Activities, Competitions & Events

Jan 22

CS&S Swimming Gala

18:45Musselburgh Sports Centre

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The Company Section Swimming Gala will take place on Tuesday 22nd January 2019 at Musselburgh Sports Centre.

There are 10 heats in total which cover the 3 age categories (Junior, Intermediate & Senior).  Please complete the entry form accurately and return the the office.  There are no restrictions to the number of participants for each heat however companies can only submit one relay team.

 

Please ensure each participant has completed a Special Activity Consent form 

 CLOSING DATE: MONDAY 7th JANUARY 2019

Jan 25

CS Table Tennis Tournament

19:30 - 21:00Craigmount High School

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The Table Tennis Tournament will be run on the evening of 25th January 2019 at Craigmount High School which is open to all companies to enter and participate in. 

During the evening there will also be Badminton Courts available to use in between matches.

All levels and abilities welcome to join in so no excuses not to sign up and we hope to see you all there.

CLOSING DATE:  MONDAY 10TH JANUARY 2019

Feb 03

CS&S Badminton

4.45pm for Doubles 6.15pm for Singles Forrester & St Augustine

The Annual Badminton event takes place on Sunday 3rd February 2019 at Forrester and St Augustine.

Both Doubles and Singles events take place on the same evening, with the Doubles registration taking place at 5.00pm (registration 4.45 at latest) followed by the singles event at 6.30pm (registration at 6.15prompt).

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Own racquets must be brought along.

Cost is £2.50 per person for the singles and £2.50 per team for the doubles event.  

 

CLOSING DATE: 18TH JANUARY 2019

 

 

Feb 08

JS Quiz Night Finals

7.30pmPortobello and Joppa Parish Church Hall

JS Quiz night is back and always a fun evening for all.  This year to grab the interest of the children we have provided a mini quiz for you to print and use over the coming weeks to show the children what it can include and how fun it can be.

If leaders are unavailable on the night to take children along, parents are invited to take them with the invite to stay and watch the quiz and enjoy some refreshments during the evening.  So even if there is only 1 boy/girl in your company who is keen to take part we ask that you encourage them go along.

There is no charge for this event and we look forward to seeing you on the night.

The event runs for approximately 1 hour with the quiz starting at 7.30pm.

 

Special Consent forms are not required for this event 

CLOSING DATE: WEDNESDAY 6TH FEBRUARY 2019

 

Mar 01

CS Quiz Night

TBC

New event being added to the Calendar 

Please keep checking back for updates on the event

Mar 04

JS Figure Marching

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The Junior Section Figure Marching event will take place again this session but will be taking on a a more simpliefied aprroach which we hope will entice a few more companies to give this competition a go.  This is designed as a FUN event, keeping the children active, working as a team and with a bit of focus and attention required.  

There are 3 easy routines to perform with a choice of options for the 4th.  please read the entry form in full for full instructions.

Ideally practice should not be onerous and kept to short periods of time over a number of weeks.

The event will run early march over a period of 2 weeks, and can be done in your own halls at a time of your choosing.  

 Composite teams can be entered if companies would like to join together to create larger teams (max number of 12).

 

Closing Date for Entries:  Tueday 19th February 2019

 

Mar 08

JS & CS Craggan Weekend

Craggan Outdoor Centre

The Battalion is hosting a Company Section and Junior Section activityl Weekend from 8th - 10th March 2019 at Craggan Outdoor Centre to provide residential opportunties within the Battalion. 

The cost for the activity weekend is £60 per Member and Leaders are free-of-charge*.  This includes travel, accommodation, meals and activities.

 *1 Leader is free-of-charge for every four Members.  The cost for extra Leaders is £60 per Leader.

 Come join us for a weekend of fun, fellowship and adventure.

Please contact the office if you have any questions or queries regarding the above weekend.

 Spaces are limited to 20 children attending, allocated on a first come basis.   When all spaces are filled no further requests will be accepted, this can occur before the closing date.  The website will be updated if this happens.

Special Activity Consent forms along with travel arrangements and times will be provided upon slot allocations. 

 

CLOSING DATE: 15TH FEBRUARY 2019  

Please note closing date may be brought forward at the point when all spaces being allocated.

Mar 12

Battalion Council meeting

7pm - 9pmMorningside Parish Church Hall

Please note this Battalion Council Meeting will be held Cluny Hall at Morningside Parish Church

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Mar 16

Scottish Cross Country Event 2019

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Although there is no Battalion Cross Country event scheduled for this session, it has come to our attention that there are a number of companies who have runners interested in participating in the Scottish Cross Country Event taking place on 16th March 2019 being hosted by Strathkelvin Battalion.

