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Welcome to the official site of the U.S.A. Tug of War Association! Whether you are a tug of war enthusiast or just passing through, we hope you will find all you want to know about the history of the tug of war in the United States, rules governing the sport, tournament schedules, photo galleries, and much more.
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2018 USATOWA Schedule-Tentative
January 20
Peosta, Iowa
February 24
Peosta, Iowa
March 24 Peosta, Iowa
May 19
Captain Blacks, Elko, MN
June 16
Greeley, IA
June 23
Footville, WI
July 7
Monticello, WI
July 21
Monroe, WI (Nationals)
Aug 11
Tug Fest (Le Clair/Port Byron)
Aug 25
Ryan, IA
Sept 1&2
40th Anniversary, Madison
Sept 9
Princeton, IL
Sept 19-22
World Championships, S. Africa


USATOWA events for Spring 2019

National Board Meeting - January 19, 2019 at 11 am – 2019 Schedule will be finalized this day.
Please contact VP Joe Hunter to secure your date!

Indoor events

  • February 23rd Peosta IA weigh in 12 noon to 12:30 and Pulling at 1:00
  • March 23rd Peosta IA weigh in at 2:00 pm and Pulling at 2:30
Annual Membership Meeting – March 23rd at 10 am
TWIF Congress – Getxo Basque Country – April 26 and 27.

Membership fees are due May 1, 2019

Rudy Kopp Scholarship applications are due July 1, 2019

European Outdoor Championships – Castlebar Ireland September 4 – 9, 2019

TWIF On-Line Magazine

December 2018 edition
Reflections on 2018 

SF Goldscheuer International Tournament
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