The Capital Fair is thrilled to present the National Capital Highland Games to Ottawa, Ontario Featuring HEAVY ATHLETICS (Caber Toss, Hammer Throw, Tossing of the Sheaf and Heavyweight Tug 'O War, the Highland Dancing Competition, the March of the Clans and the Pipe and Drum Bands. The beer tent beside the LIVE! stage featuring Paddy Kelly will be operated by the Greely Lions Club. Stop by for a dram!

WAIVER OF LIABILITY FORM 2020 By registering as an athlete via the online form, for the 2020 National Capital Highland Games, you are agreeing electronically to the contents of this waiver. Please read it carefully. As a participant at the 2020 National Capital Highland Games, you acknowledge that you voluntarily on your own free will, elect to attend and participate as a competitor, judge or volunteer. You agree and understand that there are certain risks and hazards associated with weather conditions, collisions with other participants, observers, stationary objects and implements, all of which can cause serious injury or death to yourself and others. Further, you agree in consideration for the right to compete, judge, volunteer and elect to solely accept all risks of damage and injury incurred or suffered to yourself while participating, competing or observing on the premises where the National Capital Highland Games is being held.You agree for yourself, your heirs, executors and administrators, waive, discharge the release of any and all rights to claim for damages against the National Capital Highland Games and the Capital Fair and you assume all risks and liability yourself by submitting your registration to participate. By choosing to attend, compete, judge or volunteer at the National Capital Highland Games, you hereby grant permission to utilize your appearance and likeness, including without limitation any
related publicity and promotions, in any and all media in perpetuity, in all forms such as
photographs, marketing materials and videos. In relation to recent world events concerning the outbreak of COVID-19, the Capital Fair together with the National Capital Highland Games will only refund your competitor entry fee ($25.00 CDN) in the event that the City of Ottawa issues a cancellation of all scheduled competitions to be held on August 14 and 15, 2020. The athletes, judges, volunteers and participants will be responsible for all additional costs incurred, such as their hotel booking, car rentals, and flights, etc, should the National Capital Highland Games be cancelled due to the COVID-19 outbreak. The Capital Fair will do it’s best to provide advance notice as soon as possible before Aug 14th, 2020 to avoid unnecessary costs incurred by the athlete, judge, volunteer and participants. By submitting your online registration, you have read and understand this waiver of liability form and you consent to the details listed in this waiver.




We were so excited to introduce our new Fairgrounds to Ottawa but a pandemic had other ideas.


We will be back in 2021,

stronger than ever!


We look forward to

seeing you then!

The Gloucester Agricultural Society

Office : 613-741-3247   Fax: 613-744-2672

FAIRGROUNDS: Rideau Carleton Raceway & Casino

                         4837 Albion Road SOUTH

                         Ottawa ON  K1X 1A3

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                         Ottawa ON K1J 6L3

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Program details subject to change without notice