Come see your local heroes in action!
(PRWEB) June 13, 2013
We are proud to announce the Scott Firefighter Combat Challenge will be coming Verona, NY this weekend. It is being held in conjunction with New York State Association of Fire Chiefs (NYSAFC) 107th Annual Conference & Fire 2013 Expo at the Turning Stone Resort. The event is being offered to promote the physical fitness of firefighters, and will be part of the 20-plus Challenge tour to be held throughout the United States in 2013.
While you must be a firefighter to take part in the competition, the public is encouraged to come and watch as the participants navigate the Challenge course or “The toughest two minutes in sports,” as it’s frequently known.
The Scott Firefighter Combat Challenge will be held at Turning Stone Resort, located at 5218 Patrick Rd, Verona, NY 13478. The individual competition begins Friday, June 14th at 1:00pm. The tandem and team relays begin Saturday, June 15th at 10:00am.
Firefighters competing in the Scott Firefighter Combat Challenge, will be competing in a five-evolution event, which includes a 5-story tower climb with high-rise pack, hose hoist, forcible entry, hose advance, and victim rescue. Competitions shall include individual, team, tandem, and relay. Firefighters will vie for times, points, and placement qualifying them for the Scott Firefighter Combat Challenge World Challenge, to be held in Las Vegas in October 2013.
For a complete description of Challenge rules and regulations, or to register as a competitor, please visit http://www.firefighterchallenge.com. The registration fees are: Individual $75, Team $290, Tandem $90, Relay $195.
The Scott Firefighter Combat Challenge was founded 20 years ago, by Dr. Paul Davis, as a physical fitness research project at the University of Maryland. The Challenge is based out of Burtonsville, Maryland, and maintains a goal of promoting fitness within the first responder community. For more information about the Scott Firefighter Combat Challenge, please visit http://www.firefighterchallenge.com, or call 301-421-4433.
Media outlets covering FIRE 2013 are requested to contact the Oneida Nation Public Affairs Manager Brett Stagnitti at 315-750-9379 or bstagnitti(at)oneida-nation(dot)org prior to arrival at the Turning Stone Resort.