Welcome to the SWI Events Info section. We host a series of events and competitions throughout the year and across the country.

These are currently on hold during 2020/21 due to the Covid restrictions. Please check back soon for up-to-date information which will be published on our News section.

Education & International Proficiency Certificate Schedule

Welcome to our Education & International Committee Proficiency Certificate Programme.

We are delighted that you are considering sitting a certificate.  The downloadable booklet will give you all the answers to any queries you may have.


SWI organises national competitions in curling, stadium bowling, outdoor bowling and golf. Federations select a team(s), usually by competition, to represent them in the competition.  Further information can be obtained from the Education and International Events Co-ordinator -  The website will be update with any future sporting events. 


*Please click the side arrow to access the Guidelines relating to events.

Sport Guidelines

For federations who are hosting, or interested in hosting, SWI Sports Competitions, you can view our Guidelines for the following:

Handcrafts and Homeskills Proficiency Certificate Schedules

The schedules are currently under review, this will not affect the members who have already applied to sit their certificates.

Anyone wishing to apply for their certificates, please be aware of this and contact the Handcrafts & Homeskills Co-ordinator on for further information.

Weekend Residential Schools

SWI offers members the opportunity to attend weekend schools, particularly in handcrafts and Scottish Country Dancing. These are held in suitable venues in various parts of the Scotland.

Scottish Country Dance Weekend

The Scottish Country Dance Weekend for SWI members has been postponed until 2022, details will follow.

Handcrafts Residential Weekend School

The Handcrafts Weekend School has been postponed until 2022. Details will follow.