If your only introduction to the game of tug of war was at summer camp or in elementary school, you are in desperate need to celebrate Tug of War Day on February 19. Tug of war has grown up from the days of your youth. In addition to having its own holiday, the tug of war has national and international federations that sponsor worldwide tournaments. And there are rules … lots of them. Fortunately, the international federation’s tug of war rules doesn’t have to apply to you if you’ve decided to relive your youth and find a tug of war game nearby.