West U to Host Ultimate Tug of War Challenge

March 14, 2012

The City of West University Place Police and Fire Departments will host the ultimate tug of war challenge on Saturday, May 19.

West U will host the 2012 Fire Truck Pull in partnership with the Special Olympics, Texas at Colonial Park, 4130 Byron Street.

Special Olympics Texas is a non-profit organization that provides year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for 40,000 children and adults with intellectual disabilities throughout the state.

Teams of eight can sign up to play tug of war with a 47,000 lb. West U Fire Truck to benefit Special Olympics Texas athletes in the Greater Houston area.

The Fire Truck Pull is fun for all ages. Registration is $300 per team of eight, or $37.50 per individual.

Teams must have at least one female participant. Prizes are available for the fastest team pull.

Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. with the first pull at 10 a.m. Awards and lunch will be provided for participants after the last pull.

For more information, or to register, visit www.sotx.org/firetruckpull.

InstantNewsWestu Staff

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