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2017 Board Of Directors

Gary Lockhart - Chieftain

Marty Brownfield - Immediate Past Chieftain

Bruce Marshall - Vice Chieftain

Tommy Calhoun - 1st Vice Chieftain

Bob Snoddy - Treasurer

Jenine Snoddy - Secretary

Kelly Calhoun

Jan Lockhart

Holly Nelson

Kristi Wood


Best Value!!!  Adult Games & Ceilidh Combo tickets.  Gets you in both the Games & Ceilidh (After Party)  Only $30!  That's over 25% off!

Click on the Scottish Heavy Athletics Icon (on the left).  Complete the registration form at the top of the page.  

Please let us know if you need any help!  

Registration deadline is March 18, 2017


2017 Games Sponsors (Updated 2/10/17)

Want to represent your clan?  

Clan tents start at $50 and come with free entrance into the Games!

KCSS Clan Registration form 2017.pdf

Deadline March 1, 2017


All online tickets purchasers- Report to the shorter will-call window at the Fairgrounds entrance

Games ticket prices 

Children 5 years and under-  FREE   

Children Ages 6 - 11 -  $1

Students 12 - 17 year of age,  Active Military, and Seniors ages 65 and older are $13. 

If you purchase adult games tickets at the Gate and bring a can of food to donate to the Golden Empire Gleaners you will receive $2 off!

Buy your adult Games only ticket now!  Only $20! 

2016 Bands and Performers

Whiskey Galore

Banshee in the Kitchen

Wrenwood Sessions

Bog Iron

Al Wadi

Scottish Fiddlers of LA

Daring Daniel and his Daring Deeds of Dare

Bards Cloak of Tales



The 22nd Annual

Kern County Scottish Games and Gathering

Saturday March 25, 2017

Sponsored by The Kern County Scottish Society

at The Kern County Fairgrounds

1142 South P St. Bakersfield, CA


Make plans to come out and enjoy a day full of fun for everyone at the Kern County Scottish Games and Gathering Saturday March 25th at the Kern County Fairgrounds.  There is something for every member of your family!



















Visit the Tea Room, enjoy the Scotch Tasting, listen to traditional Celtic Music and Celtic Rock Bands, find out about your clan (Scottish Ancestors), try Scottish fare including a banger, haggis, and a cold pint, watch the herding dog demonstration, take the kids to the petting zoo, watch the re-enactors and learn about ancient times in Scotland, marvel at the heavy Scottish Athletics competition (including men and women in kilts throwing items like cabers - which resemble telephone poles!), take the kids to the Kids Athletic Area and let them have some fun, become a member of the Kern County Scottish Society, visit the vendor area and find a kilt in your tartan or buy the kids a wooden sword, enter the raffle to win great prizes, watch and listen to the Pipe Bands and watch the pipe and drum competition, watch dancers, enter the Haggis Hurl or Bonny Knees contest, and make sure you're there for the Opening Ceremonies to see the Massed Pipe Bands lead the March of the Clans.  


Want to be a vendor?  Review the Vendor Invitation Letter and send the correct vendor application and contract with payment by March 1, 2017.

All Forms are in PDF format

2017 Vendor Invite Letter.pdf

2017 Merchandise Vendor Reservation Form.pdf

2017 Games Merchandise Vendor Contract.pdf

2017 Games Food Vendor Reservation Form.pdf

2017 Games Food Vendor Contract.pdf






2017 Solo Piping, Solo Drum Entry Forms Here

2017 Kern County Scottish Games Pipping and Drumming Entry Forms 2017.pdf

Submission Deadline Postmarked March 11, 2017









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Buy your Ceilidh only ticket here!  Only $18!

Want more information abut becoming a vendor, Pipe Band Competition, performer, volunteer, or sponsor?  


Kern County Scottish Society

PO Box 41202

Bakersfield, CA 93384

661-865-8890