSO $200 Ohio Scottish Arts School Scholarship for Novice or Beginner; Most …

Rio Grande Valley Highland Games – NEW SHSA COMPETITION!

Date: 18 – 19 May Location: Balloon Fiesta Park , Albuquerque Competition Coordinator: Michele Buchanan, 1813 Stanford S.E. Albuquerque. 505-765-1288, tmbuchs@gmail.com Judge: Sue Richards Website: http://www.celtfestabq.com/Forms/2013Harp/Registration_Harp_Comp.pdf Type:  Scottish Other: We are having a first time Scottish Harp Competition, two workshops, two concerts, and excellent awards for the participants.  There will be plenty of food, door prizes, and an instrument corral, …

Minnesota Scottish Fair and Highland Games

Date: 4 May Location: Dakota County Fair Grounds, 4008 220th Street West, Farmington, MN 55024 Competition Coordinator: Ann Heymann Judge: Jen Narkevicius Website http://www.mnscottishfair.org/ Type:  Pan-Celtic Workshop following competition

Southern Maryland Celtic Festival

Date: 27 April Location: Jefferson Patterson Park, Calvert County, MD Competition Coordinator: Jen Narkevicius, jentheharper@gmail.com Judge: Sue Richards Website http://www.cssm.org/festival Type:  Pan-Celtic Workshop following competition in our new venue – no more sharing with the fiddlers!  Please note that all registrations must be completed on line – see the website. Registration at 9:30, Competition begins at 10.  Bring your harp …

Keeping up with Elise

Follow the adventures of this year’s SHSA scholarship recipient, Elise Krueger, as she travels to Scotland and the lovely Isle of Skye! She will be updating us via her blog (http://harpnotesfromelise.wordpress.com/) and her twitter account, @harpelise .

Don’t forget to renew!

Looking for the Kilt and Harp? Can’t get in?  Want to compete this year?  Behind on your dues?  All these problems can be solved by submitting your annual dues payment to for 2013 to: SHSA, PO Box 681, Mechanicsville, MD 20659. Then you’ll received your username and password and have access to members only content.  If you have sent your …