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Primary - Tug of War

The Irish Tug of War Association and Cork Sports Partnership have teamed up to develop a Primary School Tug of War Programme. The programme will run across a limited number of Cork primary schools throughout the 2018/19 school year.

The aim of the programme is to introduce 3rd & 4th class primary school children (Boys, Girls & Mixed) to the Sport of Tug of War in a supportive environment. In return for full commitment to the programme, each school will receive the following:

  • Coaching Session
  • Tug of War rope
  • Coaching Resource Pack
  • Entry to the Cork Primary Schools Tug of War event
How much does the programme cost?

€50. This programme is valued at over €300 per school and is heavily subsidised by the Irish Tug of War Association and Cork Sports Partnership. 

Maximum Capacity per School:

30 per class session with a maximum of 3 class sessions (90 children) per school for this phase of the programme.

Steps involved in the Application Process 

Step 1: School registers 3rd & 4th classes to participate in the Primary Schools Tug of War Programme by completing the programme registration form.  

Step 2: Registration will be acknowledged by Cork Sports Partnership.

Step 3: Successful schools will be contacted by Cork Sports Partnership to confirm acceptance on to the programme and invoiced to take part. Unsuccessful schools will be placed on a waiting list for future phases of the programme.

Step 4: Following receipt of payment, the Irish Tug of War Association will contact all successful schools to arrange a suitable training day in the school.

Step 5: An Irish Tug of War Association coach will deliver the training session as agreed with school.

Step 6: School Teachers will deliver weekly Tug of War lessons in the lead up to the Tug of War event.

Step 7: Schools will be invited to take part in the Cork Primary Schools Tug of War blitz.
Tug of War Blitz details:
  • When: TBC
  • Where: TBC
  • Time: 10am - 2pm

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Primary Schools Tug of War Programme

Please fill out the form to register your interest in the programme.
  • Participant Details
  • Programme Commitment


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