The Indoor British & Irish Championships 2019

We received the following information from Gary Gillespie about the Indoor British & Irish Championships 2019 that will be taking place in Scotland:

British & Irish Tug of War Championships

The Championship will take place at the Piper Dam Fowlis Dundee DD2 5LP
On Saturday & Sunday 2nd – 3rd February 2019


Friday 1st February

Weigh-In – 13.00hrs – 19.30hrs at Piper Dam (Weighing for Open Clubs will take place at the same time)

The weighing will be Individual for the Friday. Any team wishing to weigh in on Sunday morning it will be a team weigh in.


We have negotiated a better price on the larger Lodges that are available but these must be booked as a complete lodge over a 3 night period.

The larger lodges all have a Sauna and Hot tub in them

The pricing has been done on the Larger lodges as we have negotiated better price for these.

For the smaller Lodges you will have to request a cost as these are not pre booked.


Each puller will be required to pay the sum of £20.00 per person whether you book via the package or you book out with. Every puller will be required to have some form of Photo ID at the weigh in.

Friday 1st February

UK Commission Meeting (This will take place at 20.30 at Piper Dam)

Saturday 2nd February

Stamping for teams 07.00hrs – 08.30hrs

Official Opening and parade of teams – 09.00hrs pulling will commence 09.30hrs.

Order of Pulling

⦁ Gents 600kg & Ladies 520kg
⦁ Gents 680kg & Ladies 560kg
⦁ Youth Gents 560kg & Youth Ladies 520kg
⦁ 580kg Mixed 4 x 4

Championships Dinner

The Championship Dinner will take place at Piper Dam at 19.00hrs.

The cost of the Dinner will be £30.00 pp

Medal Presentation

This will take place at the Championship Dinner being held on Saturday evening.

Pts to Note

Lodges with Sauna & Hot tub you will get in from 10.00hrs but it could be getting cleaned but you will have access to the Sauna or Hot tub at this time.

Standard Lodge entry will be from entry at 16.00hrs.

Sunday 3rd February

Stamping of Open Club teams will take place from 08.00hrs -09.00hrs.

First Pull 09.30hrs

Order of Pulling

⦁ 560kg Gents & 520kg Ladies
⦁ 700kg Gents
⦁ 600kg & Ladies 560kg
⦁ 640kg Gents
⦁ 560kg Mixed 4 x 4

Weight Entry will be £25.00 per weight

Presentation of medals will take place after each weight

We are limited to 250 so early booking is recommended.

Payment can be made by Bank Transfer or Cheque.
Bank Account Details

Bank of Scotland

Sort Code – 80-06-64
Account No – 00839747

Cheques to be made payable to “Scottish Tug of War Association “

All details are also on our web site at

Click on the following link for accommodation prices:

Piper D Rooms Pricing 15-10-19


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