If you have runners who are interested please note them below by the closing date, following which a team for each age group will be selected. 

 

 

Final details will then be provided upon team selections.  

 

Junior Race – ages 11, 12, 13        

Intermediate Race – ages 14, 15         

Senior Race – ages 16, 17, 18

CLOSING DATE:  THURSDAY 31ST JANUARY 2019

Selected runners will be notified after this date.

Mar 23

JS eGames Tournament

TBC

New event coming up later this session for the Junior Section

 

Please keep checking back for updates on this

 

Apr 27

CS Tubing Session

15:00 - 16:00HIllend Ski Centre

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Grab your big rubber rings and your gloves and get ready for an session of some Tubing fun at Hillend.

Open to the Company section members this is sure to be a good laugh for those taking part.

Spaces are limited to 20 for this event and will be allocated on a first come basis but we will accommodate as many companies as possible.  If needs be and the demand is high enough we will look at running further sessions.

No special clothing or equipment is required but warm clothing is advised.

Own transport to and from the venue must be arranged.

As always dont forget to have a completed Special Activity form completed for each individual attending on the day.

CLOSING DATE:  29th March 2019 (but may close earlier when fully booked)

Apr 27

JS Fun Golf Event

14:00North Berwick Childrens Course

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The Junior Section Golf Event is back and and following the success of last session it will once again being held at North Berwick Childrens Course.

This event is open to all children within the Junior Section age group with no previous golfing skills needed. 

Please complete the entry form and ensure each participant has completed a Special Activity from.

Cost £4 per child 

 

CLOSING DATE: 1st APRIL 2019

Apr 27

CS Beginners Skiing Session

16:30 - 18:30Hillend Ski Centre

Get ready to hit the ski slopes

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Open to the Company section members this is sure to be a good laugh for those taking part.

Spaces are limited to 12 for this event and will be allocated on a first come basis but we will accommodate as many companies as possible.  If needs be and the demand is high enough we will look at running further sessions.

Updates on what clothing is advised will follow in due course

Own transport to and from the venue must be arranged.

As always dont forget to have a completed Special Activity form completed for each individual attending on the day.

CLOSING DATE:  29th March 2019 (but may close earlier when fully booked)

May 04

Beating Retreat

19:30 - 20:30 (New Start Time)Edinburgh Castle and the Royal Mile

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A slight change to the proceedings this time around with an earlier start time set to take place in the hopes that we can get the benefit of the early evening sunshine for the duration of the evening.

The Evening start with the bands holding a short performance at 6.30pm in Parliament Square, which will lead on to the Parade moving upto the Castle Esplande where the Beating Retreat will commence at 7.30pm.

 

Please keep checking back for further information and updates.

 

 

May 12

AS & JS Aquadash

Commonwealth Pool

The end of session joint event for the Anchors and Juniors is already in the planning and is looking to be an Aquadash session at the Commonwealth pool.

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Further details will be available as soon as we have dates and information confirmed

 

 

May 15

Pitch & Putt

18:15 Bruntsfield Links Short Hole Course

The Company Section Pitch and Putt Event and will be held on Wednesday 15th May 2019.

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Further Details will be made available soon along with the entry forms.

Any questions please get in touch.

CLOSING DATE:  

May 19

Guard of Honour

8.45amSt Giles' Catherdal

The Battalion has again been asked to provide a Guard of Honour for the Lord High Commissioner His Grace the Duke of Buccleuch and Queensberry KT KBE, prior to the Church of Scotland General Assembly worship on Sunday 19 May 2019 at St Giles Cathedral.

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Following the inspection, the parade will march back and attend morning sercice at St Andrew's and St George's West Church with refreshments being provided afterwards.

As this is an honour to be invited to and part of we would be delighted for all our Companies to look at participating in this event.

The Guard of Honour Parade participation invite is also open to all Scottish Battalions, with many having joined us in the past.  

Full information can be found on the Entry Forms which will be available in due course, please select the form appropriate for your Battalion.  

 

CLOSING DATE: 

If you have any questions please do get in touch with the office

Jun 20

Royal Highland Show 2019

8.30am (Thurs/Fri) 7.30am (Sat)Ingliston

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Further details for attending this ever popular event will become available in 2019, please keep checking back for updates