The Noon Ceremony marks the official “start” of the Games (even though the gates opened at 9am). This is the march of the clans, historical groups, animals, special Clydesdale demonstration and short speeches. Closing Ceremony marks the end of the day. We announce the winners of the Piping & Drumming/Bands, Drum Majors, and Tug 0f War. We also have a children’s tug of war competition. More short speeches and the wonderful mass bands. Area 20