What's on

Pipe Band Competitions at Moy Country Fair

From around 11.00 am each day, there is a full range of activities and displays within the Main Ring -  Pipe Bands, a spectacular Birds of Prey demonstration, Tug of War, Gundog and Fishing demonstrations, pets parade, Foxhounds and Terrier racing are among some of the highlights on offer. Add to this the appearance of Dalriada Highland, who will be demonstrating a mock up of a stalk on a deer on a remote hillside. 

Elsewhere throughout the Fair, you can enjoy all sorts of field sports activities – come along and enjoy the Clay Pigeon Shooting, Musket Shooting, Air Rifles, Catapults and Archery. Even if you have not tried any of these enjoyable activities before, there are vastly experienced staff on hand who will ensure you will enjoy taking part in some of these exciting activities. There are also the Gundog tests which are always a great spectacle to watch or why not enter your dog into the scurry tests – everyone enjoys this including the dogs and finally why not take yourself down to the shores of the Loch and enjoy some of the fishing pursuits in Anglers Corner.

 

There is also plenty going on for children including Donkey Rides, Bouncy Castle, Face Painting and the Junior MacNab hosted by BASC.

There is indeed a great variety of entertainment on offer at the Fair and plenty to keep all of the family occupied for the day – come along and enjoy the experience.

Country Pursuits
Take place each day. Come along and have-a-go or simply enjoy the displays.

  • Clay Shooting - see more details below.

  • Forres & Nairn Wildfowlers Association & Inverness Wildfowlers Association:

    • Try a Gun

    • Air Rifles and Catapults

    • Musket Shooting

  • Archery

  • ​The Black Isle & Mid Ross Wildfowlers Club:

    • Gun Dog Scurry

  • Gun Dog Working Tests

  • Anglers Corner

    • Fly Casting Demonstration and Tuition 

    • Angling Advisory Centre and Exhibition 

    • Fly Tying 

Other Activities
This is a real family occasion with plenty to do for Mums, Dads, Grand Parents and Children.  Apart from the many Exhibition Tents and Trade Stands there are a number of activities for you to try.
  • Terrier Racing 

  • Bubbles the Clown 

  • Donkey Rides 

  • Children's Pet Parade 

  • Inflatables

Children are welcome to try out all of the sports, as long as they are big enough then we provide people to ensure that everything is done correctly and safely.  No child will be without an adult supervisor if they visit any of the activities sections such as:

  • Try a gun 

  • Catapult 

  • Archery

Competitions
There are various competitions to take part in during the course of the Fair, including:

  • Novice tests

  • Gundogs scurry

  • Pets Parade

  • Companion dog show - Saturday only Entries taken at the small marquee near Moy Hall from 12 noon.

  • Terrier racing

  • Clay Shooting

  • Small bore rifle shooting

  • Fly casting

  • 4 Bird pick up

Shooting 

For 2019 Shooting results please click here

For the shooting enthusiasts, a big attraction at the Fair is the popular and growing sport of Clay Target Shooting. The sporting layout simulates what the game shooter would meet in the field and starts at 10am each day.

2022 Botanist Gin Clay Shooting Competition offering a chance to win £750 in prize money over the two days.

Daily programme includes
30 Target Sporting Competition (£17 excluding cartridges)
25 Target Down the Line Competition (£14 excluding cartridges)

1st Prize for each of these competitions is £125 plus various other prizes including Bruichladdich Botanist Gin 

​Sporting High Gun

DTL High Gun
1st Prize for each of these competitions £125 (aggregate over the two days)

 

The Royal Bank of Scotland Perpetual Challenge Trophy will be awarded to the Sporting High Gun over the two days. Holt’s Auctioneers Trophy will be awarded to the DTL High Gun over the two days. ​Additional prizes for CLUBMAN,GAMEKEEPERS, LADIES, VETERANS (over 65) and JUNIORS (under 18) also up for grabs!

THERE IS ALSO 4 NOVICE STANDS FOR BEGINNERS.  This allows anyone to have a go at clay target shooting regardless of age under expert supervision.  Hire of shotgun, cartridges, clays, ear protection and instruction are included in the price of entry.

Gun Storage

There will be a GUN STORAGE FACILITY available at the Clay Shooting tent. Cost is £4.00 per gun with all proceeds to local charities. Stored guns to be collected by 6pm each day. No overnight storage available.

All entries taken on the day.  For Try a Gun, Small Bore Rifle Shooting and Musket Shooting, no personal rifles or muskets can be used.  No catapaults allowed in the Archery area.