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About The Scottish Gamekeepers Association

Wishing all of our Members a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year
Please note that the SGA office closes on 22nd December at Noon and reopens on 4th January 2018 at 9am.

The Scottish Gamekeepers Association (SGA) represents and unites Scotland’s gamekeepers, stalkers, ghillies, wildlife managers and rangers.

We represent and defend the interests of our members and promote education and best practice in gamekeeping, highlighting the significant contribution our members make to Scotland’s economy, environment, biodiversity and larder.

Buy SGA products in our Online Shop

We now have a selection of Gift Bundles, Children's Gifts, Ladies & Gents Clothing, Accessories and Membership Applications now available to purchase in our safe online shop.

What's Happening At SGA

Our Chairman's Blog:

Alex Hogg

Alex Hogg

For the past year Alex has been writing a regular column in The Shooting Times.

Click through to
read some excerpts.
SGA 2018 Calendar Photo Competition

We are looking for images of Rural Working Life for our 2018 calendar. Entries must be images which are 2mb or larger. Both portrait and landscape images can be submitted. The winning image will be in Portrait as it will be used on the front cover of the calendar. The winner can chose an item of SGA merchandise and will receive a complimentary copy of the calendar, along with 4 Complimentary Adult Tickets to the GWCT Scottish Game Fair 2017.

The 13 runners up will receive a copy of the calendar and their images will be used throughout the calendar.

T&C’s – Images must be 2mb or larger and must be submitted by the 31st May 2017 to The winner will be announced on the 2nd June 2017. Suggested images could be – Stalkers, Shepherds, Ghillies, Keepers, Dry Stane Dykers, Estate workers/contractors, game chefs, gun/tackle shop staff, digger drivers, college trainees, beaters, dog trainers, gardeners or anything which shows the sweep of rural life and businesses stemming from estates, shoots or rivers.

Scottish Gamekeepers Association 20th Anniversary Raffle – Proudly Sponsored by Judge’s Choice Petfood Ltd.

The Prize: Hambaur Star Trailer
Internal Dimensions: 2010mm x 1020mm x 300mm high side
750kg Gross Weight, 628kg Carry
Fitted with 13” wheels, Aluminium sides
Galvanised chassis, All road lighting included
£780 incl VAT

Entries can be made online

Entries can be made online up to the 29th June 2017. Hard copy entry forms will be available during the Scone Palace Game Fair (30th June – 2nd July 2017) at the SGA stand. John Castle for Judges Choice will pull the winner out of a hat after the Scone Palace Game Fair and notify the winner w/b 3rd July 2017. T & C’s: By entering this competition you agree to the use of your data for marketing purposes by Judge’s Choice Petfood Ltd. Your data will not be sold or transferred to any third party without your express permission.

A Future for Moorland in Scotland

A Future for Moorland in Scotland

Download The SGA 'A Future for Moorland in Scotland' report.

Please consider a donation to the SGA for the production of this important project.
Contact 01738 587 515.

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