Ricky Burns Chieftain for 2017

We are delighted to announce that Scottish boxing legend Ricky Burns will be our chieftain this year. Ricky is one of only three British boxers to have won world titles in 3 weight divisions and the first from Scotland, having held the WBO Super Featherweight title from 2010 to 2011, the WBO Lightweight title from.. read more →

20 May 2017
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Mikhail Koklyaev – VIP Guest at Carmunnock!

Renowned strongman and larger than life character, Mikhail Koklyaev, will be joining us as a very special guest at Carmunnock this year. With a list of achievements as long as his arm, this Russian giant of the strongman world will be entertaining the locals in more ways than one – listen carefully and you may.. read more →

28 Apr 2016
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Sanjeev Kohli confirmed as Chieftain

We are absolutely delighted to announce that actor and comedian Sanjeev Kohli will join us at Carmunnock this year as our Chieftain. Sanjeev is most famous for his role as Navid in the sitcom Still Game and Since 2015 playing AJ Jandhu in BBC 1 One soap opera River City. We look forward to welcoming.. read more →

28 Apr 2016
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2016 Games – Community Challenge

With planning for the 2016 Carmunnock games well underway, now would be the ideal time to enter a 2-Man team for the hugely popular ‘Community Challenge’. Last year the community challenge proved to be one of the most popular events with contestants experiencing a massive boost from the crowds, as reigning champions Murray McNair and.. read more →

05 Mar 2016
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Continued Support from Clyde Blowers

It is with much gratitude that we would like to thank Jim McColl of Clyde Blowers Capital for his continued and generous support of the Carmunnock Highland Games. It is the support of individuals like Mr McColl that allows the games committee to select the finest international competitors and put on a spectacular games. As a.. read more →

27 May 2015
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Petra Wetzel – Chieftain 2015

It is with great honour that we announce Petra Wetzel, CEO of WEST Brewery, as our chieftain for the 2015 Carmunnock Games. WEST has developed into a nationally recognized brand and distributes its draught and bottled beers widely throughout the UK. We look forward to welcoming Petra to Carmunnock on Sunday 31st May!   read more →

23 May 2015
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Dr Doug Edmunds – The Warrior Breed – Book Signing

Dr Edmunds, former world champion in caber and the man behind the Carmunnock Games, will be available for book signings at the Carmunnock Games. His latest book, The Warrior Breed, tells all about the history and characters of the highland games. It really is a great read and with a personal signing, a great gift.. read more →

08 May 2015
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2015 Games Already Under Way

After a quick 12 months, the Carmunnock Games committee have held a number of meetings to arrange this year’s games. Things are shaping up and looks like it’s going to be a great event this year! Watch this space for developments. read more →

27 Mar 2015
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Gus Scotson Announced as Chieftan 2014

It is an honour to announce Gus Scotson as our Chieftan for 2014. Gus has a long standing connection with Carmunnock Highland Games, having been one of the founding organisers of the 1982 Games. We look forward to seeing Mr Scotson on 25th May in Carmunnock, and taking the opportunity to reminisce about games gone by. read more →

17 May 2014
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Luke Stoltman to Compete at Carmunnock

We are delighted to announce that Scotland’s Strongest Man, Luke Stoltman, will be competing at Carmunnock this year. New to the world of strongmen, 28-year-old Luke is a piping surveyor who works offshore from Aberdeen on oil rigs most of the year. Stoltman’s shape is different to his fellow strongmen – while they are often barrel-chested,.. read more →

19 Feb 2014
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