About the European Tug of War Championships and
World Junior and Under 23 Championships
The European Tug of War
Championships are held bi-annually under the auspices of the Tug of War
International Federation (TWIF), with the World Tug of War Championships taking
place on intervening years.
The European Championships
will include four weight classes for mens tug of war teams and two weight
classes for ladies tug of war teams. The event will also include the world
junior and under 23 championships, which are held annually in conjunction with
World and European Championships.
The first two days of the European
Championships will see the TWIF open club competition take place, which is open
to all tug of war clubs from TWIF member associations. The second two days of
the competition will see the international events take place with the European
Tug of War Championships and World Junior and Under 23 Championships taking
place between the national teams.
This Championships will
also include a mixed weight class with the teams competing consisting of four
men and four women. Teams will have a maximum weight limit of 600 kilos in this