VOLUME 2 NO. 2

MARCH/APRIL 2004

A Publication of the Canadian Amateur Tug-of-War Association


 

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CATOWA PRESIDENT STEPS DOWN 

MISSISSAUGA, ON - Feb. 25, 2004
     
Bill Scanlan, president of the Canadian Amateur Tug-of-War Association announced earlier today that he was stepping down from the position effective immediately. -- READ MORE

MEDICAL STUDY ON TUG-OF-WAR
COMPLETED

PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA - Mar. 1, 2004

TWIF President Co Koren announced today that the Institute for Sports Research (I.S.R.) has finalized the medical study on the tug of war sport. -- READ MORE


2004 PROMISING TO BE A BUSY
YEAR FOR CANADIAN TEAMS

ARVA, ON - Feb. 29, 2004
     With a focus on the World Outdoor Tug-of-War Championships scheduled for Rochester, Minnesota in September and a renewed desire to unify tug-of-war across the country, Canadian teams are facing a very busy 2004 season. -- READ MORE


TUG-OF-WAR POPULAR WITH
STUDENTS AT UNIVERSITY OF
GUELPH

ARVA, ON - Feb. 2, 2004
     For the 10th consecutive year, tug-of-war will be a featured event at the annual College Royal Days at the University of Guelph in Guelph, Ontario.  This year's event will be held on March 21st  -- READ MORE


CHAMPIONS OF THE PAST - THE
ABBOTSFORD POLICE

 
ARVA, ON - Jan. 2, 2004
     Little is known about early tug-of-war competitions in British Columbia but in 1997, I  heard about a club in Canada's most westerly province, that had just taken part in the World Police and Firefighter's championships in Calgary, Alberta. -- READ MORE

TUG-OF-WAR ON SNOW

STRATFORD, ON - Jan. 25, 2004
     With the world famous Shakespearean Festival Theatre in the background, approximately 1000 local residents gathered on the flats of the Avon River to celebrate the final day of "Winter-fest 2004". -- READ MORE


OTOWA TO DECIDE FATE OF
CO-ED COMPETITIONS IN ONTARIO
 

ARVA, ON - Jan. 12, 2004
     The 2003 season in Ontario featured three Co-Ed tug-of-war competitions as the main event.  Although not fully sanctioned by the Ontario Tug-of-War Association, the division was given the opportunity to demonstrate just how popular it would be for participants and spectators at a few established venues during the season. -READ MORE

TUG-OF-WAR AT GRAND BEND
PART OF 2004 CAN-AM POLICE- FIRE GAMES

LONDON, ON - Jan. 29, 2004
      Excitement is mounting in the city of London and neighbouring communities in anticipation of a major athletic event this summer that is expected to bring thousands of participants and spectators to the region.  After being awarded the right to hold the Can-Am Police-Fire Games, in May of 2001, a committee of mainly local volunteers, has been working very hard preparing for the meet scheduled for July 11th to 18th.
  -- READ MORE

 



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Malcolm Monteith
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