Scotland's most unusual competitions

From haggis throwing to swamp football: 15 of Scotland's most weird and wonderful competitions

Scotland is a land steeped in traditions - some, admittedly, more unusual than others.

These are 15 of the most weird and wonderful competitions to be found right across Scotland.

So Scottish-sounding that you might think it was made up, Haggis Hurling is exactly what it sounds like: a competition to see who can throw a haggis the furthest.

1. Haggis Hurling

So Scottish-sounding that you might think it was made up, Haggis Hurling is exactly what it sounds like: a competition to see who can throw a haggis the furthest.
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One haggis-related competition isnt enough for Scots: at the Birnam Highland Games youll find a haggis eating competition in which the fastest to scoff a haggis is the winner.

2. World Haggis eating championship

One haggis-related competition isnt enough for Scots: at the Birnam Highland Games youll find a haggis eating competition in which the fastest to scoff a haggis is the winner.
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The porridge making competition has been held in Carrbridge every year since 1994. Past winners have included Sticky Toffee Porridge and Thyme and Parmesan Porridge.

3. Porridge Making

The porridge making competition has been held in Carrbridge every year since 1994. Past winners have included Sticky Toffee Porridge and Thyme and Parmesan Porridge.
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Moffat became the first Scottish town to host a sheep racing championship in 2012. Sheep race with a dummy jockey on their back and are trained beforehand for speed.

4. Sheep Racing

Moffat became the first Scottish town to host a sheep racing championship in 2012. Sheep race with a dummy jockey on their back and are trained beforehand for speed.
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