Tug of War


The NSMSG tug of war will be a community team competition consists of male and female teams as per the age divisions and groups as identified below. The event will be located at the Noel R. Denny Memorial Powwow Grounds.

Competition Dates/Times
Sunday, August 26, 2018: 12:00pm – 4:00pm


Noel R. Denny Memorial Pow Wow Grounds

Eskasoni, NS

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Youth M/F Combined: Ages 5-8 (born 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013)
M/F Combined: Ages 9-12 (born 2006, 2007, 2008, 2009)
M/F Combined: Ages 13-15 (born 2003, 2004, 2005)
Senior Female: Ages 16+ (born 2002 and before)
Male: Ages 16+ (born 2002 and before)

Number of Athletes

Each Community may enter a maximum of ten (10) players per age category per male and female teams. Note: Peewee and Youth teams may enter a maximum of ten (10) players per age category per male and female teams.

Number of Coaches

It is recommended that each community have (1) manager per team for Youth and Senior levels.

General Rules

Community teams will compete using a rope provided with markings to indicate the centre of the rope and the playing field the markings must exceed to determine a winner.

Competition Format

The competition format will be determined by the number of entries per age category. The host society will make every effort to maximize the number of games each team receives.


All officials will be designated and approved by the Host Community.

Field of Play/Equipment Requirements

To be supplied by the host community.

Competition Rules

As stated by the event coordinator.

Tug of War Coordinator

Rodney Alex