August 9th to 11th, 2019

Tug of War



 Get up close to watch the action, the first pull starts at 1:30 pm in the Cattle Ring.

Teams must pre-register below by 8 pm Friday, August 3rd, 2018. Every puller on the team MUST sign a waiver to participate.

Rules and regulations

  • No gloves
  • No climbing – hand over hand
  • No locking – any hold which prevents the free movement of the rope
  • No leaning – touching the ground with any part of the body other than the feet
  • No sitting – deliberately sitting on the ground, or failure to return immediately to pulling position
  • No spiked or studded footwear, no modified boots – workboots only!
  • No digging – kicking with heels in the ground to gain footholds


  1. Teams consist of 8 pullers and up to 4 spares. Only 1 spare may be used to substitute any one puller during a match.
  2. Each team may have 1 coach. One trainer is allowed but he or she is not permitted to communicate with pullers during a match.
  3. Each team can have up to 2 minors(under 18 years of age)