Photos from each day of the event have now been uploaded to our
Facebook Page. Thanks to Caroline Abri / Alan Knott for taking pictures
for us for the duration of the event. Links to each photo album are below:
There are currently some fake e-mails circulating about
accreditation and asking the recipients to click on a link. Please DO
NOT click on the link.
If you have done your accreditation and already have it then you will not get any further e-mails.
Following the completion of the 2017 European Championships, we will
have full length official tug of war ropes for sale, so are ideal for
new teams looking for a tug of war rope, existing teams needing a new
rope, or event organisers needing tug of war ropes for use at future
The price per rope is £120.
We will have 30 ropes available for purchase, some of which have already been reserved.
Ropes can be collected on completion of the competitions on the final
day of the European Championships in Southport on 24 September.
We are unable to do deliveries - collection only from the event.
You can pay for ropes by cash or cheque on collection.
Ropes will be allocated and sold on a first come, first served basis.
To reserve a rope, please contact Mick Copper on Tel: 00 44 (0)1933 622639 or E-mail: email@example.com
Please only use the web booking form. Please do not send any bookings via e-mail.
PLEASE NOTE THAT OUR PAYMENT DETAILS ARE AS FOLLOWS:
Nat West Bank
BIC: NWBK GB 2L
IBAN: GB74 NWBK 5430 2737 019317
Sort Code: 54 30 27
Account Number: 37019317
The above are the Tug of War Association's only payment details. Please do not pay using any other bank details. If you are unsure, please contact us by phone to confirm before making any payment.
We have some advertising spaces available in the event programme, and
some advertising spaces left around the competition arena in Southport!
The event programme will be distributed to all competitors and
spectators for free, and we can also display advertising banners around
the competition arena for all four days of competition. Prices are as follows: Programme Adverts:
Half Page Black and White Advert - 131mm x 92mm - £50 Full Page Black and White Advert - 131mm x 185mm - £100 Half Page Colour Advert - 131mm x 92mm - £60 Full Page Colour Advert - 131mm x 92mm - £110
Competition Arena Advertising:
2m x 1m banner - £150 for all four days of competition (banners to be supplied by the sponsor)
If you would like both a programme advert and advertising in the arena, we can also offer a combined price with some discount:
Combined Advertisement Package:
Half Page Black and White Advert - 131mm x 92mm and 2m x 1m banner in the arena for all four days of competition - £180
Full Page Black and White Advert - 131mm x 185mm and 2m x 1m banner in the arena for all four days of competition - £210
Half Page Colour Advert - 131mm x 92mm and 2m x 1m banner in the arena for all four days of competition - £190
Full Page Colour Advert - 131mm x 185mm and 2m x 1m banner in the arena for all four days of competition - £220
If your business would like to advertise at the event (we are
anticipating teams from around 20 countries to take part, a total of
1500 - 2000 participants and lots of supporters and the event will also be
streamed live), then please contact Alan Ludkin with your requirements
and to book your advertising space. Phone: 01304 617660
08/08/2017 - ACCREDITATION AND OPEN CLUB ENTRY FORMS NOW OPEN
Entry forms for the TWIF open club competition in Southport are now open.
In addition, accreditation forms are also now available to complete and submit. ALL competitors, coaches, trainers, officials, press, etc. MUST complete an online accreditation form.
If you have attended a recent TWIF Championship, then you will be able to renew your accreditation from a previous event, however please ensure that your details are up to date, especially if you have had a new passport.
When completing your accreditation, please ensure that the passport number on
your accreditation form is up to date and corresponds with the number in your
current passport. If the numbers do not match, you will be turned away from
the weigh in and have to obtain a new accreditation card, so please ensure your
details (including date of birth) are correct and up to date to ensure that you have no delays at the
Please note that you will not be able to weigh in without an accreditation
card and passport.
Accreditation is free to competitors if you have booked into the official accommodation package. If you are taking part, but staying outside of the official accommodation package, then the price of accreditation is £100 per participant.
To enter your club into the TWIF open competition, please click here.
To complete your accreditation for the event, please click here.
Open Club Entries and Accreditation Forms should be completed by 31 August 2017 at the latest.
28/07/2017 - VOLUNTEERING OPPORTUNITIES
Volunteers are required to assist with the running of the 2017 European Championships and World Junior and Under 23 Championships in Southport in September.
Volunteers are required to fulfill a number of roles.
To find out more about the roles that are available and to register your interest in volunteering at the event, please visit the volunteering page of this web site!
03/07/2017 - SCHEDULE UPDATE
TWIF have now confirmed the timings for the individual weigh
in on Wednesday 20th September for both clubs competing in the open
competition, and teams competing in the closed international competition.
Individuals have a choice of which slot to weigh in, however
individuals may only weigh on the official scales once.
The weigh in will take place at Pontin's.
The stamping for morning weights on each day of competition
will be 07:30am to 08:30am. The stamping for the afternoon weights will be
11:15am to 12:00. The stamping will take place in the team tentage area at the
competition field. The above times will be strictly adhered to in order to
ensure that the competitions start on time.
The full schedule of events for both the weigh in and
competition days are available on the programme
of events page of this web site
24/04/2016 - CONFIRMATION OF JUNIOR LADIES COMPETITION AT 480KG
Exiting news! We will definitely be running a junior ladies 480kg weight class in both the TWIF open club competition and the international competition at the World
Junior Tug of War Championships which are being held in conjunction with
the European Tug of War Championships!
Remember - we have discounted accommodation packages available for junior male and female competitors so get your junior teams together for September 2017!
Accommodation can be booked via this web site.
11/01/2017 - Welcome to the Official Page of the 2017 European Outdoor Tug of War Championships!
The web site has now been launched, the event is being promoted, and accommodation bookings are now being taken!
Entry forms and accreditation forms are not yet available, however we will inform you when accreditation and entries can be made.
If you would like to volunteer at the event, please visit our Volunteering Page for more information, and contact us if you are interested in being a Tug of War 2017 Volunteer.
Interact with us on social media via Facebook, Twitter and Instragram. You can find us via @englandtugofwar. Please follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instragram and share our posts about the event with your friends, team mates and supporters and help to spread the word about the 2017 European Outdoor Tug of War Championships and World Junior and Under 23 Tug of War Championships!