Windsor, Ontario

July 25 - 31, 2022

Tug Across The River

Tug Across The River

30 of the strongest firefighters Windsor Fire and Rescue has to offer will be pulling for Canada at 4:00 p.m. Saturday, July 30, 2022 at Dieppe Gardens. 

The Tug Across the River competition between the Windsor and Detroit Fire Departments will see 30 competitors on each side race to pull buoys at the end of a 1500 metre rope from the middle of the river to their respective country.

This event has traditionally been part of the International Freedom Festival and was last won by Detroit.

This international event is proudly sponsored by Winnipeg 2023 World Police Fire Games with official supporters of the Games РPort Windsor and Windsor Fire Benefit Fund.

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