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Tug of War

Test your metal against other students in this raw challenge of mental and physical strength atop 2 tons of sand. A staple of Dia since the 1970s – you don't want to miss this one.

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Rules of Play

  • Single elimination format
  • Men's and Women's categories are separate
  • There is no minimum number of players per team
  • The winning team will be the team that pulls the center marker across the finish line first. In case of a stale mate, a measurement will be made ten (10) minutes after the start of the match for women and twelve (12) minutes for men. The winner will be the team who has pulled the center mark closest to the finish line. There will be an overtime period, two (2) minutes for women and three (3) minutes for men, if tied at the end of regulation.

Student organizations will earn 50 extra points towards their total for each team entered. Click here for more info on our Philanthropy Competition.