We are currently planning the 2014 Masters World
Championship at the Northern Meeting Park,
Inverness, Scotland on 12, 13 & 14 September 2014.
Ring Sponsors: 13
Peter Martin is making arrangements for small van day trips into the Highlands .. more details to follow.
We are pleased to announce that
it has been decided that a New World Championship
will be contested in Inverness splitting the
traditional Women 40-49 age group into
will throw the 28lb) and the
W45-49 (who will throw
the 21lb). Thereby preserving the Scottish Masters
Records for women's throws with the 28lb (2 Stone)
weight for distance and height events while also
accommodating the recent athlete inquires for the
Simply, we'll now start the use of the lighter weight at 45 years of age for the women. To do this we must now split the MWC2014 Early Registration List of W40-49 into 2 groups and we'll ask all the listed athletes to contact me at email@example.com regarding the change in age groups and with questions about the weights designed for use.
We announced the MWC 2014 Inverness decision on 13 October, 2012 and opened the Early Registration to athletes at 6am Eastern US Time Zone on Saturday 6 July, 2013. It's been a fascinating reaction by athletes from around the globe for this event. Here's a bit of a summary of the hot and fast process we saw in the first week at the Early Registration Desk.
July 2013 Dates - Athletes Registered each day
6th - 27 - a big first day
7th - 15
8th - 38
9th - 43 - Wow!
10th - 22 - we started the Standby List
11th - 33
12th - 20
13th - 5
14th - 8 - closed Registration to all Challengers.
17th - Change to 3-day competition.
31st - Split W40-49 into W40-44 and W4-49.
That's how over 200 athletes signed up in the
first week. Incredible!
Completely unprecedented early interest in this event from ...
Scotland, Germany, Canada, Norway, Netherlands, Switzerland, Australia, Belgium, Japan, Holland, Ireland, England and USA.
The competition at
the MWC2014 Inverness Scotland will be a Traditional Style
format; which means we will compete 8 events over 3
days with no sheaf toss and no spinning in the Weight
1. Bernice Rogers *
2. Angus Billy Scruggs *
HOF & Champion
3. Frank Henry *
HOF & Champion
4. Buffalo Heavies *
5. German Federation,*
Deutscher Highlandgames Verband
6. Heart of America Scottish Athletics*
7. The Caledonian Club of San Francisco
8. Clan Henderson *
9. Pacific Northwest Scottish Athletics
10. Mid-Atlantic Scottish Athletics
11. Rocky Mountain Scottish Athletics
12. EcoMetrix Solutions Group*
13. Ancient Athletics
* = paid
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It's all about the Ring!
Judges during MWC 2006 Inverness, Scotland
Don Stewart, Hammer Award presented by Bobby Dodd
Hall of Fame Inductee for 2013 - Frank Henry and family.
Photo: Nanette Rogers, 2013
Michael Dickens, Masters World Champion
Photo: Melanie Gesoff Mullally, 2012
Rob Hatch and Gerry Reynolds