Burns World Federation Newsletters

SCOT is a non-profit organization dedicated to sharing the culture of Scotland with residents and visitors in the Research Triangle area of North Carolina. Membership is open to all people who are interested in promoting knowledge of and appreciation for Scottish culture and history. 

Whisky Tasting

Join us for the annual SCOT whisky tasting on Thursday  26th February
We have a few new wrinkles in store for you at this years event;

The tasting will be on a Thursday night, so that you can get an early start
to the weekend activities!

The event will be held at the exclusive and fabulous
Prestonwood Country Club

Your entry ticket gains you access to Prestonwood's wonderful
and expansive Thursday Night Buffet, which includes

  • Salads, Soups, Antipasta and Fruit
  • Several different entrees, including a carving station
  • So many deserts (including sugar and gluten-free options) that you will have difficulty limiting yourself to just one
We'll  taste six different Scotch whiskies, including a Mystery Whisky!
Test your palate and tasting skills!!

Pricing is as follows
  • $45.00 for SCOT members
  • $50.00 for Non SCOT
  • $35.00 for non-drinkers
Resevations must be made and paid in advance either by check or Pay Pal at the SCOT website www.scot.us by February the 20th.
So don't delay--- sign up here today! (Seating is limited)

Guinness World Record Kilt Run

March 7th 2015 2pm-3pm

Check Here to Register

14th Annual Cary Indoor Competition

March 28TH 2015

Entry Form......

Recommended Accommodation

LaQuinta Inn and Suites
191 Crescent Commons, Cary NC
919-851-2850 Ask For Cary Indoor Rate ($63)

2014 Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence Award Winner
All our modern rooms have new Samsung Flat Panel TVs with 30 channels of HD programming, free WI-FI and coffee makers. Relax in our lobby and enjoy a free USA today with our Daily Bright Side Breakfast. Work out in the fitness center or stroll to nearby shops. Want a little extra sleep? You can't get any closer to the Cary Indoor competition unless you sleep on the stage.

Comfort Suites Regency Park
350 Ashville Ave, Cary NC
919-852-4318 Ask For Cary Indoor Rate

2014 Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence Winner Our spacious studio suites have complimentary wireless internet, sitting area with full-size sleeper sofa, refrigerator, microwave, iron/ironing board, and hairdryer. Complimentary Manager's Reception on select evenings with free beer, wine, soft drinks and food. Full Hot Breakfast is included.
The hotel has an indoor pool and spa, fitness center, and is in walking distance to several restaurants! we are located just one mile from the competition site.

Here is an interesting read for everyone
The Burns World Federation Newsletter for January 2015

Current Newsletter

January 2015 PDF