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League Rules

PHGA HEAVYWEIGHT RULES  PHGA HEAVYWEIGHT RULES
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Rules for Confined to Perthshire Heavyweight Leagues

 

1. A local will be defined as someone born in Perthshire or someone living in Perthshire or

living within 5 miles of a PHGA Member Games, for six months or more at the time of each

Games. If a Games ceases to be a Member of the PHGA then any current athlete competing in

the Leagues, and using that Games as local qualifications criteria, may continue to compete as

a local in the Leagues.

2. Registration and the right to compete in the League will be at the discretion of the Perthshire

Highland Games Association.

3. In the interests of safety, the Judge has the right to disqualify any competitor who does not

come up to the standard in any of the Heavyweight events.

 

4. All competitors must compete in traditional Highland dress (kilt) and on top must also wear

the sponsor’s vest (if supplied & requested to) which will be issued prior to or at the first event. Failure to do so may

result in no points being awarded for each event the kilt and vest is not worn.

5. In each event :

7 points will be awarded to the top

placed competitor

6 points for second place

5 points to third place

4 points for fourth place

3 points for fifth place

2 points for sixth place

1 point to all unplaced competitors

6. All swinging of the hammer (warm up included) must take place within the safety nets where

provided by the Member Games

7. After completion of all events, all competitors will remain available for up to 15 minutes in

Highland Dress for the prize giving and photographs with the sponsor’s representative.

8. A return of all results at each venue to be submitted to PHGA Chairman or attending  representative,  immediately after the Games. Results will be posted on the PHGA website when made available.

9. Competitors will be required to participate in at least four Member Games in order to qualify

for league points.

10. In the League, six awards will be presented to the six competitors with most points. This

presentation will be made at Pitlochry Highland Games, the final PHGA Games of the season

11. In the Junior League for athletes aged 12 years and under 18 years (age as at first event of the

season), six  awards will be presented to the six competitors with most points. A perpetual

trophy will be presented to the winner. This presentation will also be made at Pitlochry.

All competitors are encouraged to arrange their own public liability Insurance cover.

Please note that this is not provided by Perthshire Highland Games Association.

NB In the event of two or more athletes achieving the same result in an event, then the

athletes concerned will receive the same number of points. E.g. Two athletes equal 3rd place – both

receive 5 points – next placed athlete is 5th and receives 3 points. If three athletes are equal 3rd

– all three receive 5 points and next placed athlete is 6th and receives 2 points.

 

PHGA DANCING RULES

 

PHGA JUNIOR PIPING RULES

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Rules for Confined to Perthshire Junior Piping League

 

1. A local will be defined as someone born in Perthshire or someone living in Perthshire or

living within 5 miles of a PHGA Member Games, for six months or more at time of each

Games.

 

2. The Junior League will be for pipers aged 18 years and under. Age will be taken as age at the

first Perthshire Highland Games of the season.

 If there is no Junior Piping event at any Member Games, then prizes

awarded in the Open competition will count.

If there is more than one junior competition, then points will be awarded for highest placement in any one competition.

 

3. Registration and right to compete in the League will be at the discretion of Perthshire

Highland Games Association.

 

4. All competitors must compete in traditional Highland dress

 

5. In each event :

 7 points will be awarded to the top placed Perthshire competitor

 6 points to second placed Perthshire competitor

 5 points to third placed Perthshire competitor

 4 points to fourth placed Perthshire competitor

 3 points to fifth placed Perthshire competitor

 2 points to sixth placed Perthshire competitor

 1 point to all unplaced Perthshire competitors

 

6. A return of all results at each venue to be submitted to PHGA Chairman ([email protected]) immediately after the Games. Results will be posted on the PHGA web site when made available.

 

7. In the League, three awards will be presented to the three competitors with most points. This

presentation will be made at Pitlochry Highland Games, the final PHGA Games of the season

Rules for Confined to Perthshire Junior Piping League

 

 

 

 

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