Nostalgia and Homage to the breed Origin was the purpose, and very well attended by those owning the breed.
A big well done to the demonstration on gundog display in front of a crowd that was mainly show dog owners ! . No Haggis were thrown or retrieved as they were out of season.
There was special mention in the PBS article I read that the Scottish team BEAT the American team in the FROZEN haggis throwing contest! Emphasis on FROZEN eh?! I thought it was frozen to help with the centrifugal force, but I guess it was because it was out of season
"Power is of two kinds. One is obtained through the fear of punishment and the other by acts of love. Power based on love is a thousand times more effective and permanent than the one derived from fear of punishment." Mahatma Gandhi