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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


  •  2018 World Indoor Championships – China
  •  2018 World Outdoor Championships – South Africa
  •  2019 European Championships – Ireland
  •  2020 World Outdoor Championships– Basque Country
  •  2021 World Games - USA

We were featured as a top story on May 7th in the Wisconsin State Journal newspaper.

Competitive tug-of-war tournament planned for Madison over Labor Day weekend
The United States Tug-of-War Association is looking to celebrate its 40th anniversary in Madison, four years after the city hosted the sport's World Championships. More...
Mt Vernon team practicing

Black's - IL
DJ's Team
DJ's - Elko, MN
Girls Love Dirt
Girls Love Dirt - Brooklyn, WI
Mount Vernon
Mount Vernon - Mt Vernon, WI
    Muddy River
Muddy River - LeClaire, IA
Oregon - Oregon, WI

Power Train
Power Train - Greeley, IA
Stockton - Stockton, Il