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Tug O War

Tug O War is a great team sport, not only to participate in but also for spectators. Two teams pit themselves against each other in a test of strength and strategy with the objective of pulling their opponents four metres off the centre mark. The match is won after a best of three ends.

Each team consists of eight members and a coach whose job it is to encourage the team to pull and read the movements of the other team. At the Aberdeen Highland Games the Tug O War competition is open to any team who wishes to enter. All you need to do is fill in the entry form and submit it prior to the day.

In 2017 the games will be hosting the Australian National Titles with teams from around the nation participating on the day. This will be an all day event.

Please check back closer to the 2017 Aberdeen Highland Games to apply to participate in the Tug O War. Please join our Facebook or Twitter pages to be the first to know what is happening at the 2017 Games.