Rules

All information regarding the ITOWA Rules of Competition can be found on this page. The complete rule book can be found here:

https://irishtugofwar.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/Rule-Book-2019-9-1.pdf

To make it easier to access the rules, they have been broken down into 4 categories.

The general rules of Competition can be found here:

https://irishtugofwar.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/10/Rule-Book-2019-9-1.pdf

The rules governing boots/shoes, belts and anchor jackets used can be found here:

Equipment Rules

The rules governing the pulling area and rope specifications/markings can be found here:

Pulling Area and Rope Specs

The powers and responsibilities of the judges can be found below. Also included here is a list of all signals and commands as well as a list of all infringements:

Judges, Pulling Rules and Infringements