The Stirling Highland Games committee appoint a new Chieftain for each year.

When selecting future Chieftains for this honorary role, they select from one of Stirling’s famous sons or daughters that were born in Stirling and have gone on to achieve recognition at the highest level of their discipline be it business, sport, etc.

If you know of someone that was born in Stirling, has excelled in their sector and you would like to propose them for consideration as a future Stirling Highland Games Chieftain please get in touch.


The 2022 Stirling Highland Games Chieftain

The Committee is delighted to announce that our 2022 Highland Games Chieftain is Alison McGrandles.

Find out more about this year’s Chieftain. 

Cat Cripps, Committee Members and the Chieftains Gathering Convenor, said: “Every year the committee looks at the talents and achievements of the sons and daughters of Stirling and how they have excelled in their field.

“Ali has a fantastic pedigree in her sport and we are delighted to announce she will be the 2022 Stirling Highland Games Chieftain. 

“She will be a brilliant host on the day which will be extra special this year as we all look forward to returning to the live event.”