CLAN FARQUHARSON 2020 VIRTUAL GATHERING

MINECRAFT CHALLENGE

17th - 23rd

AUGUST

4 CHALLENGES, KIDS ONLY, PRIZES TO WIN!

BUILD BRAEMAR CASTLE, RECREATE A FARQUHARSON TARTAN, TAKE YOUR AIM AT ARCHERY OR COMPETE IN A HILL RUN!

Open to Children of Members and Friends of Clan Farquharson and Clan Chattan Societies worldwide as well as of the local community in Royal Deeside, we have created 4 exciting challenges for their entertainment. All registrations must be completed by an adult on behalf of the children for whom they are responsible. Registration does require a one-off fee of £17.95* (charged by Mojang, creators of Minecraft) except for those who already have a Minecraft account. 

Once registered, access will be granted to the four challenges. Participants are welcome to either enjoy these at their leisure during the week or to compete for the prizes of best overall competitors (boy and girl) and best entry into the Tartan Challenge (see below).

The Competition is open to Children of Members and Friends of Clan Farquharson and Clan Chattan Societies worldwide as well as of the local community in Royal Deeside in Scotland.

To qualify, competitors must complete 3 of the 4 challenges and these must include the Castle and the Hill Run.

The Castle and Tartan Challenges may be completed anytime between 11am (UK) Monday 17th  August and 4pm (UK) on Sunday 23rd August 2020.

The Archery Challenge must be completed between 11am and 5pm (UK) on Saturday 22nd August 2020.

Those wishing to compete in the Hill Run, must register by midnight on Friday 21st August. They will then need to be at the "Start Line" for 4.30pm on Sunday 23rd August in time for the race starting at 4.45pm. 

Judging will take place between 5pm and 7pm on Sunday 23rd August.

Winners will be informed by Monday 24th August and their names will be added to this page.

Many thanks to our Sponsors for the prizes:

COMPETITION

WATCH THE DEMO VIDEO HERE:

(Full Screen Advised)

CATEGORY :

BEST OVERALL COMPETITOR (GIRL)

 

PRIZE :

£50-WORTH OF ITEMS FROM EVERACTIV'S SPORTSWEAR RANGE (+ Free UK Delivery)

 

ABOUT THE SPONSOR : 

We are delighted to partner with everactiv, a Scottish based girls sportswear brand who      not only provide quality active wear but inspire girls to excel in sport and through sport. Everactiv are  also offering all our members and visitors a 20% discount off at checkout when using the code "Clan Farquharson"

www.everactiv.com     /     www.facebook.com/everactivsportswear

CATEGORY :

BEST OVERALL COMPETITOR (BOY)

 

PRIZE :

A £50 Wildcat products package or All Event Pass for all of Braemar Castle's 2021 events

 

ABOUT THE SPONSOR :

Braemar Castle, seat of Clan Farquharson, has a fun little gift shop for visitors and welcomes any donations to the Castle's restoration appeal.

www.braemarcastle.co.uk    /     www.facebook.com/braemarcastle

CATEGORY :

BEST TARTAN CHALLENGE ENTRY

 

PRIZE :

A CHILDREN'S TARTAN SCARF (MODERN FARQUHARSON OR OTHER)

 

ABOUT THE SPONSOR :

Scotland Shop provides quality tartan fashion, gifts and accessories designed and tailored  in the Heart of Scotland.

www.scotlandshop.com    /    www.facebook.com/scotlandshop

* price determined by Mojang and may be subject to change.

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CLICK TO DOWNLOAD PDF OF OFFICIAL APPEAL DOCUMENT

BID TO BE SELECTED FOR THE CHIEF'S VIRTUAL COLOUR PARTY

Bidding opens Monday 10th AUGUST 2020 and closes Sunday 23rd August 5pm BST

Register your Name, create an Alias and submit a full length photo in Highland Dress along with your Donation pledge. The photos of the top 9 donors will be "Photoshopped" together as the Chief's 2020 Virtual Colour Party, the top donor receiving the honour to carry the Chief's Colours. All selected will receive a digital copy of the final image. Open exclusively to active Members of Clan Farquharson societies worldwide.

All proceeds will go towards "Raising the Standard," the fundraising appeal for the restoration of Braemar Castle.

ABOUT US >

Clan Farquharson UK is a Non-Profit organisation, run entirely by volunteers with the aim of promoting Scottish Clan Heritage, Traditions and Culture and especially those of Clan Farquharson, one of Scotland's most prominent Clans. With over 200 family names with ancestral links to Clan Farquharson, there exists a diaspora of over 5 Million people worldwide with connections to the Clan. In addition to Clan Farquharson UK, there are affiliated Societies in numerous overseas territories including USA, Canada, Argentina, Australia, New Zealand and Jamaica. All Clan Farquharson Societies are membership based, operate independently yet collaborate openly in the interests of preserving the clan's heritage and inspiring an ever-increasing audience.

CONTACT >

CLAN FARQUHARSON UK

W: www.clanfarquharson.com

E: gathering@clanfarquharson.com

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