WORLD POLICE AND FIRE GAMES - BELFAST 2013

WORLD POLICE AND FIRE GAMES - BELFAST 2013

Welcome to The World Police & Fire Games

Belfast will host the World Police & Fire Games from 1-10 August 2013 when we hope to attract 25,000 visitors, including 10,000 competitors from around 70 countries.

The Games will include approximately 57 sports at 40 venues across Northern Ireland. The event represents an amazing opportunity to raise our international profile, boost the economy and leave a lasting legacy.

Sport - Tug of War

Sports Coordinator - Richard Greer  E-mail;-tugofwar@2013wpfg.com

Venue-Stormont Pavilion, Stormont Estate, Upper Newtownards Road, Belfast, BT4 3TA

Dates of competition including weigh in
Weigh in 2nd August 2013, Competition day 3rd August 2013

Details of registration venue
Waterfront Hall, 2 Lanyon Place, Belfast BT1 3WH

Guiding bodies (Federation + Governing body)
World Police & Fire Games Federation, Tug Of War International Federation, Northern Ireland Tug Of War Association (NITOWA)

Categories
Mens

Lightweight, Heavyweight and Catchweight– 6 men teams- (1 substitute allowed) for all categories and non-pulling coach.

Womens
Lightweight and Heavyweight-– 6 women teams (1 substitute allowed) for both categories and non-pulling coach.

Unisex Team
Catchweight– 8 person team, 4 women and 4 men (1 female & 1 male substitute allowed, however a man cannot substitute for a woman) and non-pulling coach.

Weight Categories
Mens 18+

Lightweight
Max total weight (pullers) 1,080lbs (490kg)

Heavyweight
Max total weight (pullers) 1,500lbs (680kg)

Catch weight category
No limit to total weight

Womens 18+

Lightweight
Max total weight (pullers) 767lbs (380kg)

Heavyweight
Max total weight (pullers) 828lbs (410kg)

Unisex Team 18+

Catch weight
No limit to total weight 

Please check out our website and entry book for further detailshttp://www.2013wpfg.com and http://www.2013wpfg.com/feature/2013-entry-book.aspx

 

Diarmaid Marsden
Sports Delivery Team
WPFG 2013
77-79 Ganerville Road
Belfast
BT4 2NX

dmarsden@2013wpfg.com

Tel: 028 9092 2030
Mob: 07557 807 234

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Written by:  - 26 Feb, 2013