The Fife Highland games circuit kicked off in glorious warm weather in Markinch on Sunday.
Hundreds of spectators descended on John Dixon Park for one of the oldest set of games in Scotland, which also serves as the annual curtain raiser for the Fife season.
The event also produces one of the largest attendances in the area, when spectators are annually treated to one of the strongest fields of athletes in the region.
A full range of events entertained the crowds, including athletics, cycling and heavyweight events.Click here for a full photo galleryBut while the sporting events took centre stage, visitors were also treated to the usual Highland dancing competitions, stalls and side shows, as well as the oldest pipe band contest in Scotland.
However, there was little sign of any political activity after the organisers had warned opposing sides for September’s independence referendum to stay away from the event.
Shane Fenton, from the games organising committee, said: “This is a family event and people coming to the games don’t want to be pestered with this type of nonsense being rammed down their throats. Markinch Games never have entertained politics of any kind.”
See a full list of results in Tuesday’s Courier.