Who we are:

We are an organization made up of individuals who, Scottish or not, love Scottish culture and strive to share that love with others in the state of Oklahoma. USCO brings together those interested in Celtic music, athletics, dance, ancestral research, and much more to celebrate the unique heritage of Scotland. Throughout the year, we host a wide variety of events, including the Oklahoma Highland Gathering, Burns Night, ceilidhs (kay-lee, Gaelic for party), and in previous years we hosted the Iron Thistle Scottish Festival. We’re always doing something, so check our Events calendar often!  Join us!

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Where We Came From

United Scottish Clans of Oklahoma is a 501©(3) organization founded in 1986 by Jerrel Murray and a small group of Scottish enthusiasts to educate the Oklahoma public about Scottish heritage. In under 35 years, USCO has organized 29 Scottish festivals, held in Midwest City, Edmond, and Yukon, a yearly Burns Night, and countless other events. In 1998, Jerrel Murray designed the official Oklahoma tartan — a field of blue with bands of red, black, gold, and white, pictured above. The organization has assisted a variety of Scottish activities in central Oklahoma, including pipe and drum bands, Scottish Highland and country dance, ancestral research, and Gaelic studies.

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Oklahoma Highland Gathering
The Oklahoma Highland Gathering is a celebration of Scottish culture.
The Scottish Heritage Festival is a celebration of Scottish culture. Throughout the weekend, attendees can enjoy a taste of Scotland and other Celtic nations through the many activities and entertainers.
Burns Night
Join us as we celebrate Scotland’s favorite poet, Robert Burns!
This night of fantastic food, friends, and Scottish entertainment will be one to remember.
Kilted Events
USCO organizes various kilted activities at regular intervals throughout the year.
Locations from various pubs and brewery's to popular destinations such as the Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum, OKC Zoo, Oklahoma History Center, and more!