2017 Clans & Organizations:

Clan MacCallum-Malcolm

Clan Hay (Honored Clan)

Clan Donald USA

Clan Hamilton Society

Clan MacFarlane

Clan MacKinnon Society

Clan Moffat

Clan Montgomery

Clan Ross

Clan Thompson

Rockford Burns Club

The Cambrian Benevolent Society of Chicago

Nesbitt/Nisbet Society of America

Clan Donnachaidh

Clan MacNicol Society of North America

Clan McRae

Clan Pollock

Clan Campbell

Clan MacLeod



Clans & Organizations Information & Application:

Represent your Clan or Organization at the 31st annual Scottish Festival & Highland Games.

The Parade of the Tartans (includes organizations) will be held on Saturday, June 17th from 12:30 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. around the Heavy Athletics Field. The Color Guard will lead the Pipe Band, Honored Clans, then remaining Clans march in the parade. We recommend that you carry large signs/banners with your names. Awards are distributed for Honored Clan, Best Tent Display by Clan, Best Tent Display by Society or Cultural Organization, Pageantry in the Parade of the Tartans and Best Military Presentation in the Parade of Tartans.

If you are interested in signing up your Clan or Organization for the 2017 Scottish Festival & Highland Games, please complete your registration & Payment by following one of the ways listed below:


please note: service fees apply to online payments. $15 service fee applies to mailed in or called-in applicants providing CC information for payment. no service fees applied to checks. Online payment for Medal or Trophy donations do not have any service fees.

Participant Procedures & Rules:

All applications must be received no later than June 1, 2017

Exhibit space, table and chair rental must be pre-ordered. Additional tables/chairs will not be available at the festival. You can bring your own tent.

You can arrive to set-up Friday, June 16th between 8:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. or Saturday, June 17th between 6:00 a.m. and 7:30 a.m.

When you arrive, check-in first at the Clan/Vendor Check-In Tent located at the private entrance strictly for Vendors. Clan/Vendor Check-In entrance is located at the West Devon and Windsor Drive. General attendees will not have access to this entrance.

At vendor Check-In, you will be provided with all your tickets, map and parking pass valid to unload and park one vehicle in an open parking lot. Take tickets for those arriving separately to the Admission Gate Will Call. Additional vehicles will need to pay for parking in the main parking lot(s).

For each 12' x 12' exhibit space, you will receive two admission tickets and one complimentary parking/unloading pass. If you purchase a space larger than 12' x 12', you will be issued one extra admission ticket and one additional parking pass per each additional space. Additional tickets can be purchased online or at the gate.

Vehicles WILL NOT be permitted on festival grounds during hours of operations. You WILL NOT have access to drive past the Admission Gate Friday after 1 p.m. or Saturday between 7:30 p.m. and 7:00 p.m., upon completion of the Closing Ceremonies. Security will be on-site. Flatbed cars may be available depending on availability.

Overnight campers are NOT permitted.

For questions or comments please contact:

Paul Layman, Chair, Clans/Organizations

Email: p.layman@sbcglobal.net or info@chicagoscots.org

Phone: 630.941.1154