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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.

There will be two weigh in slots as follows:

Morning slot - 07:30am - 12 noon
Afternoon slot - 16:00 - 18:00

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


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!

To see what accommodation is available, please visit the Accommodation Page.

To book accommodation, please visit the Book Rooms Online Page.

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.

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