Wisconsin Scottish, Inc. is a non-profit organization dedicated to preserving the traditional arts, crafts, culture, heritage and traditions of the British Isles through educational activities and the production of our annual Wisconsin Highland Games. The Wisconsin Highland Games and our benefit concerts provide a forum for traditional artists and athletes, both professional and amateur, to inform, educate, entertain and compete, helping create an environment where their arts and abilities may be widely appreciated.

Wisconsin Scottish, Inc. | P.O. Box 270292   West Allis, Wisconsin 53227 USA | E-mail us at: info@wisconsinscottish.org

Longbow

Crawford Archery Field

Saturday & Sunday

Ever wanted to shoot the longbow? Here's your chance! The Wisconsin Highland Games offers free archery instruction all day Saturday and Sunday for aspiring archers of all ages. Just head down to the Longbow Area at the far end of the grounds.

When the archers aren't giving free instruction to Wisconsin Highland Games visitors on Saturday and Sunday, they're competing!

Longbow Tournaments

The Company of the Belted Badger holds two tournaments during the course of the Games:

Both the St. George's Charge and the Scottish Clout are held on Saturday and Sunday.

St. George's Charge is a shoot that has been a tradition in archery since the 16th century. Archers begin at a distance of 40 yards and move up to 30 then 20 yards.

 

Scottish Clout is a traditional event where archers launch arrows at distances of 125 yards and 180 yards at targets drawn on the earth

with a claymore sword in the middle.

A SHOT IN THE DARK! The story of our visually impaired Archery Team.