Event Terms and Conditions

The Stirling Highland Games Ticket T&Cs

Outline of purchasing of Tickets to The Stirling Highland Games. The Stirling Highland Games operates a NO REFUND POLICY.
The Stirling Highland Games ticket sales act as the annual fundraiser for our organisers, Ceangail, a not-for-profit organisation based in Stirling that inspires young people into tourism through its vocational training programmes. As no tickets will be refunded unless the event is completely cancelled in which case only the face value of the ticket will be refunded. Tickets are for the Stirling Highland Games and not for one specific element of the event. The organisers will use their best endeavours to present the schedule as advertised, but none of the attractions, nor activities can be guaranteed. Should one or more elements be cancelled, the event will go ahead as normal and Refunds will not be given in these circumstances. Tickets are issued subject to a license being granted by the local authority surrounding the following timings which may change: Stirling Highland Games – 10:00 to 17:00. Stirling Highland Games has limited seating provision in the rented Grandstands within the site. The Stirling Highland Games track area is standing only. RIGHT OF ADMISSION RESERVED Stirling Highland Games reserves the right to refuse admission to or to eject ticket-holders from the event without a refund. Following the pandemic, all ticket holders will be notified in advance by email if for some reason Government guidelines require us to ask for your proof of vaccination. AGGRESSIVE OR ANTI-SOCIAL BEHAVIOUR Security teams will operate from a zero-tolerance policy and immediate ejection surrounding aggressive or anti-social behaviour. LOST, STOLEN OR INCOMPLETE TICKETS Admission will not be allowed to persons presenting a ticket that has already been scanned or to persons whose tickets have been lost or stolen. Tickets should be kept in a safe place and presented at the gates. LOST OR ALTERED PASS Attendance without the relevant paperwork or barcode issued by the event is not allowed and will result in ejection; paperwork that has been tampered with or removed will be declared invalid and lost passes will not be replaced. ENTRY PROCEDURES As a condition of entry, all bags will be searched by our security team. Please do not arrive with bags larger than 40cm x 30cm x 20cm as you will not be permitted to enter with the bag. NO ALCOHOL CAN BE TAKEN INTO THE EVENT SITE Please leave any alcohol you have purchased at home. If you attempt to bring alcohol into the event site it will be confiscated and you risk being ejected from the event for breaching our licensing conditions. This includes glass or hip flasks. FOOD and DRINK There will be several food and drink producers including caterers and bars on site. Please take note of the designated areas for the consumption of alcohol. If you drink out with these areas, it will be confiscated and you risk being ejected from the event for breaching our licensing conditions. Bottled Water will be available (at no charge) at the Welfare Marquee. ILLEGAL SUBSTANCES, ALCOHOL and ANTI-SOCIAL BEHAVIOUR This event has zero tolerance towards illegal substances, underage drinking and anti-social behaviour. Anyone found with illegal substances, behaving in an anti-social manner or under the influence of alcohol whether under the age of 18 or not will be ejected from the site and reported to the police. This event encourages sensible drinking. APPROPRIATE CLOTHING Stirling Highland Games is predominantly an outdoor sporting event, in Scotland during August. It is recommended you bring appropriate clothing and footwear for all underfoot and weather conditions. It would be worthwhile reviewing the weather forecast before arrival, to better prepare you on what to bring. Wheelchair users are welcome in all public areas of the site but please take note that Stirling Highland Games takes place within a site that has grass fields, some slopes and a dirt track road. Stewards will be on hand to assist where possible. ANIMALS Dogs are permitted during the day up until 17:00 but please keep them on a short lead and clean up and dispose of any mess responsibly. Any individuals who bring their guide dogs should ask our volunteer Stewards for help where necessary. FIREWORKS/FIRE LANTERNS Strictly no fireworks or fire lanterns are allowed anywhere on the Site. Those caught doing so will be removed from the site and reported. LITTER Stirling Highland Games is hosted within Stirling Sports Village which prides itself on being litter-free. Please help us keep it that way. Bins will be located around the site. ADULT TICKETS Adult tickets are priced at £12 for the day until 17:00. The bars will operate an ID25 policy, if you’re lucky enough to look under the age of 25 you will be asked to provide photographic proof of age. Without a photographic ID you will not be allowed to purchase alcohol. All Adult ticket holders are responsible for Child ticket holders in your party. Without an adult, you will be refused entry into the event site. An Adult wristband does not guarantee service at the bar without a photographic ID, regular age checks will take place at the bar, as per our licensing conditions. CONCESSION/STUDENT TICKET Concession tickets are priced at £6 for the day until 17:00. Concession tickets will be issued to students, anyone over the age of 65 who can provide proof of age | anyone receiving unemployment benefit or disabled living allowance/incapacity benefit. You must bring proof of age | student ID | or a letter confirming your entitlement to the benefit to receive your concession ticket. Disabled customers who require a companion, their companion is also eligible for a concessionary-priced ticket. Failure to provide the appropriate evidence may result in you being charged full price. CHILD TICKET (12 TO 15) Child tickets (12 to 15) are priced at £6 for the day until 17:00. Child tickets (12 to 15) are available to anyone under the age of 16 and are only available to buy with an adult ticket. One adult can be responsible for a maximum of 4 under 16’s unless prior agreement with the organisers for a larger group to attend. CHILD TICKET (5 TO 11) Child tickets (5 to 11) are priced at £2 for the day until 17:00. Child tickets (5 to 11) are available to anyone under the age of 11 and are only available to buy with an adult ticket. One adult can be responsible for a maximum of 4 under 16’s unless prior agreement with the organisers for a larger group to attend.CHILD TICKET (UNDER 4) You do not need to purchase tickets for Children 4 and under as they are free entry. TRAVEL We ask all our visitors to think about how they travel to the site and whether they could come by public transport, car share or other environmentally friendly options. Car parking is limited within Stirling Sports Village but there is a park and ride less than 5 minutes walk away where you could park safely. We request you do not park on pavements in the local vicinity and not take up a car parking space at a business nearby. RESPECT STIRLING We ask when visiting Stirling Sports Village and the immediate surrounding area that you show it the respect it deserves. Events like ours are supported by the local community, so please treat the volunteers, the local area, and the Site with the same respect you would show your friends and property so we may continue to grow our community event. As mentioned our event provides practical learning experiences for young people in the area so thank you for buying tickets to our transformational event. Your ticket will allow organisers to continue reaching out to young people the following year, helping them develop core skills as part of their journey towards employment.

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