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Tug of War

Tug of War Association

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General Information
Contact Email
mick.copper@tiscali.co.uk
Contact Telephone
01933 622639

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What is Tug of War?

The object is to pull the opposing team a distance of four metres.

A Tug of War team consists of eight pullers plus a coach and a trainer. The coach is the only person in the arena (apart from the judge) who may address remarks to the team during a pull. All pulls are conducted under the control of a judge. Pulls are best of three, the choice of first end being decided by the toss of a coin. The object is to pull the opposing team a distance of four metres.

Outdoor Tug of War (on grass) takes place from March to September, and Indoor Tug of War (on mats) takes place from October to February.

Facts

  • Tug of war was part of the Olympic Games between 1900 and 1920.

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    O&W LSA
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    Leicestershire County Council
    Melton LSA

Partners

  • Sport England
    Charnwood LSA
  • Leicestershire County Council
    Active Leicester
  • H&B LSA
    Blaby LSA
  • O&W LSA
    Equality Standard
  • Melton LSA
    NWL LSA
  • Active Rutland
    County Sport Network
  • Harborough LSA
    Safeguarding