Teams will pull against each other in a test of skill, strength, endurance and teamwork.
Ladies and Men’s teams shall consist of eight pulling members of the same gender. No more than two (2) members of a team may be between the ages of 15 and over, and under 17 years on 1 September 2021 and the remainder of the team MUST be between 17 years and over, and 28 years of age or under on 1 September 2021.
A Junior GENSB team shall consist of between 7 and 10 pulling members, male or female, who must be between 12 years & 17 years of age and under on 1st September 2021. This means competitors MUST have attained their 12th birthday on 1st September 2021 and may be 18 on the day of the competition.
All competitors must be full members of a Club affiliated to the NFYFC (You cannot compete for more than one club and county in one membership year). Competitors at the National Final must both present their YFC membership card and also, if over 18, have additional official photographic ID (Passport or Driving Licence).
WEIGHING-IN PROCEDURE AND WEIGHT LIMITS
Teams will be notified of Weighing-in and report times prior to the NFYFC final.
The eight members of the Ladies or Men’s teams will be weighed as one and will not exceed:
Men - 680 kg Ladies - 560 kg
The members of the Junior GENSB team will be weighed as one with the initial weight limit of:
Junior GENSB - 560kg
An additional 10kg will be added to the weight allowance for each female in the team up to a maximum of 600kg