The RNZPBA is excited to bring the NZ & South Pacific Pipe Band Championships to Christchurch on Friday 10th and Saturday 11th March 2023. The event will see 50 pipe bands compete, a street march, and heaps more. Click here for details.
As part of this event the Hororata Community Trust will hold a Heavy Competition on Saturday 11th March. This will be a casual competition, great for athletes to gain experience. The focus will be on those who have not competed at the open level at the Hororata Highland Games.
- Caber Toss
- Stone Putt
- Farmers Walk
- Weight for Distance
- Novice Women
- Novice Men
Athletes must be over the age of 17 years. Entry fee of $20 (includes entry into the event)
- Saturday 11th March
- 11am – 3pm (TBC)
- Hagley Park
- Run under the same rules as Hororata Highland Games
- As this is a fun event there aimed at athletes getting experience there is no prize money. Placegetters will receive a sponsor goodie bag and medal.