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Best and Most Creative Clan Tent Award


Overall Winner for 2004 is Clan Gordon! - Many Congratulations!!!

Top 3 results were

Clan Gordon 2205 votes
Clan Turnbull 1845 votes
Clan Donnachaidh 987 votes

We will be in touch with the Clan Gordon shortly to arrange a special presentation!

Electric Scotland is sponsoring a season-long “Best and Most Creative Clan Tent Award” competition at selected Scottish and Highland Games.  An independent and anonymous panel of judges will evaluate the clan tents.  Judging criteria will include neatness, tartan use and clan identification, creativity, friendliness and helpfulness. All individual winners will go forward to a "Best of the Best" competition at the end of the season.

Click here to see the Winners!

The winning tent at each event will receive


Electric Scotland is giving a $US100 check to the winning clan tent at each event.


A specially engraved wooden Wall Plaque will be presented to each Winner by Electric Scotland and made by FamilyCrests.ca. We chose wood so that clans will be able to take this with them to other venues and it will be robust enough to stand the knock abouts you get when packing and unpacking.


FamilyCrests.ca is presenting a Presentation set of a Decanter and 4 Whisky Glasses engraved with the clan name and short history of the clan engraved into the inside of the box and clan crest engraved into the top of the box. See how they are made here!

Burke's Peerage and Gentry are awarding a copy of
BURKE'S LANDED GENTRY THE KINGDOM IN SCOTLAND
This 1,500 page edition is an exhaustive guide to the titled and landed families of Scotland.  Each record has been researched in detail and, in many cases, stretches back many centuries.  This leather bound book was first published 175 years ago and, along with other Burke's publications, has become an institution in itself. A stunning addition to any Scot's book collection.

More about the book is available at www.burkes-scotland.com

Also

BURKE'S PEERAGE & GENTRY'S ONLINE DATABASE
An annual subscription to Burke's Peerage & Gentry online is the gateway to the UK and Ireland's aristocratic history.  The 7,000+ records contain the family histories of the individuals who have shaped the histories of England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland.  The records date back hundreds of years, some as far as the 8th and 9th Centuries. A powerful and flexible search tool allows you to explore the records, while colour-coded and indented generations make the records easy to read. Over $1,000 of books in one easy to use resource.

SPECIAL NOTE
Not only will the winner receive this subscription but also the two runners up!

The winning clan tent's picture will be posted on ElectricScotland.com and it will also appear in both the print and Internet editions of The Family Tree genealogical newspaper.

The Best of the Best
All winners of the individual games go into a special vote at the end of the season where visitors to Electric Scotland will vote for the best of the best. The overall winner will receive...


Electric Scotland will present a Grand Prize of a $1000 US check to the winning clan society and a special trophy will also be presented made by FamilyCrests.ca to the Winner of the "Best Clan Tent of the 2004 Season"

FamilyCrests.ca is presenting a special presentation box of glassware engraved with the clan name.

Burke's Peerage & Gentry is presenting a full set of their 107th Edition of Burke's Peerage, Baronetage & Knightage

TO CELEBRATE THE INCLUSION OF SCOTTISH CHIEFS AND
FEUDAL BARONS FOR THE FIRST TIME
BURKE'S PEERAGE, BARONETAGE & KNIGHTAGE 107th EDITION
The new edition of this most prestigious publication is the largest ever with over 4,500 pages in thee volumes.  It contains the histories of the UK and Ireland's titled families, accurately researched and updated.

THE SCOTTISH AND IRISH CHIEFS AND SCOTTISH FEUDAL BARONS
The inclusion of Scottish Chiefs and Feudal Barons is a welcome enhancement to this famous book.  They have been researched and prepared by Hugh Peskett, the well known and respected Scottish historian.  Consequently the book ranks as one of the world's best and most up to date guides to these historic families. Costing over $700, this is a stunning conversation piece for any drawing-room, study, library or home.


Winners
Our many congratulations to the winners.  Do click on the pictures or links below to read what the judges had to say and see more pictures of the winning tent and the runners up.

The Clan Keith Society, USA Inc.

Clan MacDuff

The Clan Keith Society, USA, Inc
Loch Norman Highland Games

Clan MacDuff
Celebration of the Celts in New York

Clan Mackintosh

Clan Turnbull
Gatlinburg Scottish Games & Festival

Clan Mackintosh
Culloden Highland Games

Clan Gordon

Clan Gordon
Glasgow, Kentucky Highland Games

Clan Colquhoun
Blairsville Highland Games

Clan Home

Clan Donnachaidh
Alabama Highland Games

Clan Home
Grandfather Mountain Highland Games

Clan Lockhart

Clan Montgomery
Heart of Tennessee Highland Games

Clan Lockhart
Stone Mountain Highland Games


 


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