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             United States of America Tug of War Association       1(800)TUG-O-WAR

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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This is a very special year for USATOWA! We will be celebrating our 40th Anniversary of existence!
We will celebrating in Madison Wisconsin on Labor Day weekend, September 1 and 2, 2018. We are inviting everyone to join in ourcelebration.  Click for more information: Word Doc or PDF.  The sponsor booklet is also available here.

Rooms may be reserved at the Sheraton Hotel – Meeting Max - Sheraton Hotel. These rooms must be reserved by August 1
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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

INTERNATIONAL SCHEDULE                  

  •  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

Joe and Ann Hunter are hosting an After Nationals” party for all pullers, coaches, officials, friends and family are welcome.  Party begins thirty (30) minutes after the closing ceremonies on the field.  Food and beverages will be provided.  Details





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...
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