Become a Patron

In 2016, the Antigonish Highland Games will be celebrating the 153rd anniversary for the first Games ever held in Antigonish. It will be a momentous occasion celebrating and showcasing Scottish culture.

Recognized as one of Nova Scotia Tourism’s Signature Festivals/Events, the Antigonish Highland Games has built a worldwide reputation based on authenticity, attention to detail, and hospitality. The 153rd Games will be no exception. By becoming an Antigonish Highland Society Patron you help maintain the high standards competitors and visitors have come to expect from this great event.

The Antigonish Highland Society’s Games Patrons Program is designed to raise money needed to maintain and support this important, annual event promoting Scottish culture and other work undertaken by the Society.

The funds go towards various projects such as:

  • Supporting highland dancing
  • Supporting cultural programs like Gaelic language
  • Supporting piping and drumming.

The Antigonish Highland Society Foundation is the official registered charity that supports the Antigonish Highland Society and the Antigonish Highland Games.

If you would like to become a patron, Please make your checks payable to the Antigonish Highland Society Foundation, 20 east Main Street, Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada, B2G 2E9.

Download the  Antigonish Highland Society’s Games Patron Program form in pdf.

 

Privileges of Partnership

The greatest reward for becoming a patron of the Antigonish Highland Society is the sense of pride you will feel for supporting one of the oldest games outside of Scotland. You will also receive benefits based on the various levels of participation:

Bronze Patron ($50)

  • Complimentary program at the Antigonish Highland Games
  • Recognition in the program
  • With your paid admission to the Games you may use the Patron’s Tent located at Columbus Field with complimentary refreshments
  • One year membership to the Antigonish Highland Society and membership pin
  • Tax receipt

Silver Patron ($100)

  • Complimentary program at the Antigonish Highland Games
  • Recognition in the program
  • With your paid admission to the Games you may use the Patron’s Tent located at Columbus Field with complimentary refreshments
  • Admission for one to the Concert Under the Stars
  • One year membership to the Antigonish Highland Society and membership pin
  • Tax receipt

Gold Patron ($200)

  • Complimentary program at the Antigonish Highland Games
  • Recognition in the program
  • With your paid admission to the Games you may use the Patron’s Tent located at Columbus Field with complimentary refreshments
  • Admission for one to any two events of the Antigonish Highland Games
  • One year membership to the Antigonish Highland Society and membership pin
  • Tax receipt

Platinum Patron ($400)

  • Complimentary program at the Antigonish Highland Games
  • Recognition in the program
  • Admission for one to all events of the Antigonish Highland Games
  • Use of the Patron’s Tent located at Columbus Field with complimentary refreshments
  • A beautiful stainless steel and pewter Antigonish Highland Society key chain
  • One year membership to the Antigonish Highland Society and membership pin
  • Tax receipt

Download the Antigonish Highland Society’s Games Patron Program form in pdf.

Special note: Donations made prior to the Games will earn you benefits for the current year. Donations made during the Games may be used for the current or following year. The Antigonish Highland Society reserves the right to restrict the benefit program privileges to certain events.

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