The Camanachd Association works closely with, and is appreciative of, the support given by a number of sponsors and partners to deliver initiatives, events and activities that enhance the provision of the game and the quality of activities that underpin the development of shinty.
This support is essential to the on-going work of the Camanachd Association and shinty’s profile as an important sport for many clubs and communities across Scotland and beyond.
Scottish Hydro has been proud sponsor of the sport of shinty for the past eight years. As well as the Scottish Hydro Camanachd Cup, they also support the Youth Development Camp for Under 17 players and Squads and the Youth Development Fund.
Scottish Hydro is part of SSE plc one of the UK’s leading energy companies. SSE plc is involved in the generation, distribution and supply of electricity and in the storage, distribution and supply of gas. It is independently recognised as the best energy supplier for customer service and is the UK’s leading generator of electricity from renewable sources.
SSE plc supplies over nine million customers through its retail brands: Southern Electric, SWALEC, Scottish Hydro and Atlantic. SSE plc distributes electricity to over 3.5 million properties in northern Scotland and central southern England via 127,000km of overhead lines and underground cables. SSE plc is the UK’s largest non-nuclear electricity generator with over 11,000 megawatts of capacity from the most diverse portfolio of power stations. Through Airtricity, its renewable development division, it is involved in the development of new renewable energy projects covering wind, wave, tide, and hydro-electricity.
Marine Harvest is the world’s leading seafood company and the largest producer of farmed salmon and have sponsored shinty for over 25 years. They sponsor the Shinty/Hurling International, National Division, North Division 1, 2 and 3, South Division 1 and 2, all youth leagues and the Women’s Camanachd Association.
Aberdein Considine sponsor the Sir William Sutherland Cup.
Macrae & Dick support various youth shinty activities.
Ferguson Transport support a wide range of youth activity and events.
HIS sponsor the Under 21 National Squad.
Loch Ness Gifts sponsor the Women’s National Squad.
sportscotland provide a vital investment grant to the Camanachd Association each year to assist in increasing participation and improving performance.
The Highland Council contribute towards the Highland Development Officer post and support various events through Common Good, Ward Discretionary and Highland Culture Funds
Argyll & Bute Council contribute towards the Argyll & Bute Development Officer post and support various events through Common Good and Ward Discretionary Funds