Friday, August 10th, starting at 6:00PM
Two Competition Brackets: The All-Fest Challenge or Team competition
Sign up now for the pull of your life!
• Teams are to be 5 people (No weight limit)
• Male, female, and co-ed divisions.
• Best 2 of 3 pulls wins the match
• Single elimination
• The All-Fest Challenge team entry is a $30 value food donation to The Hunger Task Force
• Team Competition: $30 value food donation
Medallions awarded to all registered participants on 1st and 2nd place teams in each division.
Rules are informal to allow for a fun and festive atmosphere…get your PULL on!
Click here for a printable registration form (pdf)
*All participants must register no later than July 25, 2012. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for more information or call 608-792-9064.
Tug-of-War is an ancient type of sport. The Egyptians held tug-of-war contests in 2500 BC. Evidence of Tug of War as a sport is found on a wall engraving in the tomb of Merera – ku in Sakkara (Egypt). This engraving is dated as 2000 B.C. In 500BC It formed part of the Ancient Greek Games in Greece. The Tailteann Games were Held in Ireland in 1924, 1928, and 1932. Tug of war was featured in these games. We know that Barnaculla won the games in 1928.
Ireland first competed the European Championships in 1969. In 1967 a group of People founded the The Irish Tug of war Association which remains active today. http://groups.msn.com/leinstertugowar/historyofthesport.msnw
Click here to learn more about Tug of War.