Clans & Societies

What is a Clan? The Gaelic word Clan means family or tribe.  Each clan has its own tartan which is worn in a kilt or scarf and members are fiercely loyal to the group. The reason for the strength of the Scottish clans can be summarized in a quote from a clansman who said, “I owe my Allegiance to the Land of my Birth, but I am first, last, and always a…. (your Clan name).”

Register as a Clan

 

Online Clan Registration (Credit Card Payment)

Mail-In Clan Registration Form

 

2018 Honored Clan – Clan Gunn

Past Honored Clans:

2017 – Clan Fraser
2016 – Clan Hay
2015 – Clan Donald
2014 – Clan Scott
2013 – Clan Henderson
2012 – Clan MacFie
2011 – Clan MacFarlane
2010 – Clan Campbell
2009 – Clan Lamont
2008 – Clan MacPherson
2007 – Clan Cameron
2006 – Clan Colquhoun
2005 – Clan Johnstone
2004 – Clan Blair

Current Clans Registered for 2018
(as of 4/10/2018)

1. 78th Fraser Highlanders – Atlanta Garrison
2. Bell
3. Blair
4. Cameron
5. Campbell
6. Donald
7. Donnachaidh
8. Elliot
9. Fergusson
10. Forrester
11. Gordon
12. Grant
13. Gregor
14. Gunn
15. Hamilton
16. Hay
17. Henderson
18. Keith
19. MacCallum/Malcolm
20. MacFarlane
21. MacFie
22. MacLaren
23. MacLeod
24. MacPherson
25. Moncreiffe
26. Montgomery
27. Ross
28. Scottish American Military Society
29. Scottish Tartans Museum
30. Sinclair
31. Stewart
32. Wallace

Best Clan Tent Competition

Competition is open to each Clan having a tent at the Blairsville Scottish Festival and Highland Games. Clans are awarded points based on Tent originality, attractiveness, cordiality of  coveners, and availability of their Clan information. Clan member participation in the various BSFHG amateur athletics awards more points toward the total.

Winner of 2017 Best Clan Tent: Clan Gunn

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