Army vs. Navy in Tug-of-War Competition on the Battleship’s Pier

DATE:           December 8, 2017


TIME:            3:00pm               


PLACE:         Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial, 62 Battleship Place, Camden Waterfront, NJ  08103


DETAILS:     Cadets from Army will face off with students from the Midshipmen from Navy during a

Tug-of-War competition on the pier of the Battleship New Jersey on Friday, Dec. 8 at 3pm.

Guests are welcome to attend the competition for free on the pier.


The Tug-of-War is part of the annual Patriot Games — a two-day, five-event competition

between teams of Cadets and the Midshipmen that take place in various Philadelphia landmarks.

Other events scheduled are a Rocky Relay, December 8 at 8:30am at the Philadelphia Museum of

Art; the Leadership Reaction Course at the National Constitution Center at 10 AM, the Pull-Up

Challenge, December 8 at noon at The Shops at Liberty Place; and the finale on Saturday, with

the Stadium Obstacle Relay, December 9 at 1:15pm at Lincoln Financial Field.


The Patriot Games lead up to the annual Army vs Navy football game on Saturday, Dec. 9 at

Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia.


Past Tug-of-Wars at the Battleship also featured both academies’ bands, spirit squads, mascots

and even an Army tank!


PHOTO OPPS: Cadets from Army vs. Midshipmen from Navy in Tug-of-War on the Pier of the Battleship


The Battleship New Jersey is a non-profit museum and memorial, located on the Camden Waterfront, NJ.

The Battleship offers tours every day from 9:30am to 3pm.  Families can enjoy the First Night of w018 aboard the Battleship.  Our

award-winning Overnight program offers dinner and breakfast served at the Chowline, a guided tour of the Battleship, a ride in the

4D Flight Simulator and the chance to sleep in the bunks that the crew of the USS New Jersey once did. Plus at midnight, guests will

enjoy the unique view of the New Year’s Fireworks show over the Delaware River!  $79 per person. To reserve your bunks, call 866-

877-6262 ext. 203.  For information on the many programs at the Battleship, visit or call 866-877